RJ Barrett poured in 32 points and Mitchell Robinson added 11 points and 14 rebounds as the visiting New York Knicks knocked off the road-weary San Antonio Spurs 121-109 on Tuesday to snap a three-game losing streak. The game was the second of a road-home back-to-back for the Spurs, who lost in Phoenix on Monday. The Knicks led by six points at the half and stretched their advantage to 14 at the end of the third quarter with torrid 3-point shooting and a domination of the glass.
NBA: Kevin Durant scored 24 points, James Harden had 23 points and 12 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat Dallas 102-99, handing the Mavericks their fifth consecutive home loss. The Eastern Conference-leading Nets erased a 17-point third-quarter deficit to avoid back-to-back losses for the first time this season. Luka Doncic scored 28 points but had another rough night from 3-point range except for the 30-footer he banked in just before the first-half buzzer.
Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich on Tuesday explained the importance of playing in the G League this season for Primo.