Nemanja Bjelica scored a “buzzer-beater” three-pointer and the Sacramento Kings took the 119: 118 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday in the NBA.
Bjelica scored three points from ten yards out, following a pass from Cory Joseph. Bjelica scored on PJ Tucker to close out the game with 17 points.
Westbrook broke a personal record for the season with his 34 points for the Rockets, who had won 18 of their last 20 meetings with the Kings. James Harden contributed 27 points and ten assists while Tucker recorded 19 rebounds, the most in a career game.
Detroit Pistons 105 – New Orleans Pelicans 103
Derrick Rose was the team’s top scorer with 21 points, including the decisive basket scored in the final seconds of the game, which Detroit won in New Orleans.
Milwaukee Bucks 110 – Orlando Magic 101
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 32 points and made 13 rebounds, while Milwaukee continued its best run in the NBA with 15 consecutive wins against Orlando.
Toronto Raptors 93 – Chicago Bulls 92
Pascal Siakam scored 22 points and the Toronto guest returned from an eight-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat Chicago and end the run of eight consecutive losses.
Boston Celtics 110 – Cleveland Cavaliers 88
Kemba Walker scored 22 points, Gordon Haward closed the game with 14 points on his return from a knee injury, and Boston managed to get the win against Cleveland.
Los Angeles Clippers 110 – Indiana Pacers 99
Paul George scored seven three-pointers in his 36-point performance against his former club while Los Angeles, playing without Kawhi Leonard, defeated the Indian in Indianapolis.
Oklahoma City Thunder 104 – Utah Jazz 90
Dennis Schroder scored 27 points after coming off the bench to give Oklahoma the lead in a win against Utah in Salt Lake City.
Phoenix Suns 125 – Minnesota Timberwolves 109
Devin Booker scored 26 points and was accurate to three points, while Kelly Oubre Jr. scored. scored 24 points on his 24th birthday, giving Phoenix the victory against Minnesota.
Memphis Grizzlies 110 – Golden State Warriors 102
Memphis used six three-pointers to take the lead in the first seven minutes of the game and then held the lead until the end of the win against Golden State in San Francisco.