OKLAHOMA CITY (Sporting Alert) — The following are the NBA scores, results and updated records after the games played on Monday night, as well as the NBA standings.
There were victories for the Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota Timberwovles, while the Brooklyn Nets had its five game winning streak snapped, following a 104-103 defeat to the Toronto Raptors.
At the Chesapeake Energy Arena, in Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant scored 41 points, including the game-winning jumper with 1.5 seconds left, in a battling night to lead the Thunder to a 111-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks to secure their eighth successive victory.
“I know we play a lot of games and a lot of people say January doesn’t mean anything,” said Durant, who rallied his team from a 14-point second half deficit.
“But when you’re playing this game with your heart and passion like we do, sometimes you’ve got to sit back and just enjoy it.”
NBA Scores and Results on Jan. 27
Oklahoma City Thunder 111 (36-10), Atlanta Hawks 109 (23-21)
Los Angeles Clippers 114 (32-15), Milwaukee Bucks 86 (8-36)
Phoenix Suns 124 (26-18), Philadelphia 76ers 113 (14-31)
Toronto Raptors 104 (23-21), Brooklyn Nets 103 (20-23)
Minnesota Timberwovles 95 (22-22), Chicago Bulls 86 (22-22)
Utah Jazz 106 (16-29), Sacramento Kings 99 (15-29)