Aussie reserve guard Patty Mills scored 26 points to lead the Spurs, who rested star guards Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker plus Kawhi Leonard.
With an embarrassing 133-99 defeat that marked their worst loss of the season, the Cavs fell for the sixth time in their last eight games, done in by a 16-point second quarter in which they shot 5-of-20 from the field.
Nemanja Bjelica ignited a fourth-quarter burst with a 3-pointer as Minnesota broke open a tight game en route to a victory over NY in Minneapolis. They concluded their four-game homestand with a 3-1 record and will begin a five-game Western Conference road trip on Sunday when they face the Phoenix Suns. The Knicks took their 10 loss in 13 games.More news: This is final chance on nuclear deal, Trump warns Iran
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points to lead the Bucks.
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Davis poured in 36 points to go with nine rebounds, and Cousins collected 24 points, 19 rebounds and eight assists. "We were able to get stops, rebounds and score with that group". Thomas went 0-for-11 with several attempts blocked before ending the drought with 7:22 left in the third quarter.
He collected another double-double, with 15 rebounds and 12 points. They were a bit better following a December 8 victory over Cleveland, beating Denver in overtime before losing the next two. Meanwhile, despite missing two of their top three-point shooters, the Raptors hit 18-of-42 (42.9-percent). He scored 11 of his points in the fourth quarter and added seven assists. Almost doubling your opponents rebounds is impressive in any particular game, when you consider the Raptors played "small-ball" with OG Anunoby at power forward, it becomes even more notable.More news: Norwegians decline President Donald Trump's offer to move to US
Bismack Biyombo had a career night for the Orlando Magic and finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds. Poland's Marcin Gortat added 21 for the Wizards while reserve Michael Beasley led NY with 20 points.
Griffin followed with a 3-pointer and Williams later scored on a short jumper.
Officially, Thursday night's Cleveland at Toronto game was the 615th on the National Basketball Association schedule for this season - the exact midway point on the 1,230-game regular-season slate.
Ian Mahinmi finished with a season-high 17 points in the defense-optional game. Wall also had nine assists and three key blocks. Ball contributed 10 rebounds and six assists as Los Angeles snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Spurs at Staples Center since April 2013, the last time the Lakers made the playoffs.More news: Canadiens' Danault to remain hospitalized after shot to head
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