National Basketball Association wrap: Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant help Warriors dominate Thunder

Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder are finding their way and ex Knick is enjoying hoops again

Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder are finding their way and ex Knick is enjoying hoops again

The Oklahoma City Thunder's "Big Three" had absolutely no answers for the Golden State Warriors Saturday night at Oracle Arena, losing to the reigning National Basketball Association champions 112-80.

Kevin Durant returned to haunt his former team as the Golden State Warriors star avenged an embarrassing home loss to the Oklahoma City earlier this month by scoring 28 points in a 112-80 win over the Thunder on Sunday (NZT).

Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 15 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists.

Celtics 121, Knicks 112: Kyrie Irving put on another brilliant show for the fans in basketball's Mecca with 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lead Boston past NY at Madison Square Garden.

Zach LaVine scored 21 to lead the Bulls in his return to Target Center after the blockbuster offseason trade that sent Butler to Minnesota. Draymond Green scored 10 points with eight assists and five rebounds. Rudy Gobert added 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Lillard, who scored 19 points in the fourth quarter, got the final chance because Phoenix's Troy Daniels couldn't get the ball inbounds on a five-second call that turned possession over to Portland with 20.6 seconds to play. The Mavericks (18-42) lost for the fourth straight time and the 14th time in their last 17 contests.

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid (21) dunks in front of Orlando Magic's Evan Fournier (10), Shelvin Mack (7) and Bismack Biyombo (11).

The Heat separated themselves in the third quarter.

The win allowed the Lakers to snap a three-game road losing streak and was the 14th in their last 21 games. Ben Simmons had 17 points and seven assists, and J.J. Redick added 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting.

Devin Booker had 30 points and nine rebounds and TJ Warren had 19 points for the Suns, who have lost nine in a row, 14 of 15 and 17 of 19.

The Magic have dropped five in a row.

MIAMI - Tyler Johnson scored 23 points to lead six players in double figures, and Miami stopped a three-game slide. David Nwaba maintained his hot play with 14 points and nine rebounds for Chicago, which lost its third game in a row. Dirk Nowitzki chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Justise Winslow scored a season-high 17 points for the Heat while Wayne Ellington drained five three pointers and finished with 15 points.

Lakers 113, Kings 108: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope saved four of his season-high 34 points for a late spurt that propelled Los Angeles to a victory over Sacramento.