Rodney Stuckey scored 17 points; George Hill made the tiebreaking three-pointer with 2 minutes, 35 seconds left; and Indiana beat New York, 92-86, Saturday night for its season-best fifth straight victory.

Hill had 15 points, and David West finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Pacers. They have won 11 of 13 and came in tied for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

Andrea Bargnani scored 21 points, and Alexey Shved had 15 for the Knicks. They lost their third straight to drop to 12-49.

Cavaliers 89, Suns 79 - LeBron James tied Cleveland's career assists record and scored 17 points in the host's victory over Phoenix.

James tied Mark Price at 4,206 assists in the third quarter. James was 6 for 16 from the field and had eight assists and six rebounds to help the Cavaliers win their 13th straight at home and move into a tie for second with Chicago in the Eastern Conference.

Timofey Mozgov led the Cavaliers with 19 points. Tristan Thompson had 15 points with 12 rebounds, and Kevin Love finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Markieff Morris scored 16 points to lead Phoenix. The Suns fell two games behind eighth-place Oklahoma City in the Western Conference playoff race.

The Cavaliers built a 32-point lead in the third quarter, but the Suns cut it to 17 early in the fourth.

Pelicans 95, Grizzlies 89 - Tyreke Evans scored 26 points; Anthony Davis added 23 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks; and host New Orleans rallied from 18 points down to beat Memphis.

Eric Gordon scored 16 points, including two free throws with 24.5 seconds left, to help the Pelicans win for the seventh time in nine games and pull a half-game behind Oklahoma City for the last playoff spot in the Western Conference.

The Pelicans, who trailed by 12 at halftime, surged in front with a dominant third quarter in which they outscored Memphis by 33-17. Evans, who hit two driving layups during a 7-0 run to open the period, scored 12 during the quarter. Davis added 10 points in the period on 5-of-7 shooting.

Timberwolves 121, Trail Blazers 113 - Kevin Martin scored 29 points, and Ricky Rubio hit a big three-pointer with a minute left to help Minnesota snap a four-game skid with a win over visiting Portland.

Rubio had 13 points, 15 assists, and 8 rebounds, and his late three gave the Wolves a 109-102 lead. Gary Neal scored 27 off the bench, and Andrew Wiggins added 18 points.

Damian Lillard had 32 points, eight assists, and seven rebounds for Portland, which had won five straight. LaMarcus Aldridge added 21 points and eight boards for the Blazers in their first game since losing Wesley Matthews for the season to an Achilles injury.

Arron Afflalo had 14 points on 5-for-12 shooting in his first start in place of Matthews, one of Portland's emotional leaders.

-Associated Press