Dallas Mavericks 102-97 Cleveland Cavaliers > see highlights
Shooting guard Monta Ellis collected 22 points and eight assists as the Dallas Mavericks edged the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-97 on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena.
New Orleans Pelicans 95-92 Memphis Grizzlies > see highlights
The win clinched season series for New Orleans against the Grizzlies. The Grizzlies have won the season series against New Orleans only twice in franchise history, in 2004-05 and 2011-12. The Pelicans have also beaten the Grizzlies four straight times.
LA Clippers 112-103 Detroit Pistons > see highlights
Blake Griffin is enjoying a career year and he’s continuing to take more of the scoring load. He has reached the 25-point mark in nine of the last 15 games. He shot 9-for-16 from the field Monday and added seven free throws and five assists.
Philadelphia 76ers 99-107 Washington Wizards > see highlights
Marcin Gortat had 19 points and 11 rebounds. Kevin Seraphin had 16 and John Wall added 14. The Sixers were led by Michael Carter-Williams, who had 31. Thaddeus Young had 18. Spencer Hawes had 11 points and a season-high 16 rebounds.
Toronto Raptors 95-100 Charlotte Bobcats > see highlights
Bobcats center Jefferson scored 22 points, grabbed 19 rebounds and handed out a career-high-tying seven assists, tallying his 17th double-double of the season. Jefferson posted his third consecutive game with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds, marking the fourth time in franchise history that a player has posted three straight games with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Jefferson grabbed at least 14 rebounds for the third consecutive game.
Brooklyn Nets 103-80 New York Knicks > see highlights
Joe Johnson led the Brooklyn assault with 25 points, Andray Blatche posted 19 points and 12 rebounds and Alan Anderson scored 13 points as the surging Nets (17-22) have now won seven of eight. After missing 5 games with ankle issues, Deron Williams came off the bench and added 13 points and three assists.
Miami Heat 114-121 Atlanta Hawks > see highlights
48-34: Atlanta outscored Miami, 48-34, in the paint, while shooting 51.9 percent for the game. The PIPs are a reversal of the last time the teams met, a 121-119 overtime win for Miami, when they outscored the Hawks, 56-50 in the lane.
LA Lakers 100-102 Chicago Bulls > see highlights
Taj Gibson made a layup at the buzzer to give the Chicago Bulls a 102-100 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night at the United Center. Chicago Bulls put up 102 shots from the field, making only 39. The Bulls had six players in double figures, and four of those players put up at least 16 shots from the field. The Lakers were 35 for 83 from the field (42 percent).
Portland Trail Blazers 113-126 Houston Rockets > see highlights
Houston Rockets scored more than 70 points in the first half for the second time in three games, posting an eye-popping effective field-goal percentage of 78.6 against the struggling Portland defense. That number was nearly identical to Houston’s 3-point shooting percentage in the opening 24 minutes 76.9 percent (10-for-13).
Indiana Pacers 102-94 Golden State Warriors > see highlights
The Pacers outshot the Warriors 45.1 to 40.7 percent and outrebounded them 52 to 45. Both teams committed 15 turnovers.