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NBA roundup: Young’s last-second shot lifts Pacers

Otto Porter Jr., Jeff Teague
Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague (44) shoots the basketball defended by Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. in the second half on Monday.
(R Brent Smith / Associated Press)

Thaddeus Young made a runner with 0.9 seconds left to give the Indiana Pacers a 107-105 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night at Indianapolis.

Paul George scored 27 points and Jeff Teague had 23, but the Pacers needed the last of Young’s 12 points after the Wizards scored seven consecutive points to tie the score.

Bradley Beal missed a potential winning three-point shot at the buzzer and finished with 22 points. Marcin Gortat finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds.

Atlanta 110, at Oklahoma City 108: Paul Millsap made the go-ahead basket with 12.7 seconds left and the Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook’s 46 points. Dennis Schroder had 31 points for Atlanta and Millsap had 30.

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at Chicago 113, Detroit 82: Jimmy Butler scored 19 points and the Bulls ended a three-game skid. Jon Leuer scored 16 points for the Pistons, who have lost three games in a row.

at Minnesota 115, Phoenix 108: Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 15 rebounds, and the Timberwolves won at home for the first time since Nov. 17. Eric Bledsoe scored 27 points for the Suns, who have lost three consecutive games.

at Denver 117, Dallas 107: Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 14 rebounds, and Gary Harris had a career-high 24 points to help the Nuggets win their third game in a row. Deron Williams led the Mavericks with 23 points and eight assists.


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