San Antonio Spurs stretch their winning streak to 16

Marco Belinelli scored 27 points, Tim Duncan had 20 and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 16 games by beating the Nuggets, 133-102, on Friday night at Denver.

Reserve Patty Mills had 16 points for the Spurs, who scored a season-high in points. This is their longest regular-season win streak since reeling off 17 straight from Feb. 29 to March 31, 1996.

Randy Foye scored 20 for a banged-up Nuggets squad that lost for the fourth time in five games.

at Toronto 105, Boston 103: Amir Johnson scored the winning basket with seven seconds left as the Raptors clinched their first playoff berth in six seasons.


at Orlando 110, Charlotte 105 (OT): Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson had five points in overtime for the Magic.

at Washington 91, Indiana 78: Wizards avenged two of their biggest losses of the season, never trailing the cold-shooting, turnover-prone Pacers.

at Brooklyn 108, Cleveland 97: The Nets got their 12th straight home victory, as Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 22 points in a flawless first quarter.

Miami 110, at Detroit 78: The banged-up Heat had little trouble even though it was without Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Ray Allen and Greg Oden.


Portland 91, at Chicago 74: Mo Williams scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures for the Trail Blazers.

at New Orleans 102 Utah 95: Short-handed Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.

at Oklahoma City 94, Sacramento 81: Thunder’s Kevin Durant scored 29 points, extending his streak of scoring at least 25 points to 37 straight games.

at Phoenix 112, New York 88: Goran Dragic scored 32 points in 32 minutes in the Suns’ season-high sixth victory in a row.

at Golden State 100, Memphis 93: Stephen Curry scored 33 points, including a tiebreaking three-pointer, as the Warriors used a closing run to beat the Grizzlies.

at Minnesota 143, Lakers 107

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