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—Gilbert Arenas, Wizards, set a franchise record for most free throws made with 23, and finished with 45 points in Washington's 129-124 win over Golden State.

—LeBron James, Cavaliers, scored 12 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter and added 11 rebounds and eight assists as Cleveland held on for a 97-91 victory over Minnesota.

—Tony Parker, Spurs, had 32 points and a season-high 13 assists as San Antonio improved to 4-0 on a season-high eight-game road trip with a 125-118 overtime win at Toronto.

—Kobe Bryant, Lakers, scored 32 points and had a season-high nine assists to help Los Angeles snap a four-game losing streak with an 89-78 win over Houston.

—Ben Gordon, Bulls, scored 30 points as Chicago held off a late Denver rally for a 110-107 win over the Nuggets.


New Jersey's 96-83 win over New York on Wednesday was the Nets' 12th straight home victory, one shy of a franchise record. ... Charlotte extended its winning streak to a franchise-best three games with a 100-92 come-from-behind win over Philadelphia. Before the streak, the Bobcats lost a team-record 13 in a row.


Tayshaun Prince scored 11 of his 22 points in the first five minutes of the fourth quarter Wednesday night, helping Detroit pull away to a 97-87 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers that ended the Pistons' first two-game losing streak of the season.


Phoenix scored 42 points in the second quarter against Memphis.