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Hawks (37-33) 90, Hornets (31-39) 105

Kemba Walker (16/4/4) and Nicolas Batum (16/1/6) were the difference for Charlotte as they shot a combined 11-24 from the field. Dennis Schroder (20/3/6) dropped a game-high in defeat for Atlanta.

Sixers (26-44) 109, Magic (26-45) 112

Double-doubles from Orlando Magic duo Nikola Vucevic (26/13/2) and Elfrid Payton (10/13/4) helped them overcome fellow strugglers Philadelphia. Richaun Holmes (24/14/4) had his own impressive double-double for the Sixers.

Jazz (43-28) 100, Pacers (36-34) 107

Jeff Teague (21/5/5) was 3-4 from deep and CJ Miles (15/2/0) a perfect 100% as Indiana edged past the Jazz. Gordon Hayward (38/3/2) had another huge night for Utah as he shot 16-24 from the field.

Wizards (42-28) 102, Celtics (45-26) 110

Isaiah Thomas (25/4/4) emphasised his importance for the Celtics as he returned from injury with a game-winning performance. Avery Bradley (20/9/4) came close to his own double-double. John Wall (16/4/8) struggled from deep; shooting 0-3.

Nuggets (33-37) 124, Rockets (49-22) 125

James Harden (39/7/11) burst through the Denver defence to layup the game-winning bucket before poking the ball away with a vital last second steal. Nikola Jokic (22/13/8) came close to another triple-double. 

Warriors (56-14) 111, Thunder (40-30) 95

Stephen Curry (23/4/6) and Klay Thompson (34/6/2) appear to have rediscovered their best form, shooting a combined 14-27 from behind the arc in OKC. Draymond Green (2/10/6) may have been 0-4 from the field, but his 10 boards were huge. Russell Westbrook (15/8/7) had one of his worst performances of the season. He shot a miserly 25% on the night as the Thunder were thoroughly outclassed. 

Knicks (27-43) 105, Clippers (42-29) 114

Blake Griffin (30/6/2) and Chris Paul (13/5/13) put in big performances as the Clippers dispatched of the New York Knicks with consummate ease. DeAndre Jordan (14/10/0) had his usual double-double. For the Knicks, Kristaps Porzingis (18/11/2) joined DenAndre. Carmelo Anthony (16/4/1) struggled from deep as Derrick Rose (18/4/5) tied the team-high scoring total.

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