SAN ANTONIO Tim Duncan had 29 points and 12 rebounds, and San Antonio beat New Jersey 81-70 Tuesday for their 10th straight victory.
Manu Ginobili added 12 points for the Spurs, who sit atop a competitive Western Conference, where just a handful of games separates them from the eighth-place Golden State Warriors.
Vince Carter led New Jersey with 19 points and reserve Marcus Williams scored 16. New addition Devin Harris added 13 points.
The Spurs dispatched the Nets with ease for the second time in three days, winning the season series 2-0. San Antonio won 93-83 on Sunday night in New Jersey.
LAKERS 117, KINGS 105: At Sacramento, Calif., Kobe Bryant scored 17 of his 34 points in an electric fourth-quarter performance, and Pau Gasol added 31 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 12th victory in 13 games.
Bryant scored all of his fourth-quarter points in the final 5:56, including 11 straight as the Lakers took their first lead in a mean-spirited game between longtime rivals.
SUNS 97, BLAZERS 92: At Portland, Amare Stoudemire scored 22 points and the Phoenix Suns fought off a late surge by the Trail Blazers.
Phoenix had lost two straight and was 2-4 since adding center Shaquille O'Neal to the lineup.
O'Neal finished with six points and 13 rebounds.
MAGIC 102, RAPTORS 87: At Orlando, Hedo Turkoglu scored 24 points, Dwight Howard overcame a slow start to collect 19 points and 14 rebounds, and the Magic beat the Raptors.
Howard had only three points on 1-for-3 shooting until the fourth quarter, sitting long stretches with foul trouble. He seemed energized after the rest, and scored six straight in a 1:10 stretch that expanded Orlando's lead to 89-79 with six minutes remaining.
T.J. Ford single-handedly kept Toronto alive in the fourth quarter. He scored 13 of his 20 points in the period.
WARRIORS 135, HAWKS 118: At Atlanta, Baron Davis scored 35 points and Stephen Jackson had 29 to lead the Warriors to their fourth straight victory, beating the Hawks.
The Warriors, who lead the NBA in scoring, set their season high for points. Golden State improved to 16-12 on the road, its most victories away from Oakland since 1993-94.
BOBCATS 109, TIMBERWOLVES 89: At Minneapolis, Jason Richardson had 25 points and eight rebounds, Emeka Okafor added 19 points and 11 boards, and Charlotte snapped a nine-game road losing streak with a victory over the Timberwolves.
Matt Carroll scored 18 points for the Bobcats, who won for just the fifth time on the road this season and first since a 107-100 victory over the Clippers on Jan. 28.
PISTONS 100, SONICS 97: At Auburn Hills, Mich., Tayshaun Prince scored 24 points, Chauncey Billups added 20 points and nine assists, and the Pistons overcame a slow start to beat the SuperSonics.
Seattle shot 82 percent in the first quarter on its way to a 41-28 lead, but that fell to 32 percent in the final three periods as the SuperSonics lost for the fifth time in six games.
BULLS 112, GRIZZLIES 97: At Chicago, Drew Gooden and Luol Deng scored 21 points apiece, and the Bulls beat Memphis to extend the Grizzlies' losing streak to nine games.
Gooden had his best game since the Bulls acquired him and Larry Hughes from Cleveland in the three-team trade that sent Ben Wallace to the Cavaliers.