TORONTO — Lou Williams scored 26 points against his former team, Tobias Harris had 20 and the Los Angeles Clippers overcame an 18-point first-quarter deficit Sunday night to beat the Toronto Raptors, 117-106.

Montrezl Harrell scored 19 points and Milos Teodosic had 15 as the Clippers boosted their playoff hopes by winning for the second time in seven games and snapping a three-game losing streak in Toronto.

Austin Rivers scored 11 points and D’Andre Jordan had 14 rebounds to help the Clippers wrap up a four-game trip on a winning note. Los Angeles went 2-2 on the trip and has won 13 of 20 on the road.

“Everybody did good things tonight,” Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said. “We challenged them at halftime and I thought every single guy came out and played great.”

CAVALIERS 121, NETS 114: LeBron James had 37 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, and Cleveland won at New York for its fifth straight victory.

James kept up his latest sensational stretch by going 14 of 19 from the floor. He reached 2,000 points in a season for the 10th time, joining Karl Malone and Michael Jordan as the only players in NBA history to do that.


BUCKS 106, SPURS 103: Giannis Antetokounmpo returned from an ankle injury to score 25 points, and Milwaukee held on in the final few minutes after building a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter at home.

PACERS 113, HEAT 107: Victor Oladipo had 23 points and five assists to help Indiana clinch a playoff berth with an overtime victory at Indianapolis.

KNICKS 101, WIZARDS 97: Trey Burke scored 19 points in his first start in exactly three years, leading eight players in double figures as New York won at Washington.

TRAIL BLAZERS 108, THUNDER 105: C.J. McCollum scored 34 points to help Portland win at Oklahoma City.

ROCKETS 118, HAWKS 99: James Harden had a triple-double with 18 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds in three quarters, and Houston, at home, rolled to its 60th victory.


HEAT: Miami Coach Erik Spoelstra and his wife Nikki became parents of their first child, a son.

WARRIORS: Stephen Curry will miss the first round of the playoffs next month because of a sprained left knee.

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