Kawhi Leonard matched his career high with 26 points and set a career best with seven steals as the red-hot San Antonio Spurs rolled past Golden State, 107-92, on Sunday in San Antonio, snapping the Warriors' 12-game winning streak while extending their own to seven straight.
San Antonio also extended its home winning streak over Golden State to 32 consecutive wins.
Tim Duncan had 19 points and Danny Green scored 18 for San Antonio (51-26), which led by as many as 28 points.
Stephen Curry had 24 points but Klay Thompson was held to six points on three-for-11 shooting for Golden State (63-14), which still needs one win, or a loss by Atlanta, to be assured of finishing with the best overall record in the NBA.
at Indiana 112, Miami 89: Paul George's season debut provided a needed boost as the Pacers put themselves back in the playoff contention. George finished with 13 points in 15 minutes — his first action since breaking his right leg Aug. 1. Luis Scola scored a season-high 23 points as Indiana (34-43) won its second straight and moved into a tie with Miami for the No. 9 spot in the East. Both teams trail Boston by one game for the conference's eighth and final playoff spot. Miami lost its fourth in a row.
Houston 115, at Oklahoma City 112: James Harden scored 41 points, and the Rockets overcame Russell Westbrook's triple-double to beat the Thunder, whose lead over New Orleans for the No. 8 spot in the West was cut to half a game. Westbrook finished with 40 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, his 11th triple-double this season and the 18th of his career.
at Cleveland 99, Chicago 94: LeBron James recorded his first triple-double since coming home to Ohio, and the Cavaliers made 16 three-pointers while winning their 18th straight home game. James had 20 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds. Kyrie Irving's 27 points included a three-pointer from 52 feet as the Cavs moved closer to clinching the Central Division title and securing the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Utah 101, at Sacramento 95: Rodney Hood scored 13 of his season-high 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Jazz pulled away to beat the Kings. Sacramento center DeMarcus Cousins, coming off consecutive triple-doubles, had 26 points and 12 rebounds but also committed eight turnovers and picked up his 14th technical foul.