Super-sub Lou Williams had 35 points in 33 minutes _ including a 23-point second quarter, Los Angeles scored the first 19 of the game and the Clippers handed the staggering Phoenix Suns their eighth loss in a row, 128-117.
CJ McCollum scored 26 points and Damian Lillard added 24 to power the Portland Trail Blazers over the Utah Jazz, 100-81, and snapping their 11-game winning streak
James records his 11th triple-double of the season, George Hill adds 18 points as the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers dominated Memphis in the second half for a 112-89 victory over the Grizzlies
James Harden scored 31 points and the Houston Rockets won their 11th straight game with a 120-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves, who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to an apparent right knee injury
Kyrie Irving scored 18 points and rookie Daniel Theis added a career-high 19 to lift the Boston Celtics to a 110-98 victory over the Detroit Pistons
Stephen Curry scored 44, and the Golden State Warriors returned from the All-Star break and had to hold off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127 on Thursday night
Russell Westbrook made a 3-pointer as time expired in the fourth quarter, lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 110-107 win over the Sacramento Kings