SUMMARIES THURSDAY HAWKS 126, 76ERS 98 Kent Bazemore scored 22 points and Paul Millsap and Al Horford added 18 apiece as Atlanta blew out Philadelphia.

BULLS 101, CELTICS 92 Pau Gasol had 17 points and 18 rebounds and Derrick Rose scored 18 points as Chicago won its sixth straight.

ROCKETS 103, JAZZ 94 James Harden scored 33 points to help Houston beat Utah for the second time in four days.


CELTICS' STEVENS MISSES GAME TO SEE FORMER PLAYER Boston coach Brad Stevens missed the Celtics' game Thursday against the Chicago Bulls to visit ailing former Butler player Andrew Smith. Smith, a center who played in both of the Bulldogs' national championship game appearances when Stevens was their coach, has been battling non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was scheduled to undergo a bone marrow transplant Thursday, according to The Boston Globe.

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