NBA roundup: Chris Paul No. 3 in all-time assists after Suns' win

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Nov 2, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Miami Heat defender Tyler Herro (14) drives to the handbasket arsenic Dallas Mavericks defender Luka Doncic (77) defends during the 4th fourth astatine American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

2021-11-03 07:07:13 GMT+00:00 - Chris Paul posted a double-double and reached a vocation milestone arsenic the big Phoenix Suns defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 112-100 connected Tuesday night.

Paul scored 12 of his 14 points successful the 4th fourth and finished with 18 assists portion passing Mark Jackson and erstwhile Sun Steve Nash to determination into 3rd spot successful the NBA's all-time assistance list.

Paul, 36, ended the nighttime with 10,346 assists arsenic helium topped Jackson (10,334) and past Nash (10,335). The database is topped by John Stockton (15,806) and Jason Kidd (12,091).

Mikal Bridges scored 22 points, JaVale McGee and Devin Booker had 18 each, Frank Kaminsky scored 17 and Jae Crowder added 13 for Phoenix. Jonas Valanciunas had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Josh Hart scored 16, Devonte' Graham added 12 and Nickeil Alexander-Walker 10 to pb the Pelicans, who were playing the archetypal of 4 roadworthy games successful 7 days.

Lakers 119, Rockets 117

LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook combined for a season-best 84 points arsenic Los Angeles rallied from a fourth-quarter shortage and survived a chaotic decorativeness for a triumph implicit visiting Houston.

James finished with crippled highs of 30 points and 10 assists portion Davis and Westbrook had 27 points apiece. Davis and Westbrook each grabbed 9 rebounds, and Westbrook added 7 assists.

After scoring a team-high 23 points successful the Sunday win, Carmelo Anthony chipped successful with 15 disconnected the seat for the Lakers, who totaled 26 points disconnected 25 Houston turnovers. Wood had a game-high 16 rebounds to spell with a team-high 26 points for the Rockets, who mislaid contempt shooting 52.7 percent.

Heat 125, Mavericks 110

Tyler Herro scored 25 points disconnected the bench, starring Miami to its 5th consecutive triumph arsenic it defeated big Dallas.

Herro had 15 of his points successful the cardinal 2nd quarter, erstwhile the Heat took power of the game, and they ne'er trailed again. The Heat besides got 23 points from Jimmy Butler. Veteran constituent defender Kyle Lowry, successful his archetypal twelvemonth with the Heat, had his champion crippled of the play with 22 points and a game-high 9 assists. He made 7 of 10 shots from the floor, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range.

Luka Doncic led the Mavericks with a game-high 33 points and a team-high 5 assists. Dallas besides got 25 points from Jalen Brunson, 17 from Tim Hardaway Jr. and 10 from Reggie Bullock.

Jazz 119, Kings 113

Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points, Mike Conley Jr. fired successful 30 and Utah toughened up successful the clutch to propulsion distant from Sacramento for a triumph successful Salt Lake City.

Bojan Bogdanovic added 20 points portion Rudy Gobert had different double-double with 20 rebounds and 12 points arsenic the Jazz bushed the Kings for the sixth consecutive time. It was besides Utah's sixth triumph successful 7 games wide this season.

Harrison Barnes enactment up 23 points to pb the Kings, who had each 5 starters and 2 reserves people successful treble figures. Sacramento held a pb successful the last 5 minutes aft trailing for astir of the archetypal 3 1/2 quarters.

Bucks 117, Pistons 89

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points, 9 assists, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks arsenic short-handed Milwaukee continued its dominance of big Detroit.

Pat Connaughton and Jordan Nwora had 16 points apiece and Bobby Portis added 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Justin Robinson chipped successful 11 points with 4 assists arsenic the Bucks snapped a three-game losing streak. The Bucks played without starters Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez owed to unwellness oregon injury.

Jerami Grant led the Pistons, who person lone 1 triumph this season, with 21 points. Trey Lyles added 13 points and 7 rebounds disconnected the bench. The apical prime successful the 2021 NBA Draft, Cade Cunningham, made conscionable 2 of 14 shots from the tract and went 0-for-9 connected 3-point attempts to decorativeness with conscionable six points successful 29 minutes.

--Field Level Media

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