PHILADELPHIA — Evan Turner hit the winning basket at the buzzer and scored 29 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 121-120, overtime win over the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night.
Paul Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 16.9 seconds left in OT to give the Nets the short-lived lead.
Turner, sensational all game, drove past a pair of defenders and tossed up the last-gasp shot. The ball bounced three times around the rim before it dropped through the net. After a brief review, the bucket stood, Turner was mobbed by his teammates and the Sixers snapped a seven-game losing streak.
Thaddeus Young scored 25 points for the Sixers, and Michael Carter-Williams had 15 points and 10 assists.
Alan Anderson had a season-high 26 points for the Nets, Pierce scored 24 with 10 rebounds, and Deron Williams had 17 points and 14 assists.
Heat 122, Kings 103
MIAMI — Chris Bosh scored 25 points, Dwyane Wade added 20 and the Miami Heat put up a season high for points, rolling past the Sacramento Kings.
LeBron James had 18 points, eight assists and six rebounds while sitting out the fourth quarter for Miami, which has won four straight overall and 18 of its last 19 against the Kings.
Ray Allen added 18 and Mario Chalmers scored 16 for the Heat, who shot 61 percent.
DeMarcus Cousins led Sacramento with 27 points and eight rebounds in 32 minutes. Ben McLemore scored 20 and Rudy Gay added 14 for Sacramento, which has now dropped the first three games of its four-game trip.
Hawks 118, Jazz 85
ATLANTA — Lou Williams scored 25 points and the Atlanta Hawks continued their offensive upswing as they rolled to an easy win over the Utah Jazz.
The Hawks never trailed and pushed their lead to double digits for good in the opening period.
Atlanta set a scoring high with its 124-107 win over Sacramento on Wednesday night and has topped 110 points in three straight games.
Al Horford has been a key in the flurry of high-scoring games, averaging 23.8 points in his last four games. He had 23 points in only three quarters. Horford was rested as the Hawks took an 85-58 lead into the final period.
The Hawks (15-12) have won three straight and four of five.
Enes Kanter had 13 points and 13 rebounds for Utah. Alec Burks also had 13 points.
Bobcats 116, Pistons 106
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Kemba Walker scored 34 points and Al Jefferson led a fourth-quarter rally by the Charlotte Bobcats, who overtook the Detroit Pistons after trailing by as many as 20.
Charlotte was down 14 after three quarters before dominating the fourth. Jefferson scored 13 points during a decisive 16-3 run.
Brandon Jennings had 26 points for Detroit, which rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat Boston on Wednesday but blew a big lead two nights later.
Down 89-75, the Bobcats scored the first nine points of the fourth quarter to get back in the game. Jefferson scored 15 of his 24 points in the fourth.
Charlotte scored 72 points in the second half and outscored the Pistons 41-17 in the final quarter.