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Adebayo hoop at :00 lifts Heat, KD hurt

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MIAMI (AP) Bam Adebayo was supposed to call timeout. He had another idea. This was the scenario that he had envisioned in his mind so many times, game tied, crowd on its feet, ball in his hands, final seconds ticking away.

"Your moment," Adebayo told himself.

He delivered - when the Miami Heat needed him most.


Knicks top Pelicans in OT, push run to 6

NEW YORK (AP) The Knicks' longest winning streak in seven years was seconds away from ending and the New Orleans Pelicans were told what to do to stop it.

They didn't follow instructions, and a few minutes later the Knicks were still rolling right along.


Hawks top Pacers for 8th win in 10 games

ATLANTA (AP) Trae Young scored 34 points, Clint Capela had 25 points and 24 rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Indiana Pacers 129-117 on Sunday.

Bogdan Bogdanovic and Kevin Huerter each chipped in 23 points and Young had 11 assists for the Hawks, who have won eight of 10 and are 17-6 under interim coach Nate McMillan. Atlanta has won nine of 11 at home.


Clippers rout Wolves in Leonard's return

LOS ANGELES (AP) Paul George led five starters in double figures with 23 points and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-105 on Sunday night for their eighth win in nine games.

Kawhi Leonard had 15 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists in his return from a four-game absence because of a sore right foot. Fans attending a Clippers game at Staples Center for the first time in over a year saw their team hit a season-high 21 3-pointers.


Rozier has 34 as Hornets race by Blazers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Terry Rozier told coach James Borrego before Sunday night's game that the Charlotte Hornets needed a win over Portland, and that he was available to play extra minutes, if needed.

Rozier broke loose 34 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds in 39 minutes, and the Hornets rode a strong first quarter to a 109-101 win over the Trail Blazers, snapping a four-game losing streak and moving to .500.


Raptors deal Thunder 10th straight loss

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Chris Boucher had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and the Toronto Raptors extended Oklahoma City's season-worst losing streak to 10 games, beating the Thunder 112-106 on Sunday night.

Gary Trent Jr. added 23 points for Toronto, which has won three straight. Malachi Flynn had 15 points and eight rebounds.


Kings hold off Mavs to snap skid at 9

DALLAS (AP) De'Aaron Fox had 30 points and 12 rebounds, Harrison Barnes scored 24 and Terence Davis II added 23 as the Sacramento Kings snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 121-107 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.

Barnes scored 11 in the third quarter as the Kings built a 21-point lead midway through the period. Sacramento, which never trailed, held off a late Dallas run that cut the lead to six with 3 1/2 minutes left.


Rockets ride 18-2 run to rally by Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Christian Wood scored 25 points, Kelly Olynyk added 24 and the Houston Rockets used a strong offensive showing in the third quarter to rally past the Orlando Magic 114-110 on Sunday night.

Kevin Porter Jr. scored 22 and made four 3-pointers points before fouling out midway through the fourth quarter as the Rockets snapped a five-game losing streak and a five-game road skid. Armoni Brooks chipped in 16 points and another five 3-pointers for a Houston squad that shot 51.2% from the floor and hit 16 3-pointers.


Spurs fined for violating resting rules

NEW YORK (AP) The NBA fined the San Antonio Spurs $25,000 on Sunday for violating the league's player resting policy - in a game the Spurs won by 26 points.

The Spurs sat DeMar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Jakob Poeltl to give them rest on Saturday night in Phoenix. It didn't matter, as six Spurs players scored in double figures in a 111-85 rout of the Suns.


Tatum's 44 bests Curry's 47, Celtics win

BOSTON (AP) Jayson Tatum got into a shootout with Stephen Curry, and Celtics came out on top.

Tatum scored 44 points - the second-highest total in his career - and Kemba Walker made a 3-pointer with 24 seconds left to help Boston beat the Golden State Warriors 119-114 on Saturday night.

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