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Whiteside helps Heat hang on
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The Miami phenom does it again: 18 points and 25 rebounds in the Heat's win over the Lakers. It's his fourth game with at least 20 rebounds this season.

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No injury questions for Brow
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Anthony Davis had missed New Orleans' previous five games before returning Tuesday night from an injured right shoulder. Any lingering doubt about his health quickly vanished after this alley-oop.

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ESPN Stats & Info @ESPNStatsInfo

Anthony Davis: 39 pts, 13 reb & 8 blocks. Joins Hakeem Olajuwon & Dwight Howard as only players to reach those numbers in last 30 years.

Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

There it is: Russell Westbrook ... first player with four straight triple-doubles since Michael Jordan in 1988-89

Blazers at Clippers, next on ESPN
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This is the 7th time that Damian Lillard and Chris Paul have gone head-to-head, and Paul has won 5 of the 6 meetings. The Blazers and Clippers are a half game apart in the standings as both teams fight for home court in the first round of the playoffs. Watch now

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Pelicans soar past Pistons
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Tyreke Evans left the door open for the Pistons, but Reggie Jackson was unable to knock down a potential game-tying 3 and the Pelicans secured a 88-85 victory. Anthony Davis tallied 39 points, 13 rebounds and 8 blocks. Box score

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Faried double-double carries Denver
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The Nuggets brushed aside the Timberwolves 100-85 behind the 18 points and 14 rebounds of Kenneth Faried. Andrew Wiggins led all scorers with 20 points while Ty Lawson was held scoreless for the first time since Dec. 13, 2013. Box Score

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Sixers have a chance
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Jason Richardson knocked down a game-tying 3 with 30 seconds left and Russell Westbrook missed a layup, giving Philadelphia a chance to win with under 5 seconds left. Follow live

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Russillo @ryenarussillo

Not sure which injury would cause Westbrook to play differently but so far it hasn't been any of them.

Westbrook carrying Thunder
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OKC was down 90-84 heading into the 4th. Russell Westbrook fixed that real quick. He has 37 points, 14 rebounds and 9 assists, and the Thunder are on top late. Follow live

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Zeller keeps Celtics in playoff hunt
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Both the Celtics and Jazz got buckets to put them in the lead with less than 2 seconds remaining, but Boston's came last. Tyler Zeller's buzzer-beating layup helped the Celtics top the Jazz 85-84.

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Heat take lead late
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There's under four minutes left in the fourth quarter, and Miami is clinging to a two-point lead over the Lakers, despite Dwyane Wade's 23 points. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Indiana Pacers @Pacers

Vogel: "I'm excited about how we're playing, but coming into tonight's game we're 10th in the East. There's nothing to be complacent about."

Pacers crush lowly Knicks
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George Hill scored 21 points and the Pacers captured their sixth win in seven games with a 105-82 victory over the Knicks. Indiana remains a half game out of 8th place in the East.

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Royce Young @royceyoung

Russell Westbrook has 3:48 to get one more assist for a fourth consecutive triple-double: Sitting on 33 points, 13 rebounds and 9 assists.

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Kevin McHale not happy with referee Karl Lane. He has a few harsh words for him as he walks off the court. Rockets not happy.

Pistons and Pelicans down to the wire
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Both teams are trying to scratch their way into the eighth seed in their respective conferences, and the Pelicans and Pistons are tied at 81 with just over a minute in the fourth. Anthony Davis has 35 points. Follow live

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