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76ers 107, Bulls 104

Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists, and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the host Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season.

Pegged to be one of the league’s worst teams, the Sixers (3-0) have opened the season with wins over Chicago, Washington and two-time defending champion Miami.

Carlos Boozer led the Bulls with 22 points and 10 rebounds, and Luol Deng had 20 points.

Still dealing with neck soreness, Derrick Rose finished with 13 points and six assists for Chicago.

After trailing by as many as 18 points in the second half, the Sixers tied the score on a layup by Evan Turner and then took a 105-104 lead when he made a free throw. With 5.9 seconds left, Hawes made a jumper to put the Sixers ahead 107-104.

Pelicans 105, Bobcats 84

Anthony Davis had 25 points, eight rebounds, six steals and four assists to power the host New Orleans Pelicans to their first win. The Pelicans built a 30-13 lead slightly more than 10 minutes into the game.

Mavericks 111, Grizzlies 99

Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points to lead the host Dallas Mavericks’ balanced offense. Shawn Marion had a double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds for Dallas, while Monta Ellis had 18 points.

Raptors 97, Bucks 90

Rudy Gay had 18 points and 15 rebounds, DeMar DeRozen added 17 points, and the Toronto Raptors spoiled the Milwaukee Bucks’ home opener. After losing a 12-point lead, DeRozen helped Toronto hold on. His jumper put the Raptors up 89-85 with 4 minutes left. DeRozen hit two free throws with 2:09 left for a five-point lead.

Rockets 104, Jazz 93

Chandler Parsons scored 24 points, James Harden had 23 and Jeremy Lin 20 to help Houston rally from a 19-point deficit and remain undefeated. The Rockets outscored the host Jazz 64-37 in the second half.


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