ATLANTA -- New Jersey took control with an early 12-0 run and went on to beat the Atlanta Hawks 101-94 Monday night, extending the Nets' winning streak to 10 in a row.
Jason Kidd and Lucious Harris each scored 21 points to lead the Nets, who got 17 points apiece from Richard Jefferson and Kenyon Martin.
Jason Terry scored 27 points for the Hawks, who lost their fifth in a row. They have won only twice in their last 13 games.
Pistons 82, Raptors 74
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Cliff Robinson had season-highs with 25 points and 11 rebounds as Detroit handed Toronto its 11th straight loss.
Detroit has won 10 of 13.
The Raptors have lost 17 of 19 and seven straight on the road with an injury-plagued lineup. Despite their struggles, Toronto GM Glen Grunwald said before the game he was not contemplating making a coaching change and coach Lenny Wilkens said he was not worried about his job security.
Wizards 100, Celtics 95
BOSTON -- Michael Jordan converted a three-point play with 32.8 seconds left -- his only points of the fourth quarter -- and Jerry Stackhouse scored 37 to lead Washington.
The win was the Wizards' fourth in a row, their longest winning streak of the season, and helped them improve to .500 (17-17) for the first time since Nov. 22.
Jordan, who also had 11 rebounds, was coming off a season-high 41 points in a victory over Indiana. He had 16 points through three quarters but hadn't scored in the fourth as the teams swapped leads eight times, with two ties.
Paul Pierce scored 30 for the Celtics.
Pacers 105, 76ers 104, OT
PHILADELPHIA -- Jermaine O'Neal's one-handed turnaround jumper with 1.6 seconds left in overtime lifted Indiana.
Keith Van Horn had a good look at a 3-pointer from the top of the circle, but missed at the buzzer as the Sixers lost their third straight.
Al Harrington had 28 points and Reggie Miller added 19 for the Central Division-leading Pacers, who snapped a two-game losing skid.
Bucks 106, Cavaliers 94
CLEVELAND -- Ray Allen scored 13 of his 27 points during a decisive third-quarter run to lead Milwaukee.
Allen hit three 3-pointers and scored 16 points in the third quarter, including 13 in a 3:50 span when the Bucks built a 65-62 lead into an 81-71 advantage.
Ricky Davis scored 22 points to lead Cleveland, which made a season-high 11 3-pointers.
Tim Thomas added 20 points for the Bucks, who had lost four of their previous five games, but improved to 3-0 against Cleveland this season.
Magic 103, Knicks 100
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Tracy McGrady had 14 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and Orlando stopped a two-game losing streak.
The Magic had the ball and a 102-100 lead but were called for a shot-clock violation with 14.5 seconds left. However, Latrell Sprewell missed a jumper from about 20 feet and Orlando's Mike Miller was fouled, hitting 1-of-2 free throws with 2.2 seconds left. Sprewell led the Knicks with 28 points.
Grizzlies 106, Hornets 102
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Jason Williams scored 28 points and handed out 14 assists to save Memphis, which nearly blew a 31-point, third-quarter lead.
The Hornets got within one, 97-96, when Courtney Alexander hit a 12-foot turnaround with 2:51 to play. But they could not overtake the Grizzlies as Williams hit two shots and then sealed the win with two free throws with just under 24 seconds to play.
Bulls 113, Jazz 98
CHICAGO -- Jalen Rose scored 31 points and Marcus Fizer had a season-high 28 off the bench as Chicago snapped a 10-game losing streak to Utah.
Rose, playing all 48 minutes two days after having the flu, also had seven assists and five rebounds. Donyell Marshall had a double-double against his old team, notching 17 points and 11 rebounds.
Jamal Crawford filled in nicely for Jay Williams, who missed his first game with a sprained ankle. Crawford finished with 12 points, five assists, two steals and just two turnovers.
Mavericks 86, Nuggets 71
DALLAS -- Michael Finley had 19 points and Dirk Nowitzki recovered from a two-point first half to finish with 18 as Dallas overcame a sluggish start.
Reserve Raef LaFrentz had 16 points and 11 rebounds, both season-highs, to help Dallas improve to 17-2 at home and a league-best 28-5 overall.
Ex-Maverick Juwan Howard's 22 points and 14 rebounds paced the Nuggets, who've lost 12 of 13 overall and seven in a row to Dallas.
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