National Basketball Association Game Capsules

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Updated: February 6, 2013

Final Score: Indiana 114, Atlanta 103

Indianapolis, IN (Sports Network) – Paul George led seven Indiana players in double figures with 29 points help the Pacers down the Atlanta Hawks, 114-103, on Tuesday. George Hill and David West each added 15 points, Lance Stephenson poured in 14 and Roy Hibbert and Ian Mahinmi scored 12 points apiece for the Pacers, who have won 15 straight games at Bankers Life Fieldhouse and improved to 20-3 at home this season. D.J. Augustin added 10 points off the bench in the win. Jeff Teague scored 24 points and dished out eight assists and Al Horford scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Hawks, losers in three of their last four games.

Final Score: LA Lakers 92, Brooklyn 83

Brooklyn, NY (Sports Network) – Kobe Bryant had 21 points, eight rebounds, four assists and four steals, leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 92-83 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday. Despite not having Dwight Howard, who was out with a shoulder injury, nor Metta World Peace due to a suspension, the Lakers were able to pull off the win, their sixth in the past seven games. Steve Nash added 17 points and eight assists, while Earl Clark registered 14 points and 12 rebounds. Brook Lopez scored 30 points for the Nets, who came into the game off a win against Chicago on Friday. Deron Williams had 15 points, six assists and five rebounds.

Final Score: Houston 140, Golden State 109

Houston, TX (Sports Network) – Jeremy Lin paced Houston’s red-hot shooting attack with 28 points to lead the Rockets to a 140-109 drubbing of the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday. Lin made a game-high five 3-pointers for the Rockets, who tied an NBA record with 23 3-pointers. Houston finished 57.5 percent (23-for-40) from long range to pick up its fifth win in six games. The Orlando Magic also hit 23 3-pointers during a 137-107 win over the Sacramento Kings in 2009. James Harden and Chandler Parsons each knocked down four treys en route to 18 and 16 points, respectively. The Rockets had several opportunities to make the record-setting 24th triple, but the Warriors repeatedly fouled Houston over the final minute. Jarrett Jack scored 20 points and David Lee netted 18 points and pulled down seven rebounds for Golden State, which had a four-game winning streak snapped.

Final Score: Phoenix 96, Memphis 90

Memphis, TN (Sports Network) – Goran Dragic scored 15 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to push the Phoenix Suns past the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-90, on Tuesday at FedExForum. Dragic shot 5-for-6 from the floor while also making all five of his free throw attempts in the final quarter to help the Suns end a two-game skid. Marcin Gortat came through with 20 points and Kendall Marshall added 11 off the bench. Jermaine O’Neal returned after a seven-game absence with an irregular heartbeat to score 14 in the victory. Jerryd Bayless finished with a season-high 29 points, but Memphis couldn’t take advantage of a Phoenix team which came in with a 4-20 record on the road. Zach Randolph broke out of a three-game slump with 21 points and 13 boards in defeat. Tayshaun Prince scored 11 points in his second game with the Grizzlies, but had a crucial turnover late in the contest, which helped decide the outcome.

Final Score: Denver 112, Milwaukee 104

Denver, CO (Sports Network) – Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points and led the Denver Nuggets to a 112-104 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday. Gallinari was 7-of-14, including 3-of-6 from three-point range, and Lawson added seven assists and two steals for the Nuggets, who have won seven straight games. Corey Brewer scored 20 points off the bench. Samuel Dalembert scored 35 points on 17-of-21 shooting and had 12 rebounds for the Bucks, who have lost three of their last four games. Four of Milwaukee’s starters — Larry Sanders, Monta Ellis, Brandon Jennings and Luc Mbah a Moute — recorded 12 points.