NBA Wrap: Warriors earn 14th straight road win

Klay Thompson scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 30 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Chicago Bulls 119-112 on Wednesday night for their franchise record-tying 14th straight road win.

Kevin Durant had 19 points as Golden State moved into a tie for the third-longest road winning streak in a season in NBA history. The Los Angeles Lakers hold the record with 16 straight road wins during the 1971-72 season.

Next up for the NBA-leading Warriors is a trip to Houston for a showdown with the Rockets on Saturday night.

Nikola Mirotic scored 24 points for Chicago, which dropped to 14-8 since its 3-20 start. Robin Lopez scored 12 of his 16 points in the first half, and Kris Dunn also had 16.

The Warriors played without Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala due to injuries, and Jordan Bell sprained his left ankle when he challenged Lopez’s dunk on the Bulls’ first possession.

Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points to help Oklahoma City to a 114-90 win over Los Angeles, which was still without Lonzo Ball.

Steven Adams had 21 points and 10 rebounds and Russell Westbrook added 19 points and seven assists for the Thunder, who won their third straight. The Thunder shot 48 percent overall and outrebounded the Lakers 54-30.

Ball sat out his second straight game with a sore left knee, and LA dropped to 0-8 without its rookie point guard. The injury news got worse for the Lakers. Rookie forward Kyle Kuzma left with a finger joint sprain, and forward Kentavious Caldwell-Pope left with a right Achilles tendon strain. Neither returned.

Julius Randle scored all 16 of his points in the first half for the Lakers.

Kent Bazemore hit a jumper with 2.1 seconds remaining as Atlanta rallied from 19 points down to beat New Orleans 94-93.

With the score tied at 92, DeMarcus Cousins drew a blocking foul on John Collins with 13.7 seconds remaining, earning a trip to the foul line. Cousins made only one, giving the Hawks a chance to pull out the victory.

Bazemore knocked down the winning shot with Anthony Davis in his face. New Orleans had one last chance, inbounding the ball to Cousins near the hoop. He came up short on a quick shot, pleading with the officials for a foul call while the Hawks celebrated.

Bazemore led the Hawks with 20 points, while rookie John Collins added 18. Jrue Holiday paced the Pelicans with 22 points, while Cousins had 19 points and 14 rebounds. But Davis was held to just eight points on 2-of-8 shooting.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 34 points, Patty Mills made seven 3-pointers as San Antonio responded to the latest absence of Kawhi Leonard by beating Brooklyn 100-95.

Mills finished with 25 points and combined with Aldridge on the most important play of the game, a three-point play for Aldridge with 53 seconds remaining on a pass from the reserve guard after the Nets had cut a 17-point deficit to three.

The Spurs announced earlier Wednesday that Leonard would be out indefinitely so he can continue rehabilitating from the right thigh injury that forced him to miss the start of the season.

They were fine without him Wednesday, thanks also to Pau Gasol’s 13 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist scored 21 points and Dwight Howard had another double-double as Charlotte used a record-setting first half to beat Washington 133-109 in coach Steve Clifford’s return.

The Hornets made 12 of their first 13 shots and scored a franchise-record 77 points in the first half to build a 16-point lead. They extended that to 28 in the second half in a game that was never close.

Kemba Walker had 19 points, Howard had 18 points and 15 rebounds and Jeremy Lamb had 16 points for the Hornets, who won for the fifth time in their last seven games.

Clifford returned after missing 21 games because of headaches caused by sleep deprivation. The Hornets were 9-21 in Clifford’s absence and had fallen eight games under .500.

Tyreke Evans had 23 points, including three free throws in the closing seconds, along with 10 assists to lift Memphis to a 105-99 win over New York.

JaMychal Green added 18 points and 13 rebounds, while Dillon Brooks and Jarell Martin added 17 points each to help Memphis win its second straight.

Kristaps Porzingis led the Knicks with 21 points, while Enes Kanter finished with 20, including 18 in the first half. Courtney Lee and Michael Beasley had 18 points each.

Memphis played without starting center Marc Gasol, who sat out with an illness.

Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 16 rebounds, while C.J. Miles scored 21 points as Toronto beat Detroit 96-91.

Kyle Lowry scored 18 points and DeMar DeRozan had 17 to help the Raptors avoid their first three-game skid of the season.

Andre Drummond had 25 points and 17 rebounds but the Pistons lost for the seventh time in eight road games.

Hassan Whiteside had a season-high 27 points with 13 rebounds and six blocks to lead Miami to a 106-101 win over Milwaukee.

Goran Dragic and Kelly Olynyk added 15 points apiece to help Miami rebound from a loss at Chicago that snapped the Heat’s season-high seven-game winning streak.

Khris Middleton had 25 points to lead Milwaukee, which lost to Miami for the second time in four days.

All the results from Wednesday’s NBA action:

Charlotte Hornets 133-109 Washington Wizards
Brooklyn Nets 95-100 San Antonio Spurs
Toronto Raptors 96-91 Detroit Pistons
Atlanta Hawks 94-93 New Orleans Pelicans
Chicago Bulls 112-119 Golden State Warriors
Oklahoma City Thunder 114-90 Los Angeles Lakers
Milwaukee Bucks 101-106 Miami Heat
Memphis Grizzlies 105-99 New York Knicks
Sacramento Kings 105-120 Utah Jazz
Los Angeles Clippers – Denver Nuggets

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