OAKLAND, Calif. — Jarrett Jack had 18 points and 10 assists, Stephen Curry made four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, and Golden State rallied from seven points down in the final 11 minutes to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 106-99 on Monday.
Curry finished with 28 points, Klay Thompson added 18, and David Lee had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Warriors, who have beaten the Pacific Division-leading Clippers three out of the four games between the two teams this season.
There were five lead changes in the fourth quarter, but Los Angeles managed only two baskets over the final 3:40 while Golden State closed on a 14-4 run.
Blake Griffin had 26 points and 13 rebounds for the Clippers. Jamal Crawford added 24 points off the bench.
NETS 88, KNICKS 85: In New York, Joe Johnson made the go-ahead jumper with 22 seconds left and scored 25 points for the Brooklyn Nets.
Deron Williams added 14 points and 12 assists for the Nets, who cut the Knicks’ Atlantic Division lead to one game. Brook Lopez had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Kris Humphries came off the bench for 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Carmelo Anthony had 29 points and seven assists for the Knicks, but missed all six shots in the fourth quarter and finished 11-of-29 for the game. J.R. Smith scored 16 points and Amare Stoudemire 15.
PACERS 82, GRIZZLIES 81: In Memphis, Tenn., George Hill scored 13 points, including a clinching free throw with 1.4 seconds remaining for Indiana.
On the ensuing inbounds, Rudy Gay’s 24-footer over Paul George banked in, but it came after the buzzer — a ruling confirmed by officials after a review — giving the Pacers their second straight win and ninth in the past 11.
David West scored 14 points for the Pacers. George finished with 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.
ROCKETS 100, BOBCATS 94: In Charlotte, N.C., James Harden scored 29 points and hit all 10 of his free throws in the fourth quarter and Houston rallied to snap a seven-game losing streak.
Kemba Walker scored a career-high 35 points for the Bobcats, who set a franchise record with their 15th straight loss at home.
Harden made just five of 20 shots, but went 19-of-21 on free throws.
Marcus Morris had 21 points for the Rockets.
Spurs 90, 76ers 85: In Philadelphia, Tim Duncan had 24 points and 17 rebounds and Tony Parker scored 20 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to their fifth straight win.
The Spurs blew a 17-point lead in the first half before rallying late in the fourth to win again without guard Manu Ginobili, who is still out with a strained left hamstring.
Evan Turner led the Sixers with 18 points and 12 rebounds.
HAWKS 104, TIMBERWOLVES 96: In Atlanta, Al Horford scored a season-high 28 points, Jannero Pargo had 16 and Atlanta snapped a two-game slide with a victory over Minnesota.
Derrick Williams finished with 17 points and Jose Barea had 14 for Minnesota, which blew an 18-point lead in the second quarter.
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