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Kobe Bryant had 31 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his 20th career triple-double, and the Los Angeles Lakers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 129-122 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Highlights of Sunday’s games in the National Basketball Association:
LaMarcus Aldridge had 26 points and 15 rebounds to pace the Portland Trail Blazers in a 107-93 victory Sunday night over the shorthanded Minnesota Timberwolves.
With Coach Gregg Popovich back after a two-game absence for a medical procedure, San Antonio won for the seventh straight game.
The Orlando Magic and Phoenix Suns were both disgusted with their previous game.
Dwyane Wade scored 27 points for Miami after a seven-game absence, and the Heat withstood a strong performance by Anthony, who returned to the Knicks after missing two games with back spasms.
Dwyane Wade returned from a seven-game absence to score 27 points — 13 in the fourth quarter —and the Miami Heat beat the New York Knicks 86-79 on Sunday night.
Rose, who some believe should have played in a 2013 playoff series against the Nets, struggled early but ended up with a steady performance and a standing ovation by the Chicago fans in attendance.
Zach Randolph had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 18 points and six rebounds and the Memphis Grizzlies held off a late rally to beat the short-handed Sacramento Kings 97-85 on Sunday for their fifth straight win.
The Knicks proved on Sunday that they’re just as good with Carmelo Anthony in the lineup as they are without him, which is still no good in spite of a valiant fourth-quarter comeback that fell short.
J.R. Smith was on the bench feverishly rubbing and scratching his head as if he were starring in a shampoo commercial.
J.R. Smith played a season-low five and a half minutes in Sunday’s 86-79 loss to Miami, missing all four of his shots from the floor.