Marvin Williams has been so hot the last three games that he didn’t let an air ball bother him.
LeBron James was 4 of 13 for 13 points, his lowest scoring total since Nov. 19, as the Utah Jazz defeated the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
Dwight Howard scored 27 points, including three crucial free throws in the closing seconds, and James Harden scored 10 of his 22 points in the decisive third quarter to help the Houston Rockets hold off the short-handed, scrappy Milwaukee Buckets and win their fifth straight, 101-95 on Saturday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 16 of his 26 points in the second half and Wesley Matthews added 21 to help the Portland Trail Blazers hold off the injury-depleted Minnesota Timberwolves 117-110 Saturday night.
Brandon Jennings had a season-high 35 points to go with 12 assists, Josh Smith had 30 points and the Detroit Pistons avoided another fourth-quarter collapse in a 126-109 win over the Denver Nuggets Saturday night.
Zach Randolph scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies continued their pattern of winning on the road with strong defense, shutting down the Atlanta Hawks 79-76 Saturday night.
Patty Mills scored 18 of his season-high 32 points in the fourth quarter and Tim Duncan had a double-double to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 104-100 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night for their fourth win in five games.
Mike Woodson may shudder the next time he’s invited for tea with James Dolan and Carmelo Anthony. But on Sunday, when Anthony and the Knicks visit the Oklahoma City Thunder, another meeting of big shots will be on display.