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NBA roundup: Celtics steal win from Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS — A Terry Rozier steal and go-ahead layup with 1.5 seconds remaining gave the Boston Celtics a wild win over the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.

Boston gave up a 19-point lead to the Pacers late in the fourth quarter, but a furious late rally was capped by Rozier’s steal and game-winner, giving the Celtics a 112-111 victory.

Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 30 points. Al Horford flirted with a triple-double, scoring 14 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out nine assists. Jayson Tatum chipped in 16 points and Marcus Smart added 15.

Indiana was paced by Victor Oladipo’s 38 points, 30 of which came after halftime. Domantas Sabonis scored 18 points off the bench. Center Myles Turner had a season-low two points.

Warriors 116, Lakers 114 (OT)
LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant had 36 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists, and Golden State extended its winning streak to nine with an overtime victory against Los Angeles. The result ruined the Lakers’ celebration on the night when Kobe Bryant’s uniform numbers were retired.
Durant scored 12 points in overtime, the final two on a pull-up jumper with seven seconds remaining. David West then blocked Lonzo Ball’s layup with one second left to seal the victory.
Klay Thompson scored 17 points on 6-for-24 shooting and Omri Casspi had 14 points off the bench for Golden State. Kyle Kuzma scored 25 points off the bench to lead the Lakers, Brandon Ingram had 19 points, and Ball scored seven of his 16 points in overtime.

Rockets 120, Jazz 99
HOUSTON — Eric Gordon hit a career-high seven 3-pointers and carried Houston over Utah. Gordon finished with 33 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter.
James Harden chipped in 26 points, six rebounds and six assists while Chris Paul finished a rebound shy of a triple-double with 18 points, nine boards and 10 assists.
Rodney Hood paced Utah with 26 points but scored just two in the fourth quarter. Joe Ingles added 17 points while Joe Johnson tallied 12.

Timberwolves 108, Trail Blazers 107
MINNEAPOLIS — Jimmy Butler hit a pair of free throws with 2.5 seconds left, and Damian Lillard’s 3-point shot at the buzzer was off the mark as Minnesota came from behind to beat Portland.
Butler scored 37 points for Minnesota, which finished a five-game homestand 3-2. Jamal Crawford had a season-high 23 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, off the bench for the Wolves. Karl-Anthony Towns had 16 points and eight rebounds.
Lillard fell two rebounds shy of his first career triple-double after posting 17 points and 13 assists. Jusuf Nurkic and CJ McCollum each scored 20 points for Portland, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.

Hornets 109, Knicks 91
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Frank Kaminsky came off the bench to score 24 points and Charlotte snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory over short-handed New York.
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 15 points and 10 rebounds. Marvin Williams scored 12, and Dwight Howard finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. The Hornets raced to a 25-point lead in the first half.
New York, which had a four-game winning streak snapped, was without leading scorer Kristaps Porzingis for the second straight game because of a sore left knee. Michael Beasley led the Knicks with 23 points.

Bulls 117, 76ers 115
CHICAGO — Nikola Mirotic and Kris Dunn each scored 22 points as Chicago rallied from a nine-point fourth-quarter deficit to defeat Philadelphia for its sixth straight win.
Chicago also got 20 points from Justin Holiday, 12 from Bobby Portis and 10 apiece from Denzel Valentine and Lauri Markkanen. Mirotic grabbed 13 rebounds, and Portis pulled down 10.
Dario Saric led Philadelphia with 27 points, Ben Simmons scored 19 and Richaun Holmes added 14.

Hawks 110, Heat 104
ATLANTA — Taurean Prince tied his career high with 24 points, Dennis Schroder scored 23 and Atlanta defeated injury-ravaged Miami.
The Heat cut a 14-point Atlanta lead down to a point with just over a minute left, but Kent Bazemore (16 points) made two decisive baskets at crunch time as the Hawks held on.
Josh Richardson had 26 points for the Heat, who had only nine players available, and Dion Waiters scored 23 despite missing the morning shootaround because of a stomach virus.

Thunder 95, Nuggets 94
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook hit one of two free throws with two seconds remaining, and Denver missed a last-second shot as Oklahoma City came back for the win.
The Nuggets had a chance to win after Westbrook’s free throw, but Gary Harris’s desperation shot at the buzzer was wide.
Westbrook scored a season-high 38 points on 16-of-28 shooting. Westbrook hadn’t shot better than 50 percent from the field since Oct. 27. Harris led the Nuggets with 17 points.

Spurs 109, Clippers 91
SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a workmanlike 19 points and Tony Parker added 16 as the San Antonio cruised to a win over injury-depleted Los Angeles.
The Clippers cut San Antonio’s lead to 67-65 on a 3-pointer by Jamil Wilson with 5:33 to play in the third quarter but the Spurs responded by scoring 18 of the final 23 points in the period and taking an 85-70 advantage to the fourth quarter.
Jamil Wilson and DeAndre Jordan scored 13 points each to lead the Clippers.

Suns 97, Mavericks 91
DALLAS — Newly acquired point guard Isaiah Canaan scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead Phoenix back from a double-digit deficit en route to a win over Dallas.
TJ Warren, who finished with a team-high 19 points, made three of four free throws in the final five seconds to seal the victory.
Harrison Barnes led five Mavericks in double figures with 26 points