Super Basketball League: Phoenix Suns’ Devin Booker and Chris Paul shine; Indiana Pacers stun Golden State Warriors in overtime

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Super Basketball League: We recap all of the action from Thursday’s NBA games, including the Phoenix Suns’ win on the road, the New Orleans Pelicans’ victory over the New York Knicks, and the Indiana Pacers’ exciting overtime victory against the Golden State Warriors…

The Phoenix Suns defeated the Dallas Mavericks 109-101

The Phoenix Suns were undefeated on their five-game road trip with a victory over the Dallas Mavericks, led by Devin Booker and Chris Paul.

Booker had 28 points and six assists, while Paul had 20 points and 11 assists to help the Western Conference leaders beat the Mavericks for the eighth time in a row.

Jae Crowder, who scored 13 points, and Mikal Bridges, who had 12 points, eight rebounds, six assists, and four steals, were also big contributors for the Suns.

Despite Luka Doncic’s 28 points, eight rebounds, and eight assists, the Mavericks’ four-game winning streak came to an end, and this was only their second loss in 12 games.

Jalen Brunson led Dallas with 19 points, Kristaps Porzingis had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and Tim Hardaway Jr. contributed 11 points.

The New Orleans Pelicans defeated the New York Knicks 102-91

The New Orleans Pelicans beat the New York Knicks for their first road win since December 23, with Jonas Valanciunas scoring 18 points and grabbing 10 rebounds.

The Pelicans led for the majority of the game, pulling away in the third quarter to end a five-game losing streak on the road. Valanciunas recorded his 31st double-double to help New Orleans overcome a 48-35 rebounding deficit.

While Brandon Ingram was confined to 15 points after spraining his ankle late in the third quarter and missing the final 12 minutes, Josh Hart scored 17 points as New Orleans shot 50% and made 11 three-pointers.

Devonte’ Graham scored 12 of his 15 points in the crucial third quarter, while youngsters Jose Alvarado and Herbert Jones each added 13 and 11 points.

Mitchell Robinson led the Knicks with 17 points and 15 rebounds, but the visitors received nothing else from their starters in their third straight loss. RJ Barrett, who had 35 points in the first meeting with the Knicks, had 17 points and 17 rebounds but did not play in the fourth quarter as the Knicks tried a comeback.

Golden State Warriors 121-117 Indiana Pacers

Keifer Sykes made the most of an extended stint with the Indiana Pacers, scoring some critical points in the visitors’ overtime victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Sykes scored five baskets during a 10-0 run in overtime that allowed the Pacers to upset the Warriors.

Despite the absence of regular starters Domantas Sabonis, Malcolm Brogdon, Carmelo Anthony, and Myles Turner, the Pacers triumphed in overtime after a Justin Holiday three-pointer with six seconds remaining in regulation forced overtime.

Indiana’s rookie Chris Duarte led the team with 27 points, and seven other players scored in double figures.

Stephen Curry produced 39 points and eight for the Warriors. He went 6-for-16 from three-point range, but his teammates together just 3-for-26 from long range.

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