NBA scores 2014: Nene's dunk lifts Wizards over Pelicans

Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Nene provided the heroics in Washington, while Kevin Love notched a triple-double for the Timberwolves.

The Washington Wizards trailed 93-92 following a pair of free throws by Anthony Davis, but Nene slammed home the game-winner for Washington with less than a second left.

The play came off John Wall's 12th assist, while the dunk gave Nene a season-high 30 points. Nene's dunk and his 13-for-19 shooting led Washington to the 94-93 win as the Wizards kept pace in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Davis scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead the Pelicans, who have now dropped three straight and five out of six.

Timberwolves 121 Jazz 104

Kevin Love recorded another huge game, finishing with a triple-double. He packed the stat sheet with 37 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, game-highs in each category. Minnesota never trailed, despite an 11-for-14 shooting night from Enes Kanter, who finished with 25 points to lead the Jazz.

All five starters scored in double figures for Minnesota, including Ricky Rubio, who finished with 15 points and seven assists. The Timberwolves have won three in a row after starting the month with five losses in six games.

Mavericks 113 Pistons 102

Three out of Dallas' four starters posted double-doubles in the Mavericks' 11-point road win. Dirk Nowitzki led the way with 24 points, while Monta Ellis (12 points, 13 assists), Samuel Dalembert (12 points, 11 rebounds) and Shawn Marion (10 points, 11 rebounds) filled the stat sheet.

Josh Smith scored 32 points and Greg Monroe added 17 points and 17 rebounds for the Pistons. As a team, Detroit shot just 18 percent from three and was out-rebounded 50-39.

Pacers 110 Bucks 100

The boxscore says Paul George (32 points) and David West (30 points) dominated the Bucks in Indiana's win. The video shows exactly how:

The Pacers also shot 50 percent from three, led by five triples from George. Brandon Knight scored 30 points to lead the Bucks in the loss.

Kings 105 Celtics 98

Rudy Gay scored 22 points and was one of seven Kings players in double figures as Sacramento held off the Celtics for the seven-point win. Isaiah Thomas finished with 21 points and 12 assists at the point.

With the win, Sacramento splits the season series with the Celtics; Boston won 99-89 just two weeks ago. The Celtics have now lost four in a row.

Jeff Green led Boston in this one with 29 points, thanks to a 13-for-18 effort from the foul line. Overall, Boston won the rebounding battle and forced 17 Kings turnovers, but the Celtics allowed Sacramento to shoot 52 percent form the field.

Warriors 93 Nets 86

In a close one the entire way, Golden State was led by two unlikely heroes at home. Jermaine O'Neal (23 points, 13 rebounds) and Draymond Green (18 points, 10 rebounds) carried the Warriors. Steph Curry chipped in with 17 points including the game-clinching three. O'Neal and Green entered the game combining to average roughly 11 points per game.

Deron Williams scored 20 points to lead Brooklyn, but the Nets shot just 2-of-21 (9.5 percent) from three, turned the ball over 16 times and were out-rebounded 50-39.

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