Hawks 104, Clippers 93
Jeff Teague had 19 points and 11 assists, Zaza Pachulia added 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the host Atlanta Hawks won their fifth straight game with a victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night.
Blake Griffin scored 22 points and Chris Paul had 19 for the Clippers.
Los Angeles has lost a season-high three consecutive games after winning six in a row.
Lou Williams finished with 18 points and Josh Smith added 17 for Atlanta.
One night after managing season lows in points and field-goal percentage in an 86-76 loss at Brooklyn, the Clippers shot just 42.7 percent from the field. They began the game with the NBA’s third-best shooting percentage.
The Clippers twice closed within six before halftime, the second time coming on Griffin’s dunk at the 1:20 mark, but Los Angeles was all but run out of Philips Arena in the third.
After Willie Green’s layup cut the lead to eight in the first 2 minutes of the third, the Clippers were outscored 18-4.
Bobcats 108, Wizards 106, 2OT
Byron Mullens scored 27 points, Ramon Sessions had 20 and Ben Gordon added 19 as the Charlotte Bobcats earned their seventh win of the season and kept the host Washington Wizards winless with a double-overtime victory. Washington fell to 0-11 despite the spark supplied by Nene, who energized the Wizards during most of his 29 minutes. Martel Webster had 21 points for Washington and Nene scored 19.
Thunder 116, 76ers 109, OT
Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook had 30 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the host Philadelphia 76ers in overtime. Serge Ibaka added 18 points for the defending Western Conference champions. Thad Young had a season-high 29 points and career-high 15 rebounds, and Evan Turner scored 26 points for Philadelphia, which has lost two in a row after winning three straight.
Lakers 115, Mavericks 89
Metta World Peace hit three early 3-pointers to spark a Los Angeles barrage from long range, and the visiting Lakers scored 36 points before Kobe Bryant took his first shot. Bryant, the league’s leading scorer, finished with 19 once he did start shooting as the Lakers hit the century mark for the first time in four games. The Lakers won for the first time in five road games and avoided their worst start away from home in nearly 20 years.
Bulls 93, Bucks 86
Carlos Boozer and Richard Hamilton scored 22 points apiece to lead the Chicago Bulls to a victory over the host Milwaukee Bucks, breaking a four-game losing streak. Boozer also grabbed 19 rebounds for the Bulls, who outrebounded the Bucks 54-40. Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 23 points. Down six midway through the fourth quarter, the Bucks fought back and Ellis hit 16-foot jumper with 5:22 remaining to tie it at 81.