Lakers 92, Nets 83
Kobe Bryant had 21 points and eight rebounds, and the visiting Los Angeles Lakers overcame the absences of Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace, and the loss of Pau Gasol to beat the New York Nets on Tuesday night.
Antawn Jamison, starting for the suspended World Peace, made the go-ahead basket during a closing 14-3 run for the Lakers, who have won three in a row and six of their last seven games.
Howard missed his third consecutive game with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and Gasol, his replacement, injured his right foot with a little more than 4 minutes remaining.
Brook Lopez capitalized on the Lakers’ center woes to finish with 30 points and 11 rebounds.
Steve Nash had 17 points and eight assists, and Earl Clark added 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers.
Pacers 114, Hawks 103
Paul George scored 29 points to lead the host Indiana Pacers to their 15th consecutive home win over the Atlanta Hawks.
David West had 15 points and seven rebounds and George Hill added 15 points and eight assists to help the Pacers to their fourth victory in a row overall and their longest home win streak in 13 years.
Jeff Teague had 24 points and eight assists and Al Horford had 15 points and eight rebounds to lead the Hawks.
Suns 96, Grizzlies 90
Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to lead the visiting Phoenix Suns past the Memphis Grizzlies.
Dragic, who had just two points on 1-for-6 shooting through three quarters, was 5-for-6 in the fourth.
After the score was tied at 88, Dragic scored six straight points to put the game away.
Rockets 140, Golden State 109
The host Houston Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 3-pointers in a win over Golden State.
Jeremy Lin sank a career-high five 3-pointers and Chandler Parsons and James Harden hit four apiece as the Rockets reached a season-high point total. They also tied an NBA record with 14 3-pointers in the first half and dished out a season-high 35 assists on 46 field goals overall.
Lin scored 28 points, Harden added 18 and Parsons scored 16 for Houston.