December 7, 2021; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks forward Reggie Bullock (25) against Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant (7) during the second half at American Airlines Center. Required Credit: Jerome Miron-USA Sports TODAY
December 8, 2021
Kevin Durant scored 11 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Brooklyn Nets visitors erased a 17-point deficit and won 102-99 over the slumping Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night.
James Harden added 23 points, 12 assists and 9 rebounds. He shot 7 out of 13 and hit two free throws to give Brooklyn the lead, 91-90, 6:41 left.
LaMarcus Aldridge added 15 points, James Johnson contributed 12 and Patty Mills scored 10 as Brooklyn shot 50.6% and won for the 15th time in 19 games.
Luka Doncic led all scorers with 28 points and added nine assists after sitting out Saturday with a sprained left ankle, but Dallas dropped out for a fifth straight game on the field. home and lost for the eighth time in 10 games. Kristaps Porzingis added 17 points and 12 rebounds.
Lakers 117, Celtics 102
LeBron James scored 30 points in a 13-19 game to lead Los Angeles during his last visit to Boston.
Russell Westbrook contributed 24 points and 11 assists while Anthony Davis totaled 17 points and 16 rebounds for the Lakers, who won for the fifth time in eight games.
Jayson Tatum scored a game-high 34 and picked up eight rebounds for the Celtics, who dropped two of their previous three competitions.
Knicks 121, Spurs 109
RJ Barrett scored 32 points and Mitchell Robinson added 11 points and 14 rebounds while visiting New York knocking out San Antonio for a three-game unbeaten streak.
Alec Burks added 18 points for New York, with Immanuel Quickley scoring 16, Julius Randle scoring 15 and Derrick Rose contributing 12.
Derrick White edged past San Antonio with 26 points while Dejounte Murray picked up 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists. Keldon Johnson left the game with a right ankle injury late in the second half.
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