Marco Belinelli scored 27 points, Tim Duncan had 20 and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to 16 games by beating the Nuggets, 133-102, on Friday night at Denver.
Reserve Patty Mills had 16 points for the Spurs, who scored a season-high in points. This is their longest regular-season win streak since reeling off 17 straight from Feb. 29 to March 31, 1996.
Randy Foye scored 20 for a banged-up Nuggets squad that lost for the fourth time in five games.
at Toronto 105, Boston 103: Amir Johnson scored the winning basket with seven seconds left as the Raptors clinched their first playoff berth in six seasons.
at Orlando 110, Charlotte 105 (OT): Nikola Vucevic scored 24 points and grabbed 23 rebounds, and Jameer Nelson had five points in overtime for the Magic.
at Washington 91, Indiana 78: Wizards avenged two of their biggest losses of the season, never trailing the cold-shooting, turnover-prone Pacers.
at Brooklyn 108, Cleveland 97: The Nets got their 12th straight home victory, as Paul Pierce scored 17 of his 22 points in a flawless first quarter.
Miami 110, at Detroit 78: The banged-up Heat had little trouble even though it was without Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Ray Allen and Greg Oden.
Portland 91, at Chicago 74: Mo Williams scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures for the Trail Blazers.
at New Orleans 102 Utah 95: Short-handed Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.
at Oklahoma City 94, Sacramento 81: Thunder's Kevin Durant scored 29 points, extending his streak of scoring at least 25 points to 37 straight games.
at Phoenix 112, New York 88: Goran Dragic scored 32 points in 32 minutes in the Suns' season-high sixth victory in a row.
at Golden State 100, Memphis 93: Stephen Curry scored 33 points, including a tiebreaking three-pointer, as the Warriors used a closing run to beat the Grizzlies.
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