Heat 113, 76ers 92
Chris Bosh scored 30 points, LeBron James added 28 points and nine rebounds and the host Miami Heat remained unbeaten without Dwyane Wade in the lineup this season.
Mario Chalmers scored 11 and Joel Anthony finished with nine points and nine rebounds for Miami, which outrebounded Philadelphia 52-31 and moved into a tie with Orlando for first in the Southeast Division. The Heat are 6-0 this season without Wade.
Lou Williams scored 22 points and Evan Turner added 16 for Philadelphia, which has lost eight of nine against Miami since the start of last season, including a five-game defeat in the opening round of last seasonís playoffs.
Pistons 94, Trail Blazers 91
Rodney Stuckey scored 28 points and the Detroit Pistons won for only the second time in 12 games. Raymond Felton lost control of the ball at midcourt as Portland was trying to tie it in the final seconds.
The Trail Blazers were down three after Felton made two free throws with 37 seconds remaining. Stuckey missed a wild driving attempt, and Portland rebounded and called a timeout with 15.6 seconds left.
Jamal Crawford drove for a layup with 8.4 seconds to go, and Stuckey answered with a pair of free throws.
Detroit fouled Felton at midcourt, preventing Portland from trying a 3-point attempt. He made both free throws, but Stuckey made two of his own with 4.4 seconds left for a three-point lead.
Rockets 105, Spurs 102
Kevin Martin scored 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 14 points and eight assists and the host Houston Rockets took advantage of Tim Duncanís absence to beat the San Antonio Spurs. Goran Dragic scored 14 and Samuel Dalembert added 12 points and a season-high six blocks for the Rockets, who have won six in a row. Tony Parker had 24 points and a season-high 13 assists for the Spurs.
Mavericks 83, Hornets 81
Lamar Odom scored 16 points in his first start of the season and the visiting Dallas Mavericks overcame the absence of Dirk Nowitzki to send the New Orleans Hornets to their seventh loss in a row. Delonte West scored 16, while Shawn Marion had 14 points and a season-high 12 rebounds for the Mavs. Jason Terry added 12 points, including two free throws in the final seconds that made it 83-80 before Jason Kidd made sure to foul Jarrett Jack before he could attempt a game-tying 3. The foul gave Jack two free throws. He missed the second on purpose, but could not convert a quick putback for the tie. Emeka Okafor tied a season high with 16 points and grabbed a season-best 17 rebounds for New Orleans.
Bulls 95, Bobcats 89
Carlos Boozer scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to lead the injury-depleted Chicago Bulls. Luol Deng added 22 points and eight rebounds as the Bulls won their seventh in a row at home and improved to an NBA-best 15-3 despite the absence of two starters and two key reserves. Richard Hamilton added a season-high 18 points for Chicago.
Grizzlies 128, Kings 95
Rudy Gay had 23 points, Mike Conley and O.J. Mayo added 22 apiece and the host Memphis Grizzlies won their sixth game in a row. Marc Gasol had 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds, while Marreese Speights contributed 12 points and 15 rebounds for Memphis, which scored a season high.
Jimmer Fredette led the Kings with a season-high 20 points and six assists.
Thunder 84, Nets 74
Kevin Durant had 20 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and the Oklahoma Thunder stifled the host New Jersey Nets on defense.
Playing in his first game since signing a five-year, $80 million contract extension, Russell Westbrook added 21 points and six assists and James Harden had 16 points and nine rebounds off the bench.
Coming off a loss to lowly Washington, Oklahoma City (13-3) limited New Jersey to 31 percent shooting from the field, including 3 of 23 from 3-point range.
Nuggets 119, Knicks 114
Danilo Gallinari outplayed Carmelo Anthony in the first meeting since they were swapped in a blockbuster trade, scoring a career-high 37 points as the Denver Nuggets outlasted the host New York Knicks in double-overtime.
Al Harrington, another former Knicks forward, scored 22 of his 24 points after halftime for the Nuggets.
Jazz 108, Timberwolves 98
Paul Millsap scored 12 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to power the host Utah Jazz. Matched up against Kevin Love, Millsap shot 6 of 7 in the final period on a variety of fallaway jumpers and shots at the rim to help the Jazz win for the ninth time in 11 games.