MINNEAPOLIS -- Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points as the San Antonio Spurs topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 105-91 on Tuesday at Target Center to improve to 13-0 on the road.
Leonard shot 11 of 15 for San Antonio (18-4), which trailed at the half before rallying to keep its flawless road record intact. Guard Patty Mills chipped in 15 points, five assists and four rebounds off the bench for the Spurs.
Minnesota (6-15) got 25 points from guard Zach LaVine, who has scored 20 or more points nine times this season. The Timberwolves' second-year big man Karl-Anthony Towns had an off night, shooting just 3 for 16 from the floor for 11 points.
Towns did grab 14 boards but his 11 points were tied for his second-lowest total of the season.
MIAMI -- Carmelo Anthony scored a season-high 35 points to lead New York over undermanned Miami.
Anthony's outburst was the most points scored against Miami by any player this season, and the Knicks' 114 points were also the most against the Heat.
Miami point guard Goran Dragic scored 29 points -- the most during his tenure with the Heat (7-14).
New York's win was marred by the loss of point guard Derrick Rose, who scored 10 points before departing in the third quarter due to back spasms. He did not return. The Knicks (12-9) won the rebounding battle 53-46 against Miami.
Orland Magic 124, Washington Wizards 116
Payton made his first nine shot attempts, and he finished 3 of 3 on 3-point tries for the Magic, who posted their highest point total of the season. Orlando (10-12) went 4-1 on its road trip after losing four in a row.
Wall became the fourth NBA player to score 50 or more points in a single game this season. He made 18 of 31 shots, including 5 of 8 3-point attempts, and he added eight assists. The 3-time All-Star scored 33 points in the second half with 18 in the fourth quarter for the Wizards but received little help thru three quarters. Bradley Beal had 19 points for Washington (7-13).
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Tobias Harris led a balanced attack with 22 points and Detroit rebounded after squandering a 17-point lead and downed Chicago.
Andre Drummond supplied 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Pistons (12-11), who have won four of their last five games. Marcus Morris had 13 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope chipped in 12 points, and Ish Smith added seven points, five rebounds and 10 assists off the bench for Detroit.
Jimmy Butler carried the Bulls (11-10), who were playing their fourth game in five nights, with 32 points, six rebounds and four assists. Dwyane Wade tossed in 19 points and added seven assists, while Taj Gibson had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago.
Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo, who returned after serving a one-game suspension for conduct detrimental to the team, chipped in 10 points.
Memphis Grizzlies 96, Philadelphia 76ers 91
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Center Marc Gasol posted a double-double with 26 points and 12 rebounds as Memphis held on to defeat Philadelphia.
The 76ers led 77-76 going into the fourth quarter and went on a late 8-0 run to go up 91-89 with 1:57 to play after a jumper from forward Dario Saric, who had 17 points and seven rebounds.
But Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph (12 points and 14 rebounds) stopped the run and tied the game at 91-91 with a putback at the 1:25 mark. Two free throws from Gasol and one from Tony Allen put the lead at 94-91. The 76ers' Nik Stauskas (12 points) missed a corner three with 3.9 seconds to play that would have tied the game.
Memphis (15-8) extended its winning streak to four games while the 76ers (4-18) lost their eighth straight.
Devin Booker scored 21 points and Brandon Knight added 15 off the bench to lead Phoenix. The Suns (6-15) rallied back from a 23-point deficit in the second half, but never led. Phoenix fell to Utah despite out-rebounding the Jazz 41-35 and finishing with a 54-38 edge in points in the paint, a 17-8 edge in second chance points and a 15-4 edge in fastbreak points.