NBA roundup

Celtics 99, Raptors 95

Kevin Garnett scored a season-high 27 points with 10 rebounds, Paul Pierce had 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Boston won its fifth straight game Wednesday night.

Courtney Lee added 15 points, Leandro Barbosa had 14, Avery Bradley 11 and Brandon Bass 10 as the Celtics remained unbeaten since losing guard Rajon Rondo to a season-ending knee injury.

Garnett scored 11 points in the fourth quarter as the Celtics rallied from a 10-point deficit to snap a two-game skid in Toronto. Boston had lost three of its last four in Canada.

The victory also ended a three-game road losing streak for the Celtics, who had dropped 11 of 14 away from home.

Andrea Bargnani returned after missing 26 games with a torn ligament in his right elbow to score 13 points for Toronto.

Wizards 109, New York 96

John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and Washington broke New York's five-game winning streak.

Wall scored 10 points in the fourth quarter as Washington took control.

New York never got closer than 97-92 with 2:57 to play and the Wizards pulled away at the end.

Martel Webster added 19 for Washington, which has won just 13 games, but has beaten five of the six NBA division leaders.

Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 31 points. Amare Stoudemire scored 19 and Raymond Felton had 17.

Nets 93, Pistons 90

Brook Lopez had 17 points, and Brooklyn won at Detroit for the first time since 2006.

Will Bynum's tying 3-point attempt from the right corner was short in the final seconds.

Joe Johnson scored 16 points for Brooklyn, including two free throws with 8.8 seconds left that made it a three-point game.

Heat 114, Rockets 108

LeBron James scored 32 points, Dwyane Wade added 31 points and eight assists, and Miami held off Houston.

Shane Battier scored 12, Norris Cole added 10 and Udonis Haslem grabbed 13 rebounds for Miami.

James Harden finished with 36 points and 12 rebounds for Houston, which got a 15-point, 14-rebound night from Omer Asik and 15 more points from Patrick Patterson. Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons each scored 13 for the Rockets.

Greg Monroe led Detroit with 23 points.

Pacers 88, 76ers 69

Roy Hibbert had 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead Central Division-leading Indiana to its third victory in three nights.

Paul George, George Hill and David West each scored 15 for the Pacers.

Jrue Holiday had 17 points for the Sixers.

Clippers 86, Magic 76

Eric Bledsoe had 27 points, including 19 in the second half, and Los Angeles used a big third quarter to snap a three-game losing streak.

The Clippers won despite playing without their three top scorers in All-Stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, and Jamal Crawford. Paul remains sidelined with a bruised right kneecap and Griffin sat with a strained hamstring. Crawford was out with a sore right shoulder.

Jameer Nelson scored 18 points to lead the Magic.

Cavaliers 122, Bobcats 95

Kyrie Irving scored 22 points in just three quarters, rookie Dion Waiters added 19 and Cleveland didn't overlook a team with a worse record than its own.

Tristan Thompson scored 17 for the young-and-improving Cavs.

Byron Mullens scored 15 to pace Charlotte. Bobcats leading scorer Kemba Walker, averaging 17.8 points per game, had just five on 2-of-11 shooting.

Hawks 103, Grizzlies 92

Jeff Teague had 22 points and a season-high 13 assists, Josh Smith added 19 points and 11 rebounds and Atlanta beat Memphis.

Al Horford finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Hawks snap a two-game skid.

Zach Randolph scored 20 points and Mike Conley added 17 as the Grizzlies lost their second straight.

Atlanta played without No. 2 center Zaza Pachulia, veteran guard DeShawn Stevenson and swingman Anthony Morrow, but still held the Grizzlies to 26.3 percent shooting in the third quarter.

Thunder 119, Warriors 98

Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Russell Westbrook added 22 and Oklahoma City throttled the travel-weary Golden State to win consecutive games for the first time in nearly three weeks.

Playing on the second night of a back-to-back, the Warriors didn't get settled in Oklahoma City until almost daybreak and it showed in the early going. The Thunder finally put it away with a 16-4 run to start the fourth quarter that featured 10 points from sixth man Kevin Martin.

That allowed coach Scott Brooks to go without Durant or Westbrook in the fourth quarter for the second straight game. Harrison Barnes and Klay Thompson had 19 points apiece for the Warriors.

Hornets 93, Suns 84

Greivis Vasquez scored 19 points, Al-Farouq Aminu added 16, and New Orleans snapped a four-game losing streak.

Vasquez, who scored 15 points in the first half, was 8 of 9 from the field and had 12 assists in his 19th double-double of the season.

Ryan Anderson added 14 points and Robin Lopez 11 for the Hornets.

Marcin Gortat and Jared Dudley each scored 14 points for the Suns.

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