Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Wednesday's games in the NBA.
recovered from a slow start against the Oklahoma City Thunder to seal a comfortable win over the defending NBA champions. Miami Heat and Kevin Durant combined for 55 to help the Western Conference leaders recover from a 22-4 deficit in the first quarter. Serge Ibaka tried to keep the hosts in touch, but he was the only Heat player to score over 20. LeBron James
narrowly beat the Houston Rockets , despite a strong shooting performance from Dallas Mavericks . Dirk Nowitzki
The Dallas forward's 38 was not enough to stop the Rockets claiming the win by two points, with seven Houston players adding over 10 points.
slipped to their third straight defeat, being beaten by the San Antonio Spurs . Chicago Bulls and Jimmy Butler added 35 points between them against the injury-hit Spurs, giving the Bulls their 10th away win of the season. Carlos Boozer
A strong start helped the
to a win over the Toronto Raptors , their fifth in a row against the Florida side. Orlando Magic scored a season-high 33 as well as 11 assists, helping the Raptors to a 13-point lead by the end of the first quarter, which the Magic were never able to recover from. Kyle Lowry
won their fourth game in a row thanks to a dominant second quarter against the Los Angeles Clippers . Washington Wizards
The home side took an 11-point lead into the break, which was enough for them to defend for the win in the second half.
was the team's top scorer with 29, while Blake Griffin contributed 21. Jamal Crawford
A strong finish from
helped the Goran Dragic clinch a win over the Phoenix Suns . Milwaukee Bucks
Despite falling heavily on his elbow, Dragic added 10 of his 30 inside the final 3:28 to end any hopes of a late Bucks comeback.
made it nine wins from their last 10 games, easing past the Memphis Grizzlies . Sacramento Kings led the scoring with 27 for the visitors, including nine in the fourth quarter to put the result beyond doubt. Mike Conley scored in the final second to lift the Evan Turner to victory over the Philadelphia 76ers . Boston Celtics had a chance to seal the win for the home side in the final seconds, but his missed effort was rebounded by Kris Humphries , who set up Turner for the game-winning basket. Michael Carter-Williams
A late basket from
gave the Charlotte Bobcats a win over the Al Jefferson . Denver Nuggets
The center, who finished the game with 35 points, found the basket in the final seconds to make sure that the Bobcats came away with the win.
were too strong for the Minnesota Timberwolves , beating them for the second time this season. New Orleans Pelicans was the visiting side's top scorer with 30 points and 14 rebounds, while Kevin Love had 18. Kevin Martin
' trip to the Detroit Pistons was postponed because of heavy snow in Georgia. Atlanta Hawks Results in full: Detroit Pistons P-P Atlanta Hawks, Oklahoma City Thunder 112-95 Miami Heat, Orlando Magic 83-98 Toronto Raptors, Philadelphia 76ers 95-94 Boston Celtics, Phoenix Suns 126-117 Milwaukee Bucks, New Orleans Pelicans 77-88 Minnesota Timberwolves, Houston Rockets 117-115 Dallas Mavericks, Charlotte Bobcats 101-98 Denver Nuggets, Chicago Bulls 96-86 San Antonio Spurs, Memphis Grizzlies 99-89 Sacramento Kings, Washington Wizards 103-110 Los Angeles Clippers
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