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the Toronto Raptors 91-84 on
Friday to improve to 6-0 and
match the best start in franchise
history, with Paul George scor-
ing 17 of his 23 points in the third
Elsewhere, New York spoiled
Patrick Ewing s coaching debut
by beating Charlotte, Anthony
Davis led New Orleans to victory
over the Los Angeles Lakers, and
Boston hung on to edge Orlan-
do.Indiana s Roy Hibbert added a
season-high 20 points and seven
rebounds as the Pacers remained
the NBA s lone undefeated team.
Rudy Gay scored a season-high
30 points on 12-of-26 shooting
for the Raptors, who lost their
third straight to fall to 2-4. They
shot 39.5 percent from the field,
becoming the sixth consecutive
opponent Indiana has held to 40
percent shooting or worse.
The Pacers improved to 6-0
for the first time since 1970-71,
when the club played in the ABA,
and have trailed at halftime in
five of them.
New York s Carmelo Anthony
had 28 points and eight rebounds
to lead the Knicks to a 101-91 win
Andrea Bargnani added 25
points for New York, which shot
75 percent from the field in the
third quarter---including six of
seven 3-point attempts---to blow
open a tight game and end a run
of three straight losses.
Ewing, who spent 15 seasons
with the Knicks as a star center,
filled in as Charlotte s head coach
after Steve Clifford had a proce-
dure earlier in the day to have
two stents placed in his heart.
Clifford checked himself into the
hospital late Thursday with chest
Kemba Walker scored 25 points
for the Bobcats.
New Orleans Anthony Davis
scored a career-high 32 points,
grabbed 12 rebounds and tied a
career best with six blocks to lead
the Pelicans to a 96-85 win over
Jrue Holiday added 13 points
and 13 assists for New Orleans,
which had lost its previous 11 reg-
ular-season games against the
Chris Kaman led Los Angeles
with 16 points.
Boston s Brandon Bass had 16
points, including a pair of free-
throws in the closing seconds
which helped the Celtics hang on
for a 91-89 win over Orlando.
Trailing by three, the Magic
had a chance to tie the game in
the final minute, but Arron Affla-
lo s jumper came from just a step
inside the 3-point line.
Avery Bradley added 14 points
and eight rebounds for the
Celtics, who have won nine
straight against Orlando.
Afflalo s 23 points led the
Magic, which had won its previ-
Oklahoma City s Kevin Durant
had 37 points, eight rebounds and
seven assists to propel the Thun-
der to a 119-110 win over Detroit.
Rookie Steven Adams played a
key role for Oklahoma City, dom-
inating inside when Detroit s post
players were in foul trouble.
Adams finished with 17 points
and 10 rebounds.
Josh Smith finished with 25
points for Detroit before fouling
Minnesota s Kevin Love had 32
points, 15 rebounds and eight
assists to lead the Timberwolves
to a 116-108 win over Dallas.
Kevin Martin added 32 points
and five rebounds for the Tim-
berwolves. Jose Calderon made
6 of 8 3-pointers and scored 21
points for the Mavericks.
Indiana Pacers' Paul George is fouled by Toronto Raptors' Aaron Gray as he goes
up for s shot during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, in
Indianapolis. Indiana defeated Toronto 91-84. AP PHOTO
Phoenix s twins Markieff and Mar-
cus Morris made the big shots that
helped the Suns rally from an 11-point
deficit late in the third quarter and
earn a 114-103 victory over Denver.
San Antonio s Tony Parker scored
18 points, including his team s last
seven, to guide the Spurs to a 76-74
win against Golden State.
Philadelphia s Evan Turner scored
22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds
as the 76ers cruised past Cleveland
Washington s Nene scored 12 of his
20 points in the final 4 1/2 minutes
of the fourth quarter, including a put-
back with 1.2 seconds to play that
sent the game to overtime, and the
Wizards went on to beat Brooklyn
Chicago s Luol Deng scored 19
points in the Bulls 97-73 win over
Portland s Damian Lillard had 22
points, eight rebounds and seven
assists as the Trail Blazers downed
Sacramento 104-91, handing the Kings
their fourth straight loss. (AP)
Pacers beat Raptors
to improve to 6-0
PACERS 91, RAPTORS 84
KNICKS 101, BOBCATS 91
PELICANS 96, LAKERS 85
CELTICS 91, MAGIC 89
THUNDER 119, PISTONS 110
SUNS 114, NUGGETS 103
SPURS 76, WARRIORS 74
76ERS 94, CAVALIERS 79
WIZARDS 112, NETS 108, OT
TRAIL BLAZERS 104, KINGS 91
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