Dwight Howard had 23 points and 18 rebounds, Kobe Bryant scored 20 and the host Los Angeles Lakers continued warming up for a possible return by Phil Jackson with a 103-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings Sunday night. Jimmer Fredette scored 18 points and Jason Thompson had 15 points and 10 assists for Sacramento.

Grizzlies 104, Heat 86: Wayne Ellington hit seven three-pointers and scored 25 points to lead host Memphis to its fifth straight win. Chris Bosh scored 22 points and LeBron James had 20 for Miami.

Clippers 89, Hawks 76: Blake Griffin scored 16 points and Chris Paul had 15 points and eight assists for host Los Angeles. Josh Smith had 13 points for the Hawks.

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Thunder 106, Cavaliers 91: Russell Westbrook banked in a shot from midcourt during a 27-point outing and Kevin Durant scored 26 points for host Oklahoma City. Kyrie Irving led the Cavs with 20 points.

-- AP