NBA results

December 27, 2009

RESULTQUICK HIT Grizzlies 101 Mavericks 106 Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 in 3 quarters and 6 other Mavs reached double figures. Zach Randolph led Memphis with 27 pts, 14 rebs. Hawks 98 Pacers 110 Al Horford (25 pts, season-high 19 rebs) and Josh Smith (22 pts, 4 steals) helped Atlanta hand Indiana its 5th straight loss. Rockets 98 Nets 93 Carl Landry came off bench to score 26 pts for Houston, which won 7th straight in series. New Jersey lost its 9th in a row. Hornets 85 Bulls 96 Chicago's Tyrus Thomas - out 22 games with broken forearm - scored 21 in return, and Joakim Noah had 17 pts and 18 rebs. Wizards 89 T'wolves 101 Corey Brewer scored 27 to lead Minnesota, which won for 4th time in last 7 after 3-21 start. Gilbert Arenas had 26 for Wash. Bobcats 91 Thunder 98 Kevin Durant scored 30 pts for 3rd straight game to lead Oklahoma City, which handed Charlotte its 7th straight road loss. Spurs 112 Bucks 97 Tim Duncan (26 pts) and San Antonio never trailed in 4th win in last 5. Milwaukee, which started 8-3, has lost 13 of 17. 76ers 76 Jazz 97 Deron Williams scored 27 pts for Utah, which outscored Philly 25-12 in 4th qtr and beat Sixers for 19th time in 21 home games. Lakers KingsL.A. had won 11 in row at home before 102-87 loss to Cavs on Thu. Lakers had averaged 117.2 pts in winning 5 of 6 at Kings.Suns WarriorsPhoenix had lost 6 straight road games - 1st 3 by 21.3 ppg, last 3 by 10 total - while Golden State had dropped 7 in row overall.

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