Thunder win 10th straight; Lakers end skid
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.