NBA: Celtics Edge Warriors, 119-114
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 44 points to win a shootout with Stephen Curry, who had 47, and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to lead the Boston Celtics to their sixth straight win, 119-114 over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.
JAZZ 115, OT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Schroder hit the tying basket to force overtime and finished with 25 points, and Los Angeles beat Utah in a game between short-handed teams.
Schroder got by Royce O’Neale for a layup with 3 seconds remaining to tie it at 110 and force overtime. The Lakers got outscored 28-16 in the fourth.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Westbrook had his 25th triple-double of the season, Bradley Beal scored 37 points and Washington beat Detroit.
Westbrook finished with 15 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists in the fourth straight win for Washington (23-33), which continues its late-season push.
He has 17 triple-doubles, 10 shy of Oscar Robertson’s record.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Grayson Allen shot 7 of 10 from 3-point range and scored 26 points to lead six Grizzlies in double figures as Memphis beat Milwaukee.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 25 points, Lauri Markkanen added 16 off the bench and Chicago beat Cleveland to snap a five-game losing streak. Denzel Valentine had 13 points off the bench as the Chicago reserves accounted for 45 points.
The Bulls were playing for a second straight game without All-Star Zach LaVine, who is in the NBA’s health and safety protocol and not with the team.
Colin Sexton and Darius Garland had 22 points apiece as the Cavaliers dropped their second straight and fourth in five games.