OKC stretches sensational run to 10 wins
The Oklahoma City Thunder proved they are the hottest team in the NBA, winning their 10th successive game with a 120-95 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
Thunder forward Kevin Durant had his streak of 12 consecutive 30-point games snapped, scoring 26 and adding seven assists.
Durant sat out the entire fourth quarter as the Thunder were leading by 89-59 at the end of the third.
In the past 30 years, only Kobe Bryant (16) and Tracy McGrady (14) recorded more consecutive 30-point games.
Forward Serge Ibaka showed his versatility, scoring from anywhere on the floor with 25 points on 12-of-12 shooting. Ibaka and Durant shot a combined 22 of 24 from the field.
Grizzlies 94, Timberwolves 90
Memphis Forward Zach Randolph scored 13 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter, including a twisting shot from the paint with 2:27 left that gave the Grizzlies the lead in a 94-90 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Guard Courtney Lee scored 16 points, Mike Conley had 12 points and guard Tayshaun Prince added 11, including a three-pointer with 59.6 seconds left that put the Grizzlies up by six.
Forward Kevin Love scored 22 of his 28 points in the second half, including 18 points in the third quarter, for the Timberwolves.
Hawks 125, 76ers 99
Veteran forward Elton Brand had a season-high 18 points against his former team as the Atlanta Hawks rolled to a 125-99 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
The 34-year-old Brand, in his 15th season, shot 8-for-12 off the Atlanta bench to lead seven players in double figures.
Another reserve, forward Mike Scott, also had 18 for the Hawks, with 16 of those coming in the second quarter.
Forward Thaddeus Young had 29 points, one shy of his season high, to pace the Sixers.
Magic 113, Bucks 102
Veteran guard Arron Afflalo scored 21 points in 30 minutes as the Orlando Magic breezed to an easy 113-102 victory over the lowly Milwaukee Bucks.
It was the fifth consecutive loss for the Bucks (8-38) and the 14th loss in their last 15 games.