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Wins For Cavalier, Spurs: Latest NBA Scores On Jan 21

CLEVELAND, Sporting Alert – The latest NBA scores and results from Thursday, January 21. There were wins for the Cavaliers and Spurs in the NBA, while the Suns continue to struggle.

SPURS 117, SUNS 89

PHOENIX — Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Phoenix Suns 117-89 in the NBA on Thursday night to stretch their winning streak to 12 games.

Leonard, who had three assists and three rebounds, shot 6-of-15 from the field, while going 8-of-8 from the free throw line and hit his lone 3-point attempt.

Boban Marjanovic added 17 points and 13 rebounds in a reserve role, Jonathon Simmons finished with 13 points and Ray McCallum chipped in with 11 for the Spurs (37-6) who played without starting point guard Tony Parker and forward Tim Duncan.

Parker missed his second successive game with right hip soreness, while Duncan was given the night off to rest by coach Greg Popovich, whose team had 66 bench points at Talking Stick Resort Arena.

“The bench guys got it done for us,” coach Popovich said. “The starters weren’t all that enthused.”

San Antonio moved to 13-6 on the road this season, while Phoenix fell to 9-13 at home.

Devin Booker led the Suns ((13-31) with 24 points and five assists, while Archie Goodwin added 20 points and T.J. Warren finished with 18 off the bench for Phoenix, which lost its sixth straight.

Alex Len had 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks in the defeat for the Suns, who have now lost 15 of their last 16 games overall.


CLEVELAND — LeBron James recovered from a slow start to collect 22 points, 12 assists and five rebounds, while finishing the game without a turnover, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA at home Thursday night.

Shooting guard J.R. Smith made six 3-pointers on his way to scoring 22 points on 8-of-12 shooting overall for the Cavaliers (30-11), who shot 50.6 percent from the field and 46.4 percent from 3-point range.

Kyrie Irving added 21 points, Kevin Love collected 18 points and 16 rebounds and Timofey Mozgov ended with 11 points, five rebounds, two steals and two blocks for the Cavaliers, who were playing at home for the first home time since the embarrassing 34-point loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

Chris Paul started hot — scoring 12 points and four assists in the first quarter, and the All-Star point guard went on to finish the game with 30 points, nine assists and three steals for the Clippers, who were again without All-Star forward Blake Griffin, as he remains out with torn quadriceps.

J.J. Redick scored 17 points and Jamal Crawford ended with 16 in the defeat for the LA Clippers (27-15).


SPURS 117, SUNS 89

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