Kevin Garnett had 26 points and 11 rebounds, Paul Pierce made the go-ahead layup with 25 seconds left after Boston blew a 15-point fourth-quarter lead, and the Celtics beat the Miami Heat 92-91 on Friday night to improve their record to 8-0.
Louis Williams scored all 19 points in the second half to rally the Sixers from a 25-point deficit, and Andre Iguodala gave them their first lead with a minute left in a simply stunning 92-88 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.
Leandro Barbosa scored 25 points and the Phoenix Suns pulled away for their fourth straight win, 112-102 over the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night.
Rasheed Wallace scored 13 of his 22 points during a furious fourth-quarter rally, and the injury-plagued Detroit Pistons improbably came back from a 22-point deficit to beat the winless Golden State Warriors 111-104 Wednesday night.
The Houston Rockets may have lost more than a game on Wednesday night.<p>Kobe Bryant scored 30 points and the Los Angeles Lakers took advantage of Tracy McGrady’s injury to beat the Rockets 93-90 on Wednesday night.
Carmelo Anthony had 25 points, and Allen Iverson added 20 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-93 Wednesday night.
Morris Peterson hit six 3-pointers and finished with 27 points to help the New Orleans Hornets win their third straight game, 95-76 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
Desmond Mason hit a 14-foot jumper with 13.6 seconds left, and Memphis’ Pau Gasol missed a tying 3-pointer, giving the Milwaukee Bucks a 102-99 victory over the Grizzlies on Wednesday night.
Dwight Howard matched a career high with 35 points and Orlando’s Hedo Turkoglu tied up LeBron James for a jump ball in the final second of overtime to help the Magic remain unbeaten on the road with a 117-116 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Wade returns to Heat lineup, but Seattle wins 104-95
Not even three sluggish quarters and a subpar game by Kevin Garnett could keep the Boston Celtics from running off to their best start in 35 years. The role players on the NBA’s only unbeaten team made sure of that.<p>Boston routed the New Jersey Nets 91-
The Timberwolves want Rashad McCants to shoot, and that’s just what he did.<p>McCants scored a career-high 33 points on 13-for-22 shooting in Minnesota’s first victory this season, 108-103 over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.