AUBURN HILLS, Mich.- Chauncey Billups scored 35 points against Phoenix star Steve Nash and his 3-pointer with 3:40 left put the Pistons ahead in a 109-102 win over the Suns.
Lakers 104, Rockets 88
LOS ANGELES – Kobe Bryant scored 22 of his 43 points in the third quarter to help the Lakers beat Houston.
Mavericks 103, Nuggets 79
DALLAS – Dirk Nowitzki had 30 points and 12 rebounds to help the Mavericks snap a season-long three-game losing streak.
Timberwolves 106, Warriors 104
MINNEAPOLIS – Ricky Davis made three free throws in the final 12 seconds of overtime and the Timberwolves hung on to beat Golden State.
Grizzlies 98, Hawks 87
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Chucky Atkins scored 19 points and Mike Miller added 18 to help the Grizzlies beat Atlanta.