CLEVELAND

LeBron James scored 35 points and added 17 assists, his last setting up a late a 3-pointer by Kevin Love, and the undermanned Cleveland Cavaliers ended Toronto’s nine-game road winning streak with a 132-129 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors on Wednesday night.

The Cavs were missing five rotational players and coach Tyronn Lue, who missed his second straight game because of health reasons.

Hornets 111, Nets 105

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwight Howard had 32 points and a franchise record 30 rebounds, becoming the first player with a 30-30 game against the Nets since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1978.

Kemba Walker scored 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter for the Hornets, who trailed by as many 23 points in the second half but won in front of an announced crowd of 10,231 at Barclay Center while a heavy snowfall outside blanketed the New York City area.

Clippers 127, Bucks 120

MILWAUKEE (AP) — DeAndre Jordan had 25 points and 22 rebounds to lead Los Angeles past Milwaukee.

Austin Rivers added 22 points and Lou Williams scored 19 for Los Angeles, which bounced back after a deflating loss to Minnesota on Tuesday night.

76ers 119, Grizzlies 105

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Robert Covington, J. J. Redick and Dario Saric each had 15 points to pace all five Philadelphia starters in double-figures, and the 76ers continued their push for home-court advantage in the playoffs.

Spurs 98, Wizards 90

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 27 points and nine rebounds, and San Antonio won its fifth straight game.

San Antonio remained in sixth place in the Western Conference, one-half game behind fourth-place Oklahoma City. The Spurs close out a six-game homestand Friday against Utah, which is 1? games behind San Antonio in eighth place.

Pelicans 96, Pacers 92

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis capped a 28- point, 13-rebound, five-block performance with a 15-foot baseline fade, a gritty putback and two free throws in the final minute, and New Orleans outlasted Indiana.

Nuggets 135, Bulls 102

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists on “Serbian Heritage Night,” and Denver routed Chicago.

The Nuggets (39-33) improved to 1-2 on a seven-game trip and pulled within 1 1/2 games of idle Utah for eighth in the Western Conference playoff race.

Heat 119, Knicks 98

MIAMI (AP) — Kelly Olynyk scored 22 points and handed out a career-high 10 assists, Tyler Johnson added 22 points and Miami had little trouble on the way to beating New York.

Wayne Ellington scored 16, Justise Winslow added 15, Goran Dragic had 14 and Josh Richardson finished with 12 for the Heat, who remained seventh in the Eastern Conference playoff race.



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