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Thunder, Mavs staying close in OKC

Dallas is holding Russell Westbrook in check as neither team has been able to gain control so far in OKC.

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Kings to sign Sim Bhullar

Calvin Watkins breaks down the Kings signing 7-foot-5 Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract, which would make him the first player of Indian descent in league history.


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Final: Wizards 106, Sixers 93

Every Washington starter other than Nene had a big game and the Wizards got their second win in their past 7 games -- and first in regulation. Even though Washington hadn't played since Sunday, Paul Pierce sat out for rest. Box score


Anthony Davis: Harden is the MVP

"There's a lot of guys playing out of their minds," Davis said on the Dan Patrick Radio Show. "It'd probably have to be James [Harden]. He's out of his mind. He's definitely playing out of his mind. We talk about this with my team every day."

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Final: Hornets 102, Pistons 78

Six Charlotte players were in double figures as Detroit's starters combined to score just 39 points. The Hornets' bench, on the other hand, scored 40. Box score


Spurs clinch playoff spot

For the 18th consecutive season, Gregg Popovich and the Spurs are headed to the playoffs. San Antonio secured a spot with a 103-91 win over the Magic. 13 players scored for the defending champs, led by Aron Baynes' 18 points. Box score


Halftime: Mavericks 66, Thunder 63

Both teams scored 38 points in the second quarter in a highly entertaining back-and-forth battle. Anthony Morrow nailed 3 triples for OKC in the final 2:15 of the half; Dirk Nowitzki caught fire for 6 late points when the Thunder tried to guard him with Steve Novak. Follow live


Celtics fending off Pacers

Tyler Zeller's career high is 26 points against the Sixers just two weeks ago, but he already has 19 points with one quarter remaining as the Celtics lead the Pacers by 6. Follow live


Bulls, Bucks tied at the half

Zaza Pachulia tipped in the tying basket at the buzzer to pull the Bucks level with the Bulls at 48. Pachulia's tip-in was the 11th offensive rebound for Milwaukee in the half. Jimmy Butler and Michael Carter-Williams each have 15 points. Follow live


Halftime: Rockets 58, Kings 55

The Rockets opened a 19-point lead to start the second quarter, but the Kings came roaring back to outscore Houston 28-12 over the final 8:05 of the half. James Harden leads Houston with 24 points (5-for-5 from 3), while DeMarcus Cousins leads Sacramento with 11 points. Follow live


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Kings fought back down double-digits, trailed by one a few times. Omri Casspi with 10-7, DeMarcus Cousins with 11-9-6. He's 1-4 FT.

Halftime: Raptors 60, Wolves 46

It's raining 3-pointers in Minnesota. The Raptors have hit 10 of their 19 attempts (52%) -- highlighted by Greivis Vasquez (3-for-4 from 3, 11 points) -- and lead by 14 at the break. Follow live


Spurs' bench can't be stopped

San Antonio's reserves have scored a season high of 64 points, and the Spurs lead the Magic very comfortably midway through the fourth quarter. Follow live

An offensive display in OKC

The first quarter was a competitive tilt between the Mavericks and Thunder, but the fireworks really started in the second. Both teams were on pace to score 40 points in the frame after five minutes, though the tempo has started to slow. Follow live