P.J. Tucker hit two free throws with 4.6 second to play for the final points and Devin Booker scored 39 points, 10 in the final quarter, as the Phoenix Suns surged from behind and then outlasted the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday at Mexico City Arena as part of the NBA Global Games series.
Danny Green missed a 3-pointer with 6.9 seconds remaining that would have given the Spurs the lead and Tucker calmly poured in two free throws to push the Phoenix advantage to 108-105.
Phoenix fouled Pau Gasol with 3.7 left to keep San Antonio from shooting a 3-pointer to have a chance to tie the game but Gasol missed both free throws and Dragan Bender corralled the rebound for the Suns.
It was Booker' second straight game with 39 points, following Thursday output in a loss to Dallas.
Chicago Bulls 107, New Orleans Pelicans 99
Anthony Davis scored a game-high 36 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead New Orleans.
LOS ANGELES -- Three weeks after losing to the Los Angeles Lakers in the prime time holiday game, the Clippers handed the Lakers a beating in the rematch.
Clippers center DeAndre Jordan had a double-double by halftime (12 points and 10 rebounds) on his way to a game-high 24 points on 12 of 13 shooting. He finished with 21 rebounds. It was his second 20-20 game of the season.
The Clippers, behind Austin Rivers' nine points in the first quarter, built a big lead and led by 19, 58-39, at halftime.
Washington Wizards 109, Philadelphia 76ers 93
Marcin Gortat had 12 points and 10 rebounds as five starters scored in double figures for the Wizards (20-19). Markieff Morris added 14 points.
Washington, which lagged early in recent games, trailed by 13 points in the second quarter despite Philadelphia playing without star rookie Joel Embiid. Yet Washington entered halftime tied 56-56 and then outscored Philadelphia 30-15 in the third quarter before leading by 24 in the fourth.
SALT LAKE CITY -- Despite a sluggish defensive start -- and 40 percent shooting from three by Orlando -- Utah defeated the Magic. The game was Utah's second in a rare home back-to-back set. Rodney Hood hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with two minutes left to the put Utah up six, then exited the game with what appeared to be a serious right knee injury.
Orlando got off to a hot start, scoring 42 points in the first quarter against the NBA's best defensive team. Magic guard Elfrid Payton forced late rotations in Utah's backcourt, creating open looks beyond the 3-point line for other Orlando players.
Utah rode a 22-8 in the second quarter to gain a small lead on the Magic. The lead didn't last long, however, as Orlando regrouped offensively. The Magic's defense and multiple second-chance scoring opportunities gave Orlando a 65-64 halftime lead.