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Magic end their 10-game skid


January 19. 2014 11:46PM
Associated Press



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ORLANDO, Fla. — Arron Afflalo had 20 points and 13 rebounds, Tobias Harris added 18 points and the Orlando Magic snapped a season-high 10-game losing streak with a 93-91 win over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.


After several ties in the fourth quarter, Harris hit a pair of free throws with 10.1 seconds remaining to give Orlando the victory.


The win also ends 10-game regular-season losing streak to the Celtics.


Glen Davis added 17 points and Jameer Nelson 16 for Orlando.


Boston has lost nine straight on the road and 11 of 12 overall.


Jeff Green led the Celtics with 22 points, and Avery Bradley and Kris Humphries added 18 apiece. Rajon Rondo had six points and four assists in his second game back from a torn ACL.


Lakers 112, Raptors 106


TORONTO— Nick Young returned from suspension to score 29 points, Pau Gasol had 22 and Los Angeles beat Toronto for just its third win in 15 games.


Young scored 14 points in the fourth quarter as the Lakers overcame a 19-point first-half deficit. They won back-to-back games for the first time since beating Memphis on Dec. 17 and Minnesota on Dec. 20.


Ryan Kelly scored 17 in his first career start and Kendall Marshall had 10 points and 11 assists. The Lakers are 16-25 at the season’s midpoint.


DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points, Kyle Lowry had 21 and Patrick Patterson 17 for Toronto, which had won six straight at home.


Spurs 110, Bucks 82


SAN ANTONIO — Patty Mills had 20 points, Tim Duncan had 11 points and 13 rebounds in limited action, and San Antonio kept Milwaukee winless in the new year.


Marco Belinelli scored 14 points, Jeff Ayres and Nando De Colo had 13 points apiece, and Kawhi Leonard added 11 points in 21 minutes for San Antonio.


Brandon Knight scored 21 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 11 points and John Henson had 10 points and 11 rebounds for Milwaukee, which has lost nine straight.


San Antonio was without starters Tony Parker and Tiago Splitter, former starter Danny Green and 3-point specialist Matt Bonner.


Thunder 108, Kings 93


OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 30 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Sacramento Kings.


Durant, coming off a career-high 54-point game on Friday against Golden State, shot 10 for 15 from the field and had nine assists. He scored at least 30 points for the seventh straight game.


Serge Ibaka added 20 points and Reggie Jackson had 16 for the Thunder, who won their third straight.


Isaiah Thomas scored a career-high 38 points for the Kings, but he slowed down in the second half as the Thunder pulled away. DeMarcus Cousins added 16 points and 14 rebounds for Sacramento.


Rudy Gay scored just six points for the Kings and was ejected after picking up two technical fouls in the fourth quarter.




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