Paul Pierce had 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists and the Boston Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 118-114 triple overtime victory over the visiting Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
Boston ended Denver's winning streak at nine games.
Pierce made a tying 3-pointer in the second overtime to make it 107-107 and extend the game.
"I mean that's what great players do. I would love to tell you I had something to do with it," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "I was sitting just like the fans saying, 'Please, Lord, Paul make a shot.' "
Heat 107, Lakers 97: LeBron James had 32 points on 12-for-18 shooting and Dwyane Wade scored 30 to lead host Miami past Los Angeles.
It was James' fifth consecutive game with at least 30 points, a franchise record. He also joined Adrian Dantley (1979) and Moses Malone (1982) as the only NBA players to score at least 30 and shoot at least 60 percent in five straight outings, the Heat said.
"Don't take it for granted," Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. "He's making greatness look easy."
Clippers 102, Knicks 88: Grant Hill led the defensive effort that limited Carmelo Anthony to one basket in the fourth quarter, and Los Angeles pulled away to a victory in New York.
Anthony scored 42 points in his fifth 40-point game of the season, but he took only two shots in the final period against the
"I think the game ball goes to Grant Hill," said Chris Paul, who scored 25 points for the Clippers.
Spurs 111, Nets 86: Tony Parker had 29 points and 11 assists and San Antonio dominated the second half to win in Brooklyn.
Thunder 97, Suns 69: Thabo Sefolosha made 5 of 7 3-pointers on the way to 20 points as Oklahoma City routed host Phoenix.
Kings 117, Rockets 111: Isaiah Thomas scored 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to help rally Sacramento past visiting Houston.
Grizzlies 105, Timberwolves 88: Tayshaun Prince scored 18 points on 8-for-8 shooting as Memphis coasted to a victory over visiting Minnesota.
Magic 110, Blazers 104: J.J. Redick scored 22 points and Nikola Vucevic had 17 points and 19 rebounds as host Orlando snapped a 12-game losing streak by beating Portland.
Raptors 102, Hornets 89: John Lucas scored 10 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to help host Toronto beat New Orleans.