New Jersey at Indiana (8 p.m. EST) Two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference meet when Jason Kidd and the Nets visit Ron Artest and the Pacers.
_Jason Kidd, Nets, had 24 points, 12 assists, and 11 rebounds for his league-leading fifth triple-double of the season in New Jersey's 82-79 win over Detroit.
_Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets, scored a career-high 37 points in Denver's 95-94 win over Houston
_Eddie Jones, Heat, had 22 points and 8 assists in Miami's 92-84 win over the Washington Wizards.
_Paul Pierce, Celtics, had 27 points, 11 assists, and seven rebounds in a 104-102 win over Phoenix.
_Jamal Crawford, Bulls, scored 30 points in Chicago's 87-80 win over Cleveland.
_Keith Van Horn, Knicks, had 28 points and 13 rebounds in New York's 98-94 win over Memphis.
BEATING THE BEST
The three game winning-streak that bumped Milwaukee over the .500 mark has come against the top three teams in the Eastern Conference: Indiana, New Jersey, and Detroit. The Bucks defeated the Pacers 101-96 on Friday night.
PUTTING ON THE CLAMPS
Golden State snapped a 15-game losing streak against Sacramento with a 98-91 victory over the Kings on Friday night. The game also marked the first time in 16 games that an opponent had held the Kings under 100 points.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Indiana's Jermaine O'Neal had 27 points and 11 rebounds in a 101-96 loss to Milwaukee on Friday night. ... Orlando's Tracy McGrady had 24 points and eight rebounds in a 98-83 loss to San Antonio. ... Toronto's Jalen Rose had 18 points and eight assists in a 97-94 overtime loss to Utah. ... Minnesota's Kevin Garnett had 27 points, 10 rebounds, and nine assists in a 101-92 loss to Portland.
With a 95-94 win over the Houston Rockets on Friday night, Denver has won 10 of its last 12 at home. Rookie Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with a career-high 37 points against the Rockets.
``I'm not trying to fill up the stat sheet. I'm just trying to make the play that presents itself.'' _ New Jersey's Jason Kidd, who notched his league-leading fifth triple-double of the season with a 24-point, 12-assist, 11-rebound performance in an 82-79 win over the Detroit Pistons on Friday night.
``It's hard when your team is playing as hard as the other team and you don't get the same consideration when it comes to the whistle being blown.'' _ Pacers coach Rick Carlisle on the 24-17 foul disparity between the Bucks and the Pacers in Milwaukee's 101-96 victory Friday night.