Kings 94, Grizzlies 93
Bogdan Bogdanovic connected on a 16-footer with a second left to help the Sacramento Kings escape with a victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Willie Cauley-Stein led the Kings with 18 points, Buddy Hield finished with 14, and De’Aaron Fox and Justin Jackson each scored 13. MarShon Brooks led Memphis with 23 points, while Dillon Brooks added 16, including a 3-pointer with 6.4 seconds left to give Memphis a 93-92 lead.
Hawks 103 Wizards 97
Taurean Prince scored 23 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and the Atlanta Hawks rallied to beat the Wizards. Washington led by six points in the fourth quarter. Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 32 points. Six Hawks scored in double figures. Reserve Tyler Dorsey had 22 points, including 13 in the second half for the Hawks, who had lost two straight. Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 13 points for the Wizards and Otto Porter Jr. had 10.
Hornets 137, Magic 100
Reserve Malik Monk scored 26 points, Frank Kaminsky added 21 and the Charlotte Hornets routed the outmanned Orlando Magic. Marvin Williams scored 18 points and Dwight Howard had 16 points and 17 rebounds for the Hornets. D.J. Augustin led Orlando with 19 points and Marreese Speights had 14 for the Magic, who prominently featured four players off their G League roster in the game. Three of them, Khem Birch, Jamel Artis and Rodney Purvis, each had 12 points.
Pistons 113, Mavericks 106, OT
Reggie Jackson scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and overtime as the Detroit Pistons beat the Dallas Mavericks. Andre Drummond added 19 points and 16 rebounds for the Pistons, who had six scorers in double figures. Johnathan Motley led the Mavericks with career highs of 26 points and 12 rebounds. Motley tied the score with a 3 with 10.1 seconds left, and Jackson’s buzzer-beater bounced off the front rim. Detroit moved ahead 110-105 with 1:29 in overtime, and after a Dallas offensive foul, Jackson’s floater sealed the victory.
Celtics 111, Bulls 104
Greg Monroe came off the bench and had 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Boston Celtics defeated the Chicago Bulls. It is Monroe’s second career triple-double. Jaylen Brown finished with a career-high 32 points and four rebounds. The Celtics outscored the Bulls 56-46 over the final two quarters. Sean Kilpatrick led the Bulls with 24 points. Lauri Markkanen added 20 points.
Raptors 92, Pacers 73
Serge Ibaka scored a season-high 25 points, DeMar DeRozan had 12 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers, clinching first place in the Eastern Conference for the first time in team history. Jakbo Poeltl scored 10 points for the Raptors. Kyle Lowry had nine points and nine assists, and Jonas Valanciunas added 12 rebounds for Toronto. Indiana missed 18 of its first 21 shots attempts before ending the first with back-to-back 3-pointers.
Knicks 122, Heat 98
Rookie Damyean Dotson had career-high 30 points and 11 rebounds, reserve Luke Kornet added a career-best 17 points and the New York Knicks blew out the Miami Heat. Trey Burke scored 17 points and Kyle O’Quinn had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Knicks. Goran Dragic had 15 points and Hassan Whiteside chipped in 14 in Miami’s disappointing effort.