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Suns have flair for the dramatic
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Phoenix flirted with NBA infamy by missing its first 21 3-pointers, but Marcus Morris got the Suns to overtime and Brandon Knight took over to lead Phoenix to a win over the Nets. And the Suns finished with an entire 3 made 3s -- on 26 attempts.

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Kevin Love not discouraged by CLE losing season series 3-1 to ATL: "Theyre a very good team and were hoping to see them down the stretch"

Curry Off to spicy start
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Stephen Curry brought his flamethrower with him to start things off against the Mavericks. He's 3-for-4 from deep, including this bucket that capped a 12-0 Warriors run live on ESPN.

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Horford: Playoff atmosphere vs. Cavs
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Al Horford on the Hawks' win over Cleveland: "Two great teams, we're fighting... Everyone's trying to get ready for the playoffs, so the intensity's going to go up."

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Spurs sneak away with win in Denver

Ty Lawson pushed the Nuggets to the limit, scoring 23 points and dishing 9 assists but all five of San Antonio's starters scored in double figures, led by Kawhi Leonard's 25 points and Tony Parker's 24 as the Spurs secured the win 120-111. Box score

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Harden's triple-doubles second to one
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James Harden trails only Russell Westbrook (6) in triple-doubles this season. But his third triple-double tonight against the Pistons -- and 27th 30-point game -- helped the Rockets avoid a season-high 3-game losing streak.

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Warriors off and running
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After a bit of a slow start, Golden State has put together a 12-0 run to take a 20-14 lead midway through the first quarter. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Nets collapse, lose to Suns
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Brooklyn led by as many as 15 -- and held a double-digit lead with under 5 minutes left -- but fell apart down the stretch and ended up losing in overtime, 108-100, despite Phoenix making just 3-of-26 from 3-point range. Box score

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Grizzlies snatch victory from Lakers
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The Lakers held a 3-point lead with 3 minutes remaining, but Zach Randolph (24 points, 13 rebounds) and Marc Gasol (9 points in the fourth) helped Memphis close on a 13-3 run for a 97-90 win. Tony Allen -- yes, that Tony Allen -- was 7-for-8 from the floor.

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Boston Celtics @celtics

Stevens on Thomas' freedom on O: "It never wavers. If he misses 10 in a row he'll have the same color light - it's always gonna be green."

Mavs off to quick start
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A pair of three-pointers has the Mavericks on top of the Warriors 6-0 and forces Steve Kerr to call a timeout less than two minutes into the game. Watch live on ESPNEWS/WatchESPN

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No reservations for Thomas off bench
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Though coach Brad Stevens elected not to start him in place of the injured Avery Bradley, Isaiah Thomas showed just how valuable he is to the Celtics with a 27-point outburst off the bench to lead Boston past Anthony Davis and the Pelicans 104-98.

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Ty Lawson refuses to lose
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Lawson knocked down 3 straight buckets, including a 3-pointer and a ridiculous finish at the rim, and the Nuggets keep hanging around against the Spurs, who lead 109-105 with just over three minutes remaining. Follow live

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Raptors stung by rising Hornets
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The Hornets have quietly won 5 of their last 6 to climb to 7th in the East. Al Jefferson was not quiet tonight, however, logging 23 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists in Charlotte's 103-94 win over Toronto.

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Mavs at Warriors
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Golden State has lost just twice at home this season -- the last one coming back in January -- as the Warriors welcome Dallas to town. The game starts on ESPNEWS, before moving to ESPN at the conclusion of Suns-Nets. Watch live

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Overtime in Brooklyn
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The Suns erased a double-digit deficit in the final minutes and Jarrett Jack missed a pull-up jumper at the buzzer, so Phoenix and Brooklyn will play another five minutes of basketball. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Miami HEAT @MiamiHEAT

Beasley on the last shot: That comes from inexperience. I was so anxious to do great for my team, I just had a brain cramp. Thats my fault.