Knicks beat Spurs to end 18-game home losing streak

Damyean Dotson scored 27 points and the Knicks snapped their franchise-record home losing streak at 18 with a 130-118 victory over San Antonio on Sunday night.

Kevin Knox, Dennis Smith Jr. and Emmanuel Mudiay all had 19 points in the Knicks’ first home victory since Dec. 1 against Milwaukee. Smith had 13 assists and Knox had 10 boards. Rookie Mitchell Robinson finished with 15 points and 14 rebounds.

DeMar DeRozan had 32 points and nine rebounds for the Spurs, who fell to 1-6 on their trip that ends Monday night in Brooklyn. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 18 points, but was limited to 13 minutes through three quarters because of foul trouble.

Nuggets 123, Clippers 96: Nikola Jokic had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Paul Millsap had 21 points and 16 rebounds and host Denver breezed past cold-shooting Los Angeles for its fourth consecutive victory.

Magic 113, Raptors 98: Terrence Ross scored 28 points against his former team, Nikola Vucevic had 23 points and 12 rebounds and visiting Orlando ended Toronto’s winning streak at seven. Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard sat out to rest.

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