George Hill had a career-high 37 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, leading the Indiana Pacers to a 118-113 overtime victory over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
David West scored a season-high 30 points and had 10 rebounds and Paul Geoege added 17 points for the Pacers, who have won 5 of 6 games.
Damian Lillard had 38 points and 11 assists and LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points for the Trail Blazers.
George converted a steal into the go-ahead dunk with 3:48 left in ovetime, putting the Pacers ahead 107-105. West dunked with 1:37 left to make it 111-107.
Pistons 111, Nets 95: At Auburn Hills, Mich., Andre Drummond had 15 points and 21 assists, Brandon Jennings narrowly missed a triple-double and Detroit beat Brooklyn.
Jennings finished with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists as Detroit had six players in double figures.
With the Nets resting Kevin Garnett, the starting lineup struggled badly, combining for just 42 points. Jason Terry’s 18 off the bench helped Brooklyn rally late.
With Garnett on the bench, the Nets had no answer for Detroit inside. When the Pistons weren’t feeding Drummond, Josh Smith and Greg Monroe in the post, Rodney Stuckey and Jennings were driving to the basket with ease.
Smith finished with 23 points and Drummond and Kyle Singler had 16 apiece.
Joe Johnson added 16 for the Nets.
Magic 103, Thunder 102: At Orlando, Fla., Tobias Harris slammed home a fast-break pass from Maurice Harkless at the buzzer to give Orlando a victory over Oklahoma City.
With the Thunder leading 102-101 in the closing seconds, Kevin Durant missed a jumper to set up the last-second play, which was reviewed by officials and upheld.
Harris led the Magic with 18 points, followed by Arron Afflalo with 16. Orlando’s bench outscored the Oklahoma City’s 36-23.
The win gives the Magic their first four-game home winning streak in two years. It also snaps the Thunder’s five-game series win streak.
Durant led the Thunder with 29 points and 12 assists. Serge Ibaka added 26 points.
The loss was just the second in 14 games for Oklahoma City.
Celtics 99, Kings 89: At Boston, Jared Sullinger scored a career-high 31 points and added 16 rebounds and Boston went on a 15-0 fourth-quarter run for a victory over Sacramento and its longest winning streak in more than two months.
Jerryd Bayless scored 19 points and Jeff Green added 17 for the Celtics, who won their third straight game for the first time since Dec. 3-8.
And they did it without their starting backcourt.
Rajon Rondo (soreness) and Avery Bradley (ankle) both sat out, allowing Bayless and rookie Phil Pressey to run the offense.
DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 16 rebounds for the Kings, who had won two straight. Isaiah Thomas had 24 points for Sacramento, and Derrick Williams had 11 points and 12 boards.
Lakers 112, Sixers 98: At Philadelphia, Steve Nash scored a season-high 19 points and Los Angeles beat Philadelphia.
Wesley Johnson and Chris Kaman each scored 17 and six Lakers finished with double-digit points.
Tony Wroten scored 16, and Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes each had 15 for Philadelphia, which lost its fifth straight game, seventh in a row at home and 15th of 18 overall.
Cavaliers 115, Wizards 113: At Washington, Dion Waiters scored 24 points and Kyrie Irving had 23 points and tied a career high with 12 assists as Cleveland broke its six-game skid with a win over Washington.
The Cavaliers played without their second leading scorer, Luol Deng, who was out with flu-like symptoms. Irving missed Friday’s shootaround because of illness, but managed to hit all 13 free throws he attempted.
John Wall led Washington with 32 points and 10 assists. The Wizards trailed by 14 early in the fourth quarter. Wall led a late charge with nine points in the game’s last two minutes. Martell Webster made the second of two late 3-pointers with 2.9 seconds to go to cut the lead to 115-113.
Pelicans: New Orleans forward Anthony Davis was chosen to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game that will be played in his home city.
Davis was nearly chosen as a reserve, but missed by one spot in voting by Western Conference head coaches, a person with knowledge of the details told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because vote totals weren’t released.