Nets Top Wolves
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points on 11-for-15 shooting in his most productive performance in 2 1/2 months, as the Brooklyn Nets blew out the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-97 on Tuesday afternoon.
The game was rescheduled from the previous night, in the aftermath of a fatal police shooting of a Black man in a nearby suburb. The Timberwolves held a moment of silence before tipoff for 20-year-old Daunte Wright, who was killed after a traffic stop.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George continued to dominate his former team by scoring 36 points, leading Los Angeles past Indiana.
SUNS 106, HEAT 86
PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton had 19 points and 13 rebounds and Phoenix got 65 points from its bench on the way to a victory over Miami.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 23 points, Clint Capela added 19 points and 21 rebounds, and Atlanta beat Toronto for its seventh win in eight games.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 24 points, and the Lakers held on to beat a Charlotte team missing five of its top six scorers.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points and Donovan Mitchell added 22 as Utah beat struggling Oklahoma City.