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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry swished a beautiful buzzer-beater from way back early and hit another timely 3-pointer late on the way to scoring 44, and the Golden State Warriors returned from the All-Star break and had to hold off the Los Angeles Clippers 134-127. Kevin Durant had 21 points and eight assists, Klay Thompson added 19 points, while Draymond Green contributed 13 points, seven rebounds, six assists and two steals.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Russell Westbrook made a 3-pointer as time expired, lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 110-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings. The Thunder blew a 23-point lead and trailed 105-102 with 4 ½ minutes remaining before closing the game on an 8-2 run.

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) - Jordan Ford had 18 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, and No. 22 Saint Mary's rolled to a 75-61 victory over Pepperdine. Calvin Hermanson scored 14 points and Tanner Krebs added 12 for the Gaels (26-4, 15-2 West Coast Conference).

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - David Collette scored 21 points and Justin Bibbins totaled 17 points and 10 assists to help Utah edge UCLA 84-78. Parker Van Dyke scored a career-high 18 points and Tyler Rawson added 12 for the Utes.

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tyler Seguin broke a scoreless tie with 8:27 remaining and the Dallas Stars beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-0 in a matchup of teams fighting for a Western Conference playoff spot. Backup goalie Kari Lehtonen made 18 saves for his first shutout of the season in his 21st game.

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Reid Travis scored 23 of his career-high 33 points in the first half as Stanford jumped to an early lead on the way to a 94-78 victory over Washington. Dorian Pickens added 20 points as the Cardinal (15-13, 9-6 Pac-12) kept their postseason hopes alive.

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) - Drick Bernstein scored a layup with 1.7 seconds left and Washington State held off Cal 78-76 in a duel to escape last place in the Pac-12 Conference. There were five lead changes and three ties in the final 5 minutes, and Cal knotted the score at 76-all when Marcus Lee scored off a feed from Justice Sueing with 7.1 seconds left.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 33 saves in his 300th career win and the Nashville Predators routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1. Nick Bonino, Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson each had a goal and an assist, and Scott Hartnell, Kevin Fiala and Mattias Ekholm also scored for Nashville, which has won three straight.

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