SATURDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS

Rockets 104, Jazz 93: Chandler Parsons scored 24 points and James Harden had 23 to help Houston rally from a 19-point road deficit. Jeremy Lin added 20 points as the Rockets outscored the Jazz 64-37 in the second half.

76ers 107, Bulls 104: Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as Philadelphia continued its stunning start to the season with a victory in Chicago.

Pelicans 105, Bobcats 84: Anthony Davis had 25 points, eight rebounds and five assists as New Orleans beat for its first win since changing its nickname to Pelicans from Hornets in the offseason. New Orleans set a franchise record with 18 blocked shots, including a career-high six by Davis.

Trail Blazers 115, Spurs 105: Nicolas Batum had a triple-double and Oakland native Damian Lillard had 25 points, seven assists and seven rebounds as Portland won its home opener. San Antonio's Tim Duncan had 24 points after missing a game because of a bruised chest.

Timberwolves: Minnesota center Ronny Turiaf is out indefinitely with a fractured right elbow.

Walt Bellamy dies: Walt Bellamy, the Hall of Fame center who averaged 20.1 points and 13.7 rebounds in 14 seasons and one game in the NBA, died at age 74. The Atlanta Hawks confirmed the death but didn't provide details. The Hawks said Bellamy attended the team's home opener Friday night.


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"Walt Bellamy was an enormously gifted Hall of Fame player who had a tremendous impact on our game," NBA commissioner David Stern said in a statement released by the league. "Off the court, he was an even more extraordinary person."

Bellamy won an Olympic gold medal in 1960 and was the first overall pick by the Chicago Packers in 1961. He was the rookie of the year with Chicago, averaging 31.6 points and 19.0 rebounds.

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