Tuesday's HIGHLIGHTS

Thunder 98, Trail Blazers 95: Kevin Durant had 36 points to spark Oklahoma City past Portland. Jeremy Lamb had 19 points, including a key 3-pointer with 1:38 left for the Thunder, which has won 14 of its past 16 games. Robin Lopez had 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Trail Blazers, who have lost five of their past seven.

Heat 103, Suns 97: LeBron James scored 37 points and had five steals as Miami beat Phoenix. Chris Bosh added 21 points for the Heat, which was without Dwyane Wade because of a migraine. Gerald Green scored 26 points for the Suns, who lost to Miami for the eighth time in a row.

Jazz 96, Lakers 79: Alec Burks scored 24 points as Utah sent Los Angeles to a sixth straight home loss, tying a franchise record. Chris Kaman had 25 points for the Lakers, who have dropped nine of 11 overall and 21 of 26 since Dec. 21.

Bobcats 114, Mavericks 89: Al Jefferson scored 30 points, leading Charlotte to a rare win over Dallas. The Bobcats had lost 17 of their previous 18 games against the Mavericks. Dallas' Dirk Nowitzki left the game after suffering a sprained left ankle in the second quarter. He returned in the second half and finished with 16 points.


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Cavaliers 109, Kings 99: Luol Deng scored 22 points, helping Cleveland avenge a 44-point loss to Sacramento last month. Anthony Bennett, the No. 1 pick in the draft who has struggled most of the season, recorded career highs with 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Cavaliers.

Bulls 100, Hawks 85: Joakim Noah had 19 points, 16 rebounds and 11 assists, and Taj Gibson had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Chicago beat Atlanta. Gibson started in place of Carlos Boozer, who missed a third straight game because of a left calf strain.

Grizzlies 92, Wizards 89: Nick Calathes and Marc Gasol scored 18 points each, and Memphis survived 37 points from Washington's Bradley Beal.

-- ASSOCIATED PRESS