Thunder 130 (46-22), Celtics 109 (39-29)
Kevin Durant had plenty of good things to say about Boston before the game, and proceeded to tear apart the Celtics later that night. The Celtics were without Jae Crowder and really had no answer KD, who finished with 28 points, 9 assists and 7 rebounds in just over three quarters.
Magic 99 (29-38), Hornets 107 (38-29)
Charlotte started off the game cold, but led by as much as 26 in the second half behind 26-point efforts by Marvin Williams and Nicolas Batum.
Mavs 98 (34-34), Cavs 99 (48-19)
With LeBron James out for rest, Kyrie Irving stepped up with a game-high 33 points, and Kevin Love had a double-double with 23 points and 18 boards. Irving also came up with a huge steal to seal the win:
Bulls 96 (33-33), Wizards 117 (32-35)
John Wall put up his third triple-double of the season with 29 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds. With wins over Detroit and Chicago this week, the Wizards are now just 1.5 games out of the 8-seed.
Here’s Wall catching Jimmy Butler with a signature chase-down block:
Hawks 118 (39-29), Pistons 114 (34-34)
Jeff Teague scored 22 points, including two crucial free throws with 17.9 seconds left, and Al Horford added 21 for the Hawks, who moved into a tie for fourth in the East with the W.
T-Wolves 114 (22-46), Grizzlies 108 (39-29)
Zach Lavine scored 28 points and matched his career high with 6 three-pointers, while Karl-Anthony Towns recorded his 39th double-double of the season with 18 points and 10 boards. KAT also had 4 really nice dimes:
Clippers 122 (43-24), Rockets 106 (34-34)
DeAndre Jordan went for 23 points—with six dunks—and 16 rebounds. No one, not even Dwight Howard, was contesting DJ.
Pelicans 123 (25-42), Kings 108 (26-41)
Anthony Davis finished with 27 points and 14 rebounds in 31 minutes, Ryan Anderson has 29 points, and recent 10-day signee Tim Frazier set a career-high with 14 points and added 9 dimes.
Knicks 85 (28-41), Warriors 121 (61-6)
Stephen Curry scored 34 points in 28 minutes before sitting out the fourth quarter as Golden State stayed perfect at home. Steph likes to beat buzzers.