TEXAS, Sporting Alert – Warriors beat Bucks to avenge season’s only loss, Spurs defeated Clippers, NBA scores and results, highlights, box scores for games on Friday, Dec. 18.
SPURS 115, CLIPPERS 107 – Watch Replay | Watch Highlights
SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and every San Antonio starter scored in double-digit in a 115-107 win for the Spurs over the Los Angeles Clippers in NBA action on Friday.
Tony Parker scored 21 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, with Kawhi Leonard adding 19 points and nine rebounds for the Spurs, who outscored the Clippers 30-19 in the fourth quarter to improve to 15-0 at home this season.
Tim Duncan had 14 points, five rebounds and four assists and Danny Green finished with 10 points for San Antonio (23-5), which shot 49.4 percent from the floor and was 52.6 percent from 3-point range.
Chris Paul collected 27 points, 10 assists and three steals for Los Angeles Clippers (16-11).
Blake Griffin added 25 points, five rebounds and five assists, DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 17 rebounds and J.J. Redick scored 14 points in the defeat for the visitors who had a three-game winning streak snapped.
The Clippers remain in Texas to battle with the Houston Rockets on Saturday, while the San Antonio Spurs host the Indiana Pacers on Monday — looking to remain undefeated at home.
WARRIORS 121, BUCKS 112 – Watch Highlights
OAKLAND – Stephen Curry scored 26 points and the Golden State Warriors used a big fourth quarter to avenge their solitary loss of the season by beating the Milwaukee Bucks 121-112 in one of the top NBA scores on Friday night.
The game was a rematch of last weekend’s battle when the Bucks ended Golden State’s record-setting 24-game winning streak to start the season.
Curry, who shot 7 of 14 from the floor and was 10 of 11 from the free throw line, also had 10 rebounds, nine assists and two steals for the defending champions.
Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Draymond Green added 21 points, nine rebounds and eight assists and Festus Ezeli ended with 14 points and 10 boards for the Warriors (26-1).
Michael Carter-Williams led the Bucks (10-18) with 24 points, while Giannis Antetokounmpo ended with 20 points and six boards for Milwaukee, which led by as many as 15 points in the third quarter, but was unable to hold off the Warriors.
Golden State outscored the Bucks 30-19 in the fourth quarter on a the back of an impressive performance between Green and Curry during that period.
The game ended with a scuffle, following a heated exchange between Green and Bucks’ O.J. Mayo, but the incident was quickly squashed after players, security and officials stepped in to quiet things down.
NBA SCORES AND BOX SCORES
On Friday, 18, December
WARRIORS 121, BUCKS 112
SPURS 115, CLIPPERS 107
MAVERICKS 97, GRIZZLIES 88
RAPTORS 108, HEAT 94
PISTONS 147, BULLS 144, 4 OT
PACERS 104, NETS 97
SUNS 104, PELICANS 88
TIMBERWOLVES 99, KINGS 95
HAWKS 109, CELTICS 101
KNICKS 107, 76ERS 97
MAGIC 102, TRAIL BLAZERS 94
JAZZ 97, NUGGETS 88