Spurs outlast Wizards in OT, end Washington’s streak at 8

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San Antonio Spurs forward DeMar DeRozan, right, goes to the basket against Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, April 26, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)


WASHINGTON (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 37 points and 10 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Wizards 146-143 in overtime, ending Washington’s season-best eight-game winning streak. DeRozan scored nine of his points in the fourth quarter and overtime. Neither team led by more than three points after DeRozan’s jumper pulled the Spurs within 118-115 with 5:13 left in the fourth. Bradley Beal had 45 points for the Wizards, who fell one victory short of matching the franchise’s best streak. Dejounte Murray had 25 points and a career-high 17 rebounds for the Spurs, who have won three straight. Russell Westbrook had his 29th triple-double this season for the Wizards.