NBA roundup: Thunder beat 76ers in overtime thriller

Andre Roberson scored a dramatic winner with 10 seconds remaining, as the Oklahoma City Thunder won a three-overtime thriller against the Philadelphia 76ers.

In arguably the game of the NBA season so far, the Thunder finally prevailed 119-117 after the two sides had gone basket-to-basket during overtime.

The Thunder’s Russell Westbrook (27 points) and the 76ers’ Joel Embiid (34 points) went toe-to-toe, as the Sixers fought back from a 17-point deficit, before eventually succumbing.

The Utah Jazz ended a nine-year wait for a victory in Boston, as they overcame the Boston Celtics 107-95.

Ricky Rubio (22 points) and Donovan Mitchell (17 points) were the heroes for the Jazz, although it came at a cost after center Rudy Gobert left the court in the first quarter with a knee injury.

An 11th career triple-double from Kyle Lowry saw the Toronto Raptors coast to a ninth successive win over the Brooklyn Nets after an 120-87 triumph.

A season-high 22-point haul from Mike Scott and a further 20 points from Bradley Beal were enough for the Washington Wizards to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-91.

The Portland Trail Blazers survived a late fightback from the Orlando Magic to win 95-88. Damian Lillard top-scored with 21 points.

Andre Drummond’s 23 points helped the Detroit Pistons to a 104-98 victory at the Indiana Pacers.

Tyler Johnson and Wayne Ellington each scored 16 points in the Miami Heat’s 104-98 win over the Charlotte Hornets.

The Denver Nuggets fought back from a double-digit second half deficit to earn a 117-111 overtime win over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Tyreke Evans finished with 22 points, as the Memphis Grizzlies edged the Atlanta Hawks 96-94.

The Chicago Bulls made it five wins on the spins after a career-high 27 points from Bobby Purtis saw them beat the Milwaukee Bucks 115-109.

The Houston Rockets extended their stunning run of form to 12 straight wins after Chris Paul’s 28 points helped them beat the San Antonio Spurs 124-109.

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