Russell Westbrook capped his 23rd triple-double of 37 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds by hitting the tiebreaking layup with 39.7 seconds remaining as the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped the host Toronto Raptors' team-record, 11-game winning streak with a hotly contested 132-125 victory Sunday.
Westbrook posted his fifth straight triple-double. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, he and Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson are the only players with three instances of five straight games with a triple-double. Steven Adams had 25 points while Paul George added 22 points as the Thunder won their sixth consecutive game.
The game featured 49 fouls and 57 free throws, and in the final minutes, Toronto guard DeMar DeRozan (24 points) was ejected along with Raptors coach Dwane Casey and former Thunder forward Serge Ibaka.
Trail Blazers 122, Clippers 109
Portland rolled at Los Angeles to posted its 13th consecutive win.
Damian Lillard scored 23 points and CJ McCollum added 21 for the Trail Blazers. Portland owns its longest win streak since a 13-game skein early in the 2007-08 season.
Rockets 129, Timberwolves 120
James Harden buried a 3-pointer inside the final minute, and visiting Houston completed a season sweep of Minnesota.
The Timberwolves roared back from a 25-point deficit, pulling within five points. However, Harden, who totaled 34 points and 12 assists, helped the Rockets hang on.
Karl-Anthony Towns paired 20 points with 18 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who have lost five of seven games.
Pelicans 108, Celtics 89
Anthony Davis had 34 points and 11 rebounds as host New Orleans overcame a slow start and routed Boston.
Cheick Diallo added a season-high 17 points, and Nikola Mirotic had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Pelicans, who had lost four of their previous five games.
Five Celtics were sidelined by injury, including Kyrie Irving, who missed his third straight game because of left knee soreness, and Marcus Smart, who missed his third straight game because of a sprained right thumb. Jayson Tatum paced Boston with 23 points.
--Field Level Media