Thun­der win 10th straight; Lak­ers end skid

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Hawes scored 18 off the bench to lead the 76ers.

Magic 99, Warriors 85: J.J. Redick had 16 points and Nikola Vuce­vic added 12 points and 17 re­bounds to help host Or­lando beat Golden State, snap­ping the Warriors’ five-game win streak. The vic­tory snaps a four-game home los­ing streak for the Magic. Stephen Curry led Golden State with 25 points.

Bucks 90, Cava­liers 86: Monta El­lis had a sea­son-high 33 points, Bran­don Jen­nings scored 16 and vis­it­ing Mil­wau­kee de­feated the Cleve­land. The win gave Mil­wau­kee a sea­son-high four-game win­ning streak. Kyrie Irv­ing scored 26 points to lead Cleve­land.

Tim­ber­wolves 113, Hor­nets 102: Nikola Pekovic scored a sea­son­high 31 points, An­drei Kir­ilenko had 21 points and 11 re­bounds, and vis­it­ing Min­nesota beat New Or­leans. Pekovic was 14 for 18 from the field, scor­ing al­most ex­clu­sively in­side where Min­nesota fin­ished with a 70-42 scor­ing ad­van­tage.

Rock­ets 101, Celtics 89: James Har­den had 21 points and Greg Smith scored 20 to help host Hous­ton beat Bos­ton. Paul Pierce led Bos­ton with 18 points af­ter scor­ing a sea­son-high 34 in the Celtics’ dou­bleover­time win at Dal­las on Wed­nes­day.

Nets 107, Pis­tons 105 (2 OT): Joe John­son made a jumper from just in­side the arc as time ex­pired in the sec­ond over­time, giv­ing host Brook­lyn a vic­tory over Detroit. John­son fin­ished with 28 points, scor­ing the Nets’ fi­nal five in the sec­ond ex­tra pe­riod. Bran­don Knight scored 22 points for the Pis­tons, who dropped their third straight.

Suns 99, Jazz 84: Jared Dud­ley had 22 points and five as­sists to lead host Phoenix past Utah. Al Jef­fer­son had 14 points and 11 re­bounds to lead the Jazz.

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