|Published:||Nov 17, 2012 1:16 AM EST|
|Updated:||Nov 17, 2012 7:32 AM EST|
76ers 99, Jazz 93
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jrue Holiday scored 26 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Utah Jazz 99-93 on Friday night.
Jason Richardson added 20 points for Philadelphia, which snapped a three-game home losing streak. Thaddeus Young scored 14 and Nick Young finished with 12.
The Sixers (5-4) dropped the first two games of a five-game homestand to Milwaukee and previously winless Detroit before bouncing back against Utah.
On Wednesday night against the Pistons, the Sixers set a dubious mark by shooting 29.8 percent from the field, the worst showing by them or an opponent since their home arena opened in 1996.
Paul Millsap led the Jazz (4-6) with 22 points while DeMarre Carroll added a career-high 17 and Al Jefferson had 15.
Pacers 103, Mavericks 83
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - David West and George Hill each scored 15 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Dallas Mavericks 103-83 on Friday night.
West and Hill, the Pacers' top two scorers, had combined for 5-for-19 shooting and 10 points in Wednesday's loss to Milwaukee.
Roy Hibbert and Sam Young added 14 points apiece for the Pacers, who had lost two straight before beating the Mavericks and their former coach, Rick Carlisle. Indiana (4-6) improved to 3-1 at home.
The Pacers shot 47 percent from the field in their first blowout win of the season. They had gone six games without scoring at least 100 points.
O.J. Mayo led the Mavericks (5-5) with 19 points. Vince Carter and former Pacer Darren Collison both dropped in 10 points for Dallas.
Magic 110, Pistons 106
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - J.J. Redick scored 23 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 42.8 seconds left, and the Orlando Magic rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 110-106 on Friday night.
Arron Afflalo scored 19 and Jameer Nelson added 13 points and 10 assists for Orlando, which had each of its starters score in double figures. Glen Davis had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Nikola Vucevic finished with 11 points and 13 boards.
The Magic (3-5) began the day averaging just 88 points a game, but scored 66 in the second half after trailing by as many as 13.
Detroit dropped to 1-9, two days after ending its franchise-worst 0-8 start.
Thunder 110, Hornets 95
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Kevin Durant and Kevin Martin each scored 27 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled to their sixth victory in seven games, 110-95 over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
Serge Ibaka added 15 for Oklahoma City, which shot 54 percent (40 of 74) and built leads as big as 30 points in the first half and 34 in the second, allowing the starters to rest for the entire fourth quarter. Thabo Sefolosha scored 11 points, while Russell Westbrook had 10 points and 12 assists.
Oklahoma City made 14 3-pointers, with Martin hitting six.
Ryan Anderson scored 15 points for New Orleans, which dropped its second straight. Anthony Davis tied a career high with 11 rebounds to go with eight points, but hit only 4 of 14 shots.
Warriors 106, Timberwolves 98
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - David Lee had 18 points and 13 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors dominated inside during a 106-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Carl Landry added 15 points and seven boards and Stephen Curry had 17 points and six assists for the Warriors (5-4), who outscored Minnesota 58-22 in the paint.
Alexey Shved had 22 points and seven assists and Derrick Williams had 23 points and seven rebounds for the Timberwolves (5-4), who are starting to succumb to the injuries that have ravaged them early this season.
Harrison Barnes had 18 points and nine rebounds and the Warriors outrebounded Minnesota 50-34. They led 90-76 with eight minutes to play, but as they've done all season, the scrappy Wolves clawed back in it.
Grizzlies 105, Knicks 95
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Zach Randolph had 20 points and 15 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 24 points and the Memphis Grizzlies handed the New York Knicks their first loss of the season with a 105-95 victory on Friday night.
Rudy Gay scored 17 points and blocked four shots, and Mike Conley added 16 points and eight assists as Memphis won its seventh straight. The Grizzlies own the NBA's best record at 7-1.
Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points for New York, while Raymond Felton scored 18 points and handed out five assists. Rasheed Wallace scored 13 points, shooting 6 of 10.
The Knicks shot 51 percent for the game, but Memphis had 12 offensive rebounds, leading to a 22-12 advantage in second-chance points.
Hawks 112, Kings 96
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Kyle Korver scored 22 points, reserve Lou Williams had 21 and the Atlanta Hawks beat Sacramento 112-96 on Friday night for their ninth consecutive win against the Kings.
Al Horford had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta after missing a game due to an illness. Josh Smith collected 19 points, eight rebounds and six assists, and Jeff Teague scored 13 of his 15 points in the first quarter.
The Hawks carried an 86-70 lead into the fourth quarter and maintained at least an 11-point lead the rest of the way.
Korver went 5 for 5 from 3-point range and also had seven rebounds.
Lakers 114, Suns 102
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant had 31 points, Metta World Peace hit five 3-pointers while scoring 22 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers played Mike D'Antoni's style of up-tempo basketball in a 114-102 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Dwight Howard had 18 points and 12 rebounds as the Lakers improved to 3-1 under interim coach Bernie Bickerstaff with a performance that must have impressed D'Antoni, who watched from the locker room inside Staples Center.
Although D'Antoni wasn't quite ready for sideline duty while recovering from knee replacement surgery, the Lakers played with aggression and urgency after just one practice under their new coach on Thursday. The former Suns and Knicks coach replaced Mike Brown, who was fired one tumultuous week ago.
Goran Dragic scored 22 points for the Suns.
Trail Blazers 119, Rockets 117
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Nicolas Batum had a career-high 35 points, rookie Damian Lillard sparked a late comeback and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Houston Rockets 119-117 in overtime Friday night.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points for Portland, including a tiebreaking free throw and key turnaround jumper in the extra session. Lillard, a first-round pick out of Weber State, scored 16 of the Trail Blazers' last 21 points and finished with a career-high 27.
James Harden had 29 points for the Rockets, who led by as many as 15 before falling behind in the final quarter. Chandler Parsons added 19 points and 11 rebounds.