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CLEVELAND (AP) Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.

Bradley's shot just in front of Boston's bench dropped through as the final second ticked off the clock, giving the Celtics their eighth win in nine games.

Boston trailed by five points with 18 seconds left before Celtics forward Jae Crowder made a 3-pointer - his only basket - and Evan Turner scored on a layup while being fouled by J.R. Smith with 4 seconds to go. Turner missed his free throw but the ball went out of bounds off Cleveland's LeBron James.

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Boston coach Brad Steven drew up an inbounds play during a video review and Bradley dropped his shot, triggering a wild celebration by the Celtics.

James led the Cavs with 30 points.


DENVER (AP) - Danilo Gallinari scored 33 points and Denver rallied after Chicago lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to a sprained left knee.

Emmanuel Mudiay scored 22 points and Will Barton had 18 for the Nuggets, who outscored the Bulls 42-21 in the fourth quarter. It was their ninth straight victory over Chicago in Denver.

Butler was fouled near the basket by Joffrey Lauvergne and fell awkwardly to the floor with 1:06 remaining in the second quarter. He was tended to by medical personnel before getting to his feet and gingerly making his way to the free throw line, where he made one of the two foul shots.

Butler was then helped to a rolling chair and wheeled into the locker room for further examination.


DALLAS (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 16 of his 23 points in the first half and San Antonio handed Dallas its largest halftime deficit in franchise history in a blowout.

LaMarcus Aldridge had 14 points and 10 rebounds in his first game in his hometown since signing a four-year, $80 million contract with the Spurs. San Antonio (42-8) matched its best 50-game start with its 14th win in 16 games against its Texas rival.

Patty Mills added 10 of his 16 points before halftime, when the Spurs led by 36 at 62-26 to top Dallas' biggest previous deficit by a point from Dec. 29, 1992, at Sacramento. That 58-point loss to the Kings (139-81) was the worst in Dallas history.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hassan Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots and Miami came up with two key steals in the closing seconds of a victory over Charlotte.

Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and Chris Bosh added 20 points for the Heat, who have won six of seven.

Marvin Williams scored 27 points for the Hornets, and Nicolas Batum added 21.

The Hornets led 93-90 with 1:10 remaining, but Wade made a layup and Bosh added a three-point play to make it 95-93 with 23.5 seconds left.

Charlotte had a chance to tie it, but Justise Winslow's steal set up a free throw by Luol Deng for a 96-93 advantage with 13.2 seconds left.

Wade then stole the ball from Kemba Walker and passed to Deng for a fast-break dunk with 4.3 seconds remaining and the Heat's biggest lead of the game.


NEW YORK (AP) - Jeff Green scored 16 points, including two free throws with 6.2 seconds left, to help Memphis hold off New York for its fifth straight win.

Matt Barnes had 12 points and Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol each had 10 for Memphis.

Jose Calderon led the Knicks with 18 points. Kristaps Porzingis had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

The Grizzlies led by nine points in the fourth quarter but could not pull away from the Knicks, who were playing without Carmelo Anthony.

Arron Afflalo's 3-pointer brought New York within 87-85 with 35 seconds left. After Gasol missed a layup, Afflalo missed a potential tying jumper with 8 seconds remaining.

Afflalo then fouled Green, and he made his two free throws.


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Chris Paul had 21 points and six assists, DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds and Los Angeles beat Orlando for its fifth win in six games.

J.J. Redick and Jamal Crawford each scored 20 points for the Clippers.

Victor Oladipo led the Magic with 18 points, and Evan Fournier scored 16 off the bench. Tobias Harris had 13 points and eight rebounds before leaving with an injury during the fourth quarter. Orlando has lost three straight.

The Magic never led and gave up at least 107 points for the eighth straight game.

NETS 128, KINGS 119

NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Johnson had season highs with 27 points and 11 assists, and Brooklyn had its best offensive performance of the season in beating Sacramento.

The Nets set season bests for points and 3-pointers while snapping a five-game losing streak. Reserve Bojan Bogdanovic made seven of their 18 3-pointers, while Johnson added five and Donald Sloan made four.

Brooklyn was 18 for 28 (64.3 percent) from behind the arc and shot 55.8 percent overall.

Brook Lopez added 26 points and 12 rebounds for the Nets, Bogdanovic scored 23 points.

WIZARDS 106, 76ERS 94

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading Washington over Philadelphia.

Marcin Gortat had 21 points and had 13 rebounds for the Wizards, who had lost five of their previous six. Bradley Beal scored 22 in his first start since Dec. 9.

Ish Smith, cut by Washington during training camp, led Philadelphia with 22 points. Smith, playing for his ninth NBA team in just six seasons, scored 14 points in the third quarter.

The Wizards never trailed and thanks to their highest scoring first quarter of the season, raced to a 38-18 lead.

By midway in the third quarter, they led 76-51. The 76ers cut the lead to 92-83 with 6:12 to play, but made no further headway.


ATLANTA (AP) - Paul Millsap scored 24 points, Al Horford added 21 and Atlanta won its third straight game with a victory over Indiana.

Paul George finished with 31 points for Indiana, which has lost 17 of its last 19 regular-season matchups in Atlanta.

Millsap scored 14 of the Hawks' first 24 points and finished 10 for 14 from the field.

The Pacers missed their first six shots of the fourth quarter before C.J. Miles' runner cut the lead to 78-74 with 8 minutes remaining.

George's 3 with 4:49 left gave Indiana its last lead at 86-84. He hit another 3 with 1:02 left, falling back and heaving the ball over his right shoulder for a 35-footer that brought the Pacers within two.


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Rodney Hood scored 23 points and Utah pulled away late despite an ugly offensive performance.

The Jazz won their season-high fifth consecutive game but shot just 39 percent from the field.

The Jazz began to pull away in the final 5 minutes on a reverse dunk by Rudy Gobert set up by a drive and dish from Raul Neto. Neto's corner 3 gave the Jazz a two-point lead and Gordon Hayward's 3 extended it to 78-73 with 3:16 remaining.

Hayward had 18 points and Derrick Favors had 11 points, 15 rebounds and five blocks.

Khris Middleton scored 18 points and Jerryd Bayless added 15 off the bench for the Bucks. Greg Monroe finished with 14 points and nine rebounds.