Associated Press

at Denver 110, Atlanta 109: Chauncey Billups scored a season-best 33 points for the Nuggets, who held on when the Hawks’ Flip Murray had a short jumper bounce off the rim at the buzzer. Billups missed an 18-footer with 6.9 seconds left, giving Atlanta, which trailed 110-102 with 90 seconds left, a final chance. Marvin Williams had a season-high 31 points for the Hawks.

at New Orleans 90, Detroit 87: David West scored 30 points and the Hornets handed the Pistons their eighth loss in a row. It’s Detroit’s longest losing streak in 14 seasons.

Orlando 114, at New York 109: Dwight Howard had 24 points and 21 rebounds and Hedo Turkoglu added 33 points for the Magic.

at Dallas 116, Milwaukee 96: Josh Howard scored 27 points, Jason Kidd added 19 and the Mavericks avenged a 34-point loss to the Bucks last month.


Utah 120, Minnesota 103: Ronnie Brewer scored 16 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter for the Jazz, which won its sixth in a row. Kevin Love had career highs with 24 points and 15 rebounds for the Timberwolves.

at New Jersey 111, Chicago 99: Devin Harris scored 19 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter for the Nets, two days after scoring 39 points and hitting a game-winning shot from half court against Philadelphia. Ben Gordon had 17 points for the Bulls.

Philadelphia 106, at Washington 98: Andre Iguodala scored 22 points to help the 76ers end a four-game losing streak and complete a four-game season sweep of the Wizards.

at Indiana 104, Memphis 99: T.J. Ford and Jarrett Jack each scored 20 points for the Pacers. The Grizzlies’ Rudy Gay missed a three-point shot with seven seconds left that would have tied the score.


Charlotte 98, at Sacramento 91: Gerald Wallace scored 27 points and the Bobcats won their first road game since beating the Lakers on Jan. 27.

at Clippers 93, Boston 91: Zach Randolph scored 30 points to lead the Clippers.