Bulls 95, Pistons 94
Luol Deng scored 28 points, Jimmy Butler and Nate Robinson each added 16, and the Chicago Bulls beat Detroit at home to extend their winning streak to 18 straight against the Pistons. Rodney Stuckey scored 25 points and Greg Monroe added 18 points for the Pistons, who have not beaten Chicago since Dec. 23, 2008. The Bulls rallied from a 13-point deficit to tie the score 78-all with 9:27 remaining on Butler’s dunk after a steal. Robinson then fed Deng for a layup for an 80-78 lead.
Heat 88, Spurs 86
Chris Bosh scored 23 points, including a winning 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds remaining, and the Miami Heat beat the San Antonio Spurs with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers sitting out due to injuries. Ray Allen had 14 points, Norris Cole added 13 and Mike Miller 12 for Miami (58-15).
Knicks 108, Celtics 89
Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and 10 rebounds, and the New York Knicks moved closer to ending Boston’s hold on the Atlantic Division title with a victory over the Celtics. Host New York climbed back into a tie with Indiana in the race for the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference, which would currently mean a playoff meeting with the Celtics. Chris Copeland added 22 points and Raymond Felton had 18 for the Knicks. Jeff Green scored 27 points, and Paul Pierce had 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Celtics.
Wizards 109 Raptors 92
Bradley Beal scored 24 points in his return to the lineup, leading the Washington Wizards to victory over the visiting Toronto Raptors. Emeka Okafor had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and John Wall added 18 points and 10 assists for Washington. Jonas Valanciunas had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Raptors.