Clippers roll on, Indiana pile more agony on Washington

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Updated: November 20, 2012

The Clippers stayed hot upending San Antonio, Gallinari and Denver snap Memphis 8 game streak, the Bobcats downed the Bucks, Hayward leads Utah to win over Houston, Indiana kept Washington winless, Golden State edged Dallas in over time and Orlando lost a second consecutive game this time to Atlanta.

Chris Paul scored 19 points, helping the Los Angeles Clippers upended the San Antonio Spurs for the second time this season with a 92-87 win. Tim Duncan recorded a double-double with 20 points and 14 rebounds, while Manu Ginobili totaled 15 points, five boards and five helpers for the Spurs, who shot 35 percent from the field in their second loss in three games. Parker was limited to 11 points on 5-of-11 shooting.

Al Horford netted a game-high 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks topped the Orlando Magic, 81-72. Louis Williams contributed 14 points off the bench on 6-of-12 shooting, Zaza Pachulia added eight points and 11 boards and Jeff Teague finished with nine points and seven assists for the Hawks, who have won three of their last four games.

David West racked up 30 points and the Indiana Pacers kept the Washington Wizards winless on the season by holding on for a 96-89 victory at the Verizon Center. Roy Hibbert amassed 20 points and 12 rebounds to help the Pacers halt a six- game road losing streak and hand the Wizards their first 0-9 start in franchise history, though they had to fend off a furious late rally to prevail.

Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter and overtime as the Golden State Warriors outlasted the Dallas Mavericks, 105-101, at American Airlines Center. Curry also finished with nine assists and six rebounds, while Harrison Barnes and David Lee each contributed a double-double for the Warriors, who have won three of their last four. Barnes had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Lee recorded 17 points and 19 boards. O.J. Mayo dropped in 27 points to pace Dallas, which has lost five of seven. Chris Kaman had 18 points and 17 rebounds, while Troy Murphy poured in 12 points off the bench in defeat.

Gordon Hayward paced five double-digit scorers with 15 points as the Utah Jazz downed the Houston Rockets, 102-91, at EnergySolutions Arena. Randy Foye and Al Jefferson each contributed 14 points, Marvin Williams netted 12 and Paul Millsap poured in 10 for the Jazz, who stretched their home win streak to 10 straight games. Jefferson also grabbed 16 rebounds. Patrick Patterson scored 19 points and Chandler Parson had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for Houston, which dropped its third consecutive game. James Harden had six points, three assists and two rebounds before leaving the game in the second quarter with upper respiratory distress.

Ramon Sessions scored 23 points off the bench to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 102-98 win over the Milwaukee Bucks, while Byron Mullens and Kemba Walker each scored 19 points and Michael Kidd- Gilchrist added 15 points for the Bobcats, who have won four of their last five games. Charlotte, which is 5-4 on the season, had just two wins through nine contests last season.

Danilo Gallinari scored 26 points, six of which came in the final two minutes, as the Denver Nuggets stopped the Memphis Grizzlies’ eight-game win streak with a thrilling 97-92 victory. JaVale McGee added 15 points, including a key tip-in with 46.7 seconds left that gave Denver a 93-92 lead, and Kenneth Faried put up 13 points and 13 rebounds to help the Nuggets end a three-game slide and prevent the Grizzlies from setting a franchise record for consecutive victories.

Tonight’s action sees Toronto in Philadelphia for the crunch Atlantic Division clash, the home team looking for a third consecutive win, the Knicks 7-1 are in New Orleans, with the Hornets trying to overturn a 3 game losing streak and Brooklyn, with a 5 game winning streak, are at the Staples Center against a resurgent Lakers.