Knicks 106 (13-36), Grizzlies 127 (24-24)
Ja Morant (18 points, 10 assists) provided a spark for the Grizzlies, recording an astounding plus-minus of plus-42 in 28 minutes of work. Dillon Brooks scored a game-high 27 to lead the way offensively.
The two sides got into a scuffle after Jae Crowder was shoved by Elfrid Payton while taking a 3-pointer in the game’s final minute.
Pistons 115 (17-32), Nets 125 (20-26)
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 28 points on just 13 points off the bench to lead the Nets in an emotional home win over the Pistons. It was Dinwiddie’s first game wearing No. 26.
Kyrie Irving added 20 points for Brooklyn.
Bulls 106 (19-31), Pacers 115 (31-17)
Victor Oladipo scored nine points in his first game in over a year, hitting a game-tying 3-pointer to send the game to overtime.
TJ Warren scored a team-high 25 on 10-for-15 shooting for the Pacers.
Jazz 120 (32-15), Spurs 127 (21-26)
DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 38 on 11-for-19 shooting to lead the Spurs’ upset bid over Utah.
Rockets 112 (29-18), Trail Blazers 125 (21-27)
Damian Lillard recorded his first-ever triple-double with 36 points, 10 rebounds and 11 dimes. His point guard counterpart shined, too, as Russell Westbrook had 39 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and two steals for Houston.
Thunder 120 (29-20), Kings 100 (17-30)
The Thunder’s starting five clamped the Kings up early, allowing just 16 first quarter points, and Dennis Schroder’s offense off the pine (team-high 24 points on 8-for-13 shooting) kept the momentum rolling the rest of the way.
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