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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Carmelo Anthony is so heated he just ripped his headband off and spiked it on the ground after a foul from Draymond Green where Green appeared to inadvertently catch Melo in the face. Melo and Green -- who are both on technical fouls -- exchanged words for quite a while over it.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Paul George is on the board four minutes into the third, hitting his first shot after missing his opening nine attempts. Amazingly, the Thunder have traded leads with the Warriors in the third despite horrific shooting nights from both George and Russell Westbrook.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

The Sacramento Kings public address announcer introduced the Lakers starting five to video of crawling LA traffic with "I Love LA" playing.

Lawrence Murray ESPN.com 

The Miami Heat got only their second win in the last ten games, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 115-89 behind a game-high 23 points from SG Tyler Johnson and a season-high 17 points from PF Justise Winslow. Memphis C Marc Gasol did not play due to coach's decision; his only other missed game this season was due to illness on January 17. The Heat are now 31-29 and two games ahead of the Detroit Pistons for 8th place in the Eastern Conference.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Should be a pretty simple halftime adjustment for Billy Donovan. He just needs to tell his team to, you know, make some of their shots. Westbrook and George went a combined 2-of-19 in the first half, and yet somehow OKC got to the break only down seven.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

This was a perfect loss for the tanking Knicks. Young players like Emmanuel Mudiay, Trey Burke and Frank Ntilikina got plenty of minutes (all played at least 24) and the Knicks competed for most of the night but ended up with a loss.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving led the Celtics with 31 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in a 121-112 win over the Knicks. Jaylen Brown added 24 points on 10-for-17 shooting. Trey Burke led New York with 26 points on 10-of-19 shooting.

Chris Haynes ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony had to be separated.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony are having some words. Russell Westbrook stood off to the side, farthest player from the conversation.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Trey Burke doesn't care about the lottery standings. He has 22 points, 8-for-12 shooting and hit a layup to pull the Knicks within two of the Celtics with 8:40 to play.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyrie Irving's 15 points in the first seven minutes of the third quarter gave Boston a 10-point cushion but New York, to its credit, hasn't folded. Seven-point game heading into the fourth.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

It was an atrocious first quarter for OKC, so they have to feel OK about being down just five. Westbrook and George shot a combined 1-of-14, and the team is 6-of-28. The offensive glass is all that's kept the Thunder close. Westbrook torched the Warriors in the first quarter the last meeting, but didn't have it at all in this one, nearly airballing a layup even right at the end of the quarter.

Ohm Youngmisuk ESPN Staff Writer 

Luke Walton said Lonzo Ball did not experience any setbacks with his knee and got his workout in before the game. Everything is going as planned and his minutes limit will be pushed up against Atlanta on Monday.