Hawks 93, Raptors 92
Al Horford scored 22 points, including a go-ahead dunk with 21 seconds remaining, and host Atlanta beat short-handed Toronto.
Longtime Raptors guard Jose Calderon and forward Ed Davis gave farewell hugs to their teammates about an hour before the game as word leaked of a trade that will send small forward Rudy Gay from Memphis to Toronto.
DeMar DeRozan led Toronto with 23 points. John Lucas added a season-high 19 points, Alan Anderson had 15 points and Aaron Gray had eight points and 11 rebounds.
76ers 92, Wizards 84
Jrue Holiday scored 21 points, Nick Young had 18 and host Philadelphia beat Washington.
Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen each added 14 points to help the Sixers win for just the fourth time in 13 games and seventh in 24.
Emeka Okafor had 15 points and 17 rebounds, Nene scored 16 and Martell Webster got 15 for Washington.
The Wizards dropped to 6-5 since John Wall returned from a knee injury. They were 5-28 without him and entered with the second-worst record in the NBA. Wall had nine points on 3-for-12 shooting.
Pacers 98, Pistons 79
Roy Hibbert had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead host Indiana to a win over Detroit.
David West scored 14 points and Lance Stephenson added 12 points and 11 boards to help the Pacers snap a three game skid.
Greg Monroe had 18 points and nine rebounds, and Rodney Stuckey scored 14 points for the Pistons, who have lost four of the last five.
The Pacers went on an 18-2 run in the second quarter. Stephenson made a 3-pointer and a free throw to help the Pacers take a 54-36 lead at halftime.
Knicks 113, Magic 97
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points to set a team record with his 30th straight 20-point game, leading host New York to a victory over reeling Orlando.
Anthony’s scoring tended to overshadow outstanding games by New York big men Tyson Chandler and Amare Stoudemire who combined for 35 points on 17 of 18 shooting from the field against the Magic, who lost their seventh straight and 18th in 20 games.
Chandler finished with 21 points on 10 of 11 shooting, along with seven rebounds and a season-high five assists.
Celtics 99, Kings 81
Paul Pierce scored 16 points and host Boston won their second game since losing Rajon Rondo for the season with a knee injury, beating Sacramento.
The Celtics charged to a 59-38 halftime lead as they hit 62.5 percent of their shots. They led by at least 14 points the rest of the way against the team that allowed an NBA-worst average of 103.2 points going into the game.
Boston won despite losing another starter when forward Jared Sullinger left just over four minutes into the game with back spasms and didn’t return.
Bulls 104, Bucks 88
Nate Robinson scored 16 of his 24 points in the second quarter, leading Chicago to a victory over host Milwaukee.
Jimmy Butler, a second-year pro from Marquette, had 18 points and five rebounds in a return to the arena where he played college basketball.
Samuel Dalembert had 14 points and a season-high 13 rebounds for the Bucks. Ersan Ilyasova added 18 points and seven rebounds.
Chicago broke open the game midway through the second quarter, using a 20-4 run to take a 49-30 lead.
Clippers 96, Timberwolves 90
Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 rebounds and DeAndre Jordan added 16 points and 12 boards to lift Los Angeles to a victory over host Minnesota.
Caron Butler had 19 points, and Jamal Crawford scored 17 for the Clippers.
Nikola Pekovic had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who had coach Rick Adelman on the sideline for the first time since Jan. 5. Adelman missed the previous 11 games while his wife sought treatment for seizures.
Tempers flared in the first half when Matt Barnes was ejected and Wolves center Greg Stiemsma floored Grant Hill. But the Clippers got physical and handed the Wolves their fifth straight loss.
Heat 105, Nets 85
LeBron James had 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and Miami blew out host Brooklyn in the second half for a victory, their 13th in a row over the Nets.
Dwyane Wade added 21 points and Chris Bosh had 16 for the Heat, who outscored the Nets 56-36 in the second half after it was tied at halftime.
In their first game since falling in double overtime Sunday at Boston, the Heat made sure this would be a much easier night. James, Wade and Bosh were all on the bench long before the end, and Miami shot 52 percent from the field and made 11 of 19 3-pointers.
Spurs 102, Bobcats 78
Tony Parker had 22 points and host San Antonio never trailed in beating Charlotte, extending their winning streak to nine games.
Kawhi Leonard added 18 points, Danny Green had 17 and Tiago Splitter 15 for San Antonio, which has won 17 straight at home.
Ramon Sessions came off the bench to score a team-high 22 points for Charlotte, which has lost five of six. Kemba Walker (16 points) and Ben Gordon (11) were the only other Bobcats in double figures.
Jazz 104, Hornets 99
Paul Millsap scored 25 points, Al Jefferson had 22 and host Utah defeated New Orleans.
Ryan Anderson’s 3-pointer with 15 seconds left pulled the Hornets within 100-97 but Randy Foye and Millsap each hit two free throws down the stretch to seal it.
Coming off a 45-point loss on Monday, the Jazz trailed by 12 points in the first quarter before rallying to take a 10-point lead with about 7 minutes remaining.
Anthony Davis nearly brought the Hornets all the way back with an eight-point fourth quarter.
Nuggets 118, Rockets 110
Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 27 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 points and nine rebounds and host Denver beat Houston.
Andre Iguodala had 15 points for the Nuggets, who have won five straight and beat Houston for the third time this season.
Jeremy Lin scored 22 points to lead the Rockets and James Harden and Chandler Parsons added 21 each. Houston had won three straight, including a 45-point win at Utah on Monday.