NBA Wrap: Warriors improve to 19-0

The Golden State Warriors held off the Utah Jazz 106-103 to win their 19th consecutive NBA game. 

Reigning MVP Stephan Curry starred for the Warriors once again as he scored 26 points, while Klay Thompson and Draymond Green added 20 points apiece. 

Despite not being his side’s top-scorer, power forward Derrick Favors was the Jazz’s most productive player as he scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. 

Reggie Jackson had a 31-point night as the Detroit Pistons downed the Houston Rockets 116-105. 

Jackson was well supported by center Andre Drummond, who finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds. 

James Harden was the Rockets’ best player as he scored 29 points. 

Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley scored 25 points to lead his side to a 105-95 win over the Miami Heat

Bradley also grabbed two rebounds, dished out three assists, recorded one steal and a block. 

Dwayne Wade starred for the Heat as he dropped 30 points. 

The Atlanta Hawks snapped the Oklahoma City Thunder’s four-game winning streak with a 106-100 win at the Philips Arena. 

Paul Millsap scored a team-high 26 points for the Hawks, while Jeff Teague had 25 and Al Horford finished with 21. 

Russell Westbrook had another outstanding game for the Thunder as he recorded a double-double, which consisted of 34 points and 11 rebounds. 

Pau Gasol scored 18 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls skirted past the San Antonio Spurs 92-89. 

Gasol and the Bulls ended the Spurs’ five-game winning streak despite LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard combining for 46 points. 

Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe dropped 18 points to carry his side to a 92-74 win over the Denver Nuggets

Despite having a poor shooting night, Danilo Gallinari was the Nuggets’ highest scorer with 13 points. 

DeMarcus Cousins registered 31 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Sacramento Kings cruised past the Dallas Mavericks 112-98. 

Cousins received some excellent support from Rajon Rondo, who scored 21 points, and Rudy Gay, who finished with 20. 

Chandler Parsons had 14 points for the Mavericks. 

DeAndre Jordan had a superb night, scoring 18 points and pulling down 24 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 102-87. 

Jordan was well supported by Blake Griffin, who dropped 23 points to go with eight rebounds and six assists. 

Maurice Harkless came off the bench to score 15 points for the Trail Blazers. 

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