Sixers hand Lakers first road loss

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    ATTACK MODE: Sixers guard Ben Simmons tries to score off Lakers star LeBron James in first half play. REUTERS PHOTO

    TOBIAS Harris knocked down a 12-foot jumper with 2.4 seconds remaining to lift the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Los Angeles Lakers 107-106 on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).

    Joel Embiid led the Sixers with 28 points, Harris added 24 and Ben Simmons compiled his 31st career triple-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Danny Green had 14 points as the Sixers improved to 10-1 at home.

    Anthony Davis had capped a late 13-0 run with a layup with 11.2 seconds left to put the Lakers ahead 106-105, their first lead since the first quarter.

    LeBron James paced the Lakers with 34 points, Davis added 23 with eight rebounds and Dennis Schroder had 16. Alex Caruso contributed 10 off the bench. The Lakers lost on the road for the first time this season after winning their opening 10 away games.

    In other games, it was the Jazz 116, Mavericks 104; Pelicans 124, Wizards 106; Nets 132, Hawks 128 (OT); Bucks 115, Raptors 108; Pacers 116, Hornets 106; Thunder 102, Suns 97; Warriors 123, Wolves 111; Cavs 122, Pistons 107; Kings 121, Magic 107; Nuggets 109, Heat 82; and Spurs 110, Celtics 106.

    Jazz 116, Mavericks 104

    Rudy Gobert amassed 29 points, 20 rebounds, three blocks and three steals, and Jordan Clarkson scored 31 points as Utah cruised past Dallas in Salt Lake City for its 10th consecutive win.

    Fill-in starter Joe Ingles added 21 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, with eight assists and Mike Conley contributed 17 points and six assists for the Jazz.

    Luka Doncic led the Mavericks with 30 points while Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 19 and Kristaps Porzingis added 18.

    Pelicans 124, Wizards 106

    Brandon Ingram and Zion Williamson scored 32 points each and host New Orleans overcame a 47-point performance by Bradley Beal to defeat Washington.

    Ingram tied a career high by making seven 3-pointers as he and Williamson scored 30 in the same game for the first time in their two seasons together. Eric Bledsoe added 18 as the Pelicans began a five-game homestand with their second victory in 10 games.

    Beal scored 24 of his points in the third quarter and made 17 of his 37 shots overall, including 6 of 14 3-point attempts. Garrison Mathews scored 15 points and Robin Lopez added 14 for the short-handed Wizards, who lost their third straight since returning from a nearly two-week absence prompted by COVID protocols.