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NBA Wednesday Wrap: 13th November 2013

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Orlando Magic 94 V Milwaukee Bucks 91

Even Arron Afflalo's career-high 36 points were not enough to help Orlando Magic get the better of the Milwaukee Bucks. Milwaukee came out sizzling and led by 19 when Butler nailed a 3-pointer with 7:44 minutes left in the first half.

O.J. Mayo, who played almost 44 minutes, led the Bucks with 25 points. Butler had 20 and Khris Middleton had 19.

Philadelphia 76ers 123 V Houston Rockets 117

James Anderson and Tony Wroten lead the Philadelphia 76ers to beat the Houston Rockets 123-117 in a thrilling overtime battle on Wednesday night at the Wells Fargo Center. Anderson scored a career-high 36 points while Wroten registered a triple-double in his first career start -- 18 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.

 

Jeremy Lin was sensational for the Rockets as he scored 34 points and also added 12 assists and five rebounds but committed eight turnovers.

Charlotte Bobcats 89 V Boston Celtics 83

Al Jefferson had his first double-double of the season, helping push the Charlotte Bobcats past the Boston Celtics with a 89-83 victory. Jeff Green had a team-high 19 points for the Celtics, who had their four-game winning streak snapped.

Toronto Raptors 103 V Memphis Grizzlies 87

Toronto forward Rudy Gay returned to FedExForum for the first time since being traded to the Raptors last February. He responded with an impressive line, scoring 23 points to go with six rebounds, five steals and two blocks to lead his team to a 103-87 win. Another former Grizzlies player, guard Kyle Lowry, chipped with 21 points and six assists and DeMar DeRozen added 18, with 13 of those coming in the first quarter. The Grizzlies were led by Mike Conley, who had 29 points and five assists.

Cleveland Timberwolves 124 V Minnesota Cavaliers 95

Despite the fact that they were missing the sixth leading scorer in the league, Kevin Martin, the Minnesota Timberwolves started quick and never looked back, crushing the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-95 on Wednesday night.

New York Knicks 95 V Atlanta Hawks 91

Carmelo Anthony and new starter J.R. Smith each made three treys, as New York made 8 of its first 14 3-point shots to build a 44-28 second quarter lead. They then missed 14 straight long balls. Trailing 73-69 early in the fourth quarter, the Knicks made four of their final six treys to outscore the Hawks 30-23 in the final period for the win.

San Antonio Spurs 92 V Washington Wizards 79

Tony Parker scored 16 points and Boris Diaw came off the bench to add 15 more as the Spurs (8-1) won their sixth straight game, this time in a 92-79 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday at the AT&T Center.

Denver Nuggets 111 V Los Angeles Lakers 99

Timofey Mozgov tied his career high with 23 points and added nine rebounds, Kenneth Faried had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets raced past the Los Angeles Lakers 111-99 on Wednesday night. Ty Lawson had 19 points and seven assists and Wilson Chandler scored 12 points in his season debut for Denver.

Utah Jazz 111 V New Orleans Pelicans 105

Utah picked up its first victory of the season as it beat the New Orleans Pelicans 111 – 105. Richard Jefferson had a season-high 22 points and Marvin Williams scored eight of his 12 points in the fourth quarter to help lead previously winless Utah to a 111-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Portland Trailblazers 90 V Phoenix Suns 89

Damian Lillard's layup off a high pick-and-roll play with 6.5 seconds left gave Portland a 90-89 victory over Phoenix Wednesday night at the Moda Center.

Sacramento Kings 107 V Brooklyn Nets 86

The Sacramento Kings snapped a five game losing streak and improved to 2-5 on the season tonight at the expense of the Brooklyn Nets. Brooklyn has now lost all four of their road games on the season. Greivis Vasquez ran the Kings offense to perfection, scoring 17 points and handing out 12 assists in the win. Marcus Thornton found new life off the Kings bench, dropping in a game-high 24 points on 4-for-9 shooting from 3-point range. Isaiah Thomas added 19 points, six rebounds and six assists in 26 minutes of action for Sacramento.

Los Angeles Clippers 111 V Oklahoma City Thunder 103

Clippers point guard Chris Paul scored 14 points and had 16 assists to help beat Oklahoma City Thunder 111 – 103. Without two of their legs to stand on, the Thunder couldn't keep the roof from caving in Wednesday night against the Clippers. Kendrick Perkins missed the game following the death of his grandfather and Serge Ibaka was ejected for fighting late in the first half, creating just enough instability that Oklahoma City let a nine-point halftime lead slip away in the 111-103 loss at Staples Center.