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Spurs beat the Thunder, 113-88, for their eighth straight victory

San Antonio Spurs extend winning streak to eight by beating Oklahoma City Thunder, 113-88

Kawhi Leonard matched a career high with 26 points, and the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the Thunder, 113-88, on Tuesday night at Oklahoma City for their eighth straight victory.

The defending NBA champions have won each game during their streak by double digits, and by an average of 20.9 points. Tim Duncan had 12 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for the Spurs, who still have a shot at the No. 2 seeding in the Western Conference playoffs.

San Antonio point guard Tony Parker left the game with tightness in his right Achilles' tendon and did not return.

Russell Westbrook scored 17 points for the Thunder, who lost their fourth straight and fell a half-game behind the New Orleans Pelicans for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference standings.

at Atlanta 96, Phoenix 69: The Hawks set a single-season franchise high with their 58th victory, getting 16 points each from DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague. Mike Muscala, starting for injured All-Star forward Paul Millsap, finished with 16 points and Al Horford added 14 for the Eastern Conference champion Hawks. The Suns missed 31 of 40 shots from the field in the second half to score a season low.

at Miami 105, Charlotte 100: Goran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since coming to Miami in a February trade, and Luol Deng scored 21 for the Heat, who snapped a four-game losing streak. Dwyane Wade had 19 and Hassan Whiteside added 12 on six-for-eight shooting for Miami. The Hornets, down 11 early in the fourth, trimmed the deficit to three on three occasions, but Miami hung on.

at New Orleans 103, Golden State 100: Anthony Davis scored 23 of his 29 points in the second half, including two free throws with nine seconds left, and the Pelicans moved into eighth place in the Western Conference. The Warriors' Stephen Curry scored 25 points, hitting five three-pointers, but his final attempt that would have tied the game went in and out.

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