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Wizards (5-9) 94, Magic (6-10) 91

John Wall (26/7/10) had a huge night with a big double-double as Otto Porter Jr. (19/7/2) put in a strong performance. Serge Ibaka (19/8/2) and Nikola Vucevic (17/17/2) could not save Orlando.

Mavericks (2-13) 90, Cavaliers (12-2) 128

Kevin Love's (27/10/4), Tristan Thompson's (11/12/1) and LeBron James's (19/5/11) double-doubles helped Cleveland blow out a hopeless Dallas. Dirk Nowitzki (15/6/3) led the Mavs in scoring.

Hornets (8-7) 111, Knicks (8-7) 113

Carmelo Anthony's (35/14/5) double-double proved crucial as the Knicks won in overtime. Derrick Rose (16/3/5) and Kristaps Porzingis (16/8/2) made valuable contributions. Marco Belinelli (19/2/3) was the highest scorer for Charlotte.

Bulls (10-6) 105, Sixers (4-12) 89

Jimmy Butler (26/4/3) and Dwyane Wade (26/5/2) combined for the bulk of Chicago's points against a depleted Philly team who were without Joel Embiid. Ersan Ilyasova (14/7/2) led the way for the home side.

Clippers (14-3) 97, Pistons (8-9) 108

Andre Drummond (16/10/1), Jon Leuer (11/11/4) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (16/1/10) had double-doubles as six Pistons reached double figures. Blake Griffin (24/3/4) and JJ Redick (24/3/1) tied a game-high. Chris Paul (8/3/15) struggled to score.

Hawks (10-6) 68, Jazz (9-8) 95

Gordon Hayward (24/7/0) and George Hill (23/5/1) both shot above 50% for the Jazz. Rudy Gobert (10/10/1) and Trey Lyles (13/10/2) had double-doubles. Atlanta struggled to get the lid off the basket; Dennis Schroder (16/2/2) was their highest scorer.

Raptors (10-6) 105, Bucks (6-8) 99

DeMar DeRozan (26/7/4) and Kyle Lowry (19/5/6) were strong out of the backcourt as the Raptors overcame their conference rivals. Giannis Antetokounmpo (29/6/11) notched yet another double-double.

Heat (5-10) 90, Grizzlies (10-6) 81

Tyler Johnson (22/5/0) was impressive off the bench as Miami won despite Hassan Whiteside's (4/12/1) low scoring. Mike Conley (16/4/3) was the Grizzlies' top scorer in his 22 minutes.

Nets (4-11) 97, Pacers (8-9) 118

Glenn Robinson III (20/6/0) led the Pacers without Paul George as six players scored at least 11 points. Brook Lopez (20/4/2) tied the game-high in scoring.

Thunder (9-8) 132, Nuggets (6-10) 129

Russell Westbrook's (36/12/18) sixth triple-double of the season led the Thunder to this overtime victory. Victor Oladipo (26/4/7) had a night. Wilson Chandler (32/11/4) and Jameer Nelson (21/4/13) were on song for Denver.

Timberwolves (5-10) 98, Suns (5-12) 85

Karl-Anthony Towns (22/10/4) and Andrew Wiggins (25/5/1) regained their form to some extent after poor showings against the Pelicans. Eric Bledsoe (23/6/10) had a team-high as Devin Booker (11/2/2) struggled.

Pelicans (6-11) 104, Blazers (9-9) 119

Damian Lillard (27/4/11) and CJ McCollum (24/1/3) top-scored for Portland as Maurice Harkless (19/11/1) and Mason Plumlee (12/14/8) had double-doubles. Anthony Davis (31/13/2) had his usual night.

Warriors (14-2) 109, Lakers (8-9) 85

Without Julius Randle, D'Angelo Russell and Nick Young it was always going to be tough for L.A. Kevin Durant (29/6/9), Stephen Curry (24/5/5) and Klay Thompson (18/7/0) led the Warriors. Jordan Clarkson (20/2/0) had a strong night.

Rockets (10-6) 117, Kings (6-10) 104

James Harden's (23/10/10) fourth triple-double of the season - backed up by Trevor Ariza (18/9/3) and Clint Capela (17/10/0) - helped Houston overcome a DeMarcus Cousins (32/9/1) led Sacramento.

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