Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Arron Afflalo scored 21 points to lead the Orlando Magic to a 113-102 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday. Tobias Harris contributed 18 in a reserve role and Victor Oladipo scored 15 points with seven assists in the win. E'Twaun Moore and Maurice Harkless added 13 and 10 points, respectively, off the bench in Orlando's 16th consecutive home victory over the Bucks. Caron Butler scored 20 points to lead Milwaukee, which dropped its fifth straight game overall and eighth straight on the road. Giannis Antetokounmpo notched 15 points with seven rebounds and Gary Neal tallied 13 points in defeat. The last time Milwaukee left Orlando with a victory was a 111-105 decision on Dec. 29, 2004.
Final Score: Atlanta 125, Philadelphia 99
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Scott and Elton Brand each scored 18 points off the bench as the Atlanta Hawks easily handled the Philadelphia 76ers, 125-99, at Wells Fargo Center. DeMarre Carroll led the Atlanta starters with 13 points to go along with nine rebounds. Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague added 12 points apiece, with the latter adding eight assists in the win. Thaddeus Young's 29-point effort went for naught as the Sixers lost for the fifth straight time at home. Michael Carter-Williams added 17 points and Elliot Williams scored a season-high 15 off the bench in defeat.
Final Score: Oklahoma City 120, Brooklyn 95
Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Kevin Durant's streak of 30-plus points finally came to an end at 12 games, but Durant, Serge Ibaka and the Oklahoma City Thunder still left Barclays Center with a 120-95 rout of the Brooklyn Nets on Friday. Durant scored 22 points on 8-of-9 shooting in the first half but put up just three shots the rest of the way, sitting the entire fourth quarter with the game well in hand. He finished with 26 points and seven assists, completing January as the first player since Michael Jordan in March, 1987, to record at least 550 points and 90 assists in a month. Ibaka meanwhile shot 12-of-12 from the floor for 25 points, falling just two shots shy of Gary Payton's Thunder/SuperSonics franchise record of 14 shots without a miss on Jan. 5, 2005. Reggie Jackson and Thabo Sefolosha added 14 points apiece in Oklahoma City's 10th straight triumph. Shaun Livingston had 16 points to pace Brooklyn, while Deron Williams netted 14 off the bench.
Final Score: Dallas 107, Sacramento 103
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dirk Nowitzki poured in 34 points to help the Dallas Mavericks take a 107-103 win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday. Monta Ellis added 20 points, Jose Calderon had 14 points and seven assists and Brandan Wright finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for the Mavericks, who had dropped three of four entering the contest. Rudy Gay scored a game-high 35 points on 10-of-16 shooting, while also pulling down 12 rebounds and handing out six assists and Isaiah Thomas added 19 points and six assists for the Kings, losers in six straight.
Final Score: Toronto 100, Denver 90
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - DeMar DeRozan, fresh off receiving the news that he had been voted to his first All-Star Game, scored 19 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 100-90 decision over the Denver Nuggets. Terrence Ross added 18 points in Toronto's third straight victory. Jonas Valanciunas and Kyle Lowry donated 13 points apiece, and John Salmons had 11 points with nine assists in a reserve role. Denver, playing without point guards Ty Lawson and Nate Robinson, got an unexpected boost from shooting guard Randy Foye, who handed out a career-high 16 assists in the setback. Lawson (shoulder) missed his second straight tilt, while Robinson underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season. J.J. Hickson and Evan Fournier each dropped 18 points, with Hickson also grabbing a game-high 13 rebounds as the Nuggets lost for the fifth time in seven tries.