NBA-Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

Dec 13 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Saturday's National Basketball Association games.

Warriors 105, Mavericks 98

Stephen Curry recorded 29 points and eight assists as the Golden State Warriors picked up their 15th straight victory.

Golden State (20-2) jumped all over Dallas to lead, 39-18, after the first quarter.

Monta Ellis has 27 points, five assists and three steals for the Mavericks (17-8), who also got 23 points from Dirk Nowitzki in the defeat.

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Trail Blazers 95, Pacers 85

The Northwest Division-leading Portland Trail Blazers shed the frustrations of a two-game losing streak in a big way against the struggling Indiana Pacers.

LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 19 points, and Damian Lillard added 18 in the Blazers (18-6) big win.

C.J. Watson scored 23 to lead the Pacers (7-17), who have lost eight games in a row.

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Nets 114, Hornets 87

Joe Johnson scored 22 points and the hot-shooting Brooklyn Nets led from start to finish en route to a victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

The Nets (10-12) won without key players Kevin Garnett, Brook Lopez and Mirza Teletovic.

The Hornets (6-17) lost for the 12th time in their last 14 games.

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Magic 100, Hawks 99

Tobias Harris hit a 15-foot jumper at the buzzer to lift the Orlando Magic to a victory over the Atlanta Hawks.

The dramatic Magic (10-16) victory snapped the Hawks' nine-game winning streak.

Jeff Teague led the Hawks (16-7) with 24 points and eight assists.

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Bucks 111, Clippers 106

The Milwaukee Bucks scored on eight consecutive possessions during a fourth-quarter run then held off a furious comeback attempt to beat the Los Angeles Clippers.

Brandon Knight scored 22 to lead the Bucks (12-12) while forward Giannis Antetokounmpo added a season-high 20.

The Clippers fell to 16-7. (Editing by Jahmal Corner)

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