NBA roundup: Dejounte Murray, Hawks hand Bucks first loss

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November 8 - Dejounte Murray took implicit the reins for injured Trae Young and finished with 25 points and 11 assists Monday nighttime arsenic the big Atlanta Hawks handed the Milwaukee Bucks their archetypal nonaccomplishment of the season, 117-98.

Rookie AJ Griffin, who had 23 points combined successful his archetypal 5 NBA games, came disconnected the seat to people 24, helping the Hawks triumph their 3rd consecutive and avenge an earlier nonaccomplishment astatine Milwaukee.

Giannis Antetokounmpo matched Murray with 25 points for the Bucks, the past of the unbeatens whose 9-0 commencement had equaled the 14th-longest season-opening winning streak successful NBA history.

Murray added 8 rebounds and 3 steals for the Hawks, who mislaid 123-115 astatine Milwaukee connected Oct. 29. Griffin made 10 of 15 shots arsenic the Hawks changeable 46.5 percent. The Bucks changeable 41.4 percent.

Trail Blazers 110, Heat 107

Josh Hart swished a left-corner 3-pointer astatine the buzzer arsenic visiting Portland defeated Miami, who led by arsenic galore arsenic 15 successful the 2nd half.

Miami's Max Strus had tied the people astatine 107 with a contested 3-pointer with 6.2 seconds left. Portland's Anfernee Simons scored a game-high 25 points. Jerami Grant finished with 23 points and Lillard had 19 points and six assists. Heat guardant Jimmy Butler, returning from a hep injury, produced 16 points, 7 assists, six steals and 4 rebounds. Miami had 7 players successful double-figure scoring. Bam Adebayo tied Hart and Butler for scoring honors with 16 points.

Warriors 116, Kings 113

Stephen Curry took Golden State's five-game losing streak into his ain hands, exploding for a season-high 47 points successful a come-from-behind triumph implicit Sacramento successful San Francisco.

Curry saved 14 of his points for a game-ending 24-13 run, including a 3-pointer that gave Golden State the pb for bully astatine 110-107 with 1:24 to go. Andrew Wiggins, who had a brace of 3-pointers successful Golden State's precocious run, backed Curry with 25 points, portion Klay Thompson finished with 16 and Draymond Green 11.

Making 10 of 12 escaped throws, De'Aaron Fox paced Sacramento with 28 points, portion Domantas Sabonis had 19 points and a game-high 14 rebounds. They shared team-high assistance honors with six apiece. Malik Monk had 24 points disconnected the seat for the Kings.

Bulls 111, Raptors 97

Zach LaVine scored a season-high 30 points and Nikola Vucevic contributed 15 points and 13 rebounds to boost big Chicago implicit Toronto. Chicago earned a divided of the home-and-home, back-to-back acceptable aft losing 113-104 successful Toronto connected Sunday.

LaVine led the Bulls' attack, finishing 11-for-20 from the level portion sinking 4 of 8 connected 3-pointers. Ayo Dosunmu (12 points), Derrick Jones Jr. (12), Goran Dragic (10) and Patrick Williams (10) besides scored successful treble figures successful a crippled Chicago led by arsenic galore arsenic 21 points.

Fred VanVleet had 27 points for Toronto, portion Gary Trent Jr. (19), O.G. Anunoby (13) and Precious Achiuwa (10) followed. Scottie Barnes chipped successful with six rebounds and 5 assists.

Nuggets 115, Spurs 109

Nikola Jokic scored 26 points and dished retired 10 assists, and helium deed a cardinal jumper successful the last infinitesimal arsenic visiting Denver held connected to decision struggling San Antonio successful the 2nd of 2 games betwixt the teams successful 3 days.

The Nuggets hammered San Antonio 126-101 connected Saturday successful Denver. But the rematch featured 11 ties and 25 pb changes. Michael Porter Jr. added 24 points for the Nuggets, with Murray scoring 19, Bones Hyland 14 and Caldwell-Pope 11.

Keldon Johnson led each scorers with 30 points, portion Josh Richardson added 22, Tre Jones a career-high 20 and Devin Vassell 17 for San Antonio, which has dropped 4 consecutive games.

Wizards 108, Hornets 100

Kyle Kuzma scored 20 points and made cardinal baskets down the agelong arsenic Washington enactment speech caller struggles to seizure a 108-100 roadworthy triumph against Charlotte.

Kristaps Porzingis poured successful 19 points to assistance the Wizards connected the interior successful a crippled erstwhile they changeable conscionable 5 of 19 (26.3 percent) connected 3-point attempts. Reserves Jordan Goodwin and Rui Hachimura added 17 and 16 points, respectively.

The Hornets received 25 points from P.J. Washington, 20 points from Kelly Oubre Jr. and 19 from Terry Rozier, but changeable conscionable 5 for 32 from 3-point range. The nonaccomplishment was their 5th successful a row.

Rockets 134, Magic 127

Jalen Green scored a game-high 34 points to pb 5 players successful treble figures arsenic Houston snapped a six-game skid with a chaotic roadworthy triumph implicit Orlando.

Houston held connected contempt astir blowing a 124-107 pb with conscionable implicit 5 minutes to play. Behind Paolo Banchero (30 points, six rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals) and Franz Wagner (23 points connected 9-of-12 shooting) the Magic kept rallying earlier yet moving retired of steam. Banchero became the 5th teen successful NBA past to grounds back-to-back 30-point games, joining LeBron James (2003), Devin Booker (2016), Luka Doncic (2019) and Zion Williamson (2020).

Kenyon Martin Jr. scored 21 points disconnected the Houston seat portion hitting 4 of 8 3-pointers. Alperen Sengun posted 20 points and 10 rebounds, portion Eric Gordon added 19 points and 5 treys arsenic the Rockets made a season-high 24 3-pointers portion shooting a robust 50 percent from down the arc.

Pistons 112, Thunder 103

Saddiq Bey scored 25 points and big Detroit rallied from a 15-point halftime shortage to decision Oklahoma City and extremity a three-game losing streak.

Cade Cunningham supplied 21 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists for the Pistons. Jaden Ivey had 15 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, and Isaiah Stewart added 11 points with 12 rebounds.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander carried the Thunder with 33 points. Mike Muscala and Kenrich Williams scored 11 points apiece.

Pacers 129, Pelicans 122

Myles Turner had 37 points to pb six Indiana scorers successful treble figures and added 12 rebounds successful the decision of New Orleans successful Indianapolis.

Tyrese Haliburton added 20 points and 13 assists, Buddy Hield scored 20 points and Jalen Smith had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers, who made 22 of 48 3-pointers (45.8 percent).

Brandon Ingram scored 29 points, Zion Williamson added 26, Herbert Jones scored 16, Jonas Valanciunas had 14 and Devonte' Graham and Trey Murphy III had 11 each to pb the Pelicans.

76ers 100, Suns 88

Joel Embiid returned from a three-game lack with the flu to people 33 points and big Philadelphia defeated Phoenix.

Embiid deed each 16 of his escaped throws and added 10 rebounds. Georges Niang tied his vocation precocious with 7 3-pointers and scored 21 points portion Tobias Harris besides added 21 for the Sixers, who snapped a two-game skid. Tyrese Maxey chipped successful with 11 connected 4-of-18 shooting.

The Sixers played without James Harden, who's sidelined with a strained tendon successful his foot. Devin Booker led the Suns with 28 points.

Celtics 109, Grizzlies 106

Jayson Tatum scored 19 of his game-high 39 points successful the 2nd 4th and visiting Boston earned a triumph implicit Memphis.

Boston trailed by six aft 12 minutes, but utilized a 20-0 tally to outscore Memphis 37-20 successful the second. The Celtics led by arsenic galore arsenic 14 points successful the quarter. Memphis was wrong 1 constituent pursuing a Desmond Bane handbasket with 3.5 seconds near successful regulation, but Tatum accrued the pb to 3 points by making 2 escaped throws, and the Grizzlies failed to get disconnected a imaginable game-tying shot.

Jaylen Brown tossed successful 21 points and had 9 rebounds for Boston. Celtics defender Marcus Smart finished the crippled with 15 points and a season-high 12 assists. Ja Morant led Memphis with 30 points, including 5 3-pointers, and 9 assists. He scored 14 points successful the third, erstwhile Memphis outscored Boston 31-19.

Knicks 120, Timberwolves 107

Julius Randle scored a season-high 31 points, and New York rode the cushion from a 76-point archetypal fractional to down Minnesota successful Minneapolis.

Randle's champion violative show of the play stemmed from a archetypal fractional successful which helium deed six 3-pointers to gait a torrid Knicks offense. Jalen Brunson and RJ Barrett finished with 23 and 22 points, respectively.

Karl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota with 25 points connected 9-of-12 shooting from the floor, but the backcourt duo of D'Angelo Russell and Anthony Edwards combined to sprout conscionable 9 of 26 from the field.

Jazz 139, Lakers 116

Lauri Markkanen scored 23 points and Jordan Clarkson fired successful 22 arsenic Utah bushed short-handed Los Angeles successful Salt Lake City.

Collin Sexton contributed 17 points portion Mike Conley added 14 points and 12 assists arsenic the Jazz won their 3rd consecutive game. Utah, which had 7 players people successful treble digits, defeated the Los Angeles Clippers connected the roadworthy Sunday nighttime 110-102 earlier returning home. It was besides Utah's 2nd triumph implicit the Lakers successful 4 days.

Anthony Davis netted a game-high 29 points and Russell Westbrook added 22 for the Lakers, who mislaid their 3rd consecutive outing. Los Angeles played without 3 accustomed starters, including LeBron James, who sat retired owed to near ft soreness.

Mavericks 96, Nets 94

Luka Doncic scored 36 points and teammate Dwight Powell got the decisive bargain successful the last seconds for Dallas, which appeared to instrumentality power midway done the 4th but had to clasp connected to bushed visiting Brooklyn.

Doncic reached 30 points for the ninth consecutive crippled to unfastened the season, including scoring 41 successful Brooklyn connected Oct. 27. With Dallas trailing 78-74, his 3-pointer with 7:54 near started a 14-0 burst and enabled the Mavericks to commencement pulling away.

Doncic besides collected 3 of his six assists astir that time, mounting up a 3-pointer by Josh Green with 6:23 remaining, a layup and 3-point play by Dorian Finney-Smith with 5:36 near and a 3-pointer by Finney-Smith that enactment Dallas up 91-80 with 3:50 remaining.

Clippers 119, Cavaliers 117

Paul George scored 26 points, including a cardinal three-point play successful the last minute, arsenic Los Angeles rallied from a 13-point shortage successful the last 5 minutes for a triumph implicit visiting Cleveland.

Marcus Morris Sr. added 20 points and Reggie Jackson had 18 for the Clippers, who changeable 18 of 22 from the free-throw enactment successful the last 4th to powerfulness the comeback. Los Angeles won for the 4th clip successful its past 5 games portion ending the Cavaliers' eight-game winning streak.

With the people tied 112-112, George sank a driving layup with 37.2 seconds remaining and made the ensuing escaped propulsion aft helium was fouled by Isaac Okoro. The series capped a 15-0 tally that gave Los Angeles the pb for the archetypal clip since the opening moments of the 4th quarter.

--Field Level Media

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