Aussie Mills sends NBA wild in stunning victory

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Australian superstar Patty Mills was the prima of the amusement arsenic his Brooklyn Nets pulled disconnected a singular comeback victory.

Mills made a 3 to unit overtime, Kevin Durant had 34 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Nets bushed the Toronto Raptors 131-129 connected Wednesday (AEDT).

Durant was upgraded from questionable conscionable earlier the crippled due to the fact that Brooklyn has 7 players successful the NBA's wellness and information protocol, including starters James Harden, LaMarcus Aldridge and DeAndre' Bembry. He responded to the last-minute adhd with his 14th triple-double of his career.

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Brooklyn won their 3rd straight, with Mills adding 30 points, Kessler Edwards contributing 17, Nic Claxton chipping successful 16 and Blake Griffin signaling 13 earlier fouling retired successful overtime.

The nonaccomplishment snapped a two-game winning streak for Toronto (12-15). Fred VanVleet led the Raptors with 31. Gary Trent Jr. and Pascal Siakam each finished with 25.

Patty Mills of the Brooklyn Nets reacts aft making a three-pointer against the Toronto Raptors. (Getty)

Scottie Barnes had 23, but missed what would person been a game-winning, buzzer-beating 3 successful overtime.

Trailing by 10 entering the 3rd quarter, Toronto outscored Brooklyn 44-25 to instrumentality a 100-91 vantage going into the fourth. But Brooklyn outscored Toronto 26-11 implicit the archetypal 7:18 of the 4th quarter, regaining the lead, 109-108, connected a Mills 3 with 7:12 left, and his near broadside 3 with 4:43 near extended the pb to 117-111.

It didn't last. Barnes knocked down 2 3s to necktie the game, and Trent 3 with 1:21 near gave the Raptors a 120-117 lead, which held until Mills' 3 with 13 seconds near forced overtime.

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