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Nuggets letting loose on Jazz

They've only knocked down three, but the Nuggets aren't being shy about hoisting from long range, with nine attempts through the first quarter -- including a deep triple from Will Barton at the buzzer that gave Denver a 7-point lead. Follow live

Raptors running away in Minnesota
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Toronto is shooting better than 60 percent from the field and it has hit 11 of its 20 attempts from beyond the arc. The Raptors have outscored the Timberwolves 17-6 in the third quarter so far and lead by 25. Follow live

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Crowder and Olynyk shutting the door

Jae Crowder and Kelly Olynyk are not giving the Pacers any opportunities to get back in the game as they've scored 15 of Boston's 19 fourth quarter points. The Celtics lead by 13 with just under 6 minutes remaining. Follow live

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Lightning fast 7-0 run for the Thunder to start the second half, with Russell Westbrook providing the key spark.

Offense at a premium in Salt Lake City

Neither team broke double-digit scoring until over six minutes had passed in the first quarter, but things are starting to pick up thanks in part to five quick points from Kenneth Faried. Follow live

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Steven Adams picks up his fourth foul 32 seconds into the second half. Not good for the Thunder's defensive prospects.

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Spurs bench finished with a season-high 69 points tonight! Baynes 18 Ginobili 13 Belinelli 12 Diaw 11

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

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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

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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

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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

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