Chicago Bulls shooting guard Jimmy Butler (21) shoots the ball against Los Angeles Lakers power forward Jordan Hill (27) and center Robert Sacre (50) during the second half at United Center. Photo by Mike DiNovo, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters.
Bulls 102, Lakers 100 (Overtime)
Taj Gibson finished a lay-up off an inbounds pass as time expired and the Chicago Bulls edged the Los Angeles Lakers.
Lakers guard Nick Young had tied the score on a pull-up jumper with six seconds left. He finished with 31 points to lead Los Angeles (16-25).
DJ Augustin had 27 points and center Joakim Noah finished with 17 points, 21 rebounds and a team-high six assists for the Bulls (20-20).
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Pelicans 95, Grizzlies 92
The New Orleans Pelicans broke their eight-game losing skid and halted the Memphis Grizzlies' five-game winning streak.
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans (16-24) with 27 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks while converting a jumper that put his team up 95-91 with 35 seconds left.
Memphis (20-20) power forward Zach Randolph had 23 points and a season-high 20 rebounds.
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Nets 103, Knicks 80
The Brooklyn Nets took advantage of a flat New York Knicks squad in a blowout victory.
Brooklyn (17-22) were led by forward Joe Johnson's 25 points.
The Knicks (15-26) were led by forward Carmelo Anthony's 26 points, but he received next to nothing from his supporting cast.
New York scored just 16 points in the first quarter and never fully recovered.