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Spurs snap five-game losing streak by rolling Thunder

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Victor Wembanyama scored 28 points in the Spurs' NBA win over the Thunder. (AP PHOTO)
Camera IconVictor Wembanyama scored 28 points in the Spurs' NBA win over the Thunder. (AP PHOTO) Credit: AP

Victor Wembanyama and Devil Vassell each scored 28 points as San Antonio beat Oklahoma City 132-118 to snap a five-game NBA losing streak.

Wembanyama punctuated back-to-back three-pointers in the final four minutes on Thursday night (Friday AEDT) with a blocked shot he captured in his hand on Chet Holmgren's three-point attempt.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 31 points for Oklahoma City.

The Thunder's Australian star Josh Giddey had a symmetrical game card: two rebounds, two assists and two points from his 18 minutes.

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Oklahoma City (41-18) dropped a game behind Minnesota (42-17) atop the Western Conference standings.

The Spurs (12-48) are last in the West, but have recorded victories over the Timberwolves and Thunder.

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In New York, Stephen Curry had 31 points and 11 rebounds as Golden State beat the Knicks 110-99.

Jonathan Kuminga added 25 points for the Warriors, who extended their road winning streak to seven games, their longest since winning 11 straight in 2018/19.

The Warriors raced to a 14-0 lead and never trailed, repelling the Knicks' comebacks to win their 10th game in 12.

Curry finished with eight three-pointers, while Klay Thompson added 16 points.

Jalen Brunson scored 27 points for the Knicks, who finished 4-8 in February after going 14-2 in January.

In Phoenix, Devin Booker scored 35 points and Kevin Durant added 24 as the Suns held off Houston 110-105.

Booker scored 20 points in the first quarter to help give the Suns an 18-point lead they would never relinquish. He has scored at least 20 points in an NBA-high six quarters this season.

Jalen Green's 34 points led the sliding Rockets, who've lost eight of 10.

Phoenix have won seven of their past 10 - and nine in a row at home - as they try to stay in the top six of the Western Conference play-off race.

In Charlotte, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Milwaukee beat the Hornets 111-99.

The Bucks shot 16 of 39 from beyond the arc to give coach Doc Rivers his first four-game streak with the team.

Brandon Miller led the Hornets with 21 points.

In Orlando, Jalen Suggs hit three three-pointers in the last three minutes and finished with 15 points in the Magic's 115-107 victory over Utah.

Paolo Banchero, back after missing two games with flu, had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Magic, who won for the 10th time in 13 games.

John Collins, Keyonte George and Collin Sexton each scored 19 points for Utah.

In other results, the New York Nets beat the visiting Atlanta Hawks 124-97, the Nuggets beat the Miami Heat 103-97 in Denver, and the LA Lakers held off the visiting Washington Wizards 134-131 in overtime.

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