Celtics win streak at 7 after edging Thunder 112-111
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Celtics win streak at 7 after edging Thunder 112-111

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Boston Celtics guard Kemba Walker (8) shoots around Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nerlens Noel (9) in the second half of their NBA game Sunday.

Kemba Walker scored 27 points, Jayson Tatum had 26 and the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-111 on Sunday for their seventh straight victory.

Jaylen Brown finished with 17 points for the Celtics, who made 16 3-pointers. One of them, by Marcus Smart with 8:19 remaining, gave Boston the lead for good.

Smart also stole the ball from Oklahoma City's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander with 5.8 seconds left to seal the victory.

Danilo Gallinari and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander each had 24 points for the Thunder, while point guards Chris Paul and Dennis Schroder finished with 22 apiece.

JAZZ 114, ROCKETS 113: Bojan Bogdanovic made a 3-pointer as time expired to give Utah a victory over Houston.

Jordan Clarkson scored 30 points and Donovan Mitchell finished with 24 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Jazz, who won their second straight after a five-game losing streak.

Russell Westbrook had 39 points for the Rockets. James Harden added 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

CLIPPERS 133, CAVALIERS 92: Lou Williams scored 25 points and Los Angeles routed Cleveland, the Cavaliers' worst home loss in franchise history.

Cleveland's previous worst was a 39-point loss to Chicago in 2012.

Paul George had 22 points and Marcus Morris added 10 in his first game with Los Angeles, which led wire-to-wire without star forward Kawhi Leonard.

Andre Drummond scored 19 points and had 14 rebounds in 29 minutes.

76ERS 118, BULLS 111: Furkan Korkmaz scored 31 points, Joel Embiid had 28 points and 12 rebounds and Philadelphia beat Chicago to improve its NBA-best home record to 24-2.

Ben Simmons added 19 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for the 76ers.

Zach LaVine scored 32 points and Luke Kornet added 25 for the short-handed Bulls, who have lost five straight.

GRIZZLIES 106, WIZARDS 99: Ja Morant had 27 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double to help Memphis overcome poor 3-point shooting and beat Washington.

Morant scored 10 points in the fourth quarter for Memphis, which closed the game on a 22-8 run after trailing for most of the second half.

Bradley Beal scored 26 points for Washington.

HAWKS 140, KNICKS 135, 2 OT: Trae Young had 48 points and 13 assists, John Collins added 32 points and 16 rebounds, and Atlanta beat New York in two overtimes.

It was the ninth time Young has scored at least 40, second-most in the NBA this season.

Julius Randle finished with 35 points and 18 rebounds, and Reggie Bullock scored 21 points for New York, which had its four-game winning streak snapped.

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