Spurs demolish Timberwolves, Hawks roll Jazz – Highlights of Tuesday’s NBA games

LaMarcus Aldridge’s best on court perfomance leads the highlights of Tuesday’s NBA games, with his 29 points crucial in San Antonio’s victory.
Raptors 104, Nets 99
The Toronto Raptors erased a 16-point third quarter deficit and hung on to beat the Brooklyn Nets 104-99 on Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre.
DeMar DeRozan led the way with 25 points while Kyle Lowry added 23 points and nine assists.
With the win, Toronto (42-20) has now won three straight against Brooklyn this season and avoided a second consecutive home loss — something they haven’t done since December.
Spurs 116, Timberwolves 91
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 29 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs romped to a 116-91 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday at Target Center.
Playing without Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the Spurs still won for the ninth time in their past 10 games. Aldridge shot 11-for-13 from the field and added four assists and four blocked shots.
Nuggets 110, Knicks 94
Kenneth Faried had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the Nuggets deniedCarmelo Anthony another win in Denver with a 110-94 win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday.
Nikola Jokic had 20 points and nine rebounds, and Gary Harris scored 16 for the Nuggets, who swept the season series for the first time in seven years.
Hawks 91, Jazz 84
Jeff Teague scored 23 points, Paul Millsap added 18 and the Atlanta Hawksrallied out of a double-digit deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 91-84 on Tuesday.
The Hawks defence stifled the Jazz into shooting 35 percent and committing 20 turnovers. Atlanta, which shot 48 percent from the field, improved to 36-28 with its fifth win in six games.
Lakers 107, Magic 98
D’Angelo Russell scored 27 points and Jordan Clarkson added 24 points, guiding the Los Angeles Lakers to a 107-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
Julius Randle collected 23 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers (14-51), who won a second consecutive game for only the third time this season. Tuesday’s win comes on the heels of a rout Sunday of the Golden State Warriors.
Trail Blazers 116, Wizards 109
Damian Lillard scored nine of his 41 points in overtime to lift the Portland Trail Blazers to a 116-109 victory over the Washington Wizards Tuesday night at the Moda Center.
Lillard also dished out 11 assists and CJ McCollum added 18 points for the Trail Blazers (34-31), who snapped a three-game losing streak.

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