AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 14 rebounds, Ricky Davis scored 21, and Mark Blount made a key three-pointer to give the Minnesota Timberwolves a 94-90 overtime win over the Detroit Pistons yesterday.
Blount's three-pointer - just his fourth of the year - beat the clock with 12.8 seconds left to give Minnesota a 92-88 lead.
"He had to shoot when he got the ball because of the shot clock, but give him credit for knocking it down," Pistons coach Flip Saunders said.
Richard Hamilton, who scored 32 points, made free throws on the ensuing possession to pull the Pistons within two before Garnett sealed the win at the line.
Warriors 108, Clippers 93
OAKLAND, Calif. - Baron Davis had 19 points and 13 assists and keyed a big fourth-quarter run that led Golden State to a victory over Los Angeles.
Davis, who shot just 4 for 18 from the field, had four points, two assists and a big steal during the 19-2 run that gave the Golden State a 100-85 lead midway through the fourth quarter and helped them snap a three-game losing streak.
Nets 105, Pacers 95
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - Vince Carter scored 31 points and Jason Kidd added 19 and narrowly missed his second triple-double in three games as New Jersey defeated Indiana.
Bucks 99, Bobcats 91
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Earl Boykins scored 30 points and Andrew Bogut added a career-high 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead a banged-up Milwaukee over Charlotte.
Wizards 114, Jazz 111
WASHINGTON - Gilbert Arenas had 51 points, including a three-pointer as the final horn sounded, and Washington snapped a two-game losing streak with a win over Utah.
In the final 2:09, Arenas hit three three-pointers and three free throws to eclipse the 50-point mark for the third time in his career, all this season.
Kings 102, Knicks 97
NEW YORK - Jamal Crawford, back in a reserve role, scored eight of his 10 points in the final 1:07 as New York handed Sacramento its season-high sixth straight loss.
Bulls 99, Spurs 87
CHICAGO - Kirk Hinrich had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Ben Gordon added 20 points to lead short-handed Chicago past San Antonio.
Hawks 100, Celtics 96
ATLANTA - Atlanta recovered after blowing a 14-point lead and beat Boston, giving Atlanta back-to-back wins for the first time since the first month of the season.
Suns 137, Grizzlies 122