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story.lead_photo.caption New Orleans Pelicans guard E'Twaun Moore (55) passes around Oklahoma City Thunder center Nerlens Noel (9) in the first half of an NBA game in New Orleans. Photo by Associated Press / Texarkana Gazette.

NEW YORK — Jimmy Butler scored 20 points, Bam Adebayo had 17 points and 16 rebounds and Miami scored the final 10 points to beat Brooklyn.

Goran Dragic led the Heat with 24 points, starting the closing 10-0 burst with a three-point play.

Miami trailed 106-99 after a 3-pointer by Joe Harris with 1:45 remaining, but pitched a shutout from there and got the victory thanks largely to the aggressiveness of Butler. He kept attacking the rim and had five free throws in the closing run, overcoming his 5-for-17 shooting from the field.

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 29 points and Harris had a season-high 25 for the Nets. Kyrie Irving missed his ninth straight game because of a right shoulder injury.

 

Raptors 130, Jazz 110

TORONTO — Pascal Siakam scored 35 points, Fred VanVleet had 21 points and 11 assists and Toronto used a record-setting first half to rout Utah.

Toronto led 77-37 for the biggest halftime lead in franchise history and in the NBA this season. It matched the eighth-largest halftime lead in league history, and was the Jazz's biggest halftime deficit.

Mike Conley scored 20 points for Utah.

 

Celtics 113, Knicks 104

NEW YORK — Jayson Tatum scored 30 points, Jaylen Brown added 28 and Boston beat New York.

Kemba Walker had 15 points and 10 assists, Enes Kanter added 11 points and 11 rebounds, and Brad Wanamaker also scored 11 points for Boston.

Julius Randle led the Knicks with 26 points.

 

Thunder 107, Pelicans 104

NEW ORLEANS — Chris Paul scored seven of his 16 points in a late 12-0 run in Oklahoma City's victory over New Orleans.

Danilo Gallinari led the Thunder with 23 points and 11 rebounds, and Steven Adams, Dennis Schroder and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 17 points each. Adams also had 10 rebounds

Jrue Holiday had 26 points for New Orleans.

 

Grizzlies 115, Timberwolves 107

MINNEAPOLIS — Dillon Brooks scored 26 points and Grayson Allen added 13 to push short-handed Memphis past Minnesota.

Memphis, which was without star rookie Ja Morant because of back spasms and starting center Jonas Valanciunas because of an illness. Karl-Anthony Towns had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota.

 

Pistons 132, Spurs 98

DETROIT — Christian Wood scored a career-high 28 points to help Detroit rout San Antonio.

Luke Kennard added 20 points for the Pistons They had lost eight of 10.

DeMar DeRozan had 20 points for San Antonio. The Spurs have lost 11 of 13.

 

Magic 100, Warriors 96

ORLANDO, Fla. — Evan Fournier tied his career high with 32 points and Terrence Ross added 19 points in Orlando's victory over Golden State.

Glenn Robinson III led Golden State with 19 points.

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