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Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win

Spurs equal Warriors for top record with win”

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has been deemed ready to return for action for Monday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks.

The Spurs' 107-99 success puts them level with the Warriors for most wins this term as Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points.

Both teams now own a 52-14 record with 16 games remaining in the regular season.

Dennis Schroder with 22 points and 10 assists for the Hawks, who saw their three-game winning streak end.

The Spurs re-established a 94-87 cushion via 3-pointers by Bryn Forbes and Danny Green and a dunk by Dewayne Dedmon, and San Antonio was too strong in the end game. The ball movement was outstanding on offence and almost everyone got in the mix.

Leonard finished with 31 points five rebounds and four assists in almost 39 minutes.

Karl Anthony Towns led the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 119-104 victory over the Washington Wizards. John Wall scored 27 points for the Wizards.

Carter, who started in place of injured forward Chandler Parsons, made each of his eight shots, including six 3-pointers, to help the Grizzlies snap a season-long five-game losing streak. The 34-year-old has missed 13 games this season due to injury and sat out two others for rest. Atlanta, which is averaging 23.6 assists per game, had 27.

Mike Conley had 20 points and 10 assists for Memphis, while Tony Allen scored 15 points.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 18 points, while Malcolm Brogdon contributed 15 off the bench. "It starts at our point guard, and then it goes down the line".

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Jeremy Lamb led the Hornets with 26 points.

Minnesota reserve Nemanja Bjelica had his fourth double-double in his last seven games with 16 points and 10 rebounds.

TORONTO - DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and added six rebounds and two assists to lead Toronto.

Norman Powell scored 19 points while Jonas Valanciunas weighed in with 14 points and 12 rebounds. Harrison Barnes had 18 points and Dirk Nowitzki had 17 for the Mavericks.

George Hill added 19 points, while Joe Ingles chipped in 18 points for the Jazz.

Ivica Zubac had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who have lost 10 of their last 11.

In Sacramento, Darren Collison had 19 points and 13 assists and the Kings beat Orlando to snap an eight-game losing streak.

Tolliver scored five straight points in the closing minutes as the Kings improved to 2-8 since trading DeMarcus Cousins during the All-Star break.

"But overall, I was pleased with our defence, given the fact that we turned it over 23 times and still held Atlanta below 100 points".



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