Knicks guard RJ Barrett had 28 points, 14 rebounds and six assists in New York’s 110-102 win on Sunday in New York. John Minchillo/Associated Press

NEW YORK — RJ Barrett had 28 points, 14 rebounds and six assists, and the New York Knicks beat the Los Angeles Clippers 110-102 on Sunday.

Julius Randle had 24 points and nine rebounds, helping New York stop a three-game slide. Evan Fournier made four of the Knicks’ 16 3-pointers and finished with 14 points.

Cam Reddish made his debut for New York after he was acquired from Atlanta in a Jan. 13 trade. The No. 10 pick in the 2019 NBA draft had two points and two rebounds in five minutes.

Reggie Jackson scored 26 points for the Clippers, and Ivica Zubac had 17 points and 13 rebounds. Los Angeles has lost seven of its last 10.

Barrett scored 17 to help the Knicks to a 66-61 halftime lead. New York shot 24 for 49 from from the field in the first half, including 11 for 21 from behind the 3-point range.

Alec Burks’ 3-pointer lifted the Knicks to a 101-88 lead with 7:35 left.


Jackson then paced a 6-0 run with a floater and a 3-pointer for Los Angeles. But Randle responded with a driving layup and Fournier connected from long range to make it 106-94 with 4:52 left.

Terance Mann’s dunk with 31.3 seconds left got the Clippers within six. But Burks made two foul shots to help the Knicks close it out.

WARRIORS 94, JAZZ 92: Jordan Poole scored 20 points to lead a balanced Golden State scoring attack, and the Warriors held off a late Utah rally to beat the Jazz in San Francisco.

Royce O’Neale rebounded Bojan Bogdanovic’s missed 3-pointer with a hand in his face and O’Neale couldn’t convert a tip-in as the final buzzer sounded.

Stephen Curry added 13 points, but struggled again with his 3-point stroke a month after becoming the NBA’s all-time leader for 3-pointers, going 1 for 13 from deep and 5 of 20 overall.

Brother-in-law Damion Lee did his part for the Warriors, coming off the bench to hit four big 3-pointers for a team that was looking to build some momentum off Curry’s buzzer-beater in a 105-103 win over Houston on Friday night.


TIMBERWOLVES 137, NETS 125: Anthony Edwards scored 25 points, D’Angelo Russell had 23 points and 10 assists, and host Minnesota defeated Brooklyn.

Karl-Anthony Towns overcame a poor shooting night, scoring 15 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as the Wolves put the game away. Jaylen Nowell added 16 points, Taurean Prince 15 and Jaden McDaniels 14 as the Timberwolves won for the third time in four games.

Kyrie Irving scored 30 points for the Nets, while Patty Mills hit five 3-pointers on the way to 21 points. Kessler Edwards added 15 points, and James Harden had 13 points and 13 assists for Brooklyn, which is 2-2 since losing leading scorer Kevin Durant to a sprained ligament in his left knee.

NUGGETS 117, PISTONS 111: Nikola Jokic scored 34 points, including four free throws in the closing seconds, and Denver held on to win at home.

Jokic also had nine rebounds and eight assists, just missing a fifth straight triple double. Will Barton had 14 points and Aaron Gordon added 13 for the Nuggets, who went 4-2 on a six-game homestand.

Isaiah Stewart, Cade Cunningham, Cory Joseph and Trey Lyles each scored 18 points for the Pistons, who have lost four of five.


TRAIL BLAZERS 114, RAPTORS 105: CJ McCollum had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Jusuf Nurkic had 11 points and 11 rebounds for his fifth straight double-double, and Portland won in Toronto.

Anfernee Simons and Nassir Little each had 19 points and Ben McLemore had 17 for the Blazers, who never trailed.

Pascal Siakam scored 28 points and Fred VanVleet had 19 for Toronto, which fell behind by 34 points in the first half before cutting the gap to four, 105-101, on a 3 from VanVleet with 1:24 remaining.

But Simons answered VanVleet’s late 3 with two of his own, putting Portland up 111-101 with 40 seconds left.

Gary Trent Jr. scored 13 points for the Raptors, while Chris Boucher and OG Anunoby each had 11.

MAGIC 114, BULLS 95: Moritz Wagner scored 23 points, younger brother Franz Wagner added 18, and host Orlando defeated Chicago Bulls.


DeMar DeRozan scored a season-high 41 points for Chicago, while Coby White had 22 points. Nikola Vucevic hit two of Chicago’s five 3-pointers and scored 13 points to go with his 13 rebounds before fouling out.

Ending a nine-game home losing streak, the Magic won at home for just the third time this season – and the first since Dec. 1.

Wendell Carter Jr. had 19 points and seven rebounds for an Orlando team that led by as much as 20 points in the second half and had to withstand a third-quarter run by the Bulls.

HEAT 111, LAKERS 107: Jimmy Butler broke LeBron James’ record for triple-doubles in a Miami uniform, Duncan Robinson scored 25 points and the Heat held on late to beat Los Angeles in Miami.

Butler finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, his 10th regular-season triple-double for the Heat – one more than James had in his four Miami seasons.

Caleb Martin scored 15 and Bam Adebayo had 14 for Miami, which wasted most of a 26-point first-half lead.


James carried the Lakers yet again, finishing with 33 points – his 17th consecutive game with at least 26 – and 11 rebounds. Russell Westbrook scored 24 for the Lakers, former Heat guard Avery Bradley added 15 and Carmelo Anthony scored 11.

The Heat were still without Kyle Lowry (personal matter) and Tyler Herro (health and safety protocols). It was the fourth consecutive missed game for Lowry, the third for Herro.

76ERS 115, SPURS 109: Joel Embiid had 38 points and 12 rebounds and Philadelphia held off a late rally to win in San Antonio.

Tobias Harris added 18 points and 11 rebounds and Furkan Korkmaz had 17 points for Philadelphia. The 76ers have won seven straight over the Spurs.

Jakob Poeltl had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Dejounte Murray added 19 points and 12 assists for San Antonio.

After trailing by as many as 15 points in the fourth quarter, the Spurs closed to 111-109 on Murray’s steal and breakaway layup with 33.2 seconds remaining as part of an 8-4 run. Embiid sealed the victory with a pair of free throws with 14.9 seconds left.


Coming off a 40-point performance Friday in a one-point loss against the Los Angeles Clippers, Embiid shot 16 for 32 from the field in 32 minutes.

HAWKS 113, HORNETS 91: Trae Young scored 30 points and tied a season-high with eight 3-pointers, and streaky Atlanta defeated cold-shooting Charlotte for its fourth straight win, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

De’Andre Hunter chipped in with 20 points for the Hawks, who led by 27 in the fourth quarter.

Miles Bridges and LaMelo Ball each finished with 19 points for the Hornets, who missed their first 19 3-point attempts and shot an abysmal 11.1% (4 of 36) from beyond the arc. Ball and Terry Rozier were a combined 0 for 14 from long distance as Charlotte had its three-game winning streak snapped.

The Hawks (21-25) built a 55-44 lead at halftime after holding the Hornets to 0-for-16 shooting from deep in the first half.

MAVERICKS 104, GRIZZLIES 91: Luka Doncic had 37 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists and Kristaps Porzingis had 15 points, eight rebounds and a season-best six blocks as Dallas won at home.


The Mavericks never trailed and led by as many as 22 points in winning for the 11th time in their last 13 games. They took the season series 3-1 and pulled within four games of the Southwest Division-leading Grizzlies.

Ja Morant had 35 points and 13 rebounds for the Grizzlies, going 14 for 31 from the floor while the rest of the team shot 23 for 68 (33.8%).

Doncic wore elastic therapeutic tape on his neck after taking a hard fall late in Dallas’ loss to Phoenix on Thursday, and often wore a heat pack around his waist while on the bench.


BUCKS: Guard Grayson Allen was suspended by the NBA for one game for his hard foul on Alex Caruso that resulted in a broken right wrist for the Chicago Bulls guard.

Allen will serve his suspension Wednesday when the Bucks visit the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Caruso was driving to the basket Friday night when a hard foul by Allen caused him to land on his right side. Caruso lay on the floor for a few minutes, though he stayed in the game to attempt the free throws that resulted from Allen’s flagrant 2 foul.

The Bulls announced Caruso’s injury on Saturday. The team said he needs surgery and will be re-evaluated in six to eight weeks.

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