Lowry powers Raptors past Hawks
Raptors 96, Hawks 86
Kyle Lowry scored a game-high 25 points and the Toronto Raptors came from behind to defeat the Atlanta Hawks.
The Raptors overcame a 14-point deficit and took their first lead of the second half when DeMar DeRozan hit a jumper to make it 85-84 lead with two minutes remaining. DeRozan finished with 21 points.
Paul Millsap and and DeMarre Carroll each had 17 points for Atlanta (31-37).
With the win, Toronto (39-30) matched their win total at home last season at 21. The Raptors now have a winning home record in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2006-07 and 2007-08.
- - -
Kings 124, Bucks 107
DeMarcus Cousins scored 32 points and pulled in 12 rebounds, Isaiah Thomas added 30 points and Rudy Gay had 24, and the Kings rolled to a victory over the hapless Bucks.
The Kings (25-45) led from wire to wire for the first time all season.
O.J. Mayo led the Bucks (13-57) with 21 points, but Milwaukee lost for the seventh consecutive time, their third skid of at least that many games this season.