Monta Ellis hit a 21-foot jumper at the buzzer and the Dallas Mavericks snapped the Portland Trail Blazers’ four-game winning streak with a 108-106 victory on Saturday night.
The Nets grabbed a sorely needed win against the Milwaukee Bucks in a battle of the two teams with the worst records in the Eastern Conference.
DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points and Isaiah Thomas scored 23 of his 26 points after halftime to help the Sacramento Kings snap a six-game skid with a 112-102 overtime victory against the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.
Dwyane Wade returned from a two-game absence, LeBron James had 14 rebounds to lead a rejuvenated effort on the boards, and the Heat ended a two-game losing streak.
Paul George scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers powered past San Antonio 111-100 Saturday night, snapping an 11-game skid against the Spurs.
Brook Lopez scored 32 points, Joe Johnson had 15 and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-82 on Saturday night.
Klay Thompson scored 30 points and David Lee finished with 23 to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 108-82 Saturday night.
Brandon Jennings scored 33 points and the Detroit Pistons beat the short-handed Chicago Bulls 92-75 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
LeBron James had 21 points, eight assists and 14 boards for his first double-digit rebounding game of the season, leading the Miami Heat to a 103-82 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
Kyrie Irving, coming off the first scoreless game of his career, scored 20 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 88-82 Saturday night.
Jordan Hamilton hit three straight 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to help the Denver Nuggets overcome a slow start for a 103-92 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
Mike Woodson wants the Knicks to continue spreading the ball to reemerge from their early funk, and he intends to continue spreading the minutes as he has during the team’s first winning streak of the season.