NBA Regular 23 February 2014 Results and Highlights

LA Clippers 125-117 Oklahoma City Thunder > see highlights
amal Crawford and Matt Barnes combined for 60 points and the Los Angeles Clippers survived blowing a 15-point lead to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 125-117 on Sunday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. It’s the most points the Thunder (43-14) have allowed this season. Kevin Durant had the first 40-point, 10-assist game of his career, but his team lost its second straight game coming out of the All-Star break.

Chicago Bulls 79-93 Miami Heat > see highlights
The victory was the 300th of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s career. The Heat forced the Bulls into seven 24-second shot-clock violations.

Washington Wizards 96-83 Cleveland Cavaliers > see highlights
All-Star point guard John Wall collected game highs of 21 points and nine assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 Sunday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Shooting guard Bradley Beal scored 17 points and center Marcin Gortat had 13 points and a game-high 13 rebounds for the Wizards (28-28), who held the lead for the final 3½ quarters. Small forward Luol Deng led the Cavaliers (22-36) with 17 points, while All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving added 15 points and five assists. The teams split their four-game season series with the road team winning each contest.

Orlando Magic 90-105 Toronto Raptors > see highlights
Toronto Raptors have now won 6 straight games against the Orlando Magic dating back to the 2011-12 season.

Kings win Nuggets 109-95
Sacramento Kings 109-95 Denver Nuggets > see highlights
Rudy Gay scored 32 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Isaiah Thomas had a game-high 33 points and the Sacramento Kings used a strong third quarter to beat the Denver Nuggets 109-95 on Sunday night at the Pepsi Center.

Brooklyn Nets 108-102 LA Lakers > see highlights
On a night when the first openly gay professional athlete made an appearance in one of the four major sports in North America, the Nets made sure it was it was a special night in more ways than one. Deron Williams contributed 30 points and a career-high six steals, Paul Pierce added 25 points in his return to Los Angeles and Jason Collins made his presence known in his season debut with Brooklyn, tapping out a missed free throw that led to a key 3-pointer by Pierce in the 108-102 victory at Staples Center.

Houston Rockets 115-112 Phoenix Suns > see highlights
The game matched two of the NBA’s hottest teams. Houston Rockets had won 8 of their previous 9, while the Phoenix Suns had won 9 of 12.

Minnesota Timberwolves 97-108 Portland Trail Blazers > see highlights
Thomas Robinson came off the bench for 14 points, a career-high 18 rebounds and two blocked shots to help Portland to a come-from-behind 108-97 victory over Minnesota Sunday night at the Moda Center.