WEDNESDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES


WEDNESDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES

Celtics 103, Knicks 73

BOSTON

Terry Rozier filled in nicely for Kyrie Irving, logging his first career triple-double in his first NBA start and leading Boston over New York. Rozier had 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to become the second player in NBA history with a triple-double in his first start, joining Tony Wroten for Philadelphia on Nov. 13, 2013, according to Elias Sports Bureau. Marcus Morris scored 21 points for the Celtics, and Jayson Tatum had 15. Enes Kanter had 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Knicks, and Kristaps Porzingis scored 16.

Nets 116, 76ers 108

NEW YORK

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 27 points, D’Angelo Russell added 22 in his best performance since returning from knee surgery, and Brooklyn snapped a four-game skid. Rookie center Jarrett Allen, making his first start at home, had 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Nets, who took charge of a close game with an 11-0 run early in the fourth quarter. Joel Embiid had 29 points and 14 rebounds for the 76ers (24-24), who dropped their third straight. Ben Simmons scored 24 and J.J. Redick had 20 in his return from a seven-game absence with a leg injury.

Magic 127, Lakers 105

ORLANDO, FLA.

Marreese Speights scored 21 points in his second start of the season, Evan Fournier added 19 and Orlando ran away from Los Angeles in the third quarter. With 15 points and six assists, Elfrid Payton was one of seven players to score in double figures for the Magic (15-35). Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson scored 20 each for the Lakers.

Pacers 105, Grizzlies 101

INDIANAPOLIS

Myles Turner had 15 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the starting lineup. Bojan Bogdanovic and Darren Collison each had 21 points, Victor Oladipo added 13 and Thaddeus Young had 10. Marc Gasol had 23 points and nine rebounds for Memphis.

Hornets 123, Hawks 110

ATLANTA

Kemba Walker hit a career-high nine 3s and scored 38 points, leading Charlotte to a dominant win over Atlanta. Nicolas Batum had 10 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

Associated Press

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