Hornets 108 (34-28), Timberwolves 103 (20-44)
All five Timberwolves starters finished in double-figures on Monday night, but that was not enough to take away the shine and the win from Kemba Walker and his Charlotte Hornets. Walker finished with 34 points, 7 boards and 6 assists. Of his total 34, 21 points came in a monster third quarter. Karl-Anthony Towns led the Wolves with 28 points and 14 rebounds, and Zach LaVine completed this gravity-defying dunk in the loss:
Grizzlies 106 (33-25), Cavaliers 103 (44-18)
Despite not having four of their five starters available, the Memphis Grizzlies were able to put away the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road during a game in which LeBron James passed John Havlicek for 13th place on the all-time scoring list. Tony Allen scored a season-high 26 points, and Vince Carter (15 points) hit some clutch free throws to put the Grizz on top.
Pacers 99 (34-30), Spurs 91 (53-10)
The Indiana Pacers succeeded in handing the San Antonio Spurs their tenth loss of the season. Monta Ellis led all scorers with 26 points, and Paul George added in 23 points to help the Pacers get a second win in a row. Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 apiece for the Spurs.
Bulls 100 (32-30), Bucks 90 (26-38)
Derrick Rose led the Chicago Bulls to victory on Monday night, scoring a game-high 22 points along with 7 assists. Five more Bulls also scored in double-figs, including a triple-double from Pau Gasol of 12 points, 17 rebounds and 13 assists.
Pelicans 115 (24-38), Kings 112 (25-37)
The Sacramento Kings led the New Orleans Pelicans by as many as 17 points on Monday night. DeMarcus Cousins scored a game-high 40 points and brought down 16 rebounds. But despite the strong game from Boogie, the Pelicans managed to steal the win.
Anthony Davis led the Pels with 31 points and 10 boards.
Clippers 109 (41-21), Mavericks 90 (33-31)
Behind the stellar play of Chris Paul (27 points, 7 assists) and DeAndre Jordan (23 points, 20 rebounds), the Los Angeles Clippers got a win on the road against the Dallas Mavericks. The visiting team led by as many as 32 to blow out the hometown Mavs in the second half.
Warriors 119 (56-6), Magic 113 (27-35)
Stephen Curry hit his 300th 3-pointer of the season Monday night, the first player in NBA history to ever hit 300 shots from the arc in a season. He finished with 41 points and 12 boards, as the Dubs won their 45th consecutive win at home, breaking the Bulls’ record of 44 more than two decades ago.