Gasol pitches in, Raptors send Knicks to 16th loss in row
NEW YORK (AP) — Marc Gasol had seven points and six rebounds in his Toronto debut and the Raptors sent New York to its 16th straight loss.
Acquired from Memphis before Thursday’s trade deadline, Gasol played 19 minutes. The three-time All-Star entered late in the first quarter and made a hook shot on his first try.
Kyle Lowry scored 22 points, and Serge Ibaka added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors. Rookie Kevin Knox had 20 points for New York. The Knicks have lost 29 of their last 31 games.
ATLANTA (AP) — Kemba Walker hit nine 3-pointers and scored 37 points, Marvin Williams added 27 points and Charlotte beat Atlanta to snap a two-game skid.
Jeremy Lamb had 24 points to help the Hornets win for the eighth time in their last 13 games.
John Collins had 21 points and Trae Young added 20 for the Hawks.
JAZZ 125, SPURS 105
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Donovan Mitchell scored 23 points, Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 13 rebounds and Utah beat San Antonio.
Royce O’Neale tied his season high with 17 points and made all four of his 3-point attempts, and Ricky Rubio had 16 points, six rebounds and six assists to help the Jazz win for the third time in four games.
DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points for the Spurs. They have lost four in a row on their eight-game trip while their home arena hosts a 17-day stock show and rodeo.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 31 points to help Washington beat Chicago in the first meeting between the teams since they swapped three forwards in a multiplayer trade.
The Wizards got Jabari Parker, Bobby Portis and a protected 2023 second-round pick from the Bulls on Wednesday for Otto Porter Jr. Parker scored 20 points and Portis had 10 points and 12 rebounds against their former team, helping Washington to a 64-38 advantage in bench points.
Zach LaVine scored 26 points for Chicago.