Timberwolves 115, Knicks 104: Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Taj Gibson added a seasonhigh 19, and Minnesota overcame the first missed game of Karl-Anthony Towns’ career to hand the Knicks in their 18th straight home loss. Hornets 123, Wizards 110: Kemba Walker had 27 points and 11 assists in his first outing since the All-Star game, Nic Batum added 20 points in his first game this season at shooting guard and Charlotte beat Washington. The Hornets overcame a season-high 46 points from the Wizards’ Bradley Beal to improve to 20-9 at home.
Bulls 110, Magic 109: Lauri Markannen made two of three free throws with 1.5 seconds left to give Chicago a victory on the road against Orlando in the first game after the All-Star break for both teams. Markannen finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds. The Magic had won a season-high five straight games. Raptors 120, Spurs 117: Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help Toronto beat his former San Antonio teammates, spoiling DeMar DeRozan return.