Hornets go into Toronto and win

– Gerald Henderson scored a season-high 31 points, Kemba Walker added 29 and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 103-95 on Thursday night.

Walker made a jumper from just inside the three-point line with 19.6 seconds to give the Hornets a six-point lead en route to their fourth consecutive victory. The point guard also had assists and seven rebounds.

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist added 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Kyle Lowry led Toronto, coming off a six-game trip, with 24 points, seven assists and seven rebounds. HIGHLIGHTS

•HARDEN SPARKS ROCKETS: James Harden had 25 points and nine assists in just three quarters and the Rockets beat New York 120-96 to extend the Knicks' longest single-season losing streak to 14 games.

• BLAZERS BLAZIN': LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Portland over Miami for its 11th victory in the past 13 games.

•NETS' WILLIAMS OUT: Nets guard Deron Williams is out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a fracture of the cartilage portion of the left 12th rib. The injury was revealed in an MRI taken Thursday.

• BUCKS TALKING TO MARTIN: Milwaukee is in talks to sign veteran forward Kenyon Martin. Martin has averaged 12.5 points and 6.9 rebounds over 14 seasons.

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