Warriors 119, Mavericks 114: Stephen Curry scored 48 points, making 11 3pointers, and Golden State held off host Dallas. Kevin Durant added 28 points, and Klay Thompson had nine of his 16 in the fourth quarter. Curry’s 11th 3 – tying a season high – broke a tie at 114. Luca Doncic had 26 points for the Mavericks.
Raptors 140, Wizards 138 (2 OT): Serge Ibaka hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left in the second overtime, and Toronto survived in Washington to earn its fifth straight win. Kawhi Leonard had 41 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Raptors, who blew a 23-point lead. Bradley Beal had 43 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists for the stubborn Wizards, who never led until early in the second extra period.
Sixers 108, Knicks 105: Ben Simmons fell an assist short of a triple-double with 20 points and 22 rebounds, Joel Embiid scored 26 points and Philadelphia escaped from New York with a victory. The 76ers survived a scare after leading by as many as 24 points late in the first half.
Bucks 133, Hawks 114: Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Eric Bledsoe added 24 points and 10 assists, and Milwaukee won in coach Mike Budenholzer’s return to Atlanta. The Bucks (30-12), the second-best team in the NBA, improved to 12-0 after a loss.
Magic 116, Rockets 109: Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon each scored 22 points, and Orlando took advantage of James Harden’s awful 3-point shooting to beat visiting Houston. Harden had 38 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds – running his streak of 30point games to 16 – but shot 1 of 17 from long range.
Nuggets 116, Blazers 113: Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 40 points with 10 rebounds and eight assists, Jamal Murray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and Denver beat visiting Portland.