It’s a rare game when the Los Angeles Clippers’ starters get to rest the entire fourth quarter.
Paul Millsap had 27 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-107 on Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
Gasol had 29 points and 16 rebounds to help Chicago win despite missing Jimmy Butler and Mike Dunleavy.
The Minnesota Timberwolves were on the clock with the ninth pick in the draft in 2013 and Trey Burke was there for the taking.
Ty Lawson scored 25 points, rookie Jusuf Nurkic provided a lift inside by blocking a career-best five shots, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
James Harden scored 28 points, Dwight Howard added 23 and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 115-79 win over the Miami Heat on Saturday night, rebounding quite nicely from their most lopsided loss of the season.
Cory Joseph had 19 points and the San Antonio Spurs overcame Washington’s fast start to beat the Wizards for the 17th straight time, 101-92 on Saturday night.
Pau Gasol had 29 points, 16 rebounds and five blocked shots, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 109-104 in overtime on Saturday.
Kemba Walker scored 30 points, and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Orlando Magic 98-90 on Saturday night to stop a five-game losing streak.
Tim Hardaway Jr. darted around the court, hoisting up jumpers and working up a healthy sweat.
Derek Fisher continues to kick around the subject of Carmelo Anthony and his troublesome left knee.