Magic 97, Knicks 95
Evan Fournier turned in his second superb performance in as many
games, scoring 28 points to lead Orlando to a win over the New York
at Madison Square Garden.
Fournier scored 24 points in a 104-100 loss at Toronto on Tuesday.
Nikola Vucevic posted his sixth double-double of the season, scoring
20 points and grabbing 13 rebounds.
Carmelo Anthony topped the Knicks with 27 points and J.R. Smith
added 19 off the bench.
Wizards 107, Pistons 103
John Wall finished with 27 points and 11 assists to lead Washington
to victory over Detroit.
Rasual Butler scored 18 points off the bench and Marcin Gortat added
14 points and 13 rebounds for the Wizards.
The Pistons scored 100 points for the first time this season with
Brandon Jennings contributing a game high 32 points.
Thunder 109, Celtics 94
Reggie Jackson scored 20 of his 28 points in the second half while
Anthony Morrow had 19 of his 28 in the fourth quarter to lead
injury-ravaged Oklahoma City to victory over the Celtics.
The Thunder, without Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook and dressing
just 10 players, fell behind by 15 points early but roared back.
Rajon Rondo just missed a triple-double for the Celtics, scoring 20
points and adding 12 assists and nine rebounds. Avery Bradley
contributed 17 points.
Pacers 81, Heat 75
Roy Hibbert had 16 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks as Indiana
won their first road game of the season.
Chris Copeland, who was Indiana's leading scorer with 17 points, hit
a driving layup with 42 seconds left to break a 72-72 tie. Miami's
Mario Chalmers was then charged with an offensive foul and Indiana
Dwyane Wade led Miami with 20 points while Shawne Williams, added
15. Chris Bosh, averaging 23.6 points and 10.3 rebounds, was held to
season lows of nine points and two rebounds.
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Hawks 100, Jazz 97
Paul Millsap had a game-high 30 points and 17 rebounds against his
former team and Kyle Korver sparked a late fourth-quarter rally to
Alec Burks hit a jumper that put Utah up 97-89 with 4:33 to play
before Millsap made a couple of baskets, sandwiched around Thabo
Sefolosha's layup off a nice feed from Korver to cut the deficit to
Korver then drained a three-pointer that put the Hawks ahead 98-97
with a minute left before Jeff Teague made a couple of free throws
to push the lead to three and Atlanta made several key stops in the
Pelicans 109, Lakers 102
Anthony Davis had 25 points, 12 rebounds and six shots to help New
Orleans beat Los Angeles.
Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 33 points. He scored 14 in the first
quarter but needed 28 shots from the field to get his game-high
total. Carlos Boozer added 16 for the Lakers.
The Pelicans used a 19-5 run bridging a 5:20 span of the third and
fourth quarters to build a 96-75 lead.
Tyreke Evans scored 19 points and Ryan Anderson and Jrue Holiday
added 17 each for New Orleans.
Trail Blazers 130, Nuggets 113
Guard Damian Lillard had 27 points and nine assists and center Robin
Lopez scored 19 as Portland routed Denver.
Center Chris Kaman scored 16 points and guard C.J. McCollum added 15
points off the bench for the Trail Blazers.
Guard Ty Lawson scored a season-high 32 points and forward J.J.
Hickson had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Denver.
(Editing By Cameron French)
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