DeMar DeRozan scored 24 factors because the San Antonio Spurs got here on robust late within the fourth quarter to defeat the short-handed Houston Rockets 103-91 on Saturday within the second sport between the groups over a three-day interval.
Jakob Poeltl and Dejounte Murray added double-doubles for the Spurs who led by three factors heading into the fourth quarter and by simply 85-82 with 7:54 remaining earlier than placing collectively a late 10-0 to complete off Houston.
After suiting up simply 9 gamers in a 109-105 win over the Spurs on Thursday, Houston solely had eight wholesome gamers (the league required minimal) obtainable Saturday.
The eighth, Rodions Kurucs, was acquired as a part of the Rockets’ commerce of James Harden to Brooklyn on Wednesday and solely joined the group on Saturday morning.
Murray had 18 factors and 10 rebounds for San Antonio with Poeltl scoring 13 and taking 11 rebounds, and Keldon Johnson and Patty Mills hitting for 11 factors every.
Christian Wooden and Mason Jones led Houston with 24 factors apiece whereas Ben McLemore hit for a season-high 21. Woods added a game-high 18 rebounds; Jones’ level whole was a career-high.
Saturday night time’s NBA outcomes
|Houston Rockets 91-103 San Antonio Spurs|
|Orlando Magic 115-122 Brooklyn Nets|
|Charlotte Hornets 113-116 Toronto Raptors|
|Detroit Pistons 120-100 Miami Warmth|
|Philadelphia 76ers 104-106 Memphis Grizzlies|
|Atlanta Hawks 106-112 Portland Path Blazers|
Charlotte Hornets 113-116 Toronto Raptors
Norman Powell made six three-pointers en path to a team-high 24 factors off the bench as Toronto scored its second win over visiting Charlotte in as many video games at Amalie Enviornment in Tampa.
Powell was one among 4 Raptors to knock down three or extra three-pointers together with OG Anunoby, Kyle Lowry and Fred Van Vleet. Chris Boucher scored 20 factors, additionally off the bench.
Lowry led the Toronto starters with 19 factors, Anunoby added 18, and Van Vleet flirted with a triple-double, posting 15 factors, 10 assists and 7 rebounds.
Gordon Hayward, who missed Thursday’s match-up between the 2 groups with a hip damage, led Charlotte with 25 factors.
Terry Rozier scored 24 factors and knocked down six three-pointers, whereas Devonte’ Graham – who completed with 20 factors – made his fourth and ultimate three-pointer with 8.4 seconds remaining to drag the Hornets inside one level earlier than Boucher’s decisive foul pictures.
Detroit Pistons 120-100 Miami Warmth
Jerami Grant scored 29 factors to assist Detroit earn their first street victory of the season at Miami.
Blake Griffin chipped in with 15 factors, seven rebounds and eight assists, whereas Derrick Rose added 23 factors off the bench for the Pistons within the victory.
Bam Adebayo led all scorers with 28 factors for the Warmth within the loss, their third straight.
Philadelphia 76ers 104-106 Memphis Grizzlies
Ja Morant returned from an eight-game absence with a sprained left ankle to attain 17 factors and raise host Memphis previous Philadelphia.
Xavier Tillman added 15, Brandon Clarke contributed 11 factors and 11 rebounds, whereas Kyle Anderson and Dillon Brooks had 11 factors every.
Shake Milton led the Sixers with 28 factors, Tobias Harris added 21 and Ben Simmons had 11 factors, 16 rebounds and 9 assists. Tyrese Maxey, who had 12 factors, missed a possible game-winning three-pointer on the buzzer.
Atlanta Hawks 106-112 Portland Path Blazers
Damian Lillard recorded 36 factors, seven rebounds and 7 assists as Portland notched a victory over visiting Atlanta.
Gary Trent Jr added 18 factors and CJ McCollum had 16 as Portland recovered from a 16-point, second-quarter deficit to win for the fifth time up to now six video games.
Enes Kanter scored 12 factors, matched his season better of 15 rebounds, and had a season-high 5 blocked pictures in his first sport because the beginning heart after Jusuf Nurkic was misplaced indefinitely with a fractured proper wrist.
Derrick Jones Jr. added 10 factors and 9 rebounds for the Path Blazers.