Rockets 106, Nets 96
James Harden and Carlos Delfino each scored 22 points, and the Houston Rockets tied their longest winning streak against any opponent by beating the host Brooklyn Nets for the 13th consecutive time.
Houston blew most of a 15-point lead in the fourth quarter before Delfino hit a big 3-pointer with 1:54 left. He later made another jumper before Harden followed with a 3-pointer to put it away.
Delfino made six 3-pointers. Harden, coming off a career-high, 46-point game Wednesday against Oklahoma City, made four 3s and finished 7-of-14 from the field.
Brook Lopez scored 27 points for the Nets. Deron Williams added 15 points and 13 assists, but shot 5-of-17 as Brooklyn had its four-game winning streak snapped.
Wizards 119, Nuggets 113
The host Washington Wizards put on one of their best offensive shows of the season as they put seven players in double figures while taking down another contending team.
Emeka Okafor had 17 points and 13 rebounds for the Wizards, who never trailed but had an 18-point fourth-quarter lead cut to two in the final minute. Bradley Beal had 17 points and a career-high 12 boards, Trevor Ariza scored 16 points and Martell Webster had 15.
Washington broke a two-game losing streak and added another example to its knack for knocking off top teams.
Ty Lawson had 27 points and 12 assists for the Nuggets.
Bulls 105, Bobcats 75
Taj Gibson scored 17 points on 8-of-11 shooting, and the Chicago Bulls beat the host Charlotte Bobcats. With former Bulls great Michael Jordan looking on from the end of the Bobcats’ bench, the Bulls jumped out to a 38-19 lead midway through the second quarter. Carlos Boozer had 10 points and 10 rebounds as eight Bulls finished in double figures.
Luol Deng added 14 points, Nate Robinson, Marco Belinelli and Richard Hamilton all had 12, and Joakim Noah finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.
Kemba Walker had 27 points to lead Charlotte, which shot 33 percent from the field. It was the 10th time this season the Bobcats lost by 20 or more points.
Pacers 114, Pistons 82
David West scored 18 points, George Hill had 15 and the surging Indiana Pacers beat the visiting Detroit Pistons. Indiana has won three in a row and eight out of 10, including a 98-79 victory against Detroit on Jan. 30.
The Pacers grabbed control with a 14-4 run at the start of the second quarter. Orlando Johnson had 11 points in the run to help Indiana to a 48-23 lead.
Will Bynum scored 17 points for the stumbling Pistons, who have split their last four games.
Raptors 100, Knicks 98
Rudy Gay scored a season-high 32 points, DeMar DeRozan had 18 and the host Toronto Raptors handed the slumping New York Knicks their season-worst fourth consecutive loss. Carmelo Anthony had 32 points for the Knicks, winless since beating Minnesota on Feb. 8.
Hawks 122, Kings 108
Al Horford led Atlanta’s balanced scoring with 24 points and the host Hawks overcame a slow start to win. Jeff Teague had 20 points and 12 assists, Josh Smith added 18 points and DeShawn Stevenson had 17 for Atlanta.
Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points to lead the Kings, who have lost four in a row and eight out of 10. DeMarcus Cousins had 26 points and 13 rebounds.
Grizzlies 88, Magic 82
Marc Gasol had 19 points and 13 rebounds, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 14 boards, and the host Memphis Grizzlies recorded their sixth consecutive victory. Mike Conley finished with 14 points and seven assists for Memphis, and Ed Davis scored 10.
Aaron Afflalo had 20 points, six rebounds and seven assists for Orlando. Mo Harkless scored 19, and Andrew Nicholson added 14 points. E’Twaun Moore scored 12 points and handed out seven assists as the Magic dropped their fourth in a row and 16th in their last 17.
Thunder 127, Timberwolves 111
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added 27 and the host Oklahoma City Thunder snapped a three-game losing streak. Alexey Shved led Minnesota with 17 points.
Mavericks 104, Hornets 100
Vince Carter capped a 22-point performance with a 3-pointer that gave Dallas the lead with 6.5 seconds left, and the Mavericks held on for their third win in a row. Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points for the Mavericks, while Elton Brand added 13 points and Darren Collison 11, including two key free throws in the final seconds.
Celtics 113, Suns 88
Jeff Green scored 31 points in his first start of the season and the short-handed Boston Celtics routed the host Phoenix Suns. Chris Wilcox had 13 points off the bench, and Avery Bradley and Jason Terry scored 13 each for the Celtics.