MEXICO CITY -- Devin Booker said he wanted to make the most of his visit to Mexico City. He did.
The 20-year-old Booker scored a career-high 39 points for the second game in a row and the Phoenix Suns beat the San Antonio Spurs 108-105 on Saturday in the fifth regular-season game in the country.
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Booker, whose grandfather is from Mexico, was 12 of 22 from the field. He also had 39 points Thursday night in a loss to the Dallas Mavericks in the Suns' Mexican opener (see full recap).
Jordan tops Clippers' hot shooting in 113-97 win over Lakers
LOS ANGELES -- DeAndre Jordan was getting the ball just where he likes it, and the big man known for his lousy free throw shooting only had to go to the line once.
Jordan scored 24 points on 12-of-13 shooting, and the Los Angeles Clippers shot 52 percent to cruise past the Lakers 113-97 on Saturday and improve to 6-0 in 2017.
"He was as dominant a force as you can have in the NBA," Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. "He disrupted everything. He makes you not want to drive or be near the basket (see full recap)."
Dwyane Wade has big 4th quarter, leads Bulls past Pelicans
CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler's health and the Bulls' play this week coincided for different reasons.
Butler scored 28 points in his return from the flu, and Dwyane Wade had 17 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter in the Chicago Bulls' 107-99 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday.
The Bulls desperately needed Butler back after losing their previous three games while he struggled with the flu. He didn't play in two games and was limited Monday night against Oklahoma City (see full recap).