ROCKETS 104, THUNDER 103: At Oklahoma City, Courtney Lee and rookie Chandler Parsons each scored 21 points, Patrick Patterson blocked Serge Ibaka's point-blank putback attempt in the final 2 seconds, and Houston charged back from an 11-point deficit in the last 3 minutes.
Lee drilled a 3-pointer from the left corner with 15 seconds left to complete a 13-1 run in the final minutes for Houston that was aided by a technical foul against Oklahoma City All-Star Russell Westbrook.
Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 28 points but missed a turnaround jumper from the top of the key in the closing seconds after fumbling the ball and recovering. Ibaka grabbed the rebound but his follow try was swatted from behind by Patterson.
RAPTORS 96, CAVALIERS 88: At Cleveland, Jerryd Bayless scored 20 points, Andrea Bargnani added 17 and Toronto beat Cleveland for the third time this season.
Bayless started in place of injured point guard Jose Calderon and added seven assists while leading the Raptors to just their 14th win.
The Cavs had their winning streak stopped at three. Cleveland blew a chance to move into a virtual tie with New York and Milwaukee for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Antawn Jamison, who has been mentioned in trade rumors, led the Cavs with 20 points. Rookie Kyrie Irving scored 14 and Alonzo Gee 16.
The Cavs were still within six points in the final minute when Bargnani rebounded his own miss and dunked.
PACERS 92, TRAIL BLAZERS 75: At Indianapolis, Lou Amundson scored a career-high 21 points to help Indiana snap a four-game losing streak.
Amundson shot 10 for 11 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds for the Pacers. His previous season high in scoring was 11, but he had 13 points in the fourth quarter alone.
Paul George, Danny Granger and George Hill each added 11 points for the Pacers. Hill returned after missing two games with a sprained left shoulder.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 17 points and Nolan Smith added 10 for the Trail Blazers, who shot a season-low 31.3 percent from the field and made a a season-low 20 field goals. Portland's five assists were the fewest by an NBA team this season.
MAVERICKS 107, WIZARDS 98: At Dallas, Dirk Nowtizki scored 27 points, Jason Terry had 24 and the Mavericks got a much-needed victory, beating the Wizards.
The defending NBA champions had lost eight of their previous 10 games. That included three road losses in three nights before a welcome two-day break leading into consecutive home games against the league's two worst teams.
Rodrigue Beabuois, who also had a couple of acrobatic plays to prevent turnovers, added 19 points. He had five in a row in less than a minute early in the fourth quarter to put the Mavs up 92-79.
Trevor Booker had 20 points for the Wizards (9-32).
The only team with fewer wins than Washington is Charlotte (6-34), which plays in Dallas on Thursday night.
LAKERS 116, GRIZZLIES 111, 2OT: At Memphis, Tenn., Andrew Bynum had 37 points and 16 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 22 of his 34 points after halftime and the Lakers beat the Grizzlies in double overtime.
Pau Gasol added 14 points and eight assists for the Lakers, who won their third straight.
Marreese Speights led the Grizzlies with 25 points, while Marc Gasol finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds. Tony Allen had 18 points, and O. J. Mayo scored 14, but was 7 of 25 from the field. Mike Conley finished with 10 points and 11 assists for Memphis.
The Grizzlies took an early lead in the second overtime, but the Lakers clicked off six straight points, including a pair of baskets by Bynum, for a lead they wouldn't relinquish.
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