Blazers rally to beat Thunder

Westbrook, who fell and hit his face on team-mate Andre Roberson’s knee in the final seconds, had 40 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists. He became the first player to string together three triple-doubles since LeBron James in 2009.

The Blazers overcame a 15-point, third-quarter deficit and tied it on a tip shot by Aldridge with 4:33 to go.??Rookie Mitch McGary came off the bench for a season-high 20 points, including 12 in the third quarter, for the Thunder.

Klay Thompson scored 25 points and Stephen Curry had 22 as Golden State ran away with a 113-89 over the Toronto Raptors.

Draymond Green had 17 points and nine rebounds for the Warriors as they bounced back from their Thursday night loss in Cleveland to improve to 10-2 in the second game of back-to-backs.

Tempers flared after Golden State’s Festus Ezeli pushed Toronto’s Tyler Hansbrough in the throat after they tangled under the basket in the third quarter. Hansbrough responded by chasing after Ezeli, shoving him and throwing a punch that failed to connect. Both players received double technical fouls and were ejected.

Terrence Ross scored 18 points for Toronto, who have now lost four straight games.

With LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sidelined, Rodney Stuckey scored 19 points and George Hill had his first career triple-double in Indiana’s 93-86 victory over Cleveland.

Hill had 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists to help Indiana win for the seventh time in nine games – a run including two victories over the Cavaliers – in the past three weeks.

James sat out with soreness in his lower back, while Irving stayed home after hurting his left shoulder. JR Smith had 21 points and Kevin Love finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Jimmy Butler had 28 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago beat Minnesota 96-89 for their seventh victory in their last nine games.

Mike Dunleavy made five 3-pointers on his way to 21 points, and Joakim Noah finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. The Bulls trailed 85-84 before Kirk Hinrich drove inside for a layup with 4:29 remaining, and then Tony Snell made a smart pass to Dunleavy for an open three that made it 89-85. Butler added a clutch bank shot to help Chicago improve to 10-1 in its last 11 games against Minnesota.

Paul Millsap scored 14 of his 20 points in the first quarter and Atlanta recovered after losing an early 16-point lead to beat Orlando 95-88.

Led by Millsap’s 3-point shooting, the Hawks sprinted to a 19-3 lead. The Hawks hit their first eight shots before Orlando rallied to finish the half up 45-42. Atlanta regained the lead with a strong third quarter and stretched the advantage to 10 points in the final quarter.

Alexis Ajinca made the go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left and scored a career-high 24 points to help New Orleans beat Miami 104-102, their fourth successive victory.

Hassan Whiteside appeared to be going up for a tying dunk when he was blocked by fellow seven-footer Omer Asik, who secured the rebound, but his hasty outlet pass went off Eric Gordon’s hands and out of bounds.

That gave Miami one more shot, but Dwyane Wade’s 3-point attempt bounced out as time expired, handing the Heat their first loss in three games.

Gordon scored 20 points and Tyreke Evans had 19 points and 11 assists for New Orleans. Luol Deng had 22 points for the Heat, and Goran Dragic added 20.

Chris Paul had 19 points and 13 assists, and DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and 22 rebounds to lead Los Angeles past Memphis 97-79.

Jamal Crawford also had 19 points, and JJ Redick finished with 18. Matt Barnes added 13 for the Clippers. Zach Randolph led Memphis with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Tony Parker scored 19 points and Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and seven rebounds as San Antonio snapped a four-game losing streak with a 107-96 victory over short-handed Sacramento.

The Spurs avoided their first five-game skid since late in the 2010-11 season with an efficient and aggressive performance. They had just six turnovers and made 29 of 32 free throws, offsetting a night when they shot below 40 percent from the floor.

Terrence Jones scored a season-high 26 points, while James Harden made the tiebreaking free throw with 43 seconds left and followed that with a jumper in Houston’s 102-98 victory over Brooklyn.

Harden, who played after spraining his right ankle on Wednesday night, shot just 4 for 15 for 15 points, but had 12 assists. The Rockets have won four straight.??Mason Plumlee and Deron Williams had 15 points apiece for the Nets.

Wayne Ellington scored 11 straight points in the final six minutes, helping Los Angeles beat Milwaukee 101-93 for their season high-tying third straight victory.

Jordan Clarkson led the Lakers with 16 points. Ellington finished with 14 – all in the final period – and Jordan Hill and Jeremy Lin added 14 points apiece.

Ersan Ilyasova had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Bucks. Michael Carter-Williams scored eight points in his second game for Milwaukee as the starting point guard.

Shane Larkin’s three-point play in the final minute of the second overtime helped New York snap an eight-game losing streak with a 121-115 victory over the Detroit Pistons.

Larkin put the Knicks ahead by four with 28 seconds remaining, and they held on to win a game that Detroit had appeared to have control of after two quarters. The Pistons led by 18 in the second quarter and by 12 at the half but blew what looked to be an easy game against the team with the NBA’s worst record.

Detroit squandered a five-point lead in the final minute of regulation, allowing the Knicks to tie it at 95 it on a pull-up 3-pointer by Langston Galloway with 6.3 seconds remaining.

Friday’s results

Atlanta Hawks 95 Orlando Magic 88

Boston Celtics 106 Charlotte Hornets 98

Chicago Bulls 96 Minnesota Timberwolves 89,

Denver Nuggets 82 Utah Jazz 104

Detroit Pistons 115 New York Knicks 121 (After Overtime)

Houston Rockets 102 Brooklyn Nets 98

Indiana Pacers 93 Cleveland Cavaliers 86

LA Lakers 101 Milwaukee Bucks 93

Memphis Grizzlies 79 LA Clippers 97

New Orleans Pelicans 104 Miami Heat 102

Philadelphia 76ers 89 Washington Wizards 81

Portland Trail Blazers 115 Oklahoma City Thunder 112

Sacramento Kings 96 San Antonio Spurs 107

Toronto Raptors 89 Golden State Warriors 113

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