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NBA Monday night round-up: NBA giants go head to head and LeBron shines

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Two heavyweights in the NBA went head to head and Miami Heat cruised their way to victory on a night with 10 NBA games.

San Antonio Spurs 103-77 Indiana Pacers

The Spurs ran out very comfortable winners in Indiana in the biggest match of the night in the NBA.

Tony Parker led the Spurs to victory with 22 points as the Spurs won a franchise record 18 straight.

Paul George led the Pacers on the night with 16 points but it wasn't close to stopping the Spurs as Indiana crashed to a third straight defeat.

Memphis Grizzlies 94-92 Denver Nuggets

Memphis ran out winners over the Denver Nuggets by just two points as they look to keep their play-off hopes alive.

Zach Randolph led the game on rebounds with 11 as he helped the Grizzlies to victory with 20 points.

Timofey Mozgov led the game and the Nuggets on points with an impressive 23 but it wasn't enough as he saw his side crash to a two-point loss.

Sacramento Kings 102-97 New Orleans Pelicans

The Sacramento Kings overcame the New Orleans Pelicans in Louisiana as two of the teams ruled out of the play-offs in the Eastern conference went head to head.

The five-point victory was thanks in part to DeMarcus Cousins who hit a massive 35 points and led the game in both points and rebounds with 14.

Milwaukee Bucks 111-116 Detroit Pistons

The Milwaukee Bucks fell to yet another defeat on Monday as the Detroit Pistons recovered from their embarrassment against Philadelphia with a five-point victory.

Greg Monroe led the game and the Pistons to victory by scoring 28 points on the night in the NBA's highest scoring game.

Washington Wizards 94-100 Charlotte Bobcats

Two play-off chasing teams collided as the Wizards fell to the Bobcats in an Eastern Conference clash.

Kemba Walker led the game on scoring and led Charlotte to a big win over Washington by six points.

Philadelphia 76ers 95-103 Atlanta Hawks

The Philadelphia 76ers returned to losing ways on Monday as they crashed to an eight-point loss at the hands of the Atlanta Hawks.

Paul Millsap led the game on both points and rebounds as he hit 28 and 17 respectively to help guide the Hawks to victory.

Toronto Raptors 83-93 Miami Heat

The Miami Heat continued their resurgence since the loss to Indiana on Wednesday with a third straight win over the Toronto Raptors.

LeBron James led the game on points scoring an impressive 32 as the current NBA champions look to be returning to form at the right time.

LA Clippers 114-104 Minnesota Timberwolves

The LA Clippers continued their pursuit of the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second placed spot in the Eastern Conference with a convincing 10-point victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Darren Collison led the Clippers and the game on points with 28 while nine assists from Chris Paul helped the Clippers to seal victory.

New York Knicks 92-83 Utah Jazz

Carmelo Anthony was the star man as he led the Knicks to a nine-point victory over the Utah Jazz.

Anthony hit a massive 34 points on the road to victory as Tyson Chandler helped out with nine rebounds.

Boston Celtics 80-94 Chicago Bulls

The Boston Celtics were the biggest losers on the night as the Chicago Bulls ran out 14-point winners to keep their play-off drive going.

Mike Dunleavy led the game and the Bulls on points scoring 22 as he helped the Bulls rout the Celtics and move onto the same 42-32 record as Eastern Conference rivals the Toronto Raptors.

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