New York Knicks 87 Indiana Pacers 81
NEW YORK – Carmelo Anthony recorded a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds as the Knicks (27-41) snapped a three game losing streak.
Paul George collected a double-double with 22 points and 10 rebounds, but the Pacers (34-33) have lost four out of their last seven games.
The Knicks were down 13 with under 10 minutes left to go in the third quarter but ended the quarter on an 18-3 run to trail 64-62 going into the fourth quarter. The Knicks took the lead in the fourth when Anthony dropped in a 25-foot three ball to put them up 68-65.
Cleveland Cavaliers 128 Detroit Pistons 96
CLEVELAND – LeBron James registered a triple-double with 16 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds as the Cavaliers (44-22) won two out of their last three games. Kyrie Irving scored a team high 26 points and handed out six assists. Tobias Harris netted a team high 17 points for the Pistons (33-34).
Oklahoma City Thunder 122 Brooklyn Nets 104
BROOKLYN – Russell Wilson registered his 33rd triple-double of the season with 25 points, 19 assists and 12 rebounds as the Thunder (38-29) extending their winning streak to three games. Victor Oladipo added 21 points. Brook Lopez (25) and Jeremy Lin (24) combined for 49 points as the Nets (12-54) have lost five out of their last seven games. Andrew Nicholson (St. Bonaventure) scored two points and grabbed a rebound in two minutes off the bench.
New Orleans Pelicans 100 Portland Trail Blazers 77
NEW ORLEANS – DeMarcus Cousins dropped 22 points, collected nine rebounds, dished out three assists, took away three steals and sent away two blocks, and the Pelicans (27-40) have won their last two games. Damian Lillard netted a team high 29 points as the Trail Blazer (29-37) lost their last two out of the three games. CJ McCollum (Lehigh) scored eight points, grabbed three rebounds and dished out two assists in 30 minutes played as a starter.
Golden State Warriors 106 Philadelphia 76ers 104
Oakland – Stephen Curry (29), Klay Thompson (28) and Draymond Green (20) combined for 77 points as the Warriors (53-14) snapped a three game losing streak. Dario Saric (25) and Jahlil Okafor (22) combined for 47 points as the 76ers (24-43) have lost their last five out of six games.