Phoenix Suns 124-113 Philadelphia 76ers > see highlights
Gerald Green scored 30 points, Goran Dragic added 24 points and the Phoenix Suns led the entire game en route to a 124-113 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center. P.J. Tucker scored 15 points and Miles Plumlee had 14 points and 13 rebounds. Markieff Morris also had 13 points for the Suns, who improved to 26-18
Toronto Raptors 104-103 Brooklyn Nets > see highlights
Patrick Patterson stole an errant Deron Williams inbounds pass and sank a midrange jumper with six seconds to play, giving the Toronto Raptors a 104-103 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Monday at Barclays Center. After some confusion on the ensuring inbounds, Paul Pierce missed a long contested 3-pointer at the buzzer. The Raptors improved to 23-21, while the Nets fell to 20-23.
Minnesota Timberwolves 95-86 Chicago Bulls > see highlights
The Timberwolves outscored the Bulls 22-14 from the free throw line thanks to Love, who made all 14 of his attempts. Love had his best game ever against the Bulls, and had his 11th game of the season with at least 30 points, going 8-for-17 from the field. He also had a team-high eight rebounds.
LA Clippers 114-86 Milwaukee Bucks > see highlights
“That’s three or four times on this trip where it was a one- or two-point game when the second unit came in, and when they left it was an eight- or 10-point game. When you can do that with your second unit, that’s huge.” — Clippers coach Rivers.
Atlanta Hawks 109-111 Oklahoma City Thunder > see highlights
Thunder nba superstar Kevin Durant hit a 12-foot pull-up jumper with 1.5 seconds left and the Thunder kept Atlanta from getting a shot off at their end of the floor to win a thrilling come-from-behind game with the Hawks 111-109. OKC has now won eight straight games.
Sacramento Kings 99-106 Utah Jazz > see highlights
Utah Jazz went 35-for-53 from the free-throw line (compared to Sacramento’s 20-for-26), which was both a blessing and a curse. Late in the game, the Kings resorted to intentionally fouling in order to catch up — and it worked. Utah went only 9-for-20 from the line in the last three minutes as Sacramento cut the lead from 20 to five before the game ended.