SAN ANTONIO: Jordan Poole scored 25 points, Donte DiVincenzo added 22 and the Golden State Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 144-113 on Friday night before an NBA-record crowd of 68,323 at the Alamodome.
The attendance shattered the previous regular-season record of 62,046 who watched Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls play the Atlanta Hawks at the Georgia Dome on March 27, 1998.
The Spurs normally play at the AT&T Center but returned to their former home as the franchise celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Golden State set their season high in points, surpassing their previous high in a 143-141 victory in double-overtime over Atlanta on Jan. 2.
Klay Thompson had 16 points and Stephen Curry added 15. Tre Jones had 21 points for San Antonio. The Spurs have lost four straight and seven of eight.
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In Detroit, Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 of his 33 points in the first quarter and New Orleans beat Detroit.
New Orleans’ CJ McCollum and Trey Murphy III each had 19 points and Naji Marshall added 17. The Pelicans played without a trio of injured players: Zion Williamson, Brandon Ingram and Herbert Jones.
Detroit were short-handed, too, missing Isaiah Stewart, Jalen Duren, Marvin Bagley III and Cade Cunningham.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 14 of his 22 points in the first quarter and made a jumper with 3:17 left to pull the Pistons within three points.
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In Minneapolis, Anthony Edwards scored 31 points, D’Angelo Russell had 7 and Minnesota held off short-handed Phoenix.
Taurean Prince added 16 points off the bench and fellow reserve Naz Red had 13 points for Minnesota. The Timberwolves won for the fourth time in five games and bounced back from a 135-118 loss in Detroit on Wednesday night.
Damion Lee led Phoenix with 31 points and Mikal Bridges had 24. The Suns were again without stars Chris Paul and Devin Booker, along with Cameron Johnson and backcourt backups Cameron Payne and Landry Shamet.
Deandre Ayton returned after missing two games with a left ankle sprain and had 11 points and 11 rebounds.
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In Chicago, Josh Giddey matched a season high with 25 point and added 10 reobunds, helping Oklahoma City beat Chicago.
Rookie Jalen Williams scored 22 points and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander added 21 for the Thunder. They have won two straight, four of five and completed a sweep of their season series against Chicago.
Zach LaVine scored 25 points for the Bulls.
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In Indianapolis, John Colllns tipped in a missed shot with less than a second left to lift Atlanta past Indiana.
Trae Young scored 26 points and De’Andre Hunter had 25 for the Hawks. Young was 6 of 10 from 3-point range and Hunter 6 of 9. The Hawks made 16 of 31 3-pointers overall. Onyeka Okongwu added 18 points and a career-high 20 rebounds.
Bennedict Mathurin scored 26 points for Indiana. The short-handed Pacers who were without three starters.
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In Washington, Jalen Brunson scored 34 points, including a couple crucial free throws with 13.9 seconds left, and New York held off Washington.
Julius Randle had 23 points and 16 rebounds for the Knicks, who won for the sixth time in seven games. He also provided the game’s biggest highlight with his left-handed dunk in the third quarter over Washington’s Daniel Gafford.
Kyle Kuzma had 40 points for Washington.
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