Pacers 97, Bulls 80
Luis Scola, Donald Sloan and Lance Stephenson accounted for all the points in a decisive 12-2 run, thwarting a late charge by the Chicago Bulls and enabling the host Indiana Pacers to remain the NBA’s last unbeaten team. The Pacers are 5-0 for the first time since 1971-72. Paul George had 21 points to lead Indiana, and David West had a season-high 17 points and 13 rebounds.
Luol Deng and Derrick Rose scored 17 points each to lead Chicago. Rose had three points in the second half.
For three quarters, it was topsy-turvy. Then, with Chicago leading 67-65 with 8:38 left, things changed quickly.
Sloan hit a 17-footer to tie the score. Stephenson gave Indiana the lead for good with a 3-pointer.
Wizards 116, 76ers 102
John Wall scored 24 points, Marcin Gortat had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the host Philadelphia 76ers.
Magic 98, Clippers 90
Nik Vucevic had 30 points and 21 rebounds and hit six free throws in the final 23 seconds to help the host Orlando Magic hold on and beat the Los Angeles Clippers.
Bobcats 92, Raptors 90
Gerald Henderson broke out of his shooting slump with a season-high 23 points to lift the host Charlotte Bobcats.
Celtics 97, Jazz 87
Brandon Bass scored 20 points and Jeff Green added 18 to lead host Boston to its first win of the season.
Spurs 99, Suns 96
Tony Parker scored 15 of the Spurs’ final 16 points and host San Antonio withstood a hectic finish to beat Phoenix.
Warriors 106, Timberwolves 93
Klay Thompson scored 19 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter and Harrison Barnes scored 14 points in his season debut to help Golden State defeat host Minnesota.
Pelicans 99, Grizzlies 84
Eric Gordon scored 19 points, Anthony Davis added 18 points and nine rebounds, and visiting New Orleans led by as many as 29 points in the fourth quarter in its victory over Memphis.
Thunder 107, Mavericks 93
Kevin Durant scored 23 and Russell Westbrook added 22 to lead the host Thunder.