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NBA roundup — Nov. 9

Associated Press

Celtics 111, Heat 110

Jeff Green hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to lift visiting Boston over Miami on Saturday night.

Gerald Wallace’s pass found Green in the corner, where he unleashed a shot over the outstretched hands of LeBron James. The shot was confirmed after a video review, giving the Celtics their third consecutive win.

Wallace hit a layup with 1.6 seconds remaining and fouled Dwayne Wade with 0.6 of a second remaining. Wade missed the first free throw and deliberately bounced the second attempt off the backboard.

Green finished with 24 points and was 5-of-8 on 3-pointers. Avery Bradley scored 17 points and Jordan Crawford added 15 for the Celtics.

James led Miami with 25 points and 10 assists. Chris Bosh had 20 points and Wade finished with 18.

Raptors 115, Jazz 91

Tyler Hansbrough scored a season-high 23 points, DeMar DeRozan added 18 and Toronto snapped a seven-game home losing streak against Utah, routing the winless Jazz. Jonas Valanciunas scored 14 points and Rudy Gay had 11 as the Raptors earned their first home victory over the Jazz since Dec. 22, 2004.

Gordon Hayward scored 24 points and Derrick Favors had 17 for the Jazz.

Pacers 96, Nets 91

Paul George scored 24 points and Indiana improved the NBA’s only undefeated record and the best start in franchise history to 7-0 by beating host Brooklyn.

David West added 18 points and hit the clinching free throws for the Pacers.

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each had 17 points for the Nets.

Hawks 104, Magic 94

Jeff Teague had 19 points and 13 assists, Paul Millsap scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and host Atlanta beat Orlando.

Arron Afflalo finished with 21 points for Orlando, which has dropped 15 straight on the road dating to last March 4.

Mike Scott had 17 points in a reserve role, Al Horford scored 15 and Kyle Korver added 14 for Atlanta.

Mavericks 91, Bucks 83

Monta Ellis got the best of his former team, shaking off boos from the crowd while contributing 18 points and five assists as Dallas held off host Milwaukee.

Dirk Nowitzki had 16 points and Shawn Marion added 14 for the Mavericks, who blew a big first-half lead with sloppy offensive play but managed to hang on in the fourth quarter.

O.J. Mayo had 28 points and Caron Butler added 19 for the Bucks.

Clippers 107, Rockets 94

Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick scored 22 points each to rally Los Angeles over host Houston.

Jamal Crawford had 16 points, Chris Paul added 14 points and 13 assists and DeAndre Jordan had 12 points and 18 rebounds for the Clippers. Griffin also had seven rebounds and Redick shot 8-for-15 from the field.

Dwight Howard had 21 points and eight rebounds for the Rockets.

Grizzlies 108, Warriors 90

Zach Randolph had 23 points and 11 rebounds as Memphis defeated visiting Golden State.

Mike Conley added 20 points and six assists and Marc Gasol had 18 points.


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