LOS ANGELES (AP) – Klay Thompson scored 32 points, fellow Splash Brother Stephen Curry added 23 and the Golden State Warriors beat the Los Angeles Clippers 115-112 on Saturday to avoid losing back-to-back games for the first time this season.
The Warriors were coming off a 32-point drubbing at Portland a night earlier that snapped their 11-game winning streak.
Heat 114, Wizards 94
Hassan Whiteside had 25 points and 23 rebounds in his return from a one-game suspension to help Miami beat Washington.
Whiteside was suspended for throwing an elbow at San Antonio center Boban Marjanovic’s head on Feb. 9. It was the 11th time in NBA history that a player has had at least 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game off the bench. It was Whiteside’s second 20-20 game in his career.
Bucks 117, Hawks 109, 2OT
Jabari Parker had career highs of 28 points and 13 rebounds, Greg Monroe added 24 points and Milwaukee Bucks outlasted Atlanta in double overtime to end a six-game road skid.
Knicks 103, Timberwolves 95
Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 11 rebounds and New York beat Minnesota to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Robin Lopez had 26 points and 16 rebounds to give interim coach Kurt Rambis his first victory since taking over for the fired Derek Fisher three games ago.