Jayson Tatum scores 33 points, Celtics beat Thunder 111-105

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BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points, Dennis Schroder had 29 and the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 on Saturday night.

Al Horford added 10 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for Boston, which won for seventh time in 10 games. Grant Williams added 14 points.

Lu Dort scored 16 points for Oklahoma City, and Josh Giddey had 15 points and eight rebounds. The Thunder have dropped four of five.

Coming off an emotional 22-point victory over the rival Lakers a night earlier, the Celtics didn’t have any letdown, charging to a double-digit lead midway into the second quarter. Tatum had 37 points and 11 rebounds in the win over Los Angeles on Friday.

WIZARDS 103, HEAT 100

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Spencer Dinwiddie each scored 16 points and hit two 3-pointers during a crucial late stretch and the Wizards rallied to beat Miami.

Bradley Beal had 21 points to help Washington split the home-and-home series with Miami and move a half-game above the Heat in the Southeast Division standings. Miami, beat Washington 112-97 in Florida on Thursday night.

The Wizards trailed by as 16 in the third quarter and by 10 with 4:42 to play before Caldwell-Pope and Dinwiddie scored every point during a 15-2 run to give Washington a 99-96 lead with 1:43 left.

Jimmy Butler scored 29 points for the Heat.

KNICKS 106, ROCKETS 99

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Burks scored 17 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, Evan Fournier added 19 and New York handed Houston its 14th consecutive loss,

All-Star Julius Randle added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Immanuel Quickley had 13 points off the bench for the Knicks.

Christian Wood had 18-points and 12 rebounds for the NBA-worst Rockets. They are 1-15.

PACERS 111, PELICANS 94

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Domantas Sabonis had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Indiana's starters bounced back from being benched a night earlier to beat New Orleans.

Yanked by coach Rick Carlisle in the third quarter of loss at Charlotte, Indiana’s starters opened with 23 points in the first quarter for a 32-19 lead. The one change to the starting lineup was shooting guard Justin Holiday, who scored 17 points.

Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Pelicans.

The Associated Press

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