NEW ORLEANS 120 – Boston 115 (OT)… The Pelicans came from 24 points down to outlast the Celtics. Brandon Ingram made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 33.9 seconds left in overtime and finished with a game-high 33 points. Zion Williamson had 28 points and 10 rebounds.
Oklahoma City 117 – CLEVELAND 101… Six players scored in double figures as the Thunder dealt the Cavaliers their 10th straight loss. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander led the way with 31 points.
ORLANDO 105 – Detroit 96… Nikola Vucevic pumped in 37 points and grabbed 12 boards to lead the Magic past the Pistons. Evan Fournier tossed in 29 points.
TORONTO 110 – Philadelphia 103… The Raptors came up big in the fourth quarter to fight off the 76ers for their fourth straight win. Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet scored 23 points apiece.
NEW YORK 103 – Minnesota 99… The Knicks recovered to top the Timberwolves after blowing a 21-point lead. Julius Randle scored 25 points and brought down 14 rebounds. After the game, Minnesota announced it had fired Ryan Saunders, who went 43-95 in two-plus seasons as head coach. The Timberwolves were reportedly looking to replace Saunders with Toronto Raptors assistant Chris Finch.
ATLANTA 123 – Denver 115… Trae Young scored 35 points and dished off 15 assists in leading the Hawks past the Nuggets. Clint Capela added 22 points and 10 boards.
Brooklyn 112 – L.A. CLIPPERS 108… The Nets held off the Clippers to win their sixth in a row. James Harden scored a game-high 37 points and collected 11 rebounds. Kyrie Irving tossed in 28 points.
MILWAUKEE 128 – Sacramento 115… The Bucks got 38 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo and 32 from Khris Middleton in cruising past the Kings. The loss was Sacramento’s seventh straight.