NBA Round-up: Spurs down Mavericks

Lajovic stuns Nishikori in Miami

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points, seven rebounds and 1 assist as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Dallas Mavericks 112-83 on Sunday night.

The Spurs have now won 33 straight games at home; the top performer for the Mavericks was Dwight Powell with 15 points, two rebounds and one block.

Oklahoma Thunder defeated Miami Heat 99-74 with Russell Westbrook getting his second consecutive triple-double to finish with 13 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists.

This was a career 24th triple-double for Westbrook and his fifth of the season. Others who scored for the Thunder were Kevin Durant with 24 points and 10 rebounds, Serge Ibaka on 19 points and Dion Waiters with 18.

For Miami, Dwyane Wade scored 22 points while Hassan Whiteside scored 14 points, 11 rebounds and one steal.

The Minnesota Timberwolves downed the Phoenix Suns 117-87 with both Ricky Rubio and Andrew Wiggins scoring 18 points to end a nine-game losing streak. The Suns have now lost 13 of 14 games.

For the Suns, Markieff Morris was their top performer scoring 17 points, five rebounds and three assists.

The Denver Nuggets sneaked past the Indiana Pacers 129-126 thanks to Randy Foye hitting a 3-pointer with 21 seconds left to give his side their seventh straight win at home.

Danilo Gallinari had 23 points and Will Barton scored 21 points, six rebounds and three assists for the Nuggets.

Myles Turner was Indiana’s top performer scoring 25 points, seven rebounds and two assists.

The Houston Rockets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 112-95 with James Harden scoring his 31 points in the first three-quarters which included three rebounds and five assists.

For the Lakers, Julius Randle scored 12 points, 11 rebounds and two assists.

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