NBA Team Recap – March 4, 2013

Miami Heat (43-14)
Miami Heat (43-14)
The Heat stunned the Knicks with a second-half comeback to extend their winning streak to 14 games looking unbeatable. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
San Antonio Spurs (47-14)
San Antonio Spurs (47-14)
In a series, the Heat would be favored and the ankle injury to Tony Parker that will sideline him for about 4 weeks drops the Spurs to the second spot. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
Oklahoma City Thunder (43-16)
Oklahoma City Thunder (43-16)
The Thunder held off the Clippers, 108-104, and with Parker’s injury, they may surpass the Spurs for the Western Conference top seed. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Los Angeles Clippers (43-19)
Los Angeles Clippers (43-19)
It's looking like the young guns in Jamal Crawford and Eric Bledsoe will be key in a championship pursuit, not vets like Chauncey Billups and Grant Hill. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
Memphis Grizzlies (39-19)
Memphis Grizzlies (39-19)
The Grizzlies went 9-1 in their last ten games with their lone loss to the Heat, 98-91. The Grizzlies will miss Zach Randolph for a few games after a mild ankle sprain. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)
Denver Nuggets (38-22)
Denver Nuggets (38-22)
The Nuggets are winners of four straight, including a 105-103 victory over the Thunder due to Ty Lawson's basket with 0.2 on the clock. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
Indiana Pacers (38-22)
Indiana Pacers (38-22)
A scuffle with the Warriors in a win shows the Pacers may have some intensity that some didn’t think was there. Also, the Pacers held off the Bulls in a tough divisional battle. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
New York Knicks (35-21)
New York Knicks (35-21)
The Knicks entered a big match-up with the Heat riding a three-game win streak and ran out to a huge lead, but eventually succumbed to the Heat. J.R. Smith's erratic play was the ultimate downfall. More Amare Stoudemire is needed. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
Boston Celtics (31-27)
Boston Celtics (31-27)
The Celtics ended their road trip with a nice OT win over the Jazz and they look to continue their climb in the seedings. This week, they face the Pacers, Hawks and Thunder. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)
Los Angeles Lakers (30-30)
Los Angeles Lakers (30-30)
The Lakers made a huge leap into the top ten. They're .500 for the first time since going 15-15. Kobe is dunking and playing like he has found the fountain of youth. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Brooklyn Nets (34-26)
Brooklyn Nets (34-26)
The Nets are 1-4 in their last five games, including a home loss to the Mavs, 98-90 after barely getting by the Hornets, 101-97. The Nets are struggling. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Atlanta Hawks (33-25)
Atlanta Hawks (33-25)
The Hawks are on a bad west coast swing after losing to the Suns and Lakers. Now, they're facing an uphill battle against the Nuggets in the thin air night after the Lakers’ loss. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Chicago Bulls (34-26)
Chicago Bulls (34-26)
The Bulls are slumping (4-6) and grumbling as Joakim Noah is complaining about needing rest as he plays through an injury and issues arise should Derrick Rose come back to play. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
Houston Rockets (33-28)
Houston Rockets (33-28)
The Rockets continue as the top scoring team in the league and could go on a run with their upcoming schedule including the Mavs, Suns (2), Twolves and the slumping Warriors. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)
Utah Jazz (32-27)
Utah Jazz (32-27)
The Jazz's blowout win over the Bobcats prevented a four-game losing streak. Paul Milsap and Al Jefferson have been plagued with ankle injuries, keeping them sidelined. (Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images)
Milwaukee Bucks (29-28)
Milwaukee Bucks (29-28)
Brandon Jennings was not shooting well (3-12), but that didn’t stop him from dishing the rock - totaling 19 assists in an OT win over the Raptors. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)
Golden State Warriors (33-27)
Golden State Warriors (33-27)
Looks like the Warriors will drop out of the playoffs, they've lost four consecutive games and went 3-7 in their last ten. The Warriors tried to play tough against the Pacers with a shoving match, but they still lost that game and the next to an even worse sliding team in the 76ers. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)
Dallas Mavericks (26-33)
Dallas Mavericks (26-33)
The Mavs were outscored 44-17 in the third quarter against the Rockets, a team that the Mavs had beaten nine straight times. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)
Portland Trail Blazers (27-31)
Portland Trail Blazers (27-31)
The highlight of the game may have been an appearance by former Blazer great Brando Roy returning with his Twolves, albeit injured and likely never to play again. Blazers won 109-94. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
Washington Wizards (19-39)
Washington Wizards (19-39)
The Wizards are surpassing several teams with better records, but have played better over the last month than all those teams. They lost to the Knicks, but challenged them - led by rookie Bradley Beal’s 29 points and 11 rebounds. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20-39)
Cleveland Cavaliers (20-39)
The Cavs are another team playing for the future and they need to make sure Kyrie Irving is okay after suffering a hyper-extended knee that caused him to miss three games. (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
Toronto Raptors (23-37)
Toronto Raptors (23-37)
The Raptors lost four-straight, but Kyle Lowry got a perfect ten triple double; 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a loss to the Bucks. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)
Detroit Pistons (23-29)
Detroit Pistons (23-29)
The Pistons are only 3-7 in their last ten, including a 114-75 drubbing to the Spurs without Tony Parker. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)
Philadelphia 76ers (23-35)
Philadelphia 76ers (23-35)
Head coach Doug Collins revealed he has no answers as to why his team seems to be playing without any emotion or effort following a loss to the Magic. The Warriors coming to town stopped its losing streak at seven. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Phoenix Suns (31-39)
Phoenix Suns (31-39)
The uniting of the Morris twins (Marcus traded from Houston) to join brother Markieff paid off last week. Marcus made four 3–pointers in a win over the Hawks as the winning streak extended to three games. (Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Getty Images)
New Orleans Hornets (21-39)
New Orleans Hornets (21-39)
Anthony Davis suffered another injury, making him look like his body may not be up to the NBA rigors, especially after suffering a shoulder sprain from bumping into an opponent. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)
Minnesota Timberwolves (20-36)
Minnesota Timberwolves (20-36)
The Twolves are playing without three of their top players and point guard Ricky Rubio needs to score more to give the Twolves a chance, but that is not his strength. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)
Sacramento Kings (21-40)
Sacramento Kings (21-40)
The Kings slumped to the bottom of the Western Conference standings with a 3-7 record in their last ten games. Thank goodness for two blowout wins over the only teams worse than them; the Magic and Bobcats. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
Orlando Magic (16-44)
Orlando Magic (16-44)
The Magic have had a terrible season, but hope lies in young players like Nikola Vucevic and Mo Harkless received from the 76ers in the Dwight Howard trade. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)
Charlotte Bobcats (13-46)
Charlotte Bobcats (13-46)
At one point, the Bobcats were down to the Kings by 44 points in a game they eventually lost 119-83. Can’t get much worse than that. (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)
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