The Indiana Pacers declared the Toronto Raptors the last winner in overtime, while the Philadelphia 76ers dropped the Detroit Pistons in the NBA.
Aaron Holiday’s double-double pulled Toronto’s five-game winning streak trailing the Raptors 120-115 in Indiana on Monday.
Holiday had 19 points and 10 assistants, TJ Warren and Miles Turner posted 24 points, and Domentus Sabonis contributed 12 points and 17 riboids for the Pacers.
On Monday, the franchise-record returning Raptors were led by Kyle Lowry with 30 points, while Fred Vanvelt had 21 points and 11 assists.
In Detroit, 76 people were very good for the Pistons 125-109 sliding on the road with 35 points from Tobias Harris.
Joel Mbid added 20 points of his own, while Andre Drummond scored 27 for the Pistons – who crashed for a fifth straight defeat.
Aldridge star in Spurs shoot-out
The San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 145-115 to record a season-high 40 points by LaMarcus Aldridge.
Ben Siemens posted a triple-double for 76 points, with 16 points, a career-high 17 assists and 13 rebounds.
Bradley Beale secured 30 points in the Washington Wizards ‘ 121-115 victory over the New York Vix. Julius Randle secured game-high 35 points for the Knicks.
Griffin a shadow of herself
Blake Griffin – a six-time All-Star – looked way out against 76 people. He was two of 14 from the floor for eight points in 27 minutes. Griffiths also missed all six of this three-point attempts.
Murray with game-winner
Tied at 111-111, Jamal Murray christened the go-forward jumper with 2.5 seconds left as the Denver Nuggets edited the Phoenix Sun 113-111.
Cleveland Cavaliers 121-118 Atlanta Hawks
Philadelphia 76ers 125-109 Detroit Pistons
Orlando Magic 103-95 Chicago Bulls
Washington Wizards 121-115 New York
Indiana Pacers 120-115 Toronto Raptors (OT)
Miami Heat 107-104 Utah Jazz
San Antonio Spurs 145 -115 Memphis Grizzlies
Denver Nuggets 113-111 Phoenix Suns
Houston Rockets 113-104 Sacramento Kings
New Orleans Pelicans 102-94 Portland Trail Blazers
Golden State Warriors 113-104 Minnesota Eumberts
Christmas Day Feast
After tuesday’s break, the NBA returns extensively for Christmas. After the Raptors entertain the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks face the 76ers, the Houston Rockets travel to the Warriors, the Los Angeles Clippers meet the Los Angeles Lakers and the Denver Nuggets welcome the New Orleans Pelicans.