ATLANTA — Dennis Schroder scored 27 points, Dwight Howard added 16 points and 22 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks took advantage of Carmelo Anthony’s second-quarter ejection to beat the New York Knicks 102-98 in overtime Wednesday night.

Derrick Rose finished with 26 points for New York, but fell as he was dribbling near the Knicks’ basket and lost his footing with 6 seconds left in overtime and Atlanta leading by one.

Schroder followed with a pair of free throws to make it 100-97. Kristaps Porzingis, who scored 24 points, was fouled as he shot a 3-pointer on the ensuing possession, but made just one of three free throws to end the suspense.

Anthony was ejected late in the second after getting whistled for a flagrant foul 2.

The Knicks also played without guard Courtney Lee, who sat out with a sore wrist.

SPURS 119, SUNS 98: LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 points and host San Antonio won without leading scorer Kawhi Leonard, who missed the game because of a stomach virus.

After trailing by as many as 10 points, San Antonio forced seven turnovers while outscoring Phoenix 30-16 in the final quarter for its sixth straight home win.

Tony Parker added 20 points and Pau Gasol had 16 points and 10 rebounds for San Antonio.

T.J. Warren led Phoenix with 23 points.

PELICANS 102, CLIPPERS 98: Anthony Davis highlighted a 20-point performance with a soaring, one-handed alley-oop dunk during a pivotal fourth-quarter spurt, and the suddenly surging Pelicans beat Los Angeles at New Orleans.

Buddy Hield added 17 points for New Orleans.

Chris Paul returned from a three-game absence and scored 21 points for the Clippers, while DeAndre Jordan had 25 rebounds to go with 13 points.

HORNETS 120, MAGIC 101: Kemba Walker scored 21 points, Nicolas Batum had 20 and Charlotte outscored host Orlando 35-13 in the fourth quarter.

Jeremy Lamb added 14 points and Ramon Sessions scored 13 off the bench as the Hornets won for the fourth time in five games. Charlotte shot 54.8 percent, including 10 of 24 on 3-pointers.

Nikola Vucevic led Orlando with 21 points and Serge Ibaka had 20, all in the first half.

WIZARDS 111, PACERS 105: John Wall had 36 points and 11 rebounds, and Washington held off visiting Indiana despite playing the second half without Bradley Beal, who left with a sprained right ankle.

Otto Porter Jr. added 22 points for Washington and Wall finished one assist shy of his first triple-double of the season.

Paul George scored 34 points and Jeff Teague added 19 points and 11 assists for the Pacers.

BUCKS 119, PISTONS 94: Jabari Parker scored 31 points and Giannis Antetokuompo added 23 points and eight rebounds as the Milwaukee won on the road.

Greg Monroe added 14 points, six assists and five rebounds against his former team.

Tobias Harris had 23 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit.

BULLS 101, NETS 99: Jimmy Butler matched his season high with 40 points and hit an 18-footer at the buzzer roughly five minutes after being helped off the court with an apparent injury to give host Chicago a comeback victory.

Butler scored nine points in the final 21/2 minutes to rally Chicago. He finished 11 for 11 from the free-throw line and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Bulls overcame a seven-point deficit in the final three minutes.

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