NBA roundup: Despite 51 from Harden, Rockets’ streak is ended
HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Kyle Kuzma set career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers, and the Los Angeles Lakers overcame 51 points from James Harden to end the Houston Rockets’ 14-game winning streak with a 122-116 victory Wednesday night.
It was Houston’s first loss since Nov. 14 and snapped a three-game skid for the Lakers.
Thunder 107, Jazz 79
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook had 24 points and 10 rebounds to help Oklahoma City roll past Utah.
Bulls 112, Magic 94
CHICAGO (AP) — Denzel Valentine had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Nikola Mirotic had 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Chicago beat Orlando.
Kings 104, Nets 99
NEW YORK (AP) — George Hill scored 22 points, Zach Randolph added 21 and Sacramento completed their first back-to-back sweep of the season by beating Brooklyn.