NBA roundup: Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies, Dallas Mavericks win

NBA roundup: Warriors, Grizzlies, Mavericks win
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Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Sunday's games in the NBA.

The Golden State Warriors wrapped up a comfortable win over the Brooklyn Nets to improve their unbeaten start to the season to 22 games.

The NBA champions looked like running away with the contest when they opened up a 14-point lead in the first quarter, with Klay Thompson and Draymond Green hitting their stride early on.

Thaddeus Young got Brooklyn back into the game either side of half time, leaving the hosts just four points back at the start of the fourth quarter, but Leandro Barbosa and Marreese Speights quickly re-established the gap for the Warriors.

The Phoenix Suns were stunned by a late dunk from Jeff Green, which lifted the Memphis Grizzlies to their 12th win of the season, and their ninth in their last 12 games.

Marc Gasol established an early lead for the Suns, but Eric Bledsoe ensured that the visiting side, who have now lost four in a row, finished the first half strongly to keep them in contention.

The Suns battled back from five points down inside the final two minutes before Brandon Knight missed a couple of chances to lift Phoenix to victory, but Green managed to get down the other end with 0.5 seconds remaining to avoid overtime.

Wesley Matthews led the Dallas Mavericks with a season-high 36 points to give the team a win over the Washington Wizards.

John Wall made a bright start for the home side, finishing the game with 28 points before injuring his knee in the fourth quarter.

Matthews saved his best shooting for the second half though, adding 28 after half time to lift the visiting team to their 12th win of the campaign.

The Oklahoma City Thunder made it four home wins in a row with a narrow victory over the Sacramento Kings.

After a closely-fought first half, the Thunder started to pull ahead in the third, with Enes Kanter and Russell Westbrook leading the charge, but Kevin Durant struggled, making 10 turnovers during the game.

Sacramento responded in the fourth, with Marco Belinelli putting the visitors ahead inside the final four minutes, but Durant but Oklahoma City back ahead with 23 seconds remaining.

The Detroit Pistons picked up their fourth straight win, with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope leading the home side to victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Reggie Jackson and Andre Drummond handed the Pistons a strong start, leaving the team 13 points up by the end of the first quarter, before Caldwell-Pope took over before half time.

Louis Williams added some late points for the visitors, but the Lakers could not close to gap to fewer than 10 in the fourth quarter, leaving the team with nine defeats in their last 10 games.

Results in full: Phoenix Suns 93-95 Memphis Grizzlies, Golden State Warriors 114-98 Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers 91-111 Detroit Pistons, Dallas Mavericks 116-104 Washington Wizards, Sacramento Kings 95-98 Oklahoma City Thunder

Coach Brett Brown of the Philadelphia 76er in action against the Brooklyn Nets during their game at the Barclays Center on December 16, 2013
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