The defending NBA champions, for whom Tony Parker scored 21 points, had to accept a second loss in nine games as Russian shooting guard Alexey Shved made a key defensive play in overtime.
The New Orleans Pelicans only just held off the Milwaukee Bucks to triumph 85-84 on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis scored 20 points, including a 15-footer that gave New Orleans the lead with just over a minute remaining.
Twenty-three points from Donatas Motiejunas boosted the Houston Rockets to a 107-94 win against the Orlando Magic while, over at The Palace of Auburn Hills, Reggie Jackson had 23 points in the Detroit Pistons’ 105-95 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin both had double-doubles as the Los Angeles Clippers held on to beat the Charlotte Hornets 99-92 at the Staples Center.