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March 12, 2009|Associated Press

at Atlanta 100, Utah 93: Joe Johnson scored 31 points and Josh Smith had 22 points and 12 rebounds to help the Hawks end the winning streak of the Jazz at 12 games. After Mehmet Okur's 20-footer gave Utah an 87-85 lead with 5:02 left, the Jazz failed to make a field goal.

Dallas 93, at Portland 89: Dirk Nowitzki had 29 points and 10 rebounds and Jason Terry scored 24 points for the Mavericks, who ended the Trail Blazers' home winning streak at 12 games.

at Orlando 107, Chicago 79: Tony Battie had 18 points and eight rebounds, and the Magic got a big boost from the bench to clinch a playoff spot. J.J. Redick had 13 points, and Marcin Gortat added 13 points and 15 rebounds for Orlando.

New York 116, Detroit 111 (OT): Reserve Nate Robinson scored 30 points to help the Knicks rally in overtime. Antonio McDyess had 21 points and 22 rebounds for the Pistons.

at Denver 112, Oklahoma City 99: Renaldo Balkman had 14 points and 14 rebounds in a rare start for the Nuggets, who ended a losing streak at three games.

New Orleans 109, Washington 98: Chris Paul compiled his NBA-leading sixth triple-double with 30 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds as the Hornets won for the eighth time in nine games.

at Philadelphia 115, Toronto 106: Thaddeus Young scored a career-high 29 points, Samuel Dalembert had 19 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks and the 76ers handed the Raptors their sixth loss in a row.

at Golden State 116, New Jersey 112: Stephen Jackson's 29 points helped the Warriors end a three-game losing streak.

at Minnesota 104, Memphis 79: Rookie Kevin Love had 19 points, 11 rebounds and a career-high four assists to help the Timberwolves end a losing streak at 10 games. O.J. Mayo had 18 points for the Grizzlies.

Lakers 102, at Houston 96: The Lakers improved to 3-0 against the Rockets this season.

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