WASHINGTON (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 37 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Wizards 146-143 in time past regulation on Monday night, ending Washington’s season-ultimate eight-recreation winning streak.
DeRozan scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter and time past regulation. Neither crew led by more than three points after DeRozan’s jumper pulled the Spurs within 118-115 with 5: 13 left in the fourth.
Bradley Beal had 45 points for the Wizards, who fell one victory in need of matching the franchise’s ultimate streak.
Dejounte Murray had 25 points and a profession-excessive 17 rebounds. Keldon Johnson had 21 points and Rudy Homosexual scored 17 for the Spurs, who beget obtained three straight and five of six.
Russell Westbrook had his league leading 29th triple-double of the season — and 15th in his remaining 18 games — with 22 points, 13 rebounds and 14 assists. He has 175 profession triple-doubles, six behind Oscar Robertson’s file.
There had been 29 lead changes and 17 ties in regulation. DeRozan omitted a fadeaway over Westbrook to end regulation that rimmed out. DeRozan ran support down the court docket and Westbrook chased after him earlier than the 2 smiled and had a laugh.
Alex Len had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Washington. Anthony Gill had a profession-excessive 13 points off the bench. Rui Hachimura returned after missing four games with a sore knee to rating 13.
Spurs: Coach Gregg Popovich picked up a technical with 5: 15 left in the third after DeRozan fouled Davis Bertans on a 3-point attempt. … Homosexual returned after missing Saturday’s 110-108 win at Unique Orleans with a support area. … Shot 65% and led 38-34 after the first quarter. … Improved to 18-10 on the avenue.
Wizards: Robin Lopez modified into as soon as out with a sprained left ankle. Lopez warmed up earlier than the game, however coach Scott Brooks acknowledged there wasn’t a return timetable for his reserve big man, who averages 8.8 points and 3.9 rebounds. … Westbrook, who picked up a technical with 9: 07 left in the game, extended his double-double streak to 25 games, the longest since Dwight Howard had 33 straight for Orlando in 2010-11.
Spurs: At Miami on Wednesday night to wrap up their season sequence with the Heat, who obtained the first meeting.
Wizards: Host the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Washington will attempt to brush the defending champs after coming away with a thrilling 127-124 OT victory in LA on Feb. 22.
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