Knicks forward Julius Randle shoots while being defended by the Pelicans’ Eric Bledsoe during New York’s 122-112 win at home. Adam Pool/Pool photo via the Associated Press

NEW YORK — Julius Randle had 33 points and 10 assists, Derrick Rose made huge plays all over the court to spark New York’s streak-saving finish and the Knicks beat the New Orleans Pelicans 122-112 in overtime on Sunday for their sixth consecutive victory.

Rose scored 23 points. He had the assist on Reggie Bullock’s 3-pointer with 2.3 seconds left in regulation, blocked a last shot by the Pelicans that would’ve won it and then opened overtime with a steal and layup to give New York the lead for good.

The Knicks controlled the extra period from there to extend their longest winning streak since an eight-game run in 2013-14. New York (31-27) entered play sixth in the Eastern Conference, in good shape for its first playoff berth since winning the Atlantic Division in 2013.

Zion Williamson had 34 points and nine rebounds in his first career game at Madison Square Garden, but the Knicks beat the Pelicans for the second time this week.

HAWKS 129, PACERS 117: Trae Young scored 34 points, Clint Capela had 25 points and 24 rebounds and Atlanta won at home.

Bogdan Bogdanovic and Kevin Huerter each chipped in 23 points and Young had 11 assists for the Hawks, who have won eight of 10 and are 17-6 under interim coach Nate McMillan. Atlanta has won nine of 11 at home.

Malcolm Brogdon finished with 29 points and Domantas Sabonis and T.J. McConnell scored 18 apiece for Indiana, which had won five of seven on the road.

HEAT 109, NETS 107: Bam Adebayo’s 13-foot jumper rattled in as time expired, and Miami defeated Brooklyn in Miami to snap a three-game slide.

Adebayo had 21 points and 15 rebounds for the Heat, who trailed by six points in the final minutes before finishing the game on a 10-2 run. Goran Dragic scored 18 points, Kendrick Nunn scored 17 and Trevor Ariza had 15 for Miami.

Landry Shamet had 30 points for Brooklyn, and Kyrie Irving scored 20 for the Nets. Brooklyn played again without James Harden, sidelined with a hamstring issue, and lost Kevin Durant early in the first quarter with a left thigh contusion.

Jimmy Butler – who called the Heat “soft” after their loss Friday in Minnesota – was held out by Miami because of a sprained right ankle, his 16th game missed this season.

HORNETS 109, TRAIL BLAZERS 101: Terry Rozier had 34 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds, and Charlotte won at home, snapping a four-game losing streak.

Carmelo Anthony had six 3-pointers and 24 points for the Trail Blazers, who played without star Damian Lillard for the second straight game because of a hamstring injury.

KINGS 121, MAVERICKS 107: De’Aaron Fox scored 30 points, Harrison Barnes added 24 and Terence Davis II 23 as visiting Sacramento snapped a nine-game losing streak.

Barnes scored 11 in the third quarter as the Kings built a 21-point lead. Sacramento, which never trailed, held off a late Dallas run that cut the lead to six with 3½ minutes left.

Luka Doncic scored 37 points, 22 in the fourth quarter, for the Mavericks.

RAPTORS 112, THUNDER 106: Chris Boucher had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and Toronto extended Oklahoma City’s season-worst losing streak to 10 games, beating the Thunder in Tampa, Florida.

ROCKETS 114, MAGIC 110: Christian Wood scored 25 points, Kelly Olynyk added 24 and Houston won at Orlando, Florida.

NOTES

SPURS: The NBA fined San Antonio $25,000 for violating the league’s player resting policy – in a game the Spurs won by 26 points.

The Spurs sat DeMar DeRozan, Patty Mills and Jakob Poeltl to give them rest on Saturday night in Phoenix. It didn’t matter, as six Spurs players scored in double figures in a 111-85 rout of the Suns.

According to the league’s resting policy, teams should not rest multiple healthy players for the same game. When they do rest healthy players, it is supposed to be in home games.


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