Even as they won 16 games in a row, the Boston Celtics didn't make it easy on themselves. Double-digit deficits in three straight games, in fact, that Boston erased en route to the fourth-longest winning streak in franchise history. The Celtics…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
LeBron James had 27 points, 16 rebounds and 13 assists, J.R. Smith made the tiebreaking free throw with 48 seconds left, and the Cleveland Cavaliers extended their winning streak to seven straight with a 100-99 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on…STEVE HERRICK (Associated Press)
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Andre Drummond had 17 points and 14 rebounds and the Detroit Pistons overcame a 15-point deficit to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-98 on Friday night.
Wayne Ellington scored 21 points and made six 3-pointers off the bench, Goran Dragic added 20 points and the Miami Heat rode a season-best shooting performance from behind the arc to a 109-97 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.…BRIAN HALL (Associated Press)
ATLANTA (AP) -- Dennis Schroder scored 26 points and the Atlanta Hawks used a 30-point third quarter to snap a three-game losing streak and beat the New York Knicks 116-104 on Friday night.GEORGE HENRY (Associated Press)