LeBron James capped one of his best games of the season in dramatic fashion, making a step-back three-pointer with less than a second remaining at Oakland to carry the Miami Heat past the Golden State Warriors, 111-110, on Wednesday night and into the All-Star break on a high note.
at Minnesota 117, Denver 90: Kevin Love started practicing early for All-Star weekend, making six of 11 shots from three-point range and totaling 32 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves.
at Houston 113, Washington 112: James Harden scored 35 points and his layup with 0.7 of a second remaining lifted the Rockets to their seventh consecutive victory. Trevor Ariza had 32 points for the Wizards, making 10 three-pointers.
Memphis 86, at Orlando 81: Zach Randolph had 20 points as the Grizzlies defeated the Magic for the sixth straight time but lost center Marc Gasol in the third quarter after he aggravated a left knee injury.
Cleveland 93, at Detroit 89: Kyrie Irving's three-pointer as the shot clock expired with 27.2 seconds remaining lifted the Cavaliers to their fourth victory in a row.
Sacramento 106, at New York 101 (OT): Rudy Gay made the tying basket in regulation and a three-pointer in overtime that gave the Kings the lead for good. Jimmer Fredette scored a career-high 24 points for the Kings. Carmelo Anthony had 36 points and 11 rebounds for the Knicks, but he missed a potential winning shot in regulation and was scoreless in the extra session.
New Orleans 102, at Milwaukee 96: Eric Gordon led seven Pelicans in double figures with 21 points.