NBA Scores And Box Scores On Dec. 1

All the latest NBA scores and updates from the games that took place on Thursday night, December 1. Rockets and Clippers both picked up wins.

NBA player James Harden

James Harden of the Houston Rockets

CLEVELAND, Sporting Alert – Latest NBA scores, results and highlights from the games that took place on Thursday night, December 1.

ROCKETS 132, WARRIORS 127

OAKLAND, Calif. — James Harden collected a triple-double on a night when Stephen Curry fouled out and the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 132-127 in double overtime.

Harden dropped his fourth triple-double of the season with 29 points, 15 rebounds and 13 assists and Ryan Anderson scored 29 points on 9-of-17 shooting for Houston, which ended Golden State’s winning streak at 12 games.

Eric Gordon added 23 points off the bench and Montrezl Harrell grabbed a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds as a reserve as well for the Rockets (12-7), who stopped an eight-game slide against the Warriors.

“I thought Eric Gordon got a big shot in the lane,” Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said. “That’s what you have to do. You have to make big shots.”

D’Antoni added: “That’s the only way you get these guys. The only thing you can do is keep knocking on the door and make some good plays down the stretch.”

Kevin Durant scored a season-high-matching 39 points and added 13 rebounds to lead the way for Golden State (16-3).

Curry had 23 points, five assists and three steals before fouling out with 3:25 left in second overtime session when he was called for a charge.

Draymond Green, who was called for a flagrant 1 foul, finished with 20 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists, while Klay Thompson ended with 15 points and six boards for the Warriors, who shot 41 percent overall, but just 27 percent from long-range.

In one of the season’s most entertaining combats, which saw 14 lead changes and 13 ties, Houston and Golden State combined for an NBA-record 88 attempts from 3-point range with both shooting 44 each.

CLIPPERS 113, CAVALIERS 94

CLEVELAND — Shooting guard J.J. Redick scored 23 points on 9-of-13 shooting, including 4-for-6 from 3-pointers and the Los Angeles Clippers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 113-94 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers (13-4) on the road on Thursday night.

Chris Paul added 16 points, nine assists and six rebounds and Blake Griffin, back in the lineup after sitting out the defeat to the Nets, ended with 13 points and matched a career-high with 11 assists for the Clippers (15-5), who took over the game in the third quarter.

DeAndre Jordan had 15 rebounds, while Austin Rivers and Jamal Crawford scored 12 points apiece off the bench for Los Angeles, which returned to winning ways after losing successive games to the Nets, Pacers and Pistons.

Kyrie Irving scored 28 points and went 11-of-12 from the free throw line, and LeBron James and Kevin Love each scored 16 for the defending NBA champion, which struggled in the second game in a row.

The Clippers, who lead by as many as 27 points, shoot 47 percent from the floor overall and 42 percent from 3-point range.

It was another tough night for the Cavaliers, who were outrebounded 47-36, turned the ball over 18 times and outassisted 33-12 in the defeat.

The Clippers went 16-for-24 from 3-pointers, while the Cavs took the same amount of 3s but only made nine.

HEAT 111, JAZZ 110

SALT LAKE CITY — Goran Dragic scored 27 points and James Johnson added 24 off the bench and the Miami Heat picked up back-to-back wins on the road after holding out to beat the Utah Jazz 111-110 on Thursday night.

Dragic also dished out six assists and had four rebounds, while Johnson pulled down six boards for the Heat (7-12), who have five of their seven wins away from home.

Wayne Ellington added 17 points for the Heat and Josh Mcroberts ended with 10 for Miami, which shot 51 percent from the floor.

Gordon Hayward led the Jazz with 32 points and seven assists, but missed a challenged mid-range jumper before time expired.

Joe Johnson had 18 points, Joe Ingles ended with 15 and Trey Lyles added 14 in the defeat for Utah (11-9), which had its four-game winning streak snapped, despite making a franchise-record 17 3-pointers and shot 57 percent from long-range.

Miami took a 61-60 lead with 7:11 left in the third quarter on a Josh McRoberts driving layup and never trailed after that.

NBA Scores and Results
December 1, 2016
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ROCKETS 132, WARRIORS 127
CLIPPERS 113, CAVALIERS 94
HORNETS 97, MAVERICKS 87
GRIZZLIES 95, MAGIC 94
BUCKS 111, NETS 93
HEAT 111, JAZZ 110

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