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NBA roundup — Feb. 1

Associated Press

Heat 106, Knicks 91

LeBron James had 30 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and Miami avoided a winless season in the Big Apple with a win Saturday night that snapped New York’s four-game winning streak.

Dwyane Wade added 22 points for the Heat, who avoided becoming the first team to go 0-4 in New York this season.

Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and eight rebounds for the Knicks.

Pacers 97, Nets 96

Paul George and Roy Hibbert both had 20 points, and host Indiana rallied to beat Brooklyn.

Lance Stephenson, left out of the All-Star Game despite leading the NBA in triple-doubles, added 14 points for the Pacers (36-10), who improved the league’s best home record to 22-2. David West had 17 points and George Hill scored 10.

Shaun Livingston had a season-high 24 points for the Nets.

Wizards 96, Thunder 81

John Wall scored 15 of his 17 points in the second half and host Washington took advantage of a rare off-game from hometown star Kevin Durant in a win over Oklahoma, snapping the Thunder’s 10-game winning streak.

Wall also had 15 assists and six steals and went 7-for-11 from the field after halftime, more than making up for an 0-for-7 first half.

Trevor Ariza added 18 points and did a solid job defending Durant, whose 26 points came on 8-for-21 shooting, including 0-for-6 from 3-point range, along with five turnovers.

The victory moved the Wizards to .500 for the seventh time this season.

Spurs 95, Kings 93

Tim Duncan had 23 points and 17 rebounds, Tony Parker added 18 points and 10 assists, and host San Antonio Spurs snapped a three-game slide by rallying past Sacramento.

Patty Mills scored 15 points and Boris Diaw added 14 for San Antonio.

Isaiah Thomas had 26 points, Rudy Gay scored 23 and Derrick Williams added 14 for Sacramento, which has lost seven straight.

Pistons 113, 76ers 96

Andre Drummond had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and host Detroit’s talented frontcourt overwhelmed short-handed Philadelphia.

Greg Monroe added 21 points and 12 rebounds. Brandon Jennings and Kyle Singler added 20 points apiece for Detroit.

Tony Wroten led the 76ers with 18 points.

Suns 105, Bobcats 95

Goran Dragic scored 25 points and host Phoenix made almost 57 percent of its shots through three quarters to beat Charlotte.

Marcus Morris added 15 points for the Suns, who have won five straight games and seven of eight.

The Suns limited Al Jefferson, Charlotte’s leading scorer, to just 10 points.

Reserve Anthony Tolliver led the Bobcats with 14 and Jannero Pargo added 12 points and six assists.

Hawks 120,
Timberwolves 113

Kyle Korver scored 24 points, including three 3-pointers in a third-quarter stretch that gave Atlanta the lead, and the Hawks overcame Kevin Love’s 43 points to beat visiting Minnesota.

Paul Millsap, guarded by Love much of the night in a matchup of All-Stars, had 20 points and 13 rebounds before fouling out late.

Grizzlies 99, Bucks 90

Nick Calathes, subbing for injured Mike Conley, scored a career-high 22 points as Memphis defeated visiting Milwaukee.

Zach Randolph had 23 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis, which won its season-best sixth straight game. Marc Gasol had 19 points and James Johnson had 14.

Brandon Knight led Milwaukee with 23 points, including 18 in the second half.

Pelicans 88, Bulls 79

Anthony Davis scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead host New Orleans over Chicago.

Tyreke Evans added 11 points for the Pelicans, who have won four of their past five games.

D.J. Augustin scored 23 points, Taj Gibson added 17 and Joakim Noah had 14 for Chicago.

Davis also blocked six shots and the Pelicans dominated in the paint, out­scoring the Bulls 50-34.


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