NBA roundup: Thunder get past Warriors in OT

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 38 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 138-136 overtime win over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Friday.

The Thunder have won three of their last four and nine of their last 12, while the Warriors have dropped 10 of their last 14. Jalen Williams scored 28 points for Oklahoma City on 12-of-15 shooting while Chet Holmgren scored 21.

Oklahoma City jumped out to a 10-point lead with less than two minutes remaining in overtime, before Golden State made one final push, cutting the deficit to two on Stephen Curry’s 3-pointer with 29.7 seconds left.

But Luguentz Dort’s layup on the other end with 10.2 seconds remaining put the game away for good as the Thunder beat the Warriors for the third time in four meetings this season.

Curry led Golden State with 34 points — 10 in overtime.

Mavericks 125, Trail Blazers 112

Luka Doncic recorded 32 points, 10 assists and six rebounds to help Dallas notch a victory at Portland.

Dante Exum scored a season-high 23 points and added seven assists for the Mavericks on a night when Kyrie Irving departed with a right foot injury late in the first half. Irving had 11 points in 13 minutes before exiting.

Anfernee Simons had 30 points and eight assists in his third game of the season for the Trail Blazers. He missed 18 games due to a right thumb injury. Shaedon Sharpe registered 24 points and nine rebounds.

Bulls 121, Spurs 112

Coby White poured in 24 points and hit 5 of 7 attempts from beyond the arc as visiting Chicago came back from a 13-point deficit to beat San Antonio for its fourth straight win.

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