Heat 123, Raptors 116
Dwyane Wade scored 35 points, LeBron James got his 34th career triple-double and the host Miami Heat rallied from a 15-point deficit to beat the Toronto Raptors in overtime.
James finished with 31 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for Miami, getting the last board on Toronto’s final shot of the night. Wade added seven assists, including the one that set up Ray Allen for the 3-pointer that clinched the win with 59.3 seconds left in overtime.
Allen scored 18, Mario Chalmers scored 14 and Chris Bosh had a 12-point, 12-rebound night for Miami. The Heat finished the overtime on a 13-2 run, erasing a four-point hole.
Alan Anderson scored 20 points for Toronto, leading seven Raptors in double figures.
Hawks 104, Bobcats 92
Josh Smith had 30 points and 13 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks snapped a six-game road losing streak. Kyle Korver added 21 points on 5-of-6 shooting from beyond the 3-point arc as the Hawks sent the Bobcats to their 16th consecutive home loss, three shy of the NBA record. Smith finished two assists shy of a triple-double. Ramon Sessions led the Bobcats with a season-high 27 points. Kemba Walker, who had a career-high 35 points on Monday, was limited to 11 on 4-of-11 shooting.
Grizzlies 106, Lakers 93
Darrell Arthur scored 20 points and Mike Conley added 19 as the host Memphis Grizzlies handed the Lakers their fourth consecutive loss. Los Angeles lost its seventh consecutive road game, and center Dwight Howard missed the second half after aggravating his sore shoulder in the first half. Rudy Gay, Zach Randolph and Tony Allen added 12 points apiece as Memphis improved to 12-0 when scoring at least 100 points. Kobe Bryant scored 29 points for the Lakers.
Nets 91, Timberwolves 83
Brook Lopez strengthened his push for a spot on the All-Star team with 22 points on 10-for-16 shooting, helping the visiting Brooklyn Nets hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Nets improved to 12-2 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo, and they’re 9-1 with their preferred starting lineup: Lopez, the NBA’s highest-scoring center, Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Gerald Wallace and Reggie Evans. Williams and Johnson scored 18 points apiece, and the Nets never trailed.
Nuggets 105, Rockets 95
Ty Lawson scored 21 points, Wilson Chandler had 20 and the Denver Nuggets pulled away in the third quarter. Danilo Gallinari sank three 3-pointers and scored 18 points for the Nuggets, who converted 28 points off 23 Houston turnovers to beat the Rockets for the fifth time in a row. Denver took control with a 21-5 burst late in the third quarter.
Bulls 85, Pistons 82
Nate Robinson had 11 points and seven assists in 21 minutes off the bench, leading a furious fourth-quarter comeback that carried the host Chicago Bulls. Joakim Noah sacrificed his body to save a loose ball, which Marco Belinelli converted into a game-winning basket with 7 seconds left. Tayshaun Prince and Rodney Stuckey each missed potential tying 3-pointers at the other end.
Spurs 106, Hornets 102
Tony Parker had 24 points and 13 assists, and the San Antonio Spurs rallied to overcome the absence of Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich for their 15th win in a row at home. Tiago Splitter added 25 points and seven rebounds, Stephen Jackson had 15 points and Danny Green 12 for San Antonio (34-11). Eric Gordon scored 17 points for New Orleans (14-28).
Jazz 92, Wizards 88
Paul Millsap had 16 points and 15 rebounds to help the host Utah Jazz hold off the Washington Wizards. The Jazz led by 22 in the second quarter and 15 entering the fourth.