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Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Happy birthday to Chuck the Condor. Lots of mascots showed up to celebrate.

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Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Strange game. Bulls win 128-121 in OT. Bulls were down 11 with 4:31 left in regulation. Butler and Wade struggled early but closed very well late. Butler went 5-for-8 in the fourth quarter and OT.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors 107, Celtics 97: The race for the No. 2 seed in the East just got more interesting as the Kyle Lowry-less Raptors received a career-high 43 points from DeMar DeRozan while rallying from 17-point first-half deficit. New additions Serge Ibaka (15 points, 7 rebounds) and P.J. Tucker (9 points, 10 rebounds) aided Toronto's comeback. Isaiah Thomas with a quiet 20 points.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Westbrook flirted with a 20-20-20 night, but finished with *just* 17-18-17 in 35 minutes. The new guys, Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott, looked pretty comfortable in their debuts, putting up 20 combined. Andre Roberson added a career-high 19 as OKC beat the Lakers 110-93.

Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

After trading for Nerlens Noel, Dallas is poised to make two more roster additions. ESPN sources say that the Mavericks will make two call-ups from the NBA D-League this weekend, signing former Celtics swingman Ben Bentil and ex-Duke guard Quinn Cook to 10-day contracts. Both players are expected to join the team in time for practice Sunday.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Gar/Pax made it clear after dealing Gibson and McDermott that they wanted Denzel Valentine to get more minutes. Valentine has responded by going 5-for-7 from the field and scoring 15 points in 20 minutes.

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Jimmy Butler is struggling tonight. He is just 3-for-10 from the field and has made some bad decisions with the ball. He does have 6 assists though.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook has his 28th triple-double of the season, 13-11-11 with 9:40 left in the third. Just needed 19 minutes of playing time to get it.

Ramona Shelburne ESPN Senior Writer 

Mayor of Inglewood, James T Butts says adding a basketball arena for the Clippers could delay the opening of the Rams football stadium in Inglewood by at least 18 months. "To introduce another element in it would require city approval and an EIR (environmental impact report) and that would set the project back by 18 months to two years, Butts told ESPN. "To add a basketball arena in there would stop everything right now."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Dust-up between Celtics and Raptors after Isaiah Thomas shoved down hard by DeMarre Carroll on drive to basket. After long review, flagrant-1 and technical for Carroll. Thomas and Jae Crowder got technicals for shouting and shoving that followed.

Michael C. Wright ESPN Staff Writer 

Pau Gasol will not start tonight, per Gregg Popovich. Dewayne Desmond gets the nod.