New Orleans Pelicans 93-94 Washington Wizards > see highlights
Wizards coach Randy Wittman inserted newly acquired guard Andre Miller into the game late in the first quarter. Added to help Washington’s low-scoring second unit, the veteran point guard finished with five points and three assists in 16 minutes
Memphis Grizzlies 89-92 Charlotte Bobcats > see highlights
Kemba Walker’s game-high 31 points were just enough to compensate for a struggling Al Jefferson as the Charlotte Bobcats (27-30) hung on for a 92-89 win over t the Memphis Grizzlies (31-24) on Saturday night at Time Warner Cable Arena. Jefferson shot 2-for-13, scoring six points, tying his season low. Until Saturday, Jefferson had scored 26 points or more in nine of the last 11 games. The Grizzlies’ Mike Conley missed two three-point attempts on the Grizzlies’ final possession that would have tied the game.
New York Knicks 98-107 Atlanta Hawks > see highlights
The free-falling Hawks snapped an eight-game losing streak by overcoming a 17-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Knicks 107-98 behind a career-high 30 points from reserve forward Mike Scott.
Dallas Mavericks 113-102 Detroit Pistons > see highlights
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points and Vince Carter tossed in 18 off the bench to lift the Dallas Mavericks (34-23) to a 113-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons (23-33) on Saturday night at The Palace.
Indiana Pacers 110-100 Milwaukee Bucks > see highlights
George, West and Stephenson combined to go 28 for 47 (59.6 percent). The rest of the Pacers went 8 for 33 (24.2 percent).
Minnesota Timberwolves 121-104 Utah Jazz > see highlights
As well as it closed the first half, Minnesota was even better to start the second half. Love scored the Wolves’ first eight points, and the team made four of its first five shots after the break. Minnesota built a 23-point lead while shooting 55 percent in the third quarter.
Boston Celtics 98-105 Sacramento Kings > see highlights
Seven Sacramento Kings players finished with double-figure scoring, as the home team picked up a much needed win in front of a sold out crowd.
Brooklyn Nets 86-93 Golden State Warriors > see highlights
Jermaine O’Neal build season highs of 23 points and 13 rebounds, Stephen Curry shoot a big 3-pointer in the final minute to finish with 17 points lead Warriors beat Nets 93-86