Thaddeus Young added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the surprising Pacers (40-28), who overcame an off shooting night by leading scorer Victor Oladipo to win their third straight and improve to a season-high 12 games over .500. They were coming off a 99-97 victory at Boston on Sunday night.
Joel Embiid had 29 points and 12 rebounds and Ben Simmons finished with 10 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists for the 76ers (36-30), who had won 13 straight home games.
TIMBERWOLVES 116, WIZARDS 111
WASHINGTON — Minnesota star Karl-Anthony Towns recovered from a shot to the mouth that left him down on the court and finished with 37 points and 10 rebounds.
Towns shot 13 for 17, including making all three of his 3-point attempts, and showed no ill effects after getting knocked in the face with about a minute left in the first half.
Markieff Morris led Washington with a season-high 27 points, and Bradley Beal added 19.
THUNDER 119, HAWKS 107
ATLANTA — Russell Westbrook picked up the 100th triple-double of his career, and the Thunder used a 16-0 run late in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Hawks.
Westbrook scored 32 points, dished out 12 assists and grabbed 12 rebounds to become the third-fastest player to reach the milestone. Only Oscar Robertson (277 games) and Magic Johnson (656) got to No. 100 quicker than Westbrook, who accomplished the feat in his 736th contest.
Taurean Prince led the Hawks with 25 points.
CAVALIERS 129, SUNS 107
PHOENIX — LeBron James had 28 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his 69th career triple-double, powering the Cavaliers to the wire-to-wire victory.
James is averaging a triple-double over his last 15 games.
Jordan Clarkson scored 23 points and Kyle Korver had 22 for the Cavaliers, who bounced back from losses to the Clippers and Lakers with a dominating victory. Korver went 5 for 6 from 3-point range in his first start of the season.
T.J. Warren and Josh Jackson scored 19 apiece and Devin Booker added 17 for the Suns, losers of six straight and 21 of their last 23.
RAPTORS 116, NETS 102
NEW YORK – Jonas Valanciunas had 26 points and 14 rebounds, and Toronto earned its ninth straight win.
DeMar DeRozan and reserve Fred VanVleet scored 15 points apiece, and Kyle Lowry added 11 points and 11 assists for the Eastern Conference-leading Raptors, who held Brooklyn to 35 points after halftime and won a franchise record-tying seventh straight road game.
JAZZ 110, PISTONS 79
SALT LAKE CITY — Rudy Gobert had 22 points and 12 rebounds, sending Utah to its seventh consecutive victory.
The Jazz had six players score in double figures. Joe Ingles added 17 points, seven assists and seven rebounds, and Jonas Jerebko had 16 points and eight rebounds.
LAKERS 112, NUGGETS 103
LOS ANGELES – Isaiah Thomas scored 12 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Lakers rallied for the win.
Julius Randle and Kyle Kuzma each had 26 points and 13 rebounds for Los Angeles, which trailed by as many as 13. Kuzma had only two points in the first half.
The Lakers have won three of four, including a 127-113 victory over LeBron James and Cleveland on Sunday night.
PELICANS 119, HORNETS 115
NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 31 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots, leading New Orleans to the victory.
Rajon Rondo added 12 points and 17 assists and Jrue Holiday highlighted a 25-point, nine-assist performance with 10 points in the final 2:39, starting with a 3 that put the Pelicans in front.
Dwight Howard had 22 points, 11 rebounds and three blocked shots for Charlotte, while Kemba Walker added 22 points.
MAVERICKS 110, KNICKS 97
NEW YORK — Harrison Barnes scored 30 points, and the Mavericks handed the Knicks their eighth straight loss.
Dallas couldn’t stop New York early, and then dominated the second half to win for the third time in four games, with only a loss to NBA-leading Houston in that stretch.
CLIPPERS 112, BULLS 106
CHICAGO — DeAndre Jordan dominated with 29 points and 18 rebounds, leading the Clippers to the road win.
Lou Williams scored 26 and Tobias Harris had 18 points for Los Angeles, which took control late in the third quarter on the way to its fifth win in six games.
SPURS 108, MAGIC 72
SAN ANTONIO — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, helping San Antonio stop a three-game slide.
The Spurs led 62-37 at halftime and extended that cushion to 39 entering the fourth quarter.
Patty Mills had 13 points for San Antonio, and Dejounte Murray, Danny Green and Pau Gasol each had 11. (The Associated Press)
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