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.
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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.
Gilbert Arenas scored 20 of his 30 points in the first half and finished with 11 assists and six rebounds, leading the Washington Wizards to a 103-90 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
Carlos Boozer had 23 points and 14 rebounds, Deron Williams scored 22 points, and the Jazz beat the Raptors 92-88 on Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
Joe Johnson scored a season-high 34 points, Josh Childress added 23, also a season best, and the Atlanta Hawks never trailed in a 117-109 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
Gerald Wallace scored 19 points, Jason Richardson added 18 and the Charlotte Bobcats continued the Miami Heat’s early season misery with a 91-76 victory on Tuesday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Pistons 102-94, snapping a four-game losing streak at the Rose Garden against Detroit.
Amare Stoudemire had his best night since his arthroscopic knee surgery six weeks ago with 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns beat the severely depleted New York Knicks 113-102 on Tuesday night.