Cavs Work Overtime to End Wizards Home Streak…Heat and Pacers Keep Streaking
(AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers outscored Washington in overtime to end the Wizards 17-game home winning streak with a 140-135 win.
Kevin Love led the Cavs scoring parade with 39. LeBron James added 32 points and a career-high 17 assists and Kyrie Irving chipped in 23. Irving scored 11 of his 23 points in OT, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 35 seconds left.
Bradley Beal had 41 points and eight assists for the Wizards, but he missed a potential tying 3 with about 5 seconds left in OT.
In other NBA:
— Goran Dragic scored 33 points and hit a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead Miami to its 11th straight victory, 115-113 over Minnesota. Hassan Whiteside had 19 points and 13 rebounds.
— Paul George had 21 points and eight rebounds, Jeff Teague scored 17 points and the Indiana Pacers rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-90. Indiana has won seven straight games — its longest winning streak in almost two years.
— DeMar DeRozan had 31 points and the Toronto Raptors overcame a triple-double from Blake Griffin to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 118-109. Griffin had his fifth career triple-double -- 26 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists.
— Gordon Hayward scored 30 and the Utah Jazz broke open a close game with 10 straight points in the third quarter to beat the Atlanta Hawks 120-95.
— Lou Williams scored 22, Nick Young had 17 and the Los Angeles Lakers handed the New York Knicks an embarrassing 121-107 defeat at Madison Square Garden. That ends the Lakers' 12-game road losing streak.
— The New Orleans Pelicans ended a four-game slide with a 111-106 victory over Phoenix. Anthony Davis capped his 34-point night with a key rebound and six made free throws in the final half-minute. Jrue Holiday scored five of his 30 points in the last minute and a half.
— Andre Drummond had 16 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons scored an easy 113-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
— Denver pounded Dallas 110-87. Will Barton scored 31 points, connecting on five 3-pointers.
— The Chicago Bulls built a 27-11 lead after the opening quarter and held off Sacramento 112-107. Dwyane Wade led the Bulls with 31.
— In a low-scoring tussle, Memphis surprised the San Antonio Spurs 89-74. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph scored 15 points each. Mike Conley added 12 points and nine assists as the Grizzlies held the Spurs to a season low in points.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Warriors coach has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his profanity-laced outburst at game official Bill Spooner in the loss at Sacramento on Saturday night.
Kerr says he deserves the fine and has apologized to Spooner through league executive vice president of basketball operations KiKi VanDeWeghe. He also plans to apologize to Spooner in person the next time the officials is assigned to work a Warriors' game.
Kerr went off on Spooner after being ejected.