NBA roundup: Mario Chalmers helps Memphis Grizzlies topple Oklahoma City Thunder

Dave Joerger the head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies gives instructions to his team during the NBA game against the Boston Celtics at FedExForum on November 4, 2013
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Sports Mole rounds up Monday night's six NBA games, as the Memphis Grizzlies, San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks all win.

Seventy-seven total points were scored in the final quarter as the Memphis Grizzlies rallied back to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in one of six Monday-night NBA games.

OKC led by one going into the fourth, but Memphis came out on top 122-114 in a high-scoring contest as recent acquisition Mario Chalmers scored 16 of his season-best 29 in the final frame. Russell Westbrook had 40 points and 14 assists in defeat for the Thunder.

The San Antonio Spurs cemented their place in second in the Western Conference with a 93-80 triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers, their fifth straight win.

Manu Ginobili scored 14 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter to help the Spurs pull away and remain unbeaten at home this season.

The Houston Rockets lost for the fourth game in a row as a big third quarter helped the Boston Celtics to victory at Toyota Center.

It was all square at half time, but the Celtics outscored the Rockets 32-13 in the third frame on their way to a third straight win that sees them improve to 5-4.

The standout individual performance of the night came from Brandon Knight, whose first-ever triple-double helped the Phoenix Suns cruise past the Los Angeles Lakers 120-101.

Point guard Knight had 30 points, 10 rebounds and 15 assists as Phoenix improved to 6-4 and inflicted a ninth defeat in 11 games this season on the Lakers.

A Central Division contest between two in-form teams saw the Chicago Bulls edge out the Indiana Pacers 96-95 at United Center.

Jimmy Butler made a last-second block on Paul George to ensure victory for the Bulls, whose point guard Derrick Rose was their top scorer with 23 points but left the game with an ankle injury midway through the fourth quarter.

The Philadelphia 76ers slumped to 0-11 by losing 92-86 at home to the Dallas Mavericks, who have won four in a row.

Philly have now lost 21 straight regular-season games including the end of last season after Dirk Nowitzki (21 points) helped the Mavs pull away down the stretch.

Results in full: Dallas Mavericks 92-86 Philadelphia 76ers, Indiana Pacers 95-96 Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics 111-95 Houston Rockets, Oklahoma City Thunder 114-122 Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trail Blazers 80-93 San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Lakers 101-120 Phoenix Suns

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