Raptors end Lakers’ run

    LOS ANGELES. — Pascal Siakam scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and short-handed Toronto used a second-half surge to beat Los Angeles 113-104 for the 10th straight time on Sunday.

    Fred VanVleet had 23 points and 10 assists for the Raptors, who snapped the Lakers’ seven-game winning streak. Toronto, which played without guard Kyle Lowry and forward Serge Ibaka, has won six of its last seven contests.

    Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 27 points to go along with eight rebounds and four blocks. LeBron James recorded his fourth triple-double in five games, finishing with 13 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds.

    In other games, it was Denver 100, Minnesota 98; Milwaukee 121, Thunder 119; Portland 124, Atlanta 113 in overtime; Indiana 109, Orlando 102; Phoenix 138, Brooklyn 112; Philadelphia 114, Charlotte 106; and Cleveland 108, New York 87.

    In Minnesota, Nikola Jokic hit a 15-foot jumper with 3.3 seconds left in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 100-98.

    Jokic finished with 20 points and hit a last-second game winner for the second consecutive game. Paul Millsap had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Will Barton scored six of his 13 points in overtime and added 12 rebounds.

    Denver has won four straight, despite allowing a 16-0 Timberwolves run in the final 6:43 of regulation to force overtime.

    Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points, 16 rebounds and six assists, Andrew Wiggins also scored 25 and Josh Okogie had 17 points for Minnesota. The Timberwolves played without their two top point guards. Jeff Teague was out due to illness, and Shabazz Napier sat with a right hamstring strain.