NBA: Short-handed San Antonio Spurs win fifth straight

NBA: Short-handed San Antonio Spurs win fifth straight

Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge drives against Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas during a game in Toronto on Jan. 24.

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LaMarcus Aldridge scored 21 points, Patty Mills had 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors, 108-106, Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory. 

Playing on the road without injured Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker and Pau Gasol, the Spurs completed a season sweep of Toronto. 

The Raptors, who were without leading scorer DeMar DeRozan, got 30 points from Kyle Lowry but lost their fourth in a row.

at Washington 123, Boston 108: Bradley Beal scored 13 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, and the Wizards rolled up a season-high point total to extend their home winning streak to 14 games. Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and 13 assists for the Celtics, who have lost three consecutive games. 

Minnesota 112, at Phoenix 111: The Timberwolves’ Andrew Wiggins made an 18-foot pull-up jumper with 0.7 of a second left to beat the buzzer and the Suns, who’d gone ahead on P.J. Tucker’s two free throws with 6.3 seconds to play.

at Denver 103, Utah 93: Nikola Jokic scored 23 points as the Nuggets handed the Jazz a second straight loss after a six-game win streak.

Chicago 100, at Orlando 92: Dwyane Wade scored 21 points and Jimmy Butler had 20 for the Bulls.

at Philadelphia 121, Clippers 110