NBA - Thunder overcomes Spurs, Wizards rally against Celtics

Guard Russell Westbrook had 31 points and eight assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an emphatic road victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

NBA - Thunder overcomes Spurs, Wizards rally against Celtics

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Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket as San Antonio Spurs forward Tiago Splitter (22) looks on during the second half at AT&T Center (Reuters)

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Thunder 113, Spurs 100

Guard Russell Westbrook had 31 points and eight assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to an emphatic road victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

Westbrook was 13-of-22 from the field as the Thunder won their eighth in a row.

Guard Reggie Jackson added 21, and forward Kevin Durant chipped in with 17 as the Thunder (22-4) captured their second win over San Antonio this season.

Tony Parker, who missed the last two games with a right shin contusion, led the Spurs (21-6) with 23 points.

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Wizards 106, Celtics 99

The Washington Wizards erased an 18-point first-half deficit and rallied again in the fourth quarter to defeat the Boston Celtics.

Guard John Wall and forward Trevor Ariza powered a 16-2 run down the stretch that gave the Wizards their third straight victory, all on the road, and ended their seven-game overall and four-game road losing streaks against Boston.

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Grizzlies 95, Knicks 87

The Memphis Grizzlies halted a five-game losing streak when they beat the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

Power forward Zach Randolph topped Memphis (11-15) with 25 points and 15 rebounds as New York's home woes continued.

The Knicks are 4-9 at Madison Square Garden after going 31-10 at home last season.

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Kings 105, Magic 100

Recently acquired guard Rudy Gay scored 23 points, including nine in the fourth quarter, to lead the Sacramento Kings to victory over the Orlando Magic.

The Kings (8-18) won the final game of a four-game road trip that included losses to Charlotte, Atlanta and Miami.

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Rockets 114, Pistons 97

Center Dwight Howard scored a season-high 35 points and grabbed 19 rebounds as the shorthanded Houston Rockets bounced back from their worst loss of the season with a thumping of the Detroit Pistons.

The Rockets were coming off a 33-point loss to Indiana.

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Bulls 100, Cavaliers 84

The Chicago Bulls scored 100 points for the first time in nine games and cruised to a home victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Forward Carlos Boozer led six players in double figures with 19 points as the Bulls (10-16) shot 53.6 percent and knocked down 10-of-15 attempts from three-point range.

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Jazz 88, Bobcats 85

Guard Trey Burke scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 10.2 seconds left as the Utah Jazz beat the Charlotte Bobcats on the road.

The Jazz, who entered the game with the worst record in the NBA, won for just the eighth time this season.

Charlotte guards Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson missed three-point attempts in the final 10 seconds.

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Bucks 116, 76ers 106

Forward Khris Middleton scored 27 points as the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a five-game losing streak with a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Middleton did much of his damage in the second half when he scored 20 of his points on 8 of 10 shooting.

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Suns 123, Mavericks 108

Guard Eric Bledsoe scored a game-high 25 points and guard Gerald Green had 22 points as the Phoenix Suns rang up their seventh win in their last eight games with a home victory over the Dallas Mavericks.

Phoenix set a season high for points and margin of victory and followed Friday night's rally from a 21-point deficit in Denver.

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Trail Blazers 110, Pelicans 107

Guard Damian Lillard scored 29 points as Portland eked out a home victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

The Trail Blazers were down by as many as 13 points in the first half but recovered as the Pelicans dropped their fourth straight game.

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Clippers 112, Nuggets 91

Guard Jamal Crawford scored 27 points and forward Blake Griffin had 24 points and 16 rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers routed the Denver Nuggets at home.

Crawford hit 10 of his 20 shots from the floor, including 6-of-12 from behind the arc, as the Clippers (19-9) captured their fourth consecutive win and dropped Denver (14-12) to its third straight defeat.

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Warriors 102, Lakers 83

The Golden State Warriors broke open a close game with a 21-4 third-quarter run to beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers.

The Warriors took advantage of a Lakers team playing without five key players, including Kobe Bryant (fractured knee) and Pau Gasol (upper respiratory infection).

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