Rockets 118, Trail Blazers 113: James Harden scored 41 points, Jeremy Lin had 26 and Houston rallied for an overtime win over Portland, the Rockets' fifth straight victory. Harden hit a 3-pointer late in regulation to send it to overtime. "There's no way we win this game early on in the year," the Rockets' Chandler Parsons said. "So I think that shows a lot about our growth and maturity and just how much we're coming together."
Bulls 95, Heat 88: Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22, and Chicago beat Miami in overtime after Jimmy Butler stripped the ball from LeBron James at the end of regulation. Miami dropped its third straight, blowing a 12-point lead down the stretch. "It gives us confidence we can beat them," Butler said. "But ... in the playoffs ... we can't go around them; you're going to have to go through them."
Lakers 114, Thunder 110: Jodie Meeks scored 24 of his career-high 42 points in the second half, helping Los Angeles overcome a triple-double by Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant. The injury-ravaged Lakers had lost 29 of their previous 37 games. Durant had 27 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists for his third triple-double this season.
Mavericks 105, Pacers 94: Monta Ellis and Devin Harris scored 20 points apiece as Dallas extended Indiana's season-long losing streak to four games.
Nets 104, Kings 89: Marcus Thornton scored 15 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter against his old team, helping Brooklyn beat Sacramento. The Nets lost Paul Pierce to a right shoulder injury in the early minutes of the first quarter.
Pelicans 111, Nuggets 107: Anthony Davis tied his career high with 32 points, grabbed 17 rebounds and blocked six shots, and New Orleans erased a 16-point deficit to beat Denver in OT.
Raptors: Forward Patrick Patterson will miss seven to 10 days with a sprained right elbow.
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