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Jan 29 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:
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Thunder 112, Heat 95
Durant enjoyed his 12th consecutive game with 30 or more points, the third longest streak in the NBA in the past 30 years, trailing only runs by Kobe Bryant (16) and Tracy McGrady (14).
Rockets 117, Mavericks 115
Dallas trailed by 12 with about four minutes to go, but trimmed the lead down and had a chance to win it as Jose Calderon's three-pointer misfired at the buzzer.
Suns 126, Bucks 117
Gerald Green added 23 points for the Suns while the league-worst Bucks fell to 8-37.
Timberwolves 88, Pelicans 77
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love notched 30 points and 14 rebounds to guide the Wolves to victory over New Orleans.
Raptors 98, Magic 83
Amir Johnson added 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Raptors while Orlando got 16 points and 10 rebounds from Nikola Vucevic.
76ers 95, Celtics 94
Evan Turner hit a shot at the buzzer as the Philadelphia rallied from an eight-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics.
Turner finished with 16 points and center Spencer Hawes had 20 for Philadelphia, while Jared Sullinger recorded 24 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Celtics.
Bulls 96, Spurs 86
All starters scored in double figures for the Bulls (23-22). Tony Parker led San Antonio (33-13) with 20 points as the Spurs' losing streak reached three games.
Clippers 110, Wizards 103
Jamal Crawford and J.J. Redick scored 21 and 20 points respectively for Los Angeles (33-15). Bradley Beal led Washington (22-23) with 20 points.
Grizzlies 99, Kings 89
Mike Conley scored 27 points and added 10 assists as the Grizzlies used a late run to put away the Sacramento Kings.
Memphis (24-20) earned their fourth consecutive victory and ninth in the past 10 games.
Isaiah Thomas returned from an illness to score 24 points to lead Sacramento (15-30), who lost their fourth game in a row.
Bobcats 101, Nuggets 98
Randy Foye scored a season-high 33 points for the Nuggets (22-22), who played without injured guard Ty Lawson and also lost Nate Robinson to a sprained left knee. (Editing by Sudipto Ganguly)
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