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Pistons and Pelicans down to the wire
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Both teams are trying to scratch their way into the eighth seed in their respective conferences, and the Pelicans and Pistons are tied at 81 with just over a minute in the fourth. Anthony Davis has 35 points. Follow live

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Amazing finish gives Grizz win
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Marc Gasol's last-second shot gave him 21 points and gave the Grizzlies a 2-point win over the Rockets, handing Houston its second straight loss. Box score

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Leonard posterizes Cousins
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Kawhi Leonard (21 points) just threw down a vicious dunk on DeMarcus Cousins late in the third quarter, and the Spurs have a comfortable lead over the Kings in San Antonio. Follow live

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Manimal beasting vs. Wolves
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Kenneth Faried leads the Nuggets with 16 points and 12 rebounds as Denver is pulling away from the Wolves 95-80 with 3:14 left in the game. Follow live

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Terrence Jones has been terrific since coming back, and he's going up against Gasol here down the stretch.

Grizzlies leading late
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Courtney Lee made a pair of free throws to give Memphis a 2-point lead over Houston with 1:08 left in the fourth quarter. Follow live

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Brow is hunting a triple-double
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Make it 33 points for Anthony Davis, who also has 11 rebounds, 7 blocks, 3 steals and 2 assists as the Pelicans lead the Pistons 77-71 with five minutes left in the fourth. Follow live

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LeBron's takeover
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The Raptors had a big 4th quarter surge to take a 96-95 lead with 6:13 remaining. LeBron James had yet to score in the 4th at that point, but scored or assisted on 21 of the Cavaliers' final 25 points.

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Brandon Knight has his own Magic act
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Brandon Knight scored 28 points in the Suns' 105-100 win over the Magic. Orlando had a chance to tie with 5.2 seconds remaining, but Knight came up with a clutch steal for the win.

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Wade turns back the clock
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Dwyane Wade threw down a vintage two-handed slam against the Lakers. Wade has 18 points, and the Heat and Lakers are tied in the fourth quarter on ESPN.

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Celtics 85, Jazz 84 in heartbreaker
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The Jazz thought that Gordon Hayward had hit the game-winner with 1.7 seconds remaining, but Tyler Zeller's layup at the buzzer gave the Celtics a 85-84 win. Boston remains two games back of the eighth seed in the East. Box score

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LeBron leads Cavs past Raptors
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In a key battle for the 2-seed in the East, Cleveland outlasted Toronto, as LeBron James finished with 29 points, 6 rebounds and 14 assists. Box score

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Hornets seize eighth seed in East
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The Hornets crushed the Nets 115-91 to move past Brooklyn and (at least temporarily) tie Miami for the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference. Six Hornets scored in double figures, led by Al Jefferson and Gerald Henderson each with 19. Box score

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Thunder finish the third on an 8-0 run, trail the Sixers 90-84. Westbrook 31-11-7, Waiters 18 (8-11 shooting) and three assists.

Hayward gives Jazz the lead
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Gordon Hayward knocked down a clutch mid-range jumper to give the Jazz an 84-83 lead in Boston with 1.7 seconds left in regulation. Follow live

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The Brow is powering the Pelicans
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Anthony Davis is up to 31 points after three quarters, and the Pelicans lead the Pistons 65-63. Follow live

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