Zach Randolph had 16 points and 18 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 22 points, and the host Memphis Grizzlies capped a day of celebration featuring the introduction of their new owners with NBA commissioner David Stern on hand by beating the Utah Jazz 103-94 Monday night.
Mike Conley added 16 points, Rudy Gay had 15 and Quincy Pondexter 14 for Memphis, which won its second straight this season after opening up with two games in California.
The Grizzlies also picked up where they left off last season by winning their 12th straight regular season game and extending their franchise record. They haven't lost at home in regulation since the Jazz beat them Feb. 12.
New team chairman Robert J. Pera, who introduced himself to Grizzlies fans Monday morning at FedExForum, agreed to provisions to keep the team in the city for at least 15 years.
"Memphis as a city, it's unbelievable," Pera said. "The people have been great. I can tell the community is really special, and those two things combined I consider myself very, very fortunate. Probably the luckiest man in the world right now."
Pera is the founder of San Jose's Ubiquiti Networks.
Cavaliers 108, Clippers 101: Rookie
Kyrie Irving added 24 points, Tyler Zeller had 15 points and Anderson Varejao had 15 points and 15 rebounds as the Cavs snapped a two-game skid.
Mavericks 114, Trail Blazers 91: O.J. Mayo scored 32 points, his second consecutive 30-point game at home, and Dallas beat Portland.
Mayo, one of a trio of Mavericks newcomers who scored in double figures, made six 3-pointers on his 25th birthday. Chris Kaman had 16 points on 8-of-10 shooting, and Darren Collison had 14 points and 13 assists with only one turnover for the Mavericks.
Dallas' Shawn Marion left the game in the third quarter with a strained right knee.
Portland rookie point guard Damian Lillard, a former Oakland High star, finished with 13 points and five assists. He had joined Oscar Robertson as the only players in NBA history with at least 20 points and seven assists in their first three career games.
Timberwolves 107, Nets 96: Rookie guard Alexey Shved and Chase Budinger led a furious rally from 22 points down, and Minnesota came back to stun host Brooklyn.
Shved, from Russia, made the go-ahead basket with 2:35 remaining and had two 3-pointers in the fourth quarter after going scoreless for the first three. The Timberwolves scored the final 11 points in an impressive rally on the second night of back-to-back games.
The Nets had all kinds of problems down the stretch in their second game at their $1 billion arena, including the statistics monitors going down.
Knicks 110, 76ers 88: Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and JR Smith had 17 to lead visiting New York over Philadelphia.
Raymond Felton scored 16 points and Tyson Chandler had 14 to lead the Knicks to their first 3-0 start since the 1999-2000 season. The Knicks beat the Sixers 100-84 on Sunday in the opener of the home-and-home series.
"We're just playing good ball right now," Anthony said. "We really locked in what we need to lock in on."
New York got a surprising third-quarter boost from 38-year-old Rasheed Wallace, who scored eight points and hit a couple of 3-pointers, including a 26-footer at the buzzer to end the quarter.
Heat 124, Suns 99: LeBron James had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and host Miami beat Phoenix. Ray Allen had 15 for Miami to become the 24th player in NBA history to eclipse the 23,000-point mark.
Miami is averaging 111.8 points in the early going.
"It's all geared to our defense," James said. "When we defend, we can do whatever we want offensively."
Spurs 101, Pacers 79: Gary Neal scored 17 points and host San Antonio (4-0) set the franchise record for best start to a season. San Antonio's reserves outscored Indiana's bench players 57-35.
Flopping warnings: The NBA issued flopping warnings to Minnesota's JJ Barea and Cleveland's Donald Sloan, the first two under a new policy designed to end the act.
Barea threw his upper body backward after contact while defending Sacramento's Jimmer Fredette in the fourth quarter Friday. Sloan tumbled wildly to the court a few feet from contact after a pick set against him by Chicago's Nazr Mohammed on Friday.
The second offense comes with a $5,000 fine, followed by $10,000 for a third, $15,000 for a fourth and $30,000 for a fifth. Additional flops after that could lead to a suspension.
Obituary: ESPN radio announcer Jim Durham, who called NBA games for the network, has died. He was 65. ESPN said Durham died over the weekend at his home in Tomball, Texas. A cause of death was not announced.
Durham was the lead play-by-play commentator for NBA games on ESPN Radio since its inception in 1996. His last assignment for ESPN was Tuesday's season opener between Boston and Miami.