Saturday, December 16, 2017
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Sub leads Wizards past banged-up Magic

WASHINGTON — Kris Humphries scored 23, Garrett Temple matched his career high with 18 and the Wizards beat the Magic 108-99 Saturday night to end a three-game losing streak.

Humphries made a career-high five 3-pointers, including one with 4:45 remaining as part of an 8-0 Washington run and a 94-90 lead.

Orlando has lost 10 straight to Washington. The Magic was led by Nikola Vucevic's 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Evan Fournier had 18 points. Orlando was missing guard Victor Oladipo (concussion), Jason Smith (left knee) and guard C.J. Watson (left calf).

Temple started in place of guard Bradley Beal — the former Gator missed his second straight game with an injured shoulder — and played 31 minutes. Temple had played just 35 minutes all season.

"They're better than we are," Magic coach Scott Skiles said.

'ASHAMED' GREEN RETURNS: Heat guard Gerald Green returned to practice after missing six games, the first four with what the team said was due to illness and the past two for a team suspension. Green, 29, expressed remorse for an incident that occurred at his downtown Miami apartment building on Nov. 4. "This whole situation, to me, was an incident that I'm ashamed of," he said. According to police, Green went to the lobby of his apartment building with bloodied hands and asked a worker for help. He fell on a parking ramp, punched a man after getting up and police had to handcuff him for the ambulance ride to a hospital. In other Heat news, guard Dwyane Wade returned to practice while monitoring the status of his hospitalized 8-year-old son, Zion. Wade declined to offer details of his son's ailment.

GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Blake Griffin scored 34 and the host Clippers rallied to beat the Pistons 101-96. … Raymond Felton scored 23 and the Mavericks beat the host Rockets 110-98 without Dirk Nowitzki, Wesley Matthews and Chandler Parsons.

Clippers 101, Pistons 96

DETROIT (96): Morris 2-10 2-2 6, Ilyasova 5-8 7-9 20, Drummond 6-13 6-14 18, Jackson 7-15 4-5 20, Caldwell-Pope 4-10 2-3 10, S.Johnson 4-8 0-0 9, Tolliver 1-3 2-2 5, Blake 1-2 0-0 2, Baynes 3-5 0-0 6. Totals 33-74 23-35 96.

L.A. CLIPPERS (101): Pierce 1-6 0-0 3, Griffin 14-25 6-10 34, Jordan 5-7 0-0 10, Rivers 4-7 2-4 13, Crawford 12-27 10-10 37, W.Johnson 0-2 0-0 0, Smith 1-3 2-2 4, Prigioni 0-1 0-0 0, Stephenson 0-0 0-0 0, Mbah a Moute 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-79 20-26 101.

Detroit 28 32 20 16— 96

L.A. Clippers 25 26 30 20— 101

3-Point GoalsDetroit 7-27 (Ilyasova 3-4, Jackson 2-6, Tolliver 1-3, S.Johnson 1-4, Blake 0-1, Caldwell-Pope 0-4, Morris 0-5), L.A. 7-19 (Rivers 3-6, Crawford 3-7, Pierce 1-2, W.Johnson 0-1, Prigioni 0-1, Smith 0-2). Fouled OutJordan. ReboundsDetroit 54 (Drummond 19), L.A. 47 (Jordan 16). AssistsDetroit 15 (Jackson 5), L.A. 23 (Griffin 9). Total FoulsDetroit 23, L.A. 23. TechnicalsL.A. Coach Rivers. A19,060 (19,060).

Wizards 108, Magic 99

ORLANDO (99): Harris 5-11 0-0 10, Frye 2-4 0-0 5, Vucevic 8-18 3-4 19, Payton 5-15 7-8 17, Fournier 7-17 3-3 18, Hezonja 3-6 0-0 8, Gordon 4-10 4-6 12, Napier 3-5 0-0 6, Dedmon 1-1 2-3 4. Totals 38-87 19-24 99.

WASHINGTON (108): Porter 4-13 0-0 9, Humphries 9-14 0-0 23, Gortat 4-9 5-7 13, Wall 5-14 4-6 15, Temple 5-10 5-6 18, Dudley 1-2 2-2 5, Nene 4-8 1-2 9, Neal 3-5 0-0 7, Sessions 2-5 1-3 5, Oubre Jr. 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 39-83 18-26 108.

Orlando 27 29 20 23— 99

Washington 29 21 29 29— 108

3-Point GoalsOrlando 4-18 (Hezonja 2-4, Frye 1-3, Fournier 1-6, Napier 0-1, Harris 0-1, Payton 0-1, Gordon 0-2), Wash. 12-29 (Humphries 5-8, Temple 3-6, Dudley 1-2, Neal 1-2, Wall 1-5, Porter 1-5, Oubre Jr. 0-1). ReboundsOrlando 51 (Vucevic 13), Wash. 55 (Porter, Gortat 10). AssistsOrlando 19 (Fournier 6), Wash. 29 (Wall 11). Total FoulsOrlando 22, Wash. 23. A18,311 (20,308).

Spurs 92, 76ers 83

PHILADELPHIA (83): Grant 4-7 2-2 12, Noel 2-8 2-4 6, Okafor 9-17 3-3 21, McConnell 4-6 0-0 8, Stauskas 0-6 0-0 0, Thompson 3-8 0-0 8, Wood 2-5 0-0 5, Canaan 2-11 0-0 6, Sampson 3-7 2-2 9, Pressey 4-7 0-0 8. Totals 33-82 9-11 83.

SAN ANTONIO (92): Anderson 4-9 0-0 10, Aldridge 5-13 7-8 17, Duncan 7-12 1-3 15, Parker 5-10 6-6 16, Green 1-9 0-0 3, Butler 1-4 0-0 3, Mills 2-11 0-0 5, Diaw 0-4 2-2 2, West 4-8 2-2 10, McCallum 4-5 0-0 8, Simmons 0-0 2-2 2, Bonner 0-0 1-2 1, Marjanovic 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-85 21-25 92.

Philadelphia 12 27 21 23— 83

San Antonio 20 23 33 16— 92

3-Point GoalsPhiladelphia 8-22 (Grant 2-3, Thompson 2-6, Canaan 2-6, Wood 1-2, Sampson 1-2, Stauskas 0-3), San Antonio 5-16 (Anderson 2-2, Butler 1-4, Green 1-4, Mills 1-6). ReboundsPhiladelphia 47 (Okafor 12), San Antonio 60 (Aldridge 19). AssistsPhiladelphia 15 (Pressey 6), San Antonio 23 (West 5). Total FoulsPhiladelphia 21, San Antonio 9. A18,418 (18,797).

Mavericks 110, Rockets 98

DALLAS (110): Anderson 1-5 0-0 3, Villanueva 8-16 0-0 19, Pachulia 4-6 2-6 10, Williams 3-8 3-3 11, Felton 8-16 6-6 23, Powell 5-8 3-4 13, Harris 7-11 1-1 15, Barea 3-8 1-1 7, Jenkins 2-8 0-0 5, Evans 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 43-90 16-21 110.

HOUSTON (98): Ariza 1-8 1-2 4, Jones 10-15 2-4 23, Capela 2-3 3-6 7, Lawson 3-8 0-0 7, Harden 5-21 14-14 25, Thornton 1-9 0-0 2, Brewer 2-7 2-2 6, Terry 6-10 2-2 19, Harrell 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 32-84 25-32 98.

Dallas 32 25 25 28— 110

Houston 20 14 33 31— 98

3-Point GoalsDallas 8-28 (Villanueva 3-7, Williams 2-4, Felton 1-4, Jenkins 1-4, Anderson 1-4, Barea 0-2, Harris 0-3), Houston 9-34 (Terry 5-9, Jones 1-3, Lawson 1-4, Harden 1-6, Ariza 1-7, Brewer 0-1, Thornton 0-4). ReboundsDallas 58 (Powell 9), Houston 53 (Capela 10). AssistsDallas 24 (Barea 8), Houston 22 (Harden 10). Total FoulsDallas 21, Houston 23. TechHouston defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—HardenTerry.

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