Darren Collison and Hornets end Grizzlies’ home winning streak
New Orleans 109, at Memphis 102 (OT): Former UCLA guard Darren Collison, starting in place of the injured Chris Paul, had 17 points and a career-high 18 assists, and the Hornets erased a 21-point third-quarter deficit to end the Grizzlies’ home win streak at 11 games. Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol had 25 points apiece for Memphis, which hadn’t lost at home since a 110-105 defeat to Boston on Dec. 4. Paul has a left knee bruise.
at Orlando 104, Atlanta 86: Dwight Howard had 31 points and 19 rebounds, and the Magic coasted to its third straight win over the Hawks, its primary Southeast Division rivals. Orlando (31-16) took over first place in the division, a half-game ahead of Atlanta (30-16). Rashard Lewis added 17 points for the Magic, which got 32 points and 11 assists from its reserves. Joe Johnson and Jamal Crawford each had 19 points for the Hawks. Al Horford, selected to back up Howard in the All-Star game, had just four points and four rebounds against Howard.
at Milwaukee 95, Miami 84: Hakim Warrick scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Bucks held off the short-handed Heat. Dwyane Wade had 21 points for Miami, which was without Michael Beasley (knee injury) and Mario Chalmers (thumb).
at Washington 106, New York 96: Mike Miller scored 25 points, including seven three-pointers, and Antawn Jamison had 21 points and a career-high 23 rebounds as the Wizards won their second straight.
Charlotte 103, at Sacramento 96: Gerald Wallace scored 38 points and the Bobcats withstood a frantic rally by the Kings, who outscored them 29-13 in the fourth quarter.
-- associated press