Despite Stephen Curry going off early with an ankle injury, the Golden State Warriors still emerged victorious after beating the Atlanta Hawks 114-109.
After a frantic finish to the encounter, the Warriors came away with a 13th win out of 14 away games in the Eastern Conference this season.
Curry – who hobbled out of the action in the third quarter – scored 28 points in 24 minutes, while Kevin Durant also finished with 28 points to his name.
Despite trailing by 14 points in the opening quarter, the Toronto Raptors fought back to beat the Washington Wizards 102-95. DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points, while CJ Miles banked 20 after coming off the bench.
— Orlando Magic (@OrlandoMagic) March 3, 2018
The Orlando Magic ended a seven-game losing streak after a 115-106 overtime win over the Detroit Pistons. Aaron Gordon finished with 27 points and 13 rebounds.
Joel Embiid’s 23 points and 14 rebounds helped the Philadelphia 76ers to a 110-99 win over the Charlotte Hornets.
The Chicago Bulls fought back from a 14 point deficit to beat the Dallas Mavericks 108-100 and end a five-game losing streak.
The Memphis Grizzlies suffered a 12th successive defeat after going down 108-102 against the Denver Nuggets. Gary Harris’ 26 points and Will Barton’s 24 points ensured victory for the Nuggets.
Victor Oladipo remains focused on the bigger picture after the @Pacers' win over the #Bucks: "We've just got to continue to keep growing and keep getting better, keep getting better, keep getting better, keep getting better." #Pacers pic.twitter.com/gZMZ8kayAp
— FOX Sports Indiana (@FSIndiana) March 3, 2018
The Indiana Pacers held off a second half comeback from the Milwaukee Bucks to win 103-96 and taste victory for the first time in three games.
Russell Westbrook scored 43 points – including the match-winning three-pointer with 56 seconds left on the clock – as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Phoenix Suns 124-116.
DeAndre Jordan contributed 19 points and 20 rebounds to the Los Angeles Clippers’ 128-105 win over the New York Knicks.