NBA roundup: Cavs snap Celtics’ Winning Streak at 11

The Cleveland Cavaliers, who were shorthanded, defeated the visiting Boston Celtics 105-104 on Tuesday night after Dean Wade scored 23 points, 20 of which came in the fourth quarter, and Jarrett Allen ended with 21 points and 12 rebounds.

With 0.7 seconds remaining, Darius Garland of Cleveland was called for a foul on Jayson Tatum, putting the Celtics behind by one. However, the Cavaliers successfully contested the ruling, and it was reversed. Boston’s 11-game winning run and their 8-game winning record on the road came to an end with the defeat.

Tatum finished with 13 rebounds and 26 points. Kristaps Porzingis scored 24 points and pulled down nine rebounds, while Jaylen Brown scored 21 points for the Celtics.

The Cavaliers were without leading scorer Donovan Mitchell (knee), and Max Strus (knee) was a late scratch. Garland and Isaac Okoro each scored 16 points, and Garland also had 11 assists.

Suns 117, Nuggets 107 (OT)

Kevin Durant scored eight of his 35 points in overtime, Grayson Allen made eight 3-pointers on his way to 28 points and visiting Phoenix recovered from blowing a big lead to beat Denver.

Bradley Beal had 16 points, Drew Eubanks scored 10 and Jusuf Nurkic grabbed 12 rebounds for the Suns, who led by 22 points in the third quarter.

Jamal Murray had 28 points and nine assists and Nikola Jokic finished with 25 points and 16 rebounds but had seven turnovers for the Nuggets, whose six-game winning streak ended. Jokic had a chance to win it in regulation but his floater at the buzzer bounced off the rim.

Pelicans 139, Raptors 98

Tying a career high with 10 3-pointers, Trey Murphy III scored 34 points off the bench as visiting New Orleans crushed Toronto.

Herbert Jones added 17 points for the Pelicans, who have won two straight and are 3-3 in their past six games. Zion Williamson had 16 points, nine assists and eight rebounds.

Immanuel Quickley scored 17 points for the Raptors, who completed a 1-3 homestand. Gary Trent Jr. added 16 points.

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