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Pistons (10-10) 121, Celtics (10-8) 114

Andre Drummond's (20/17/2) 12th double-double of the season led the Detroit Pistons to an impressive win. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (25/5/4) had a team-high, shooting 10-17 from the field. Marcus Morris (20/4/3), Tobias Harris (21/6/4) and Ish Smith (19/8/8) capped a strong night for their starting five.

Isaiah Thomas (27/0/4) was the only Celtics player with a positive +/- as the franchise struggled on their own floor. The Celtics were out-rebounded 52-33 - giving up 13 offensive boards. Kelly Olynyk (19/3/2) shot 77.8%. Al Horford (9/5/4) struggled.

Grizzlies (11-8) 105, Raptors (12-6) 120

DeMar DeRozan (24/9/6) and Kyle Lowry (29/3/8) combined for the bulk of Toronto's points as Patrick Patterson (14/13/0) produced a double-double off the bench. The Raptors shot an impressive 16-32 from deep. DeMarre Carroll (17/0/1) was 3-7. Corey Joseph (16/8/3) made the most of his time on the court.

With Mike Conley out for the foreseeable future, Andrew Harrison (21/2/4) started at point guard. Marc Gasol (18/8/3) shot 7-14 from the field. Troy Daniels (19/1/1) scored 19 of Memphis' 28 bench points.

Lakers (10-10) 96, Bulls (10-7) 90

Julius Randle (13/20/2) produced his fifth double-double as the Lakers edged this game between two of the league's most famous franchises - Larry Nance Jr. (12/11/1) also had a double-double. Brandon Ingram (8/3/3) made his third start. Lou Williams (18/5/5) and Jordan Clarkson (18/4/3) tied a team-high.

Jimmy Butler (22/4/2) shot just 22.2% from the field but was 13-15 from the free throw line. Taj Gibson (11/10/4) had a double-double and Rajon Rondo (14/8/6) led the team in three-point shooting (2-3) as they went just 4-21.

Wizards (6-11) 115, Thunder (12-8) 126

Russell Westbrook (35/14/11) notched his fourth straight triple-double, going a perfect 10-10 from the charity stripe. He was supported by Victor Oladipo (25/6/6) as the Thunder won for the fourth time in a row. Steven Adams (12/6/0), Domantas Sabonis (10/3/2) and Andre Roberson (10/5/0) made sure all OKC starters reached double figures.

The best efforts of Washington's star shooting guard Bradley Beal (31/5/1) couldn't stop the Westbrook train. John Wall (15/6/15) couldn't find his range from the field (6-20).

Knicks (9-9) 106, Timberwolves (5-13) 104

Carmelo Anthony (14/4/2) came up clutch for the Knicks, draining a go-ahead two before clinching the game with a crucial defensive tip. Kristaps Porzingis (29/8/4) led the team in scoring as Brandon Jennings (12/2/7) and Mindaugas Kuzminskas (14/2/1) provided valuable points off the bench.

Karl-Anthony Towns' (47/18/2) career-high night ended in defeat for the Timberwolves. Andrew Wiggins (19/7/4) and Zach LaVine (17/2/1) helped Minnesota to a huge late comeback, but it wasn't enough.

Spurs (15-4) 94, Mavericks (3-14) 87

Patty Mills (23/2/4) dropped a team-high point total off 75% from the field that included going 5-6 from deep. Kawhi Leonard (21/7/2) provided ample support and Dewayne Dedmon (6/10/0) was vital on the glass. Danny Green (11/3/2) was the only other Spur in double figures in a relatively low-scoring game.

Wesley Matthews' (26/2/1) strong game was not enough to halt the Mavericks' slide. Harrison Barnes (17/2/1) shot 8-15. Seth Curry (14/2/0) was 2-5 from downtown.

Heat (6-12) 106, Nuggets (7-11) 98

Hassan Whiteside's (25/16/1) 15th double-double of the campaign was enough for Miami to claim their sixth win. The big man also had four blocks. Wayne Ellington (22/2/2), Tyler Johnson (18/2/7) and James Johnson (10/7/5) contributed to a strong showing from the Heat's rotation.

Nikola Jokic (17/14/3) had a double-double for the Nuggets as Jameer Nelson, Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler all scored 17. Emmanuel Mudiay (7/8/7) shot just 27.3%.

Hawks (10-9) 107, Suns (6-13) 109

Brandon Knight (23/5/2) led the Suns off the bench, shooting 6-18 from the field and 8-9 from the line. Devin Booker (13/1/4) and Eric Bledsoe (12/6/4) had their shooting problems, going 5-13 and 5-17 respectively. Jared Dudley (17/2/1) also had a strong scoring night off the pine.

Without Al Horford, Dennis Schroder (31/4/9) had a career-high scoring night. He shot 13-23. Dwight Howard (17/14/1) had his customary double-double, taking him to 13 for the season.

Pacers (9-10) 109, Trail Blazers (10-10) 131

Damian Lillard (28/5/10) was the deciding factor as he ran to the floor to perfection, leading Portland to a huge blowout win. Maurice Harkless (23/2/0) benefitted from Lillard's passing with his high-scoring night. CJ McCollum (19/5/5) was 7-18 from the field. Evan Turner (13/4/6) and Allen Crabbe (15/1/0) made an impact.

Myles Turner (19/10/1) had a double-double as the Pacers struggled without Paul George. Jeff Teague (25/5/8) led the team in scoring but it was their defence that caused problems in Oregon.

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