Thunder 119, Hawks 107
Russell Westbrook picked up the 100th triple-double of his career and Oklahoma City used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from host Atlanta for a victory Tuesday night.
Westbrook scored 32 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed 12 rebounds to become the third-fastest player to reach the milestone. Only Oscar Robertson (277 games) and Magic Johnson (656) got to No. 100 quicker than Westbrook, who accomplished the feat in his 736th contest.
Westbrook trails only Robertson (181), Johnson (138) and Jason Kidd (107) on the career triple-double list.
Taurean Prince knocked down a 3-pointer to tie it at 103 with 5:15 remaining. Led by Westbrook and Jerami Grant, the Thunder dominated the rest of the way.
Prince led the Hawks with 25 points.
Raptors 116, Nets 102
Jonas Valanciunas had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and Toronto beat host Brooklyn to win its ninth straight and 16th of 17.
DeMar DeRozan and reserve Fred VanVleet scored 15 points apiece, and Kyle Lowry added 11 points and 11 assists for the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors, who held Brooklyn to 35 points after halftime and won a franchise record-tying seventh straight road game.
D’Angelo Russell hit his first seven shots — all 3-pointers — and scored 24 points in the first quarter for the Nets, who have lost 11 straight to the Raptors. Russell finished with 32 points.
Pacers 101, 76ers 98
Myles Turner scored 25 points, including two clutch free throws with 21.5 seconds remaining, and Indiana beat host Philadelphia.
Thaddeus Young added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the surprising Pacers (40-28), who overcame an off shooting night by leading scorer Victor Oladipo to win their third straight and improve to a season-high 12 games over .500. They were coming off a 99-97 victory at Boston on Sunday night.
Joel Embiid had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Ben Simmons finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the 76ers (36-30).
Clippers 112, Bulls 106
DeAndre Jordan had 29 points and 18 rebounds, Lou Williams scored 26 and Los Angeles beat host Chicago.
Tobias Harris added 18 points, and the Clippers took control late in the third quarter on the way to their fifth win in six games.
Bobby Portis led Chicago with 19 points and nine rebounds. Kris Dunn added 18 points and six assists. But with Lauri Markkanen sidelined by lower back spasms, the Bulls lost for the eighth time in 11 games.
Mavericks 110, Knicks 97
Harrison Barnes scored 30 points and Dallas turned around the game in the third quarter on its way to a win over host New York, which lost its eighth straight game.
Dallas couldn’t stop New York early, and then dominated the second half to win for the third time in four games.
Rookie Dennis Smith Jr. added 17 points for the Mavs and Dirk Nowitzki had 13. Yogi Ferrell finished with 10, but eight came during a game-changing 14-0 run in the third quarter.
Timberwolves 116, Wizards 111
Karl-Anthony Towns recovered from a shot to the mouth that left him down on the court and finished with a season-high 37 points and 10 rebounds, leading Minnesota over host Washington.
Towns shot 13-for-17, including making all three of his 3-point attempts, and showed no ill effects after getting knocked in the face with about a minute left in the first half.
Every starter scored at least 10 points for the Timberwolves. Andrew Wiggins scored 16, and Nemanja Bjelica had 17, plus eight rebounds and seven assists.
Markieff Morris led Washington with a season-high 27 points.
Pelicans 119, Hornets 115
Anthony Davis had 31 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots as host New Orleans beat Charlotte.
Rajon Rondo added 12 points and 17 assists and Jrue Holiday had 25 points and nine assists for the Pelicans.
Dwight Howard had 22 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots for Charlotte, while Kemba Walker added 22 points.
Spurs 108, Magic 72
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and host San Antonio never trailed after the opening minutes, holding Orlando to its lowest point total.
Nikola Vucevic and Jonathon Simmons each had 10 points for the Magic, which has lost 12 of 14.
NBA: Russell Westbrook gets 100th triple-double as Thunder beat Hawks 119-107
Thunder 119, Hawks 107