The Heat downed the Knicks 108-82. LeBron James, wearing a black mask to protect his broken nose, returned to the lineup and led Miami with 31 points.
The Pacers beat the Bucks 101-96. Indiana improved its NBA best record to 44-13 including a league best 28-3 mark at home.
Multiple reports say forward Danny Granger will sign with the LA Clippers after having his contract bought out by Philadelphia.
Six Top 25 teams were in action on Thursday, five of them, #10 St. Louis, #17 Kentucky, #20 Iowa, #21 Memphis and #22 Ohio State, lost to unranked teams.
The Sharks beat the Flyers 7-3. Joe Pavelski had a hat trick for San Jose.
The Red Wings roll over the Senators 6-1. Johan Franzen had a hat trick for Detroit.
Rory McIlroy shot a 63 for a 1 shot lead after the first round of Honda Classic. Tiger Woods is 8 shots back at 1-over-par.