Noah Guides Bulls Past Knicks, NBA Roundup
Published on March 3 2014 6:26 am
Last Updated on March 3 2014 6:26 am
Written by Millie Lange
Bulls Blast Knicks
(Chicago, IL) -- Joakim Noah recorded his fifth career triple-double as the Bulls blasted the Knicks 109-90 at the United Center. Noah racked up 13 points, 14 assists and 12 rebounds for the Bulls, who have won nine of their last 10 games. D.J. Augustin dropped in a game-high 23 points off the bench and Jimmy Butler added 19 in the victory. Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points to lead the Knicks, who have lost six straight and 12-of-14 overall. Amar'e Stoudemire and Tim Hardaway Jr. both had 14 points in defeat.
Raptors Rip Warriors
(Toronto, Ontario) -- DeMar DeRozan dropped 32 points on 10-of-16 shooting as the Raptors ripped the Warriors 104-98 in Ontario. Kyle Lowry added 13 points and eight assists for Toronto, which has won four-of-five. Patrick Patterson and Greivis Vasquez each had 12 points off the bench in the win. Steph Curry tallied 34 points and seven assists for Golden State, which has lost two-of-three. David Lee added 20 points and 11 boards in the loss.
Magic Hand 76ers 14th Straight Loss
(Orlando, FL) -- Tobias Harris dropped in a career-high 31 points as the Magic defeated the 76ers 92-81 at Amway Center. Nikola Vucevic recorded 18 points and 17 rebounds for the Magic, who have won two-of-three. E'Twaun Moore added 11 points and Maurice Harkless had 10 in the victory. Thaddeus Young netted 29 points to pace Philadelphia, which suffered its 14th straight loss. Michael Carter-Williams chipped in with 17 points, 11 boards and six assists in the setback.
Pacers Pin Down Jazz
(Indianapolis, IN) -- David West had 25 points and six rebounds as the Pacers notched a 94-91 win over the Jazz at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Paul George posted 22 points with six boards and four assists while C.J. Watson netted 13 points in the win. Indiana has won five straight. Gordon Hayward led Utah with 21 points while Derrick Favors ended with 17 points with 10 rebounds. Trey Burke poured in 16 points as the Jazz lost for the fifth time in seven games.
Spurs Sink Mavericks
(San Antonio, TX) -- Tony Parker was back in the lineup to help the Spurs sink the Mavericks 112-106 at the AT&T Center. Parker had 22 points and seven assists after missing the last five games due to a multitude of ailments. Boris Diaw added 14 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for San Antonio, which has won three in-a-row. Tim Duncan chipped in with 17 points and nine boards in the win. Dirk Nowitzki posted 22 points and seven rebounds for Dallas, which has lost two straight. Vince Carter scored 21 bench points in defeat.
Thunder Blast Bobcats
(Oklahoma City, OK) -- Kevin Durant dropped in a game-high 28 points as the Thunder blasted the Bobcats 116-99 in Oklahoma City. Russell Westbrook added 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the field, while Reggie Jackson had 17 off the bench for the Thunder, who have won two in-a-row on the heels of a season-high three-game skid. Serge Ibaka donated 15 points and 10 rebounds in the victory. Al Jefferson notched 25 points and seven boards to lead Charlotte, which has lost two straight since a four-game winning streak. Anthony Tolliver tallied 17 points in the setback.
Suns Run Past Hawks
(Phoenix, AZ) -- There wasn't much defense played at U.S. Airways Center as the Suns outgunned the Hawks, 129-120, behind 33 points from Gerald Green. Phoenix shot 55-percent as a team and knocked down 15 shots from deep. Markieff Morris had 21 points and his brother, Marcus, had 18 off the bench in the win. Goran Dragic added 19 and eight assists for the Suns, who have won two in-a-row. Atlanta connected on 52-percent of its attempts and sunk 14 threes. Jeff Teague went off for 29 points, nine assists and six boards. The Hawks have lost 11 of 12.
Sunday, March 2 Scoreboard
Chicago Bulls 109, New York Knicks 90
Toronto Raptors 104, Golden State Warriors 98
Orlando Magic 92, Philadelphia 76ers 81
Indiana Pacers 94, Utah Jazz 91
San Antonio Spurs 112, Dallas Mavericks 106
Oklahoma City Thunder 116, Charlotte Bobcats 99
Phoenix Suns 129, Atlanta Hawks 120
Monday, March 3 Schedule (All Times Central)
6:00 p.m. - Memphis Grizzlies at Washington Wizards
6:30 p.m. - Chicago Bulls at Brooklyn Nets
6:30 p.m. - New York Knicks at Detroit Pistons
6:30 p.m. - Charlotte Bobcats at Miami Heat
7:00 p.m. - Utah Jazz at Milwaukee Bucks
8:00 p.m. - Minnesota Timberwolves at Denver Nuggets
9:00 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers at Portland Trail Blazers
9:00 p.m. - New Orleans Pelicans at Sacramento Kings