76ers 114, Heat 110: Spencer Hawes (24 points) hit the winning basket late in the fourth quarter to help the 76ers past Miami in Philadelphia. Heat guard Dwyane Wade sat out to rest his sore knees.
Rockets 96, Bobcats 83: Dwight Howard had 17 points and a career-high-tying 26 rebounds in his Rockets debut in a win over Charlotte in Houston. Jeremy Lin had 16 points off the bench for the Rockets.
Suns 104, Trail Blazers 91: Goran Dragic scored 26 points, leading the Suns to a victory over Portland in Phoenix. Damian Lillard scored 32 for the Blazers.
Kings 90, Nuggets 88: DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points as the Kings opened a new era just months after nearly moving to Seattle, winning in Sacramento against Denver. The Nuggets started Brian Shaw's coaching tenure with a loss.
Thunder 101, Jazz 98: Kevin Durant scored 22 of his 42 points from the free throw line to lift Oklahoma City to a win over Utah in Salt Lake City.
Cavaliers 98, Nets 94: In Cleveland, Anderson Varejao's basket with 28 seconds left sent the Cavs to a win over the Nets. Brook Lopez scored 21 for the Nets.
Spurs 101, Grizzlies 94: Kawhi Leonard had 14 points as the Spurs beat Memphis in San Antonio. Tim Duncan left with a chest contusion in the third quarter.
Mavericks 118, Hawks 109: Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points as the Mavericks beat Atlanta in Dallas.
Pacers 95, Pelicans 90: Indiana erased a 16-point deficit en route to a win over the Pelicans in New Orleans. Pelicans and former Cal standout Ryan Anderson will miss one to three weeks because of a chip fracture in a toe on his right foot.
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