By The Associated Press
TORONTO — OG Anunoby scored a career-high 25 points and matched his career high with 12 rebounds, Kyle Lowry had 27 points and 11 assists, and the Toronto Raptors extended their franchise-record winning streak to 15 by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 137-126 on Monday night.
Pascal Siakam scored 14 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had a season-high 21 and Fred VanVleet added 16 as the Raptors won their 16th straight home meeting with Minnesota.
Lowry returned after missing Saturday’s win over Brooklyn because of whiplash, but center Serge Ibaka sat because of flu-like symptoms. Hollis-Jefferson started for Ibaka.
D’Angelo Russell scored 22 points in his Minnesota debut and Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 points and 10 rebounds.
BUCKS 123, KINGS 111MILWAUKEE — Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe scored 28 points apiece to lead Milwaukee to the victory without Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Antetokounmpo, the reigning MVP, missed the game after he and his girlfriend welcomed their first child, a son whose birth he announced earlier Monday on his Twitter account.
Milwaukee trailed 90-88 after three quarters, but opened the final period with 13 consecutive points.
Harrison Barnes had 23 points and De’Aaron Fox added 17 for the Kings, who had won four of their previous five.
LAKERS 125, SUNS 100LOS ANGELES — Rajon Rondo scored a season-high 23 points, Anthony Davis added 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Los Angeles rolled over Phoenix.
The Lakers had dropped three of their last four at Staples Center but didn’t have any problems against the Suns. Los Angeles put the game away in the second as Rondo scored 15 points in the quarter. It was only the fifth time in Rondo’s 13-year career he has scored 15 or more in a period.
LeBron Davis had 17 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in 30 minutes for the Lakers, who have won four of their last five.
Mikal Bridges scored 18 points for Phoenix, which has lost six of seven. Cheick Diallo added 15 points while Jevon Carter and Ricky Rubio scored 13 apiece.
HEAT 113, WARRIORS 101SAN FRANCISCO — Jimmy Butler had 21 points and 10 rebounds in his return to Miami’s lineup, and the Heat won in Andre Iguodala’s first game back in the Bay Area, thumping Golden State.
Jae Crowder added 21 points and eight rebounds. Bam Adebayo had 13 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Kelly Olynyk had 12 points and a career-high 11 assists.
Iguodala, a key member of the Warriors’ three championship teams from 2015-18, had two points and five rebounds in 17 minutes against his former team.
Damion Lee scored 26 points with five 3-pointers for Golden State (12-42). The loss ends the Warriors’ five-year streak of finishing .500 or better.
JAZZ 123, MAVS 119DALLAS — Utah’s Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points before fouling out and Rudy Gobert stayed perfect from the floor against Dallas this season.
Gobert was 7-of-7 shooting after making all eight attempts in Utah’s home victory last month. He finished with 17 points and 16 rebounds. The 7-foot-1 center has made 17 consecutive shots against Dallas going back to last Feb. 23.
Tim Hardaway Jr. scored a season-high 33 points and Kristaps Porzingis added 28 for the Mavericks in their seventh straight game without injured All-Star point guard Luka Doncic.
The second-year sensation, who has a sprained right ankle, could return for the final game before the All-Star break.
NUGGETS 127, SPURS 120DENVER — Jamal Murray scored 14 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to help the Nuggets rally from 23 down to get the win.
Denver scored 74 points in the second half, a season high, and outscored San Antonio by 21 after halftime. The Nuggets have won three in a row and six of their last seven.
Paul Millsap, who finished with 22 points, helped spark the comeback on his 35th birthday. The reserve had 16 points in the second half, including a go-ahead 3-pointer early in the fourth.
Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 13 assists and eight rebounds while battling foul trouble trying to guard LaMarcus Aldridge. The Spurs forward had 33 points to lead all scorers.
NETS 106, PACERS 105INDIANAPOLIS — Spencer Dinwiddie made a 21-foot jumper with 5 seconds left, lifting Brooklyn to the victory.
Dinwiddie finished with 21 points.
The lead changed hands three times in the final 27 seconds and wasn’t decided until Malcolm Brogdon’s 3-pointer at the buzzer came up short. Brooklyn has won two straight at Indianapolis for the first time since 2012-13.
Domantas Sabonis had 23 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his fourth triple-double this season. But the Pacers dropped their sixth straight game.
MAGIC 135, HAWKS 126ORLANDO, Fla. — Aaron Gordon scored 26 points for Orlando, and Nikola Vucevic had 24 points, nine rebounds and nine assists.
The Magic shot 52.6% from the field and made a season-high 18 3-pointers in their highest-scoring game this season. Evan Fournier added 22 points, and Terrence Ross had 21.
Trae Young had 29 points and nine assists for Atlanta. John Collins scored 22 points, and Dewayne Dedmon had 14 points and nine rebounds .
The Magic used a pair of 11-0 runs in the fourth quarter to get past an Atlanta team playing the second game of a back-to-back. The Hawks needed two overtimes Sunday to beat the New York Knicks.
HORNETS 87, PISTONS 76DETROIT — Miles Bridges scored 18 points, helping Charlotte stop a five-game slide.
The win was Charlotte’s 10th straight against Detroit, including two consecutive 4-0 season sweeps. The Hornets are 13-36 against the rest of the league and had lost 13 of their previous 14 games.
Malik Monk added 16 points for the Hornets, and Devonte’ Graham had 14 points and 11 assists.
The Pistons have lost three straight and nine of 11. Thon Maker led Detroit with 12 points and a career-high 12 rebounds.