The NBA roundup …
MIAMI ó Dirk Nowitzki scored 30 points on 12-for-14 shooting, Jason Terry scored 20 and Jason Kidd finished with 11 assists as the Dallas Mavericks beat the Miami Heat for the ninth straight time in the regular season, 111-96 on Saturday night.
Dwyane Wade scored 30 points for Miami, which lost for the second straight night.
Josh Howard finished with 15, while Jose Barea and Brandon Bass each added 11 for the Mavs.
Spurs 106, Hornets 93
SAN ANTONIO ó Tony Parker prevailed in a clash of All-Star point guards, scoring 25 points and stretching San Antonio’s division lead over Chris Paul and the New Orleans Hornets in a 106-93 win.
Paul, who scored 38, will start ahead of Parker for the Western Conference at the All-Star game in two weeks, and he had the kind of game that showed why.
Lakers 115, Grizzlies 98
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó Kobe Bryant scored 25 points, Pau Gasol had 24 points and eight rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers beat Memphis 115-98, extending the Grizzlies’ losing streak to 12 games.
Derek Fisher scored 14 points for Los Angeles, and Lamar Odom added 13 as the Lakers won for the sixth time in the last seven games. Bryant also had seven assists.
Nets 85, 76ers 83
PHILADELPHIA ó Brook Lopez had 24 points and 17 rebounds and Devin Harris scored 17 points to help the New Jersey Nets take advantage of Philadelphia’s fourth-quarter collapse.
The Nets won without Vince Carter, who sprained his right ankle in the second half and scored seven points for the Nets.
Knicks 122, Pacers 113
INDIANAPOLIS ó Al Harrington had 31 points and David Lee added 23 points and 17 rebounds.
=T.J. Ford had a career-high 36 points, Danny Granger scored 19 and Mike Dunleavy and Stephen Graham each chipped in 14 for the Pacers. Indiana had its seven-game home winning streak snapped.
Wizards 106, Clippers 94WASHINGTON ó Antawn Jamison had 25 points and 12 rebounds, Nick Young added 22 and rookie JaVale McGee tied his career high with 18.
The loss was the Clippers’ fifth straight and their 18th in 20 games.
Rockets 110, Warriors 93
HOUSTON ó Yao Ming had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Ron Artest scored 27 and the Houston Rockets beat the Golden State Warriors 110-93.
Bucks 110, Hawks 107
MILWAUKEE ó Charlie Villanueva scored 27 points and Richard Jefferson and Ramon Sessions each had 20 to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Atlanta Hawks 110-107.
Mike Bibby led Atlanta with 24 points and Joe Johnson, picked as a reserve to the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the third consecutive season, scored 22, including the 10,000th of his career.