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Curry hotter than Heat

Stephen Curry and David Lee combined for 68 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Miami Heat 123-114 on Thursday night.

Curry had 36 points and 12 assists and Lee added 32 points and 14 rebounds, while Klay Thompson chipped in with 16 points.

LeBron James paced the Heat with 26 points.

Deron Williams scored 29 points as the Brooklyn Nets rallied for a 95-93 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, who lost a second straight match for just the second time this season.

Joe Johnson sealed the win with a jumper at the buzzer after the Nets had trailed by as many as 16 points.

Carmelo Anthony had 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a 105-101 win over the San Antonio Spurs.

Iman Shumpert matched Anthony with 27 points - a career high - against a Spurs side which had won their last three.

Anderson Varejao scored 18 points and tied a franchise record with 25 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-85 overtime win over the Orlando Magic.

Joakim Noah fell an assist shy of a triple-double with 17 points, 11 rebounds and nine dishes in the Chicago Bulls' 94-82 triumph over the Boston Celtics.

Wesley Matthews scored 25 points and Portland matched a franchise high with 21 three-pointers as the Trail Blazers rolled over the Charlotte Bobcats 134-104.

The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Phoenix Suns 99-91, the Utah Jazz were 96-87 winners over the Milwaukee Bucks and the Philadelphia 76ers saw off the Sacramento Kings 113-104.