Mills' late surge sinks Clippers

San Antonio's Patty Mills scores 16 points in the fourth quarter to guide the Spurs to a 113-103 win over the Clippers.

    Patty Mills (8) finished with 25 points from the game [Reuters]
    Patty Mills (8) finished with 25 points from the game [Reuters]

    San Antonio's Patty Mills scored 16 points in the fourth quarter to guide the Spurs to a 113-103 win over the Los Angeles
    Clippers.

    Milles finished with 25 points and Tim Duncan had 19 points and 13 rebounds during a foul-plagued 38 minutes as San Antonio opened a 2-1/2 game lead over Houston in the Southwest Division.

    Elsewhere, Miami's LeBron James scored a season-high 42 points as the Heat beat Dallas 117-106.

    Phoenix's Gerald Green scored a career-high 36 points, including eight in overtime, to guide the Suns past Denver 112-107.

    Toronto broke open a close game in the third quarter and went on to beat Washington 103-93.

    Charlotte's Al Jefferson had 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead the Bobcats to a 108-96 win over Detroit.

    Charlotte won its fifth straight game by cruising past struggling Philadelphia 114-85, with Tyler Zeller scoring a season-high 18 points and grabbing a career-best 15 rebounds.

    Milwaukee's Brandon Knight overcame a foot contusion to score 18 points - including the sealing free throws in the closing seconds - as the Bucks edged Orlando 104-100.

     

    SOURCE: AP


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