Young Guides Lakers Past Raptors, NBA Roundup


Published on January 20 2014 6:29 am
Last Updated on January 20 2014 6:29 am
Written by Millie Lange

Lakers Round Up Raptors

(Toronto, Ontario) -- Nick Young scored a game-high 29 points off the bench to lead the Lakers to a 112-106 win over the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre.  Pau Gasol added 22 points and nine rebounds for Los Angeles, which has won two straight since a six-game slide. Kendall Marshall chipped in with 10 points and 11 assists in the victory. DeMar DeRozan had 23 points with seven assists and six rebounds for Toronto. Kyle Lowry added 21 points and nine dimes as the Raptors dropped their second in three outings following a three-game win streak.

Magic Nip Celtics

(Orlando, FL) -- Tobias Harris hit a pair of free throws with 10 seconds left to lift the Magic to a 93-91 win over the Celtics at the Amway Center. He ended with 18 points and seven rebounds for Orlando, which snapped a 10-game slide. Arron Afflalo had 20 points and 13 boards in the win. Jameer Nelson totaled 16 points and 10 assists for the Magic. Jeff Green scored 22 points for Boston, which has lost 11-of-12. Kris Humphries registered 18 points and 12 rebounds in the loss.

Spurs Smash Bucks

(San Antonio, TX) -- Seven Spurs scored in double figures in a 110-82 win over the Bucks at the AT&T Center. Patty Mills came off the bench to tally 20 points and Tim Duncan finished with 11 points and 13 rebounds. The Spurs have won seven of their last eight games and didn't have injured guard Tony Parker available against Milwaukee. The Bucks got 21 points from Brandon Knight. John Henson added 10 points and 11 rebounds.  The Bucks lost for the ninth straight time and are 7-33.

Thunder Top Kings

(Oklahoma City, OK) -- Kevin Durant scored at least 30 points in his seventh straight game as the Thunder topped the Kings 108-93 in Oklahoma City. He ended with exactly 30, nine assists and six rebounds for OKC, which has won three straight. Serge Ibaka added 20 points and six boards for the Thunder. Reggie Jackson helped out with 16 points and five caroms in the win. Isaiah Thomas scored a career-high 38 points for Sacramento, which has lost three-of-four.  DeMarcus Cousins tallied 16 points and 14 rebounds in the loss. Jason Thompson also had a double-double with 11 points and 10 boards.

Suns Run Past Nuggets

(Phoenix, AZ) -- Channing Frye knocked down five baskets from behind the arc on his way to a season-high 30 points as the Suns knocked off the Nuggets, 117-103, at the U.S. Airways Center. Phoenix outscored Denver by nine in the fourth quarter to move to 23-17. Markieff Morris added 16 points off the bench in the victory. Ty Lawson posted 17 points and 14 assists for Denver, which has dropped three of four. J.J. Hickson tallied 14 points and 13 rebounds while reserve Anthony Randolph paced the Nuggets with 19 points.

Bulls Host Lakers Tonight

(Chicago, IL) -- The Bulls play host to the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at the United Center. Chicago improved to 19-20 with Saturday's win over the 76ers. The Lakers improved to 16-25 after Sunday's 112-106 win at Toronto. Tip is set for 7:00.

The Bulls have agreed to a deal that sends guard Marquis Teague to the Brooklyn Nets. Chicago will acquire forward Tornike Shengelia in the deal. Multiple sources say the trade will not be finalized until Tuesday.  

Sunday, January 19 Scoreboard


Los Angeles Lakers 112, Toronto Raptors 106

Orlando Magic 93, Boston Celtics 91

San Antonio Spurs 110, Milwaukee Bucks 82

Oklahoma City Thunder 108, Sacramento Kings 93

Phoenix Suns 117, Denver Nuggets 103

Monday, January 20 Schedule (All Times Central)


12:00 p.m. - Dallas Mavericks at Cleveland Cavaliers

12:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Clippers at Detroit Pistons

1:00 p.m. - Philadelphia 76ers at Washington Wizards

1:00 p.m. - Toronto Raptors at Charlotte Bobcats

1:30 p.m. - Brooklyn Nets at New York Knicks

4:00 p.m. - New Orleans Pelicans at Memphis Grizzlies

4:30 p.m. - Miami Heat at Atlanta Hawks

7:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers at Chicago Bulls

7:00 p.m. - Portland Trail Blazers at Houston Rockets

9:30 p.m. - Indiana Pacers at Golden State Warriors