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NBA roundup: recap, scores, notes for every game played on March 29

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Russell Westbrook recorded the highest scoring triple-double in NBA history Wednesday night, totaling 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a come-from-behind, 114-106 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI
Russell Westbrook recorded the highest scoring triple-double in NBA history Wednesday night, totaling 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a come-from-behind, 114-106 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic. File Photo by Brian Kersey/UPI | License Photo

Oklahoma City Thunder 114, Orlando Magic 106

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Russell Westbrook recorded the highest scoring triple-double in NBA history Wednesday night, totaling 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a come-from-behind, 114-106 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic.

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Westbrook compiled his fourth consecutive triple-double and his 38th of the season, leaving him three shy of the NBA record held by Hall of Fame guard Oscar Robertson. His 57 points were one shy of his career high.

The Thunder won for the eighth time in 10 games. The Magic, who got 24 points from Evan Fournier, lost their second straight game.

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Golden State Warriors 110, San Antonio Spurs 98

SAN ANTONIO -- Stephen Curry scored 29 points, 13 of them in the pivotal third quarter, as Golden State came back from an early 22-point deficit to defeat San Antonio in a slugfest between the top two teams in the NBA.

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Curry's shooting in the third quarter pushed the Warriors to the lead and fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson's nine points in the first five minutes of the fourth kept them there. Golden State trailed 29-7 with 3:29 remaining in the first quarter and made just two of its first 12 shots.

Thompson finished with 23 points, and former Spur David West poured in 11 of his 15 points in the final quarter. Kawhi Leonard paced San Antonio with 19 points.

Milwaukee Bucks 103, Boston Celtics 100

BOSTON -- Surging Milwaukee knocked Boston from the top spot in the Eastern Conference with a hard-fought victory over the Celtics.

In winning for the 13th time in 16 games, the Bucks, hanging on to a tie for the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference, ended Boston's six-game home winning streak and handed the Celtics their second loss in their last 16 home games.

The Celtics, who moved into sole possession of first place when the Cavaliers lost at San Antonio on Tuesday night, dropped percentage points behind Cleveland for the conference lead.

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Miami Heat 105, New York Knicks 88

NEW YORK -- Goran Dragic totaled 20 points, nine assists and seven rebounds to lead Miami to a victory over New York.

Reserve James Johnson added 18 for the Heat, who are 26-8 in their past 34 games since losing 30 of their first 41 games. The Heat matched the 2013-14 Knicks for the most wins when being at least 19 games under .500 at any point.

Josh Richardson contributed 17 as eighth-place Miami moved 1 1/2 games ahead of the ninth-place Chicago Bulls in the race for the last Eastern Conference playoff spot. Tyler Johnson chipped in 12, and Hassan Whiteside collected 11 and nine rebounds.

Memphis Grizzlies 110, Indiana Pacers 97

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Mike Conley scored 36 points and Vince Carter added 21 to lead Memphis to a victory over Indiana.

The Grizzlies snapped a four-game losing streak.

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Paul George led the Pacers with 22 points, and Aaron Brooks scored 18. Thaddeus Young finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Indiana slipped into a tie for seventh place in the East with the Miami Heat, both teams 1 1/2 games ahead of the Chicago Bulls in the race for the conference's last two playoff spots.

Charlotte Hornets 110, Toronto Raptors 106

TORONTO -- Kemba Walker scored the go-ahead 3-pointer in the final minute, and Charlotte came back to defeat Toronto.

Walker finished with 19 points and Marco Belinelli scored 21 as the Hornets ended a six-game winning streak by the Raptors and evened the season series between the teams at 2-2.

Marvin Williams added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Hornets, Nicolas Batum had 15 points, and Frank Kaminsky chipped in with 13.

Atlanta Hawks 99, Philadelphia 76ers 92

PHILADELPHIA -- Dwight Howard collected 22 points and 20 rebounds as Atlanta held off Philadelphia.

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Kent Bazemore, playing his first game after missing the previous five with a bruised right knee, added 19 points for Atlanta. Tim Hardaway Jr. also had 19 for the Hawks, who won their second straight game to remain in fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Ersan Ilyasova, playing his first game in Philadelphia since he was traded on Feb. 22, had 14 for the Hawks, all in the first half. Dennis Schroder contributed 14 as well.

New Orleans Pelicans 121, Dallas Mavericks 118

NEW ORLEANS -- Anthony Davis scored 30 points and DeMarcus Cousins had 29 as New Orleans held off Dallas in the Smoothie King Center.

Cousins chipped in 16 rebounds and Davis grabbed 13 as the Pelicans moved past the Mavericks into 10th place in the Western Conference, 4 1/2 games behind Portland, which is in the lead for the eighth and final playoff spot.

Jrue Holiday scored 18 points and Dante Cunningham and Jordan Crawford had 15 each for New Orleans. Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 23 points.

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Utah Jazz 112, Los Angeles Kings 82

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Ten players scored during a 50-22 Utah Jazz run spanning the third and fourth quarters, and Utah held on to beat Sacramento.

Gordon Hayward returned to the lineup after a one-game absence to score 20 points for Utah, and Rodney Hood tallied 18. The Jazz remain 1 1/2 games ahead of the Los Angeles Clippers in the race for the fourth playoff spot in the Western Conference and home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Ben McLemore paced Sacramento with 22 points.

Los Angeles Clippers 133, Washington Wizards 124

LOS ANGELES -- J.J. Redick scored 31 points and Chris Paul contributed 27 points and 13 assists, sparking Los Angeles to a victory over Washington.

Blake Griffin collected 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, while DeAndre Jordan finished with 23 points and 18 boards for the Clippers. Jamal Crawford added 14 points. The win kept the Clippers 1 1/2 games behind the Utah Jazz for fourth place in the Western Conference playoff race.

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Washington got 41 points from John Wall and 27 from Bradley Beal.

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