NBA roundup

Knicks 109, Warriors 105

Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points, J.R. Smith hit the tiebreaking shot with 1:10 left, and New York overcame Stephen Curry's NBA season-high 54 points to beat the Golden State on Wednesday night.

Curry was 18 of 28 from the field, finishing one shy of the NBA record with 11 3-pointers, in a performance that had the crowd hanging on his every shot. But the Knicks finally stopped him with 1:28 to play when Raymond Felton blocked his shot with the score tied at 105.

That led to a jumper by Smith, who finished with 26 points. Anthony followed with another basket and the Knicks hung on to spoil former Knicks star and Warriors coach Mark Jackson's homecoming.

Thunder 119, Hornets 74

Russell Westbrook scored 29 points, Kevin Durant recorded his third career triple-double and Oklahoma City finished a perfect three-game homestand by routing short-handed New Orleans.

Durant had 18 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as Oklahoma City finished a dominant four-game sweep of the season series against New Orleans, which was without starters Anthony Davis (shoulder) and Eric Gordon (knee).

Ryan Anderson started in place of Davis and led New Orleans with 14 points.

Grizzlies 90, Mavericks 84

Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 as Memphis matched its largest comeback in franchise history, rallying to beat Dallas.

Quincy Pondexter finished with 12 and Austin Daye added 10, all in the first half, for Memphis, which trailed by 25 points in the second quarter but stormed back to win its eighth straight. Gasol had 12 rebounds and Randolph 10 as Memphis outrebounded Dallas 46-34.

Shawn Marion led the Mavericks with 16 points, Elton Brand finished with 12 off the bench, and O.J. Mayo added 11. Dirk Nowitzki had 10 for Dallas, which dropped its third straight.

Memphis trailed 51-26 with 5:25 to go before halftime, but overtook the Mavericks in the third quarter after scoring the first 20 points of the second half.

Cavaliers 103, Raptors 92

Rookie Dion Waiters scored 23 points, Shaun Livingston added 15 and Cleveland overcame a horrendous start and playing without injured All-Star Kyrie Irving for the second straight game, beating Toronto.

The Cavs made only one of their first 15 shots, but recovered and finished February at 7-5, their first winning month since March 2010, when LeBron James was still around.

Wayne Ellington added 13 points and Luke Walton had seven rebounds and seven assists for the Cavs, who closed with a 10-2 run.

DeMar DeRozan scored 34 and Rudy Gay had 24 for the Raptors. Toronto was within 93-90 when Waiters hit a 15-foot jumper with 1:43 left.

Irving sat out with a hyperextended right knee, an injury he sustained in practice.

Pistons 96, Wizards 95

No matter how well things are going for either team, Detroit nearly always get the better of the Washington.

Brandon Knight returned from a right knee injury to score a career-high 32 points, Greg Monroe added 26 points and 11 rebounds on the court where he played college home games for Georgetown, Jose Calderon finished with 18 assists, and Detroit escaped with a 96-95 victory over Washington on Wednesday night.

The Pistons have won six games in a row over the Wizards, and 14 of their past 16 meetings. And Wednesday's result represented a reversal of fortunes for both clubs: Detroit had lost three straight games; Washington had won three straight.

Kings 125, Magic 101

John Salmons had 21 points to lead six players in double-figures and hot-shooting Sacramento cruised to victory.

The Kings were coming off a double -overtime loss to Miami on Tuesday, but showed few signs of a hangover, knocking down 10 3-pointers. Reserve Marcus Thornton added 20 points.

The win ends a six-game losing streak and snaps a string of nine consecutive road losses. It also marks the Kings' first season sweep of the Magic in nine years.

Tobias Harris led the Magic with 23 points, followed by Arron Afflalo with 15.

Orlando has lost 29 of its last 33 games and hasn't won back-to-back games since mid-December.

Bucks 110, Rockets 107

Monta Ellis sank an off-balance 3-pointer just before the final buzzer to give Milwaukee a victory over Houston.

Ellis scored 27 points and handed out 13 assists, Eryan Ilyasova added 20 points and the Bucks won in Houston for the second straight season.

The Bucks went down to the wire again after beating Dallas 95-90 on Tuesday and losing their previous three games by no more than three points. Ellis took a pass from Brandon Jennings and heaved a shot off one foot as time was winding down. The referees watched a replay and ruled that Ellis shot it in time.

James Harden scored 25 and Omer Asik grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds for Houston.

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