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NBA: Porzingis and Rose help lift the Knicks

NBA: Porzingis and Rose help lift the Knicks

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony drives to the basket against Trail Blazers forward Maurice Harkless during a game on Nov. 22.

(Mary Altaffer / Associated Press)

Kristaps Porzingis had 31 points and nine rebounds, Derrick Rose scored six of his 18 points down the stretch, and the New York Knicks beat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers, 107-103, on Tuesday night. 

Rose made the go-ahead basket with a little more than three minutes remaining and hit the jumper that clinched it with 6.8 seconds left. 

Damian Lillard scored 22 points for the Trail Blazers, who had a late three-point lead but managed just a pair of free throws from Lillard in the final three-plus minutes. 

New Orleans 112, at Atlanta 94: The Pelicans won their third game in a row as Tim Frazier had 21 points and 14 assists. New Orleans led by 20 at the end of the first quarter and never let up. 

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at Denver 110, Chicago 107: Rookie Jamal Murray scored 24 points and Will Barton hit two free throws with 9.5 seconds left to help the Nuggets earn their 10th straight home win over the Bulls. Jimmy Butler had 35 points and eight rebounds for Chicago. The Nuggets used a 22-0 run at the start of the second quarter to take a 41-31 lead. 

at Lakers 111, Oklahoma City 109


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