Rubio conquers Thunder with clutch 3-pointer before final buzzer


Ricky Rubio’s 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds remaining lifted the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-96 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Rubio finished with 13 points and 12 assists for his eighth double-double of the season.

Warriors 128, Trail Blazers 112

In Oakland, Stephen Curry scored 34 points, Klay Thompson had 37 and Golden State avenged its worst defeat of the season, beating Portland and extending its NBA record regular-season home winning streak to 47 games.

Heat 118, Bulls 96

In Chicago, Goran Dragic scored a season-high 26 points for Miami.

Hornets 118, Pistons 103

In Charlotte, Marvin Williams tied a career high with five 3-pointers and scored 22 points for the hosts.

Grizzlies 121, Pelicans 114 (OT)

In Memphis, Lance Stephenson had a career-high 33 points against New Orleans.

Rockets 102, Celtics 98

In Boston, James Harden scored 32 points, and Houston ended the Celtics’ home winning streak at 14 games.

76ers 95, Nets 89

In Philadelphia, Carly Landry scored 16 points, and Nerlens Noel had 13 points and 11 boards to help the hosts snap a 13-game losing streak.

Jazz 114, Wizards 93

In Salt Lake City, Shelvin Mack scored a career-high 27 points in Utah’s victory over Washington.

Magic 107, Kings 100

In Sacramento, Aaron Gordon had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Orlando.

Clippers 101, Knicks 94

In Los Angeles, Chris Paul scored 24 points and dished out 15 assists against New York.