NBA Wrap: Horford leads Celtics to 12th straight win

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Al Horford scored 21 points on his return from two games out with concussion as the Boston Celtics sneaked past the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for a 12th straight victory.

Boston were without Kyrie Irving who has a minor facial fracture.

Jaylen Brown hit 18 points, and Terry Rozier added 16 points off the bench.

DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points for the Raptors while Kyle Lowry bagged 19 points and seven assists.

DeRozan had a shot to give Toronto the win, but missed with a jumper with two seconds remaining.

In Oklahoma City, Paul George scored 37 points and Russell Westbrook chipped in with 27 as the Thunder beat the Mavericks 112-99.

Carmelo Anthony was ruled out for OKC with a sore back while starting center Steven Adams also missed out through injury.

Harrison Barnes scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for Dallas, who have lost nine of their last 10 games.

James Harden scored 26 points and grabbed 15 assists as Houston defeated Indiana 118-95.

Indianapolis native Eric Gordon had 21 points for Houston, while Clint Capela contributed 20 points and 17 rebounds. The Rockets raced into an early 13-2 against the

Pacers and never looked like relinquishing their grip on the game.

Victor Oladipo scored 28 points for Indiana.

Tobias Harris scored 25 points and Avery Bradley hit 24 points as Detroit earned a 112-103 win over Miami.

Reggie Jackson scored 17 points, rookie Luke Kennard hit 14 and Andre Drummond added eight points and 17 rebounds for Detroit.

Hassan Whiteside top-scored for Miami with 20 points, while he also pulled down 12 rebounds.

All the scores from Sunday’s NBA games:

Boston Celtics 95-94 Toronto Raptors
Detroit Pistons 112-103 Miami Heat
Indiana Pacers 95-118 Houston Rockets
Oklahoma City Thunder 112-99 Dallas Mavericks