INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Stephen Curry broke his NBA career record by 3 points on Monday night, scoring five 3-pointers and 26 points, and helped the Golden State Warriors beat the Indiana Pacers 102-100.
Curry is bringing Ray Allen’s record to 2,973. The fight against the New York Knicks continues on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, the NBA’s biggest stage.
Domantas Sabonis led Indiana with 30 points and 11 rebounds, and Malcolm Brogdon added 23 points and 8 assists, but that wasn’t enough to maintain the lead.
While Curry finished 5 of 15 bows, his last 3 were won by the Warriors 100-98 and he equalized when he jumped on the liner with 48.5 seconds left. Kevin Luni broke the score with 13.8 seconds left and Indiana overturned him.
Draymond Green and Andrew Wiggins added 15 points and Luni 14 points.
RAPTORS 124, KINGS 101
TORONTO (AP) – Chris Baucher had the most points of the season with 17 points, Utah Watanabe had the best 12 points and 10 rebounds of the season, and Toronto defeated Sacramento in the first half with 70 points.
Pascal Siakam and Scotty Barnes scored 16 points, Fred VanVlit 12 points and Gary Trent a small 10 points as Toronto scored the top 53 goals of the season.
Malachi Flynn had 14 points, Svi Mykhailiuk had 11 points and Justin Champagnie had 10 points for the Raptors, who finished 4-3 – the longest of the season.
De’Aaron Fox had 29 points, Buddy Hield added 14, and Marvin Bagley III had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Kings in an Eastern Conference trip 0-3, as well as losses in Charlotte and Cleveland. containing
CAVALIERS 105, heat 94
CLEVLAND (AP) – Kevin Love scored five 3-pointers and scored all 23 points in the second half, leading Cleveland to its fourth win in a row.
In the game with the most goals of the season, Love scored 6 of 10, 5 of 8 goals from outside the bow and scored all six of the penalty kicks. He also added nine rebounds.
In Cleveland, Isaac Okoro had 18 points, Jarrett Allen had 17 points, 8 rebounds and 16 points and 5 assists in Darius Garland.
PJ Tucker had a season-high 23 points, nine rebounds and five assists, while Kyle Lowry had 22 points. Miami ended its two-game winning streak in the first round of a four-game tour.
CELTICS 117, BUCKS 103
BOSTON (AP) – Jason Tatum scored 16 of 42 points in the fourth quarter to beat Boston Milwaukee.
Jane Brown returned to the lineup after missing five games and scored 19 points in 30 minutes for Boston. Grant Williams had 17 points, Robert Williams III and Al Horford had 10 points each.
Jannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists for Milwaukee, and a day later, she scored her 26th triple-double in a victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Jrue Holiday also had 20 points for the Bucks, who lost for the third time in 15 games. Chris Middleton left his left knee with hypertension at the end of the third quarter.
ROCKETS 132, HAWKS 126
ATLANTA (AP) – Eric Gordon scored 32 points, DJ Augustin added 22 points and Houston dropped 19 points to beat Atlanta in the fifth home game in a row.
Houston defeated Trae Young’s 41-point game this season, winning for the second time on the road. The missiles are located at a distance of 2-12 from the house.
For the Rockets, who have won eight of their last 10 games in 15 games, seven players have scored twice as many goals.
The Hawks scored a season-high 69 points in the first half, but that wasn’t enough to hold the missiles.
Yang, who also scored nine assists, was essentially a one-man team. He scored 14 of 22 shots, including five 3-point shots. John Collins scored 14 points and no one else had more than 12 points. Clint Kapela had 16 rebounds, but the Hawks won 56-47.
GRIZZLIES 126, 76ERS 91
MEMFIS, Tenn. (AP) – Dillon Brooks had 23 points, junior Jaren Jackson had 22 points and Memphis had a better shot of 50% in the win over Philadelphia.
De’Antoni Melton finished with 15 points and Tyus Jones scored just one of his seven shots in 13 points for Memphis. The Grizzlies won eight of the nine.
Tayrez Maxi led the Sixers with 23 points, while Charles Bassi had 13 points. Sheikh Milton and Tobias Harris had 12 points. Philadelphia played without central Joel Embiid, who scratched late with right rib pain.
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