Bobby Portis and the Chicago Bulls finally broke through with a late burst that made the difference.
Portis scored 22 points and made three straight shots during the decisive run in the fourth quarter to help Chicago roar back and beat the Dallas Mavericks 108-100 on Friday night.
Suns: Veteran C Tyson Chandler sat out with back spasms, missing his sixth game in the last seven. .Jackson’s previous season-high was 23 against Charlotte on Feb. 4. .Booker, Jackson and Payton combined for 82 of the Suns 110 points.
Grizzlies: Last win was the Jan. 29, 120-109 victory over Phoenix. … Matched their season-high 11 straight losses, the first time from Nov. 11-Dec. 2 . … JaMychal Green recorded his fourth straight double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds. .Harrison is averaging 17.6 points over the last five games.
Hart is averaging 6.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 21.5 minutes per game this season. The 30th pick in the NBA draft has started 20 games and four of his six double-doubles have come in his past 10 games as a starter.
“He brings a lot to the team,” said point guard Lonzo Ball, who cut Hart’s steak for him at a Miami steakhouse when some players went to dinner the same day Hart injured his hand. “When he plays a lot of minutes, [he’s] usually a double-double and he is a knock-down shooter. Got to fill in the shooting and defensive gaps for him.”
Lillard’s 3-pointer and rebound basket from Davis got Portland within 78-75 going into the fourth quarter.
“He started hitting some long 3s — he made some superstar shots. That happens with Dame,” Towns said.
Blazers starter Maurice Harkless left the game in the first half with Best Place To Buy Cheap Jerseys a left knee injury. He did not return.
Ball heard all the criticism of his shot earlier this season and the suggestions Cheap Authentic NFL Jerseys from some that he needed to completely overhaul his unorthodox form after shooting 28.6 percent from 3 in October and then 24.
3 percent from behind the arc and 30.4 percent overall in November.