NBA: Paul Pierce inspires the Boston Celtics to victory over the Denver Nuggets
Last Updated: 11/02/13 10:40am
The Boston Celtics extended their unbeaten run to seven matches with a stunning 118-114 triple overtime triumph over the Denver Nuggets.
Paul Pierce led the way for the Celtics with 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists - his second double-triple in the last two weeks.
Ty Lawson top-scored with 29 points but it wasn't enough to stop Denver slipping to their first defeat in 10 matches.
The Oklahoma City Thunder saw off the Phoenix Suns for the second time in three days, this time easing to a 97-69 success.
Russell Westbrook scored 24 points in the Thunder's fourth straight win, while Markieff Morris was the only Phoenix player to register double figures in points with 12.
The Orlando Magic registered their first win in 13 attempts after JJ Redick's 22 points guided them past the Portland Trail Blazers 110-104.
John Lucas scored 10 of his 19 points in the final quarter as the Toronto Raptors overhauled the New Orleans Hornets 102-89 for their second successive win while the Memphis Grizzlies eased to a 105-88 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
The San Antonio Spurs registered their 11th win in 12 matches with a 111-86 victory over the Brooklyn Nets, while the Sacramento Kings came from behind to edge out the Houston Rockets 117-111.