Wizards' Beal hits buzzer-beater
WASHINGTON – Bradley Beal made a three-pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining to lift the Washington Wizards to a 102-99 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.
Beal finished with 25 points and John Wall had 17 points and 13 assists for Washington. Wall had 13 points in the fourth quarter, and the duo scored the Wizards' last 15 points.
Otto Porter added 19 points to help Washington win its second straight over San Antonio dating to last season. The Spurs had previously won 17 in a row against the Wizards.
Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 23 points and Tony Parker scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter. LaMarcus Aldridge had 10 points and 14 rebounds for the Spurs, who committed 21 turnovers.
Tim Duncan played in his 1,336th NBA game, moving ahead of Gary Payton for 10th all-time.
•PACERS TIP CELTICS: Paul George had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan Hill added 16 points and 10 boards, and Indiana beat visiting Boston 100-98. Monta Ellis made two free throws with 13.7 seconds left to break a 98-all tie. Avery Bradley, who had fouled Ellis, missed a potential winning three-point attempt.
•PARKER BACK AS BUCKS WIN: Khris Middleton scored 21 points and host Milwaukee welcomed forward Jabari Parker back from a left knee injury with a 91-87 victory over Philadelphia. Parker, the second overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, started and shot 1-for-6 for two points, and his jumper looked a little rusty.
•HAWKS WIN 5TH IN A ROW: Al Horford scored 21 points, Dennis Schroder added 20 and Atlanta won its fifth straight game, 101-87 over the visiting Brooklyn Nets.
•RAPTORS STAY PERFECT: DeMar DeRozan scored 10 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, and visiting Toronto overcame an eight-point deficit in the final 6 minutes to beat Oklahoma City 103-98 and remain undefeated. Toronto shot 42 percent from the field, but benefited from 19 Oklahoma City turnovers.
•CAVS EXTEND STREAK: LeBron James scored 23 points and did some quick tailoring on Cleveland's tight, sleeved uniforms, Mo Williams scored 22 and the host Cavaliers won their fourth straight, 96-86 over the New York Knicks. James tore the sleeves on his black retro uniform, complaining they impeded his shooting.