NBA roundup: Hawks stun Bulls, prevail in OT thriller

Published:Mar 9, 202412:43
NBA roundup: Hawks stun Bulls, prevail in OT thriller

AJ Griffin scored on a twisting lob on the extra time buzzer to offer the Atlanta Hawks a surprising 123-122 win over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Sunday, ending their three-game dropping streak in wild trend.

With 0.5 seconds left, Jalen Johnson inbounded the ball to Griffin within the lane for the successful flip. Griffin, who initially had his again to the basket, caught the go in mid-air and transformed the acrobatic bucket earlier than getting mobbed by his teammates.

It was the third lead change within the remaining second. Trae Younger hit a step-back jumper from the highest of the important thing with 2.1 seconds left to place Atlanta forward 121-119. After Chicago known as a timeout with one second left, Bogdan Bogdanovic fouled DeMar DeRozan on a 3-point shot with 0.5 seconds left and he made all three free throws to place the Bulls forward 122-121.

The Bulls had an opportunity to win the sport in regulation. Derrick Jones Jr. was fouled with 0.4 seconds left and made the primary free throw earlier than lacking the second. Bogdanovic grabbed the rebound to ship the sport to extra time, tied 110-110.

Bogdanovic led the Hawks with 28 factors, together with 17 within the first half and 5 in extra time. Younger had 19 factors and 14 assists, and Griffin scored 17 factors. DeRozan completed with 34 factors, 13 rebounds and eight assists, and Zach LaVine added 21 factors for Chicago. Jones and Andre Drummond each scored 14.

76ers 131, Hornets 113

Joel Embiid had 53 factors and 12 rebounds to raise host Philadelphia previous depleted Charlotte.

It was the thirtieth time Embiid has posted at the least 40 factors and 10 rebounds in his profession. It was additionally Embiid’s second sport this season with at the least 50 factors following a 59-point outburst in opposition to the Utah Jazz.

Terry Rozier and Kelly Oubre Jr. led the Hornets with 29 factors apiece. Jalen McDaniels had 15 and Mason Plumlee hauled in 12 rebounds for Charlotte, which has dropped 5 in a row.

Pelicans 129, Suns 124 (OT)

Zion Williamson matched his season excessive with 35 factors as surging New Orleans accomplished a two-game sweep of visiting Phoenix.

CJ McCollum added 29 factors for the Western Convention-leading Pelicans, whereas Naji Marshall scored 16, Larry Nance Jr. had 15 and Dyson Daniels delivered 11. Deandre Ayton had 28 factors and 12 rebounds for the Suns earlier than fouling out, and Mikal Bridges scored 27 factors. Phoenix misplaced its fourth straight sport as Chris Paul had six factors and 11 assists earlier than additionally fouling out.

Paul made a jumper to tie the rating at 117 with 4.1 seconds left in regulation and Williamson missed a jumper on the buzzer, sending the sport to extra time. McCollum made a jumper, Marshall scored from the lane and McCollum made one other basket to place New Orleans in command at 129-120 with simply over a minute left within the additional interval.

Lakers 124, Pistons 117

LeBron James had 35 factors, Anthony Davis provided 34 and visiting Los Angeles snapped a three-game dropping streak by defeating Detroit.

Davis additionally had 15 rebounds and 7 assists because the Lakers wrapped up a six-game street journey at 3-3. Lonnie Walker IV tossed in 18 factors and Russell Westbrook added 11 with 9 assists.

Bojan Bogdanovic carried Detroit with 38 factors, together with 25 within the third quarter. Jaden Ivey had 16 factors, Saddiq Bey contributed 14 and Alec Burks added 11.

Knicks 112, Kings 99

RJ Barrett scored 27 factors as New York took management late within the first quarter and prolonged its season-high successful streak to 4 video games with a victory over visiting Sacramento.

Julius Randle scored all 27 of his factors within the first half earlier than getting ejected with 3:35 remaining within the third. Jalen Brunson added 18 factors however hobbled off with a sprained proper ankle early within the fourth. Barrett made 9 of 21 pictures because the Knicks shot 44.9 p.c total. Barrett additionally added 9 rebounds, six assists and three steals.

The Kings entered because the NBA’s second-highest scoring crew however had been held to a season-low in factors, and shot 39.8 p.c whereas taking part in with out De’Aaron Fox (sore proper foot). Domantas Sabonis paced Sacramento with 20 factors and 12 rebounds whereas rookie Keegan Murray added 18 factors and Kevin Huerter contributed 17.

Magic 111, Raptors 99

Franz Wagner scored 23 factors and Orlando defeated visiting Toronto.

Paolo Banchero added 20 factors and 12 rebounds for the Magic, who swept a two-game series at residence in opposition to the Raptors. Gary Trent Jr. led Toronto with 24 factors. Fred VanVleet added 20, Pascal Siakam scored 19, Chis Boucher chipped in with 12 and Scottie Barnes scored 11.

Mo Bamba’s block adopted by Wagner’s 3-pointer elevated Orlando’s result in 13 with 9:16 remaining within the fourth. The lead reached 16 on Cole Anthony’s 15-footer with 7:41 left. Trent’s layup lower the result in 10 with 2:14 to play, however the Raptors might by no means absolutely overcome their deficit.

Rockets 97, Bucks 92

Jalen Inexperienced scored a game-high 30 factors and Houston prolonged its residence successful streak to 4 video games with a victory over Milwaukee.

Inexperienced was instrumental in carrying the Rockets, scoring over Brook Lopez with 1:55 remaining to offer Houston a 92-90 lead. Inexperienced hit a pair of free throws with 34.6 seconds left to reply a driving layup by Giannis Antetokounmpo that knotted the rating, and added one other free throw after Rockets rookie Jabari Smith Jr. recorded a steal on a go meant for Antetokounmpo within the put up.

Jrue Vacation paced the Bucks with 25 factors and eight assists whereas Bobby Portis paired 17 factors with 15 rebounds off the bench. The Bucks shot simply 36.7 p.c total and 12 of 43 on 3-pointers. Antetokounmpo shot 7 of 17 from the sphere and picked up 16 factors and 18 rebounds.

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Publish date: 2022-12-12 11:12:16
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