Paul George had 36 points and eight rebounds, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double of 29 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 123-114 on Tuesday night.

After a stretch of losing five of six games, the Thunder has won three straight and moved back into third place in the Western Conference.

Damian Lillard had 34 points and eight assists, and C.J. McCollum scored 31 for Portland. Jusuf Nurkick had 22 points and 15 rebounds.

Toronto 120, Sacramento 105: Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each scored 19 points, Pascal Siakam had 18 and the Raptors beat the Kings in Toronto. Toronto overcame the absence of the resting Kawhi Leonard to win for the eighth time in nine games. Leonard missed his third straight game to rest and also will skip Wednesday's game at Indiana. He is expected to return Friday at Houston.

Dallas 106, L.A. Clippers 98: Dennis Smith Jr. had 17 points and eight rebounds in his return after a week away from the team amid trade talk as the Mavericks beat the Clippers in Dallas. Rookie sensation Luka Doncic matched Smith with 17 points. Harrison Barnes led Dallas with 20 points. Patrick Beverley scored 16 points while Avery Bradley and Lou Williams had 15 apiece for the Clippers, who lost for the sixth time in seven games.

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