Nets 115, Wizards 113
Joe Johnson's jumper with 0.7 seconds left in the second overtime lifted Brooklyn to a victory over Washington Friday night.
Bradley Beal's two free throws tied the score at 113 with 9.1 seconds to play before Johnson, who had 18 points, hit the shot that improved Brooklyn to 4-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.
Brook Lopez had 27 points and 13 rebounds for the Nets, and Deron Williams added 24 points and 10 assists.
Beal had a career-high 24 points. Jordan Crawford scored 23 points and Nene, who fouled out in the first overtime, had 20 for Washington, which lost its fourth in a row and is now 4-27.
After Martell Webster's jumper gave the Wizards a 106-104 lead to begin the second overtime, Gerald Wallace made a layup and Keith Bogans converted a three-point play and a layup for a 111-106 lead with 3:21 to play.
Beal hit a 3-pointer as the first overtime ended to tie the score at 104. It was the second time Washington extended the game at the horn. Nene hit a hook shot to tie it at 93 in regulation.
The Wizards scored the first eight points of overtime to take a 101-93 lead with 1:27 left, but the Nets later scored eight straight for a 104-101 lead with 3.4 seconds left, before Beal's shot.
The game featured the return of Andray Blatche, who was let go by Washington last summer after seven stormy seasons. The Wizards used the amnesty provision on Blatche, who was banished from the team by coach Randy Wittman last March for poor conditioning.
Blatche was booed by the crowd when he entered with just under five minutes to play in the first quarter. Moments later, with the crowd still booing, he hit his first shot and then drew laughs when he tripped as he ran down the court. He had 13 points and 12 rebounds.
On Friday morning, Carlesimo joked that he might not play Blatche to save him from the crowd's reaction.
"Don't do this to me. This means a lot. I want to go out there and hear the boos. I want to hear everything. I want to have fun," Blatche said.
"They're going to react the same way they reacted when I was here. The only thing different is that I don't play for them now, so I expect it. It's not going to affect me because you're supposed to boo me. I'm on the other team."
Kings 105, Raptors 96
DeMarcus Cousins scored a season-high 31 points and matched his career high with 20 rebounds, John Salmons scored eight of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sacramento beat Toronto.
Jason Thompson scored 14 points and Isaiah Thomas had 11 as the Kings won their second straight road game. Sacramento had gone 1-13 away from home before winning at Cleveland on Wednesday.
The Kings have won six of eight overall following their second five-game losing streak of the season.
Kyle Lowry scored 24 and Ed Davis had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Raptors, who came in having won eight of nine and a season-best five straight at home.
Cavaliers 106, Bobcats 104
Kyrie Irving scored 33 points, including a pull-up jumper from the foul line with one second left, to lift Cleveland to a victory over Charlotte.
Irving had 14 of his team's final 16 points and 26 points in the second half as the Cavaliers snapped a three-game losing streak.
Irving was 10 of 21 from the field and converted all 10 free throws. He also had six assists and five rebounds.
Tristan Thompson added 19 points and C.J. Miles added 18 for the Cavaliers.
Ben Gordon led Charlotte's second-half charge, finishing with 27 points.
Ramon Sessions added 20 points and Gerald Henderson had 17, including a career-high four 3-pointers for the Bobcats, who have lost 19 of 20.
However, Henderson's desperation 3-pointer bounced off the rim as time expired.
Thunder 109, 76ers 85
Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 and Oklahoma City bounced back from a rare home loss to beat Philadelphia.
Oklahoma City made eight of its first 10 3-point attempts in the second half and never trailed after scoring the final five points before halftime.
Serge Ibaka chipped in 15 points and 10 rebounds and Kevin Martin had 16 points off the bench for the Thunder, who haven't lost consecutive home games since dropping two of the first three to start the 2010-11 season.
Pistons 85, Hawks 84
Austin Daye had a season-best 20 points and Detroit beat Atlanta for its fourth consecutive victory.
The Hawks, who trailed by as many as 19, had a chance to win in the final seconds, but Andre Drummond blocked Lou Williams' jumper at the buzzer to preserve the win.
The Pistons have won six of seven overall, with the only loss coming in double overtime at Atlanta. The second unit has powered the surge, outscoring the starters in several games, and the reserves outscored Atlanta's backups 41-14, led by Daye. Greg Monroe added 18 points and nine rebounds for Detroit.
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