The New Jersey Nets notched their season-high fourth straight win by crushing the Denver Nuggets 114-70 on Saturday.
Devin Harris scored 14 of his 28 points from the free-throw line, rookie Brook Lopez added 15 points and nine rebounds and Vince Carter had 12 points and eight assists.
New Jersey built a season-high 20-point lead by halftime and extended it to 37 points after third quarters, handing the Nuggets their worst loss of the season.
Mavericks 115, Bulls 114
In Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki scored 44 points including 14 in overtime and the last two to secure the win, as Dallas edged Chicago.
Nowitzki hit three straight jumpers on Dallas' first three possessions of the overtime for a 103-99 lead, and the Mavericks went on to win for the fifth time in six games despite the loss of second-leading scorer Jason Terry to a hand injury.
Chicago got within 113-111 with 3.8 seconds left in overtime but Nowitzki hit a pair of free throws with 2.9 seconds left to close out the game. The German fell two points short of his season high.
Pistons 126, Bucks 121, OT
Hamilton finished with 38 points, a career high as a reserve and the most off the bench in Pistons' history, and Iverson added 27 points and nine assists.
The Bucks led 121-120 with less than a minute to go but could not hold on.
76ers 94, Heat 84
In Philadelphia, the hosts again made light of the absence of Elton Brand, beating Miami.
Andre Miller and Marreese Speights scored 15 points and Royal Ivey ignited a second-half comeback with 11 off the bench as the 76ers made it back-to-back wins without their All-Star forward.
Rockets 107, Timberwolves 90
In Houston, the home team rallied from a 15-point deficit in the first half to beat Minnesota.
Yao Ming scored 30 points and Rafer Alston added 22 for the Rockets, who beat Minnesota for the sixth straight time.
Al Jefferson scored 36 points and matched a career high with 22 rebounds, but couldn't keep the Timberwolves from losing for the fifth time in six games.
Clippers 121, Hawks 97
In Atlanta, Los Angeles earned consecutive wins for the first time this year, beating a below-par Atlanta.
Al Thornton scored 31 points and Zach Randolph had 25 for the Clippers, who were barely challenged by the Eastern Conference's fourth-best home team.
Grizzlies 78, Raptors 70
In Memphis, Tennessee, Memphis hung on to down Toronto, who fought back well in the second half but ultimatly lost their sixth straight game.
O.J. Mayo scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth period, including nine straight for the Grizzlies. Mayo's 3-pointer with 25 seconds left was costly for the Raptors, who had erased a 13-point lead in the second half.