Utah 103, at New Jersey 92: The Jazz scored only seven points in the first quarter and trailed by 20 points. But then Mehmet Okur (23 points, nine rebounds) and Deron Williams (17 points, 11 assists) got things going. Utah Coach Jerry Sloan was ejected after he picked up two technical fouls 33 seconds apart early in the fourth quarter.
at Philadelphia 93, Milwaukee 88: Lou Williams matched his career high with 25 points and the 76ers overcame the loss of Elton Brand, who dislocated his right shoulder with 7:23 left in the third quarter after landing on Milwaukee's Luc Richard Mbah a Moute.
at Indiana 127, Golden State 120: Danny Granger scored 17 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter to help the Pacers outscore the Warriors. Granger also had 11 rebounds and six assists, and made all 17 of his free throws.
Dallas 96, at Toronto 86: Dirk Nowitzki had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Jason Terry also had 27 points and Josh Howard added 20 for the Mavericks in his first start since Nov. 18. The Raptors eventually cooled down after making 16 of their first 24 shots.