Six Raptors finished in double figures and Toronto won its third consecutive contest with a 113-99 triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Jose Calderon netted 23 points with six assists and five rebounds, Alan Anderson added 18 points, Amir Johnson had 17 and DeMar DeRozan chipped in 16 for Toronto, which last won three in a row from Apr. 1-4 of last season. Kyrie Irving registered 23 points and seven assists for the Cavs, who have dropped four straight and nine of their last 10.
Final Score: Atlanta 100, Washington 95 (OT)
Washington, DC (Sports Network) - DeShawn Stevenson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer late in overtime and the Atlanta Hawks held on to beat the Washington Wizards, 100-95, at Verizon Center. Atlanta, coming off a 22-point home loss to Golden State, was paced by Lou Williams' 24 points, while Josh Smith netted 17 to go with 13 rebounds. The Hawks have topped their Southeast Division rivals 18 times in the past 19 meetings, but were pushed to overtime Tuesday for the second time this season. They overcame the second triple-double of Jordan Crawford's career. The third-year guard totaled 27 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for Washington, which has dropped four straight overall.
Final Score: Utah 92, Brooklyn 90
Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) - Mo Williams totaled 19 points and six assists as Utah escaped with a 92-90 victory over Brooklyn at Barclays Center. Al Jefferson contributed 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Derrick Favors picked up 13 points for the Jazz, who began a four-game road trip by snapping a two-game slide. Joe Johnson recorded 19 points and Brook Lopez had 16 for the Nets, who have lost two in a row and seven of their last nine. Deron Williams totaled 14 points and five assists in defeat.
Final Score: Miami 103, Minnesota 92
Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Dwyane Wade scored 24 points and the Miami Heat pulled away in the second half to record a 103-92 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at American Airlines Arena. LeBron James amassed 22 points and 11 assists for Miami, which began the fourth quarter with a 17-6 run to break open a relatively close contest en route to its fourth win in five games. Andrei Kirilenko had 22 points to pace Minnesota and Nikola Pekovic racked up 18 points and 12 rebounds in the loss, the Timberwolves' second straight following a season-best four-game win streak. Kevin Love grabbed 18 boards for Minnesota, but went just 2-of-10 from the field while ending with 11 points.