LeBron James scored 40 points — 34 in the second half — and made a crucial block on former teammate Carlos Boozer in the final seconds Friday night to give the Cleveland Cavaliers a 99-94 victory over Utah, ending a five-game winning streak by the Jazz.
Chris Bosh scored 22 points, Jose Calderon added 15 points and 10 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 110-101 on Friday night.
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