LOS ANGELES — James Harden scored 35 points — 19 in about the final seven minutes of the fourth quarter — as the visiting Houston Rockets lost a 22-point lead before coming back to defeat the Toronto Raptors 107-95 to extend their winning streak to six games.
Gerald Green added 18 points for the Rockets, who won both meetings between the teams this season.
Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers added 13 points each for the Rockets, while Clint Capela had nine points and 15 rebounds and Chris Paul had five points, 10 assists and six rebounds.
Kawhi Leonard led Toronto with 26 points, Pascal Siakam had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Serge Ibaka contributed 10 points and 15 rebounds.
Karl-Anthony Towns scored 41 as Minnesota beat visiting Oklahoma City in Minneapolis for its third consecutive win this season over the Thunder.
Oklahoma City’s Paul George returned to the lineup after missing three games with a sore shoulder, but he struggled, making justeight of 25 shots from the field and four of 14 from behind the 3-point arc to finish with 25 points.
Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 38 points and 13 rebounds, sinking 15 of 28 shots and five 3-pointers. Andrew Wiggins finished with 18 points for the Timberwolves.
Mike Conley scored a career-high 40 points to lead Memphis over visiting Portland, draining six of seven 3-point attempts while connecting on 12 of 18 shots overall.
Delon Wright added 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting for Memphis, and Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points.
CJ McCollum scored 27 points for the Trail Blazers, who finished 5-2 on a seven-game road trip. Damian Lillard scored 24 points, and Maurice Harkless added a season-best 20.
76ERS 114, MAGIC 106
JJ Redick scored 26 points, his 23rd 20-point game this season, to lead host Philadelphia past Orlando. — Reuters