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  • Williams, Raptors beat struggling Cavs, 110-93
    CLEVELAND – Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
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    TORONTO – Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night.
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    INDIANAPOLIS – Gerald Green led all scorers with 23 points Saturday and the Phoenix Suns remain one of the hottest teams in the NBA after their 106-83 road win over the Indiana Pacers.

Bulls run by Warriors with big 3rd quarter

– Taj Gibson scored 21 points, Carlos Boozer added 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Chicago used a big third-quarter run to win for the seventh time in eight games, pounding Golden State 103-83.

Jimmy Butler scored 16 points after missing two games with bruised ribs, Mike Dunleavy Jr. added 15, and Joakim Noah grabbed 17 rebounds for the Bulls.

They also dominated on the glass 56-41, forced 16 turnovers and held All-Star Stephen Curry in check while bringing Golden State’s four-game win streak to an emphatic end.

Jordan Crawford scored 16 points, but it was a rough night for the Warriors even though David Lee returned to the rotation.

MAGIC 101, 76ERS 90: In Philadelphia, Jameer Nelson scored 12 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and Nik Vucevic had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help Orlando snap a 16-game road losing. Victor Oladipo added 17 points for the Magic.

Thaddeus Young had 19 points for the Sixers, who lost their 12th straight overall and 11th in a row at home.

CELTICS 115, HAWKS 104: In Boston, Jerryd Bayless scored a season-high 29 points in a rare start, and Rajon Rondo added 22 points and 11 assists to help Boston break a five-game losing streak.

The Hawks were missing five injured players, including starters Al Horford and Paul Millsap.

MAVERICKS 108, PELICANS 89: In Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki shook off an early shoulder issue to finish with 18 points in the Dallas win.

New Orleans’ Anthony Davis did not return after injuring his left shoulder late in the first half.

CAVALIERS 114, THUNDER 104: In Oklahoma City, Kyrie Irving scored 14 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to help Cleveland to the win.

Kevin Durant had 28 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists and Russell Westbrook had 24 points and nine assists for Oklahoma City.

GRIZZLIES 108, LAKERS 103: In Memphis, Tenn., Courtney Lee scored 18 points and Marc Gasol had 14 points and 12 rebounds for Memphis in the win.

Jodie Meeks led the Lakers with 19 points, Wesley Johnson added 18 and Pau Gasol had 17 points and 10 rebounds.

SPURS 120, PISTONS 110: In San Antonio, Marco Belinelli had 20 points to lead eight San Antonio players in double figures in the win.

Josh Smith scored 24 points for Detroit, which has lost three straight.

JAZZ 109, SUNS 86: In Salt Lake City, Gordon Hayward had 17 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists to lead a balanced Utah offense in a win over slumping Phoenix.

Gerald Green had 17 points and rookie Archie Goodwin matched his career-best with 16 for the Suns.