Nets 93, Bobcats 86
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rookie Nenad Krstic returned to the lineup after missing two games with a viral infection and scored a career-high 25 points to lead New Jersey. Vince Carter added 28 points and Jason Kidd had 11 points, nine assists and eight rebounds as the Nets snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the expansion Bobcats for the third time this season. Gerald Wallace had 23 points to lead the Bobcats, who made the Nets sweat this one out, cutting a 13-point halftime deficit to 67-66 early in the fourth quarter on a 3-pointer by Jason Kapono.
Raptors 106, Bucks 102
MILWAUKEE -- Chris Bosh had 27 points and eight rebounds to lead the Raptors. Leading 98-94 with less than a minute to go, Toronto's Donyell Marshall missed a 3-pointer. But Bosh grabbed the rebound and found Morris Peterson for a dunk and a 100-94 lead. Bosh went 8-of-14 from the field and 11-of-12 from the line. The Raptors are 13-4 when he scores at least 20 points and 10-28 when he doesn't. Maurice Williams had 21 points for Milwaukee, while Joe Smith added 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Bulls 97, Wizards 90
CHICAGO -- Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points and rookie Ben Gordon added 20 to lead the Bulls. Othella Harrington added 12 points and rookie Chris Duhon had 11 points and eight assists for Chicago, which moved a season-high four games over .500. Gilbert Arenas had 36 points for Washington, giving the All-Star 30 or more points for the 12th time in 17 games.
Nuggets 97, Grizzlies 94, OT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Denver's Earl Boykins scored 19 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.1 seconds left. Marcus Camby, who had 17 points and 15 rebounds, hit a pair of free throws to give Denver a 95-93 lead with 1:08 left in overtime. The Nuggets shot 34 percent, but hit 44 of 52 foul shots. Denver tied the score at 91-all with 13.1 seconds left in regulation on Andre Miller's three-point play. Miller added 15 for Denver, while Carmelo Anthony and Kenyon Martin had 12 each. Brian Cardinal scored a season-high 28 points, including 20 in the second half, while Shane Battier finished with 17 points.
Celtics 109, Jazz 102
SALT LAKE CITY -- Back with Boston again, Antoine Walker played like he couldn't be happier. Walker had 24 points and 10 rebounds to help the Celtics outlast Utah in his first game back with Boston since being traded by Atlanta. Ricky Davis scored 16 of his 17 points in the second half and Delonte West added 16 points and seven rebounds to help the Celtics overcome Paul Pierce's foul trouble.