MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES guard Andre Miller, right, drives by Los Angeles Clippers guard Pablo Prigioni during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday in Los Angeles. The Timberwolves won, 108-102.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES guard Andre Miller, right, drives by Los Angeles Clippers guard Pablo Prigioni during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Wednesday in Los Angeles. The Timberwolves won, 108-102.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 51 points, tying his career high with 11 3-pointers and leading the Golden State Warriors over the Washington Wizards 134-121 Wednesday night for their eighth straight win.

Curry made 13 of his first 14 shots and had 36 points by halftime.

The defending champion Warriors (45-4) tied the 1966- 67 Philadelphia 76ers for the best 49-game start in NBA history.

John Wall led the Wizards with a season-high 41 points and 10 assists.

Thunder 117, Magic 114

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook posted his third straight triple-double with 24 points, a careerhigh 19 rebounds and 14 assists as Oklahoma City held off Orlando.

Kevin Durant hit a 3- pointer with a half-second left to cap a 37-point performance and give the Thunder their fifth straight win.

Victor Oladipo scored 37 points for the Magic, who have lost 14 of 16.

Spurs 110, Pelicans 97

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 36 points and San Antonio improved to 27-0 at home this season by beating New Orleans.

The Spurs have won 36 in a row at home overall, dating to last season.

Anthony Davis had 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Pelicans.

Hornets 106, Cavaliers 97

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeremy Lin scored 24 points and Charlotte ended Cleveland’s five-game winning streak.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Hornets, who overcame a nine-point halftime deficit.

Kyrie Irving had 26 points and LeBron James added 23 for the Cavaliers.

Heat 93, Mavericks 90

DALLAS (AP) — Chris Bosh scored 20 points, Dwyane Wade bounced back with 18 after matching the worst shooting half of his career and Miami beat Dallas.

The Heat improved to 9-1 against the Mavericks with their fourth sweep in five seasons since losing to Dallas in the 2011 NBA Finals.

Wade scored 16 points in the second half after going 1 of 11 before halftime, his first points coming with just 48 seconds left in the second quarter.

Dirk Nowitzki scored 28 for Dallas.

Pacers 114, Nets 100

NEW YORK (AP) — C.J. Miles had 27 points, Paul George scored 17 and Indiana sent Brooklyn to its fifth straight loss.

Brook Lopez had 21 points and Joe Johnson had 20 points and nine assists for the Nets.

Hawks 124, 76ers 86

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tim Hardaway Jr. and Mike Scott each had 13 points and Atlanta coasted past Philadelphia.

All 13 of the Hawks players scored.

Nik Stauskas had 17 points for the 76ers, who dropped to 7-42.

Jazz 85, Nuggets 81

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derrick Favors had 16 points, 10 rebounds and six blocked shots to power Utah over Denver, extending its season-best winning streak to four games.

The Jazz, who also got 16 points from Gordon Hayward, have won five straight against the Nuggets.

Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points for Denver.

Bulls 107, Kings 102

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — E’Twaun Moore scored a career-high 24 points while starting in place of injured Jimmy Butler, and Chicago overcame a sloppy finish to beat Sacramento.

Pau Gasol added 16 points, 13 rebounds and made two free throws with 4.3 seconds remaining to help the Bulls to their first win in Sacramento since December 2011. Derrick Rose had 21 points and nine assists.

DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points and 11 rebounds in his return to Sacramento’s lineup. The Kings’ All-Star center missed two baskets and two free throws in the final 40 seconds.

T-Wolves 108, Clippers 102

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 31 points, Zach LaVine added 17 and Minnesota snapped a 14-game road skid against the Clippers with its first win over Los Angeles at Staples Center in nearly four years.

Karl-Anthony Towns had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who also ended two other streaks: five straight losses and 12 in a row on the road.

Chris Paul scored 22 points and Jamal Crawford added 21 off the bench for the Clippers. Their fourgame winning streak ended and they fell to 15-4 without injured Blake Griffin.