Garza went 8 of 16 from the field and made two 3-pointers. Saben Lee had 19 points and eight assists for Detroit.
“We communicate a lot outside the court. We talk about different actions — if the defense does this, what we should do. I think that definitely helps a lot speeding up that chemistry process,” Lee said of himself and Garza. “He’s a very skilled big. He’s very smart, can pick-and-pop.”
KNICKS 104, HAWKS 85
Quentin Grimes scored 26 points and made six of New York’s 21 3-pointers.
Grimes, taken with the 25th pick in this year’s draft, went 10 of 17 from the field. Miles McBride added 19 points and Immanuel Quickley scored 14 for the Knicks.
Quickley also had seven assists and six rebounds.
Javin DeLaurier led Atlanta with 18 points. The rookie from Duke went 7 of 9 from the field.
The Thunder led 59-37 at halftime and shot 57.5% from the field for the game. Joe Wieskamp was one of three San Antonio players with 12 points.
Jeremiah Robinson-Earl scored 15 points and Emmitt Williams added 14 for the Thunder. Theo Maledon had 11 points and seven assists.
NUGGETS 94, BUCKS 87
First-round draft pick Nah’Shon Hyland scored eight of his 20 points in the fourth quarter to help Denver secure the win.
Milwaukee’s D’Mitrik Trice led all scorers with 24, and Sandro Mamukelashvili added 20. But no other Bucks players were in double figures, and Milwaukee was outscored 48-30 in the paint and 22-5 in fast-break points.
The Bucks turned the ball over 27 times.
PACERS 74, WIZARDS 65
Cassius Stanley had 19 points and seven rebounds for Indiana, which led by as many as 25 points.
Keifer Sykes added 12 points for the Pacers, who won despite shooting 37.5% from the field. Washington was even worse at 34.2%. Isaiah Todd was the only Wizards player in double figures with 11 points.
Washington missed its first 11 attempts from 3-point range and finished 7 of 34.
First-round draft pick Isaiah Jackson had 11 points and seven blocks for Indiana. Corey Kispert, taken by Washington with the 15th pick, scored only three points on 1-of-7 shooting.
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