National Basketball Association Game Capsules

The Sports NetworkFebruary 8, 2014 

Oklahoma City, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Durant had 41 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and two blocks in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 112-100 victory over the New York Knicks. Durant has scored 20 or more points in 26 consecutive games for the Thunder, who bounced back from a last-second 103-102 loss at the Orlando Magic on Friday. Reggie Jackson added 19 points and six assists for Oklahoma City, which has won nine in a row at home. Serge Ibaka tallied 16 points and nine rebounds. Amar'e Stoudemire and Raymond Felton each had 16 points for the Knicks, who have dropped four of five. Carmelo Anthony finished with 15 points on 5-of-19 shooting.

Final Score: Chicago 92, LA Lakers 86

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Joakim Noah had 20 points, 13 rebounds, three blocks and two steals in the Chicago Bulls' 92-86 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Taj Gibson tallied 18 points, six boards, two steals and two blocks for the Bulls, who went 3-3 on a six-game western road trip. Kirk Hinrich added 17 points and five assists. Chris Kaman had a season-high 27 points, 10 rebounds and two blocks for the Lakers, who have lost five in a row at home. Jordan Hill and Kendall Marshall donated 15 and 13 points, respectively. Los Angeles guard Steve Nash, playing his third game after missing 39 because of a nerve problem in his back, played just over 21 minutes before leaving in the third quarter because of irritation in his left leg.

Final Score: Dallas 102, Boston 91

Boston, MA (SportsNetwork.com) - Dirk Nowitzki had 20 points, Jose Calderon added 18 points and five assists and the Dallas Mavericks routed the Boston Celtics, 102-91, on Sunday night. Shawn Marion tallied 11 points and 10 rebounds while Samuel Dalembert grabbed 11 boards for Dallas, which has won five in a row. Rajon Rondo recorded 15 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds, Jared Sullinger chipped in 11 points and 12 rebounds and Jeff Green netted 18 points for the Celtics, who had their three-game winning streak snapped.

Final Score: Brooklyn 93, New Orleans 81

Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Mason Plumlee tallied a career-high 22 points and the Brooklyn Nets put together a big first half that set the tone for a 93-81 win over the New Orleans Pelicans at Barclays Center. Plumlee made good on 8-of-10 shot attempts and matched a personal best with 13 boards to lead a strong effort from the Brooklyn bench. Fellow reserve Mirza Teletovic also posted a double-double of 13 points and 11 rebounds, with Alan Anderson contributing 13 points to help the Nets shake off a 16-point loss at Detroit on Friday. The Nets shot 53 percent overall as a team and stifled the Pelicans over the first two quarters to build a commanding 51-28 lead at the break. Anthony Davis had 24 points and nine rebounds for New Orleans, but the Pelicans went just 36.1 percent from the field to have a two-game win streak halted. Brian Roberts finished with 12 points in defeat.

Final Score: Cleveland 91, Memphis 83 (OT)

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Kyrie Irving netted 28 points with six assists and five boards to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 91-83 overtime victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday. Dion Waiters and C.J. Miles added 18 and 14 points, respectively, off the bench and Anderson Varejao finished with 14 rebounds, five assists for the Cavaliers, who have won two straight. Nick Calathes totaled 17 points, six assists and five rebounds and James Johnson added 15 points off the bench for Memphis, which has lost three of its last four. Zach Randolph contributed 14 points and eight rebounds in defeat.

Final Score: Orlando 93, Indiana 92

Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Victor Oladipo scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Orlando Magic to a 93-92 win over the Indiana Pacers. Nikola Vucevic recorded a 19-point, 13-rebound double-double and Tobias Harris added 13 points for Orlando, which has won five in a row at home and three straight overall. Paul George led all scorers with 27 points for Indiana, which had a four-game winning streak snapped both overall and against Orlando. Lance Stephenson had 16 points and nine rebounds, while David West tallied 14 points and George Hill added 12 in the setback.

Final Score: Washington 93, Sacramento 84

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Nene filled the stat sheet with 18 points, five assists, five rebounds, three blocks and two steals to help the Washington Wizards take a 93-84 win over the Sacramento Kings at Verizon Center. Marcin Gortat finished with 17 points and eight rebounds and Bradley Beal scored 16 for the Wizards, who had dropped two straight entering the contest. John Wall scored 12 points and Kevin Seraphin added 10 in the win. Isaiah Thomas scored a game-high 30 points and handed out eight assists and DeMarcus Cousins scored 14 points and pulled down 12 boards for the Kings, who lost for the second straight time.

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