Spurs silence Thunder
SAN ANTONIO — The NBA-leading San Antonio Spurs inflicted Oklahoma City ’s heaviest loss of the season, winning 101-74 on Saturday to notch a fourth straight win.
Coming off wins over the Los Angeles Lakers and Dallas, the Spurs again beat one of the West’s top teams to improve to 29-4—one the 10 best starts in NBA history.
Tim Duncan scored 21 points and George Hill had 16 for San Antonio. Kevin Durant had 16 points for the Thunder, who started the game 4-for-24 and shot a season-low 32.9 percent.
Heat 114, Warriors 107
In Miami , the hosts overcame a 20-point deficit to beat Golden State on Saturday for their 17th victory in 18 games. LeBron James had 25 points and 10 assists and Dwyane Wade also scored 25 points to help Miami pull into a virtual tie with Boston atop the Eastern Conference. The Celtics lead by .031 percentage points, but the teams are tied in the games-back column.
Bucks 99, Mavericks 87
In Milwaukee , Earl Boykins returned from suspension to score a season-high 26 points and help Milwaukee hand injury-depleted Dallas its third straight loss.
Bulls 100, Cavaliers 91
In Chicago , Chicago made it 13 wins from 15 games by defeating Cleveland. Derrick Rose had 28 points and 11 assists and Luol Deng had 23 points for Chicago.
Hornets 92, Wizards 81
In Washington , Trevor Ariza scored a season-high 22 points to help New Orleans beat Washington.