Former Atlanta Hawk Joe Johnson leads Brooklyn past Oklahoma City

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Brooklyn's Brook Lopez shoots over Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka during the second quarter. Lopez scored 25 points, one of five Nets to score in double figures.  SUE OGROCKI/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Brooklyn's Brook Lopez shoots over Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka during the second quarter. Lopez scored 25 points, one of five Nets to score in double figures.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Joe Johnson scored a season-high 33 points, Deron Williams added 19 points and 13 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped Oklahoma City’s 12-game home winning streak by beating the Thunder 110-93 on Wednesday night in a game featuring the first ejection of Kevin Durant’s career.

The Nets squandered a 23-point lead and allowed Oklahoma City to tie it at 85 before ripping off a 23-8 run to seize control right back. Durant was ejected near the end of the surge, arguing with Danny Crawford after the referee had already issued a technical foul against Kendrick Perkins.

Durant scored 27 points and Russell Westbrook had 26 points and 10 assists for Oklahoma City, which suffered its third home loss.

HEAT 119, MAVERICKS 109 (OT)

In Miami, LeBron James scored 32 points and finished one assist shy of a triple-double, Dwyane Wade scored 27 and the Heat rallied both early and late before beating Dallas.

Chris Bosh scored 17 points and Ray Allen added 15 for Miami, which extended its Eastern Conference-leading record to 22-8.

ROCKETS 104, HORNETS 92

In Houston, James Harden had 31 points and seven assists to lead the Rockets.

Harden scored 16 of his points in the paint as Houston outscored New Orleans 60-28 in the paint.

SPURS 117, BUCKS 110

In Milwaukee, Tim Duncan had 28 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and San Antonio used torrid first-half shooting for its seventh consecutive victory.

Tony Parker added 23 points and 11 assists for the Spurs.

PACERS 89, WIZARDS 81

In Indianapolis, Paul George had 29 points and 13 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 18 points for Indiana (19-13), which beat Washing­ton (4-26), the team with the NBA’s worst record.

KINGS 97, CAVALIERS 94

In Cleveland, Jason Thompson scored 19 points and DeMarcus Cousins added 18 points, leading Sacramento to its second road win of the season.

The win broke a seven-game losing streak away from home for the Kings.

BULLS 96, MAGIC 94

In Orlando, Fla., Carlos Boozer had a season-high 31 points and 11 rebounds, Luol Deng scored 23 points and Chicago hung on for the win.

Taj Gibson added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls.

GRIZZLIES 93, CELTICS 83

In Boston, Mike Conley had 23 points and nine assists to lead Memphis and send the Celtics to their fourth consecutive loss.

Rudy Gay scored 19 points and ex-Celtic Tony Allen had a season-high 15 points for Memphis.

RAPTORS 102,

TRAIL BLAZERS 79

In Toronto, Terrence Ross scored a career-high 26 points, DeMar DeRozan had 24 as the Raptors snapped an eight-game losing streak against Portland.

Ed Davis had 19 points and Amir Johnson 17 in Toronto’s first victory over the Trail Blazers since a 116-109 double-overtime win on Jan. 13, 2008.

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