Thunder outlast Pacers for overtime win

Oklahoma City guard Russell Westbrook (0) puts up a shot over Indiana guard Darren Collison, right, during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday in Indianapolis.

INDIANAPOLIS — Russell Westbrook scored 43 points and Kevin Durant made clutch shots late in Oklahoma City's victory over Indiana 110-106 in overtime Friday.

Westbrook was 13 of 24 from the field and made 17 of 18 free throws and Oklahoma City overcame a 14-point second-half deficit to win its fifth consecutive road game.

Durant added 25 points with a strong finish.

Danny Granger led Indiana with 30 points.

MAVERICKS 103, SPURS?94 — In San Antonio, Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points and the Dallas Mavericks halted San Antonio's winning streak at 12 games.

Heat 99, 76ers 90 — In Miami, Dwyane Wade scored 23 points, LeBron James added 20 and Miami pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Philadelphia, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Jazz 102, Lakers 96 — In Salt Lake City, Deron Williams scored 29 points and Andrei Kirilenko grabbed two key rebounds late as Utah rallied from a 19-point, first-half deficit to beat Los Angeles for its fourth straight victory.

Williams tied the score at 96 with 1:16 remaining on a 3-pointer, then stole the ball and passed to Raja Bell for what proved to be the game-winner.

Nuggets 98, Bulls 97 — In Denver, Carmelo Anthony made a jumper as time expired and Denver, after blowing a 19-point, third-quarter lead, came back to beat Chicago.

Anthony finished with 22 points, including his 14th career game-winner. Nene added 18 points and Ty Lawson had 17.

Magic 111, Cavaliers 100 — In Orlando, Fla., Dwight Howard had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Jameer Nelson scored 20 points, and Orlando beat Cleveland.

Celtics 110, Raptors 101— In Boston, Kevin Garnett had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Shaquille O'Neal added 16 points and nine boards, and Boston avenged a loss to Toronto.

Grizzlies 116, Warriors 111 — In Memphis, Tenn., Rudy Gay scored 25 points, O.J. Mayo added 23 in his new role off the bench, and Memphis withstood a late rally to beat Golden State.

Suns 116, Clippers 108 — In Phoenix, Jason Richardson scored 29 points, reserve Hakim Warrick had a season-high 25 and Phoenix kept Los Angeles winless on the road.

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