Andrew Bynum made a promising debut for the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night as the NBA had seven games available for basketball fans.
Boston Celtics 83-94 Indiana Pacers
David West scored 24 points and debutant Andrew Bynum pulled down a season high 10 rebounds in an important win for a struggling Pacers side.
The Pacers managed to win a tight contest 94-83 against an equally struggling Celtics side who are still easing superstar Rajon Rondo into their under-peforming rotation.
Bynum showed glimpses of the center who won two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers and the rest of the league now realises that the Pacers have added another key piece to their title contending roster.
Sacramento Kings 89-99 Detroit Pistons
The host's received 24 points off small forward Josh Smith who propelled the Pistons to a 99-89 win over the Kings in Detroit.
The Pistons snapped a three-game losing streak despite a valiant 20 point effort from Kings Rudy Gay and 19 points along with 8 assists from point guard Isaiah Thomas.
San Antonio Spurs 104-96 Chicago Bulls
The league-leading San Antonio Spurs ventured to Chicago and came away with the victory over the surging Bulls by a scoreline of 104-96.
Manu Ginobili scored 22 points and Tony Parker recorded 20 points in the contest to ensure that the Spurs continue to hold the league's best record ahead of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Portland Trail Blazers 99-109 Memphis Grizzlies
The Grizzlies have solidified their hold on the 8th playoff spot in the Western Conference after a home victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers.
Marc Gasol once again lead the Grizzlies as the center scored 19 points in the victory, Memphis has been one of the hottest teams in the NBA since the return of the 2013 Defensive Player of the Year and they don't look like slowing down anytime soon.
Milwaukee Bucks 101-112 Minnesota Timberwolves
Kevin Love racked up 27 points and 10 rebounds whilst JJ Barea finally broke out of his awful shooting slump by scoring 19 points in a 112-101 win over the Bucks.
The T-Wolves completed their four game home stand by defeating a lowly Bucks team but only finished 2-2 over their home stretch.
Houston Rockets 98-106 Oklahoma City Thunder
Kevin Durant recorded his 11th 40-point game of 2014 after scoring 42 points against his friend and foe James Harden of the Houston Rockets.
In the prime time matchup on Tuesday Night, Dwight Howard once again came up small against the Thunder as he could only score 9 points in a road loss to Durant-led Thunder 106-98.
Dallas Mavericks 85-108 Golden State Warriors
The Warriors improved to a season high 17 games above .500 in the final game of the night on Tuesday as Golden State blow out the Dallas Mavericks 108-85.
Stephen Curry struggled shooting the basketball but the slack was picked up by his Warrior teammates as five teammates scored in double figures in a comfortable victory over the falling Mavericks.
That's the round-up from Tuesday night in the NBA.
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