HOUSTON Tracy McGrady had 25 points and six assists, and the Houston Rockets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-95 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to 14, the longest streak in the NBA this season.
They are one shy of the longest winning streak in franchise history, reached twice, with the last time coming in their championship season of 1993-94. It was Houston's 18th win in the last 19 games and its second straight win since losing All-star center Yao Ming for the season with a stress fracture in his left foot.
The Grizzlies have lost seven straight.
The Rockets started Dikembe Mutombo in Yao's place the second game, but also used Carl Landry and Luis Scola. Mutombo finished with 13 rebounds and four points in 18 minutes, while Scola and Landry had 15 points apiece.
NUGGETS 110, CLIPPERS 104: At Denver, Allen Iverson scored 38 points, including two big jumpers in the final two minutes, and Carmelo Anthony added 30, helping Denver hold on for a victory over the Clippers.
CAVALIERS 92, TIMBERWOLVES 84: At Cleveland, LeBron James had 30 points and 13 assists, showing no effects after spraining his right ankle Wednesday night, as Cleveland downed Minnesota.
Devin Brown scored 13 points for the Cavaliers. Delonte West added 12 while Damon Jones and Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 11 and 10, respectively.
Al Jefferson led Minnesota with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Corey Brewer added 15 points while Ryan Gomes scored 13.
PACERS 122, RAPTORS 111: At Toronto, Mike Dunleavy matched his career high with 36 points, Kareem Rush added 23 and Indiana beat Toronto, which lost All-Star Chris Bosh to a sore knee in the first quarter.
Troy Murphy scored 18 and Stephen Graham had 16 as the Pacers won for just the second time in their past seven games.
Andrea Bargnani had 27 points but fouled out with 1:42 remaining. Anthony Parker added 25 as Toronto's three-game winning streak ended. The Raptors have won five of seven.
CELTICS 108, BOBCATS 100: At Boston, Ray Allen scored 22 points and Kendrick Perkins added 19 in Boston's fourth straight victory.
Rajon Rondo had a career-high 16 assists for the Celtics, who avenged their only double-digit defeat of the season, a 95-83 loss on Jan. 9. Kevin Garnett scored 17 points and Paul Pierce had 13.
Raymond Felton had 22 points and 10 assists for the Bobcats, who were 1-11 in February. They have lost their last five contests and last nine on the road.
HAWKS 99, KNICKS 93: At Atlanta, Mike Bibby set up a go-ahead, alley-oop dunk by Josh Smith with 1:12 left, and Atlanta overcame a shaky start to the fourth quarter to beat New York.
Bibby, playing his second home game since his trade to Atlanta, had his second straight double-double with 11 points and 10 assists. Smith had 25 points and nine rebounds, and rookie Al Horford and Joe Johnson each added 20 points.
The Hawks had no defensive answer for Zach Randolph, who had 29 points and 17 rebounds. Jamal Crawford added 21 points for the Knicks.
MAVERICKS 115, KINGS 106: At Dallas, Jason Kidd, benched the final 34 seconds of a pivotal game the previous night in part because he was reluctant to shoot, scored a season-high 21 points and was an assist shy of his 100th triple-double.
Kidd shot 9-of-18 and grabbed 11 rebounds. Dirk Nowitzki continued to flourish off feeds from Kidd, getting 34 points and 10 rebounds. Jerry Stackhouse tied his season high with 23 points the second time since Kidd arrived he's done so. Josh Howard added 20 points and nine rebounds for Dallas and Erick Dampier had 13 rebounds and three points.
Beno Udrih and Kevin Martin each scored 25 points for the Kings, who lost their fourth straight and seventh in their last nine road games. Ron Artest added 22 points and Mikki Moore had 12 rebounds and nine points.
WIZARDS 97, BULLS 91: At Chicago, Antawn Jamison, Roger Mason and Andray Blatche each scored 17 points, and struggling Washington used a third-quarter surge to overcome an 18-point deficit and beat Chicago.
The Wizards started the third on a 22-1 run and outscored the Bulls 35-14 in the period to turn a 52-34 deficit into a 69-66 lead, a quick and stunning turnaround for a team that shot just 27.9 percent in the first half. Washington then pulled away late in the fourth to win for just the fourth time in 15 games.
WARRIORS 119, 76ERS 97: At Oakland, Calif., Brandan Wright got Golden State off to a quick start by eclipsing his career high in scoring before the end of the first quarter, and Mickael Pietrus scored a season-high 23 points as Golden State beat Philadelphia.
HEAT 103, SUPERSONICS 93: At Seattle, Dwyane Wade scored 31 points, leading Miami over Seattle for just their third victory in the last 30 games.
TRAIL BLAZERS 119, LAKERS 111: At Portland, Ore., Brandon Roy returned after missing two games with a sprained ankle and had 20 points and 12 assists, leading Portland past the Los Angeles Lakers, who had their 10-game winning streak snapped.