Mayo Comes Off Bench To Guide Bucks To Win, NBA Roundup
Published on February 25 2014 6:13 am
Last Updated on February 25 2014 6:13 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bucks Blast 76ers
(Philadelphia, PA) -- O.J. Mayo posted 25 points off the bench to carry the Bucks by the 76ers 130-110 in Philadelphia. Ersan Ilyasova added 20 points while Ramon Sessions had 16 bench points for Milwaukee, which picked up only its 11th win of the season. The Bucks shot 57-percent from the floor and 60 from three-point range. Thaddeus Young totaled 28 points, seven assists, six steals and five rebounds for Philly, which has lost 11 straight. Michael Carter-Williams chipped in with 20 points in the loss.
Warriors Top Pistons In Motown
(Auburn Hills, MI) -- Stephen Curry just missed a triple-double with 19 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Warriors topped the Pistons 104-96 at The Palace. Klay Thompson also tallied 19 points, while Jermaine O'Neal added 16 points and 10 boards in Golden State's fourth straight win. Jordan Crawford chipped in with 15 points off the bench in the victory. Greg Monroe scored a game-high 23 points to go with eight boards for the Pistons, who have lost five-of-six. Josh Smith added 18 points, 11 boards and seven helpers in defeat.
Nowitzki's Buzzer-Beater Sends Mavericks Past Knicks
(New York, NY) -- Dirk Nowitzki hit a jumper from the top of the key as time expired to send the Mavericks to a 110-108 win over the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Nowitzki's jumper came over top of tight defense from Carmelo Anthony and bounced up high off the rim before getting a friendly bounce through the hoop. He finished with 15 points while Monta Ellis led the way with 22 points and six assists. Jose Calderon added 20 points and Vince Carter had 23 for Dallas, which has won three straight. Anthony exploded for a game-high 44 points with nine rebounds for New York while Tyson Chandler added 12 points and 12 boards in defeat. The Knicks have lost six out of seven.
Clippers Trim Down Pelicans
(New Orleans, LA) -- Blake Griffin posted 22 points as the Clippers downed the Pelicans 123-110 at the Smoothie King Center. Jamal Crawford led the way with 24 points while DeAndre Jordan netted 14 points with 16 rebounds. Chris Paul dished out 13 assists to go with his 19 points as Los Angeles won its fifth in seven games. Anthony Davis led New Orleans with 26 points and 11 rebounds while Eric Gordon dumped in 10 points. Alexis Ajinca added 19 points and 12 boards for the Pelicans, who have lost four straight.
Jazz Roll Celtics
(Salt Lake City, UT) -- Alec Burks scored a team-high 21 points off the bench to help the Jazz defeat the Celtics 110-98 at EnergySolutions Arena. Derrick Favors added 20 points for Utah, which snapped a three-game slide. Marvin Williams had 19 points and seven rebounds in the win. Kelly Olynyk and Jeff Green both scored 21 points for Boston, which has lost five straight. Rajon Rondo tallied 18 points and 10 assists for the Celtics.
Bulls Meet Hawks Tonight
(Atlanta, GA) -- The Bulls and Hawks hook up in Atlanta tonight. Chicago was blown out Sunday at Miami and fell to 29-26 on the season. The Hawks enter the contest at 26-29 after beating the Knicks on Saturday. Tip from Philips Arena is set for 6:30.
Monday, February 24 Scoreboard
Milwaukee Bucks 130, Philadelphia 76ers 110
Dallas Mavericks 110, New York Knicks 108
Golden State Warriors 104, Detroit Pistons 96
Los Angeles Clippers 123, New Orleans Pelicans 110
Utah Jazz 110, Boston Celtics 98
Tuesday, February 25 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers at Indiana Pacers
6:00 p.m. - Orlando Magic at Washington Wizards
6:00 p.m. - Toronto Raptors at Cleveland Cavaliers
6:30 p.m. - Chicago Bulls at Atlanta Hawks
8:00 p.m. - Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets
8:00 p.m. - Minnesota Timberwolves at Phoenix Suns
9:00 p.m. - Houston Rockets at Sacramento Kings