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NBA scores and highlights: Harden's 58 not enough vs. Nets, Jazz cruise past Clippers for fifth straight win

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Donovan Mitchell scored a game-high 28 points in the win (NBA Getty Images)

What to watch for

• The Celtics look to end a three-game losing streak while the Raptors look to extend upon their five-game winning streak.

• A Texas-sized battle between the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks

• Multiple MVP candidates on display in Warriors vs. Pelicans - Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Anthony Davis

• Jazz and Clippers go head-to-head in a big matchup for the Western Conference playoff picture

Detroit Pistons 120, Orlando Magic 115

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Blake Griffin's 30 points and Andre Drummond's 22 rebounds brought the Pistons to victory.

Boston Celtics 117, Toronto Raptors 108

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Kyrie Irving took over down the stretch, scoring or assisting on the Celtics last 11 points; he finished the night with 27 points and a career-high 18 assists including this huge 3-pointer.

Brooklyn Nets 145, Houston Rockets 142 (OT)

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Despite a season-high 58 points from James Harden, but Spencer Dinwiddie put forth a dominant performance of his own with 33 points and 10 assists off the bench.

Milwaukee Bucks 111, Memphis Grizzlies 101

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Giannis Antetokounmpo shows no mercy. The Greek Freak finished the night with 27 points (on 10-for-14 shooting) and 11 rebounds.

San Antonio Spurs 105, Dallas Mavericks 101

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Marco Belinelli was one of six Spurs to finish in double figures as they used a balanced attack to edge the Mavericks.

Portland Trail Blazers 129, Cleveland Cavaliers 112

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Portland gets out to a hot start, sinking 11 3-pointers in the first 24 minutes. It finished the night hitting 16 of its 29 attempts.

Golden State Warriors 147, New Orleans Pelicans 140

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Stephen Curry went ballistic in the third quarter. He finished the night with 41 points as the Warriors score over 140 points for the second straight night.

Utah Jazz 129, Los Angeles Clippers 109

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Don't look now, but the Jazz are heating up. They are now tied for the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference.

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