Nets stun Cavs, Thunder win


The Cleveland Cavaliers gave up a fourth-quarter lead in a shock loss to the Brooklyn Nets in the NBA.

Brook Lopez (22 points) led the Nets to a 104-95 win over the Cavs at the Barclays Center on Thursday.

The Cavs were outscored 24-12 in the fourth quarter as their grip on first spot in the Eastern Conference was loosened.

LeBron James finished with 30 points, while Kevin Love had a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds.

The Oklahoma City Thunder clinched their 50th win of the season by brushing past the Utah Jazz 113-91.

Kevin Durant had a team-high 20 points for the Thunder, who had six players in double-digits.

J.J. Redick made a jump shot with 0.8 seconds remaining to see the Los Angeles Clippers edge the Portland Trail Blazers 96-94.

Chris Paul (25 points) and Jamal Crawford (25) impressed for the Clippers.

The New York Knicks swept their two-game series against the Chicago Bulls with a 106-94 win.

Carmelo Anthony (26 points) and Kristaps Porzingis (19 points and 10 rebounds) starred.

A Myles Turner double-double of 24 points and 16 rebounds saw the Indiana Pacers past the New Orleans Pelicans 92-84.