ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks have run their team-record winning streak to 18 games after Paul Millsap scored 21 points and Al Horford had 17 in a 105-99 victory over Portland. Millsap and Mike Scott hit 3-pointers to give Atlanta a 97-91 lead. Atlanta owns the NBA's best record at 39-8, 1 ½ games ahead of Golden State.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Warriors entered the week as the NBA's top team before dropping back-to-back games, including Friday's 110-100 setback at Utah. Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while the Jazz held Klay Thompson to 12 points. The Jazz also got a huge lift from the bench with 17 points from Trevor Booker and 15 from Trey Burke.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The sixth-ranked Arizona Wildcats picked up their 34th consecutive home win by holding Oregon State to 28 percent shooting in a 57-34 silencing of the Beavers. T.J. McConnell had a career-high eight steals, seven points and six assists, while Brandon Ashley delivered a team-best 12 points for Arizona. The Wildcats also held Beavers leading scorer Gary Payton II to six points on 3-of-13 shooting
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks were unable to pad their lead in the NHL's Western Conference. Patrick Kane furnished two goals and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-1 win over the Ducks. Patrick Sharp had four assists to help the Hawks improve to 2-1 on their seven-game road trip.
UNDATED (AP) — Nashville's lead in the NHL's Central Division is down to two points over Chicago and St. Louis. Colorado knocked off the Predators 3-0 as Semyon Varlamov (SEHM'-yahn vahr-LAH'-mahv) made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season. St. Louis coughed up a 2-0 lead before Kevin Shattenkirk scored the only shootout goal in the Blues' 3-2 victory at Carolina.
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