Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Jordan Crawford came off the bench to score a game-high 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor and Bradley Beal added 16 points and four blocks as the Washington Wizards toppled the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday, 114-101. Nene and John Wall scored 14 points apiece for Washington, which extended its season-high home winning streak to four games. Wall, who made his first start of the season, also contributed five assists and two blocks in the victory. The Wizards have won five of eight since Wall returned to the team's lineup after a left kneecap injury forced him to miss the start of the season. Derrick Williams poured in 18 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves, who have dropped six straight road contests and eight of their last nine overall.
Final Score: Atlanta 123, Boston 111 (2-OT)
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Kyle Korver helped bring the Hawks back from a 27-point hole with eight 3-pointers, and Atlanta held the Celtics quiet in the second overtime to earn a hard-fought 123-111 victory at Philips Arena. Boston was well on its way to snapping a five-game losing streak, but folded after halftime in stumbling to its worst losing streak since the 2006-07 season -- the last time the Celtics failed to win the Atlantic Division. Korver netted 24 of his 27 points after the break, while Josh Smith and Al Horford each chipped in double-doubles in Atlanta's third straight victory. Rajon Rondo totaled 16 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his second straight triple- double in a losing cause, and Kevin Garnett provided 24 points and 10 boards before fouling out early in the second OT.
Final Score: Cleveland 113, Milwaukee 108
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 35 points on 12-of-17 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 113-108 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Tristan Thompson added 18 points and Dion Waiters chipped in with 16 points for the Cavs, who have won back-to-back games for just the second time this season. Ersan Ilyasova poured in 30 points to go with seven rebounds, Monta Ellis scored 21 points and dished out nine assists and Brandon Jennings finished with 14 points and 12 assists for the Bucks, who had a three-game winning streak snapped.
Final Score: Miami 110, Detroit 88
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Dwyane Wade poured in 29 points and dished out seven assists to pace Miami to a 110-88 win over Detroit, with the Heat getting revenge for a loss to the Pistons earlier this season. LeBron James added 23 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Miami, which has won four in a row. Chris Bosh totaled 14 points and seven boards and Ray Allen chipped in 11 points for the Heat, who shot 55.8 percent from the field. Greg Monroe had 31 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Pistons, who have lost back- to-back contests. Will Bynum scored 13 points for Detroit, which beat Miami, 109-99, on Dec. 28 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
Final Score: Chicago 103, Golden State 87
Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Kirk Hinrich scored 11 of his game-high 25 points during a dominating opening quarter as the Chicago Bulls ran past the Golden State Warriors, 103-87, at United Center. Nate Robinson went 10-of-16 from the field to record 22 points for the Bulls, who have won three in a row and six of their last seven games. Jimmy Butler, Carlos Boozer and Joakim Noah all posted double-doubles in the victory. Butler had 16 points and a career- high 12 rebounds, Boozer compiled 15 points and 13 boards, and Noah had 14 points and 16 rebounds. That was part of a 56-37 advantage on the glass for Chicago. In addition, Hinrich went 6-of-7 from 3-point range. David Lee totaled 23 points and Stephen Curry scored 21 for Golden State, which had a three-game winning streak broken.
Final Score: San Antonio 113, Dallas 107
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Tony Parker didn't let three stitches above his left eye get in the way of a productive night, as the All-Star point guard totaled 23 points and 10 assists in leading the San Antonio Spurs over the Dallas Mavericks, 113-107, for their seventh straight win. DeJuan Blair and Gary Neal chipped in 22 and 18 points, respectively, off the bench for San Antonio, which was without future Hall of Famers Tim Duncan and head coach Gregg Popovich for the second straight game. Rodrigue Beaubois led the Mavericks with 19 points, while Vince Carter added 17 in defeat. Dallas reached the century mark for the seventh straight game, but couldn't overcome the Spurs' balanced attack.
Final Score: Memphis 101, Brooklyn 77
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Marc Gasol had 20 points to lead seven Memphis players in double figures, and the Grizzlies cooled off the previously hot Brooklyn Nets with a 101-77 thumping Friday at FedExForum. Gasol added nine rebounds while going 10-of-15 from the field, scoring all of his points during a first half in which the Grizzlies led by as many as 25 en route to their fourth victory in five games. Mike Conley finished with 14 points in Memphis' balanced and effective offensive attack, with Zach Randolph compiling 12 points and nine rebounds in the rout. The Nets shot just 40.8 percent from the field and went a poor 3-of-17 from 3- point range in suffering only their second defeat in 12 January outings. Brooklyn may have also lost starting point guard Deron Williams, who exited the contest late in the third quarter with a quadriceps contusion. Brook Lopez paced the Nets with 18 points, with Williams totaling 12 points and six assists prior to departing.
Final Score: Houston 100, New Orleans 82
New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - James Harden registered a game-high 30 points, dished out eight assists and grabbed four rebounds and Patrick Patterson registered a double-double with 18 points and 13 boards, as the Houston Rockets picked up a much-needed, 100-82, road victory over the New Orleans Hornets. Carlos Delfino tallied 14 points and shot 4-of-6 from behind the arc, for the Rockets, who have won two of their last three games following a seven- game losing skid. Jeremy Lin scored 13 points, dished out eight helpers and had six steals in the victory. Eric Gordon netted 20 points and Ryan Anderson added 19 for the Hornets, who have lost two straight after winning seven of nine. Al-Farouq Aminu and Anthony Davis contributed 11 and 10 points, respectively, in the defeat.