(Sporting Alert) — Results, scores and NBA standings following the games that took place in the league on Tuesday night, Jan. 14.
In Memphis, Courtney Lee set the pace with a season-high 24 points and the Grizzlies (18-19) defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 90-87, while Zach Randolph finished with 23 points and 13 rebounds and center Marc Gasol’s returned to the lineup and scored 12 points.
Kevin Durant scored a game-high 37 points and Reggie Jackson added 17 for the Thunder (28-10) in the defeat.
In Los Angeles, Luol Deng scored 27 points and Anderson Varejao finished with 18 points and 18 rebounds, as the Cleveland Cavaliers (14-24) beat the Lakers 120-118. Mike Brown made a winning return to the Staples Center after being fired by the club early last season.
Nick Young scored 28 points off the bench, and Jodie Meeks scored a season-high 26 points, which included six of 10 from 3-pointers, but they couldn’t help the Lakers from dropping its fifth straight game.
Pau Gasol added 20 points and 12 rebounds for Los Angeles (14-24).
Elsewhere, Al Jefferson poured in a season-high 35 points and point guard Kemba Walker added 25 and the Charlotte Bobcats (16-23) defeated the New York Knicks (15-23), 108-98.
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points and Amar’e Stoudemire added 17 as the Knicks (15-23) saw its five-game winning streak snapped.
At Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, The Indiana Pacers (30-7) beat the Sacramento Kings (13-23), 116-92, with Paul George scoring 31 points in the win.
DeMarcus Cousins had 31 points and 13 rebounds for the Kings in the defeat.
Results, scores and NBA standings on Jan 14
Charlotte Bobcats 108 (16-23), New York Knicks 98 (15-23)
Indiana Pacers 116 (30-7), Sacramento Kings 92 (13-23)
Memphis Grizzlies 90 (18-19), Oklahoma City Thunder 87 (28-10)
Cleveland Cavaliers 120 (14-24), Los Angeles Lakers 118 (14-24)