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BULLS 96, SPURS 86
SAN ANTONIO • Jimmy Butler had 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago handed injury-riddled San Antonio its third straight loss.
D.J. Augustin and Taj Gibson added 15 points each and Joakim Noah had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago.
Tony Parker had 20 points and Tim Duncan had 17 points and 12 rebounds for San Antonio, which hadn’t lost back-to-back games until this current skid.
The Spurs were without Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green and Tiago Splitter. It led to a disjointed and inconsistent offense for San Antonio.
GRIZZLIES 99, KINGS 89
SACRAMENTO, Calif. • Mike Conley had 27 points and 10 assists as Memphis won its fourth straight.
The Grizzlies took the lead for good in the third quarter and never trailed again in winning for the ninth time in 10 games. They were coming off an impressive 98-81 victory Tuesday night in Portland where they held the NBA’s highest scoring team to 34.5 percent shooting.
Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points and Rudy Gay had 23 for the Kings, who have lost five straight and seven of eight.
DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings’ leading scorer and rebounder, missed his fourth straight game with an ankle sprain.
CLIPPERS 110, WIZARDS 103
LOS ANGELES • Blake Griffin led five players in double figures with 29 points, and Los Angeles won its fourth straight.
Back home for the first time after going 5-2 on their Grammy road trip, the Clippers improved to 19-3 at Staples Center this season.
Jamal Crawford added 21 points, including two 3-pointers from 29 and 33 feet, and DeAndre Jordan had 14 points and 17 rebounds for the Clippers, who beat the Wizards for the sixth straight time at home. Darren Collison scored 16 points to help the team improve to 11-3 without the injured Chris Paul.
Bradley Beal scored 10 of his 20 points in the fourth, and John Wall had 19 points and 11 assists for Washington.
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