The streak is over, and the Miami Heat know exactly what the Golden State Warriors are going through right now.
Despite being held to one basket in the first half, Kevin Durant finished with 31 points, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 104-98 overtime victory over the Utah Jazz at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on Sunday.
Oklahoma City rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat visiting Utah, 104-98, in overtime Sunday for the Thunder’s second win over the Jazz in a three-day span.
Kevin Durant scored 31 points — all but two after halftime — and Oklahoma City rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat Utah 104-98 in overtime Sunday night, the Thunder’s second win over the Jazz in a three-day span.
Dwyane Wade’s jumper with 21.9 seconds left gave Miami its first and only lead of the second half and the Heat rallied from 16 points down to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-97 and end a three-game slide on Sunday night .
Down by 16 at one point, trailing for the entire second half and staring squarely at what would have been a four-game losing streak, the Miami Heat were in serious trouble.
DeMar DeRozan had 25 points, Luis Scola added 22 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 96-76 on Sunday night to win their fourth straight game.
The Eastern Conference is considerably more competitive this season, and Boston is one of several teams that could knock Cleveland out of first in the standings.
The freshman Federico Mussini had 17 points and four other players scored in double figures for the Red Storm (7-3), who won their third straight and picked up an 84-72 victory in a rivalry that had been favoring Syracuse in recent years.
Call it a rookie wall. A physical threshold. An empty tank. However you define the point of fatigue, Kristaps Porzingis slammed into it.