New York Knicks 121-129 Orlando Magic > see highlights
Carmelo Anthony’s 44 points included all eight Knicks points in the second overtime, but rookie Victor Oladipo took over late in the game and sparked the Magic’s 129-121 victory. Victor Oladipo posted 30 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds and Arron Afflalo scored 32 in Orlando’s double-OT win over New York.
LA Clippers 96-102 Memphis Grizzlies > see highlights
After scoring a total of 12 points and being a non-factor in the Grizzlies last two games, Gasol was much more aggressive against the Clippers. Gasol was 7-for-16 from the floor as he scored 17 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had four blocked shots. It was his first double-double since returning from his knee injury.
Dallas Mavericks 124-112 Philadelphia 76ers > see highlights
Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, Shawn Marion added 22 points and the Dallas Mavericks defeated the depleted Philadelphia 76ers, 124-112, Friday night at the Wells Fargo Center. DeJuan Blair scored 18 points off the bench and Monta Ellis contributed 11. Jose Calderon had 10 assists for the Mavericks, who led from the opening tip to the final buzzer and improved to 33-23.
Cleveland Cavaliers 91-98 Toronto Raptors > see highlights
Toronto Raptors have reached the 30-win mark for just the second time in their last five seasons. This is the second-fewest games — 55 — it has taken Toronto to reach 30 wins.
New Orleans Pelicans 87-90 Charlotte Bobcats > see highlights
Al Jefferson was especially efficient in the first quarter. Jefferson scored 14 of the first 16 points for Charlotte on 7-for-10 shooting and personally was outscoring the Pelicans over the first 8:59 of the first quarter. Jefferson finished the game with 33 points and 10 rebounds and netter his 17th game of 20 or more in the last 19 games and seventh in his last 11 of 30 or more. His 7 30-point games since January 25 are tied with Kevin Durant for most in the NBA.
Atlanta Hawks 107-115 Detroit Pistons > see highlights
Detroit Pistons frontcourt trio of Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond has recorded double-doubles in the same game three times, including two of the last three games.
Denver Nuggets 89-117 Chicago Bulls > see highlights
The Bulls have won a season-high five consecutive games, their third time reaching that mark.
San Antonio Spurs 85-106 Phoenix Suns > see highlights
Phoenix Suns are 20-6 when playing with one day of rest, including 12-3 at home.
Utah Jazz 94-102 Portland Trail Blazers > see highlights
Damian Lillard scored 14 of his game-high 28 in the fourth as the Trail Blazers rallied to victory
Boston Celtics 92-101 LA Lakers > see highlights
Kent Bazemore also played his first game for the Lakers two nights after he and Brooks were acquired from the Golden State Warriors for Steve Blake. Bazemore had 15 points, including a pair of clutch 3-pointers less than 2 minutes apart during the final 4:20 as Los Angeles outscored Boston 38-18 in the final period.