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MEXICO CITY — Devin Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second straight game in Mexico City and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.
The 20-year-old Booker was 12 of 22 from the field, and Eric Bledsoe added 17 points and 10 assists. Coming off a loss to Dallas in their Mexican opener Thursday night, the Suns overcame an 11-point deficit to snap a two-game losing streak.
Kawhi Leonard had 38 points for the Spurs (31-9).
Booker made two baskets in the last minute, including a dunk off a break with Bledsoe to put the Suns up 106-103. Leonard made two free throws to get San Antonio within one, P.J. Tucker made two free throws for Phoenix, and the Spurs' Danny Green missed an open 3-pointer to seal the win for the Suns.
CLIPPERS 113, LAKERS 97
LOS ANGELES (AP) — DeAndre Jordan scored 24 points on 12-of-13 shooting, and the Los Angeles Clippers shot 52
Jordan had 21 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 20 points and 13 assists to help the Clippers improve to 6-0 in 2017. They are off to their best start since going 7-0 to begin 1974 when the franchise was located in Buffalo. Their streak is the longest active one in the NBA.
Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points for the Lakers.
BULLS 107, PELICANS 99
CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler scored 28 points in his return from the flu, and Dwyane Wade had 17 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter in Chicago's victory over New Orleans.
Butler returned after missing two games, and had 19 points in the first half. Taj Gibson added 15 points and 16 rebounds to help the Bulls snap a three-game losing streak.
Anthony Davis had 36 points, 14 rebounds and three blocks for New Orleans.
WIZARDS 109, 76ERS 93
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had 25 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, Bradley Beal added 20 points and Washington used a second-half spurt to beat Philadelphia.
The 76ers had won three straight for the first time in more than three years. They played without rookie star Joel Embiid. He sat out to rest after scoring 24 points Thursday night against Charlotte.
Jahlil Okafor, who hadn't played in the last three games, had a season-high 26 points for the 76ers.