Bulls Capture Overtime Win, NBA Roundup


Published on March 10 2014 6:20 am
Last Updated on March 10 2014 6:43 am
Written by Millie Lange

Bulls Beat Heat In OT

(Chicago, IL)  --  Joakim Noah totaled 20 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists as the Bulls beat the Heat 95-88 in overtime from the United Center.  D.J. Augustin added 22 points off the bench for Chicago, which has won six-of-eight.  Jimmy Butler chipped in with 16 points and 11 rebounds in the win.  LeBron James registered 17 points, nine boards and eight assists for Miami, which has lost three in-a-row.  Dwyane Wade scored a game-high 25 points in the loss.

Lakers Upset Thunder

(Los Angeles, CA)  --  The Lakers outscored the Thunder by nine in the second half and rebounded from an 18-point deficit to win 114-110 at the STAPLES Center behind a career-high 42 points from Jodie Meeks.  Pau Gasol chipped in with 20 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which snapped a three-game slide.  Ryan Kelly added 12 points and eight assists in the win.  Kevin Durant posted a triple-double with 27 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for Oklahoma City, which has lost two straight.  Serge Ibaka totaled 21 points and 15 boards in the loss.  Russell Westbrook had 20 points, eight assists and seven caroms in defeat.

Pelicans Knock Off Nuggets

(New Orleans, LA)  --  Anthony Davis totaled 32 points, 17 rebounds and six blocks as the Pelicans topped the Nuggets 111-107 in overtime from New Orleans.  Tyreke Evans scored 20 points in the win.  Anthony Morrow added 14 points off the bench for New Orleans, which has won three straight.  Kenneth Faried  registered 22 points and 14 rebounds for Denver, which saw a two-game win streak end.  Ty Lawson contributed 15 points and 12 assists in the loss.

Celtics Clip Pistons

(Boston, MA)  --  Jeff Green scored a team-high 27 points to help the Celtics defeat the Pistons 118-111 at TD Garden.  Rajon Rondo tallied 11 points and 18 assists without a turnover for Boston, which has won two in-a-row.  Kris Humphries added 20 points and 11 rebounds in the win.  Josh Smith turned in 28 points and 11 rebounds while Greg Monroe scored 22 points with 14 boards for Detroit, which has lost three straight.  Andre Drummond recorded 18 points and 22 rebounds in defeat.

Nets Rock Kings

(Brooklyn, NY)  --  Marcus Thornton's second half explosion helped the Nets pull away from the Kings, 104-89, at Barclays Center.  21 of Thornton's 27 points came after halftime against his former team.  Nets forward Paul Pierce left early in the first quarter with a shoulder injury.  Joe Johnson added 18 points for Brooklyn, which improved to 31-and-30.  DeMarcus Cousins went off for 28 points and 20 rebounds in the loss.  Rudy Gay added 20 points for the Kings, who have lost two straight.

Rockets Sink Blazers In OT

(Houston, TX)  --  James Harden scored 20 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Rockets to a 118-113 comeback win over the Trail Blazers in overtime at the Toyota Center.  Harden finished with 41 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and six steals.  Houston trailed by as many as 16 in the second half.  Jeremy Lin added 26 points off the bench, while Dwight Howard totaled 17 with 12 boards and three blocks.  The Rockets have won five in-a-row.  LaMarcus Aldridge paced Portland with 28 points and 12 rebounds, but he shot 10-of-27 from the field.  Wesley Matthews hit four threes on his way to 26 points as the Blazers have lost two straight and three of four.

Mavericks Drop Pacers

(Dallas, TX)  --  Devin Harris and Monta Ellis each scored 20 points to pace the Mavericks to a 105-94 home win over the Pacers.  Dirk Nowitzki added 14 points and eight rebounds for Dallas, which has won two in-a-row.  Jose Calderon chipped in with 10 points and seven assists in the win.  Paul George recorded 27 points and 11 rebounds for Indiana, which has lost a season-high four straight.  Lance Stephenson scored 21 points while George Hill had 20 for the Pacers.

Warriors Hold Off Suns

(Oakland, CA)  --  The Warriors came out strong in the third quarter outscoring the Suns by 21 and held on for a 113-107 win at ORACLE Arena.  David Lee led the way with 26 points and nine rebounds, while Steph Curry added 18 and nine assists.  Klay Thompson hit four from deep on his way to 22 points as Golden State moved to the sixth-seed in the West at 40-24.  Goran Dragic posted 24 points and six assists and Gerald Green paced Phoenix with 25 in the loss.  Markieff and Marcus Morris combined to shoot 7-of-19 off the bench for the Suns, who fell to the ninth in the West with the loss at 36-26.

Sunday, March 9 Scoreboard

Chicago Bulls 95, Miami Heat 88 (OT)

Los Angeles Lakers 114, Oklahoma City Thunder 110

New Orleans Pelicans 111, Denver Nuggets 107 (OT)

Boston Celtics 118, Detroit Pistons 111

Brooklyn Nets 104, Sacramento Kings 89

Houston Rockets 118, Portland Trail Blazers 113 (OT)

Toronto Raptors 111, Minnesota Timberwolves 104

Dallas Mavericks 105, Indiana Pacers 94

Golden State Warriors 113, Phoenix Suns 107


Monday, March 10 Schedule (All Times Central)


6:00 p.m. - Denver Nuggets at Charlotte Bobcats

6:30 p.m. - Philadelphia 76ers at New York Knicks

6:30 p.m. - Washington Wizards at Miami Heat

6:30 p.m. - Toronto Raptors at Brooklyn Nets

7:00 p.m. - Orlando Magic at Milwaukee Bucks

8:00 p.m. - Atlanta Hawks at Utah Jazz

9:30 p.m. - Phoenix Suns at Los Angeles Clippers