Published 12:00 am Friday, October 31, 2008
The NBA Roundup …
MIAMI ó Dwyane Wade had 20 points and eight assists, Michael Beasley finished with 17 and the Miami Heat scored a whopping 41 points off turnovers to easily beat the Sacramento Kings 103-77 in their home opener Friday night.
Salisbury native Bobby Jackson was 1-of-4 from the floor for two points for Sacramento.
Celtics 96, Bulls 80
BOSTON ó Kevin Garnett became the youngest player in NBA history to play 1,000 games and scored 18 points to help the Celtics get the win.
Garnett reached the 1,000-game mark at the age of 32 years, 165 days. He broke the record of 33 years, 24 days set by Shawn Kemp.
Grizzlies 86, Magic 84
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó Rudy Gay hit an 18-foot jumper as time expired to give Memphis the win.
Raptors 112, Warriors 108, OT
TORONTO ó Chris Bosh scored 31 points, Anthony Parker had 23 and Toronto beat Golden State.
76ers 116, Knicks 87
PHILADELPHIA ó Elton Brand had 24 points and 14 rebounds and Andre Miller added 20 points and eight assists to lead Philadelphia.
Willie Green added 18 points on 8-for-9 shooting.