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NBA: Jeremy Lin scores 22 to help Rockets toward playoffs

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Evan Turner had 24 points and 11 rebounds, while Spencer Hawes added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the 76ers, who made 16 of 22 shots in the opening term.

Josh Smith led Atlanta with 19 points.

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Golden State’s Stephen Curry matched his career high with 15 assists and sank two late free throws to seal the Warriors’ 111-107 win over Phoenix, inflicting a season-worst eighth-straight loss on the Suns.

Utah’s Gordon Hayward scored 23 points as the Jazz beat the New Orleans Hornets 95-83.

Dallas’ Shawn Marion had 25 points and 12 rebounds in the Mavericks’ 117-108 win at the Sacramento Kings.

Cleveland ended a 10-game losing skid with a 97-91 victory over the Boston Celtics, with Tristan Thompson having career highs with 29 points and 17 rebounds.

Chicago’s Nate Robinson scored 12 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to guide the Bulls to a tight 87-86 win over the Orlando Magic.

Toronto’s Rudy Gay had 26 points and five rebounds to lead Toronto to a rare road victory in the Western Conference, winning 95-93 at the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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