SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 93-85 on Saturday night for their 41st straight home victory, the third-longest streak in NBA history.
The Spurs avenged a season-opening loss to the Thunder and made it 32 straight wins to open this season at home, where they haven't lost in the regular season since last March.
Only Golden State, which had won 47 in a row entering Saturday, and the Chicago teams that won 44 straight in 1995-96 had longer streaks.
LaMarcus Aldridge added 24 points, and Tim Duncan had 11 for San Antonio. The Spurs extended their lead over Oklahoma City to 12 games for the second seed in the Western Conference.
Kevin Durant had 28 points for the Thunder.
HORNETS 125, ROCKERS 109
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Kemba Walker scored 17 of his 26 points in the second half and Charlotte used a 27-8 run to open the fourth quarter and beat Houston for its seventh straight victory.
Marvin Williams added 25 points, Jeremy Lin had 16, and Al Jefferson added 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Hornets. They have won 13 of their last 15 games.
Corey Brewer had 21 points, and Dwight Howard added 16 points and 13 rebounds for the Rockets. James Harden struggled from the field, shooting 2 of 14 and finishing with 12 points and 10 assists.
RAPTORS 112, HEAT 104, OT
TORONTO (AP) – DeMar DeRozan matched his season high with 38 points and added 10 rebounds and Toronto outlasted Miami in overtime.
Jonas Valanciunas added 20 points and 10 rebounds, while Kyle Lowry chipped in with 16 points for the Raptors. They secured the season series against the Heat for the second straight season, as well as a potential playoff tiebreaker should they finish with the same record.
Joe Johnson had 28 points, and Luol Deng added 20 for the Heat.
TRAIL BLAZERS 121, MAGIC 84
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Damian Lillard scored 19 points and had 10 of Portland's season-high 34 assists in the Trail Blazers' victory over short-handed Orlando.
C.J. McCollum and Allen Crabbe each had 18 points for the Blazers. They won for the sixth time in their last seven home games.
Victor Oladipo scored 18 points for the Magic. They were without starters Elfrid Payton (sprained elbow) and Nikola Vucevic (strained groin), as well as backup guard Brandon Jennings (sore Achilles).
PACERS 112, MAVERICKS 105
DALLAS (AP) – Monta Ellis scored 17 points in his return to Dallas, Paul George had 18 of his 20 in the second half and Indiana extended the Mavericks' longest losing streak of the season to five games.
Ellis got a warm greeting in his first visit since the end of last season, when he was the first leading scorer not named Dirk Nowitzki for Dallas since 2000. He signed with Indiana as a free agent.
George Hill hit three 3-pointers and scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter for the Pacers.
Nowitzki scored 30 points to lead the Mavericks.
PISTONS 125, 76ERS 111
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 23 points, Tobias Harris added 21 and Detroit used a big second half to beat Philadelphia.
Trailing 57-52 at halftime, the Pistons shot 15 for 20 in a 38-point third quarter and finished with 73 points over the final two periods while erasing two 10-point deficits.
Reggie Jackson scored 15 of his 24 points in the first half for the Pistons. Andre Drummond had 19 points and 15 rebounds, and Marcus Morris also finished with 19 points.
Isaiah Canaan had 20 points for the 76ers.
NUGGETS 116, WIZARDS 100
DENVER (AP) – Jusuf Nurkic scored all of his season-high 17 points in the second half and Denver rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Washington.
Gary Harris, D.J. Augustin and Darrell Arthur also scored 17 points and Will Barton finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds for Denver.
John Wall had 19 points and 11 assists for the Wizards. They have lost five straight.
HAWKS 95, GRIZZLIES 83
ATLANTA (AP) – Paul Millsap scored 21 points to help Atlanta beat depleted Memphis.
Al Horford had 19 points, and Jeff Teague 18. The Hawks closed the first half with a 30-10 run.
Lance Stephenson scored 18 points for Memphis, and Tony Allen had 15. Before the game, the Grizzlies said guard Mike Conley will miss at least three to four weeks with Achilles tendinitis in his left foot.
BUCKS 103, PELICANS 92
MILWAUKEE (AP) – Khris Middleton scored 19 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 18 in Milwaukee's victory over New Orleans.
Jerryd Bayless had 17 points to help Milwaukee end a six-game losing streak to New Orleans that dated to 2012. Anthony Davis had 29 points and 11 rebounds for the Pelicans. They have lost seven of eight.