NBA Roundup: Knicks improve to 2-0 against Bobcats
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CHARLOTTE ó Wilson Chandler scored seven of his 19 points in the final 4 minutes, and New York beat Charlotte to snap a six-game losing streak and improve to 2-0 against former coach Larry Brown.
The Knicks recovered from blowing a 17-point lead. Gerald Wallace scored 21 points and Boris Diaw had 20 points against his former coach in Phoenix, Mike D’Antoni.
Suns 101, Grizzlies 89
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó Leandro Barbosa scored 28 points, Shaquille O’Neal added 24 to move into eighth place on the NBA scoring list and the Phoenix Suns beat the Memphis Grizzlies 101-89 Tuesday night without ailing star Steve Nash.The two-time MVP sat out with back spasms, but Barbosa filled in admirably.
Hawks 110, Pacers 104
INDIANAPOLIS ó Joe Johnson scored 12 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter to help streaking Atlanta beat Indiana. Josh Smith had 24 points for the Hawks, who have won six straight games and nine of 10.
Heat 104, Cavaliers 95
MIAMI ó LeBron James keeps getting the same birthday present: A loss.
Dwyane Wade had 21 points and 12 assists.
Mavericks 107, Timberwolves 100
DALLAS ó Jason Terry scored 24 of his 29 points in the second half, and the Dallas Mavericks rallied from a 29-point deficit to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-100.
Hornets 97, Wizards 85
NEW ORLEANS ó Chris Paul had 15 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season, and the New Orleans Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 97-85.
Bucks 100, Spurs 98
SAN ANTONIO ó Michael Redd had 25 points and 10 rebounds, and Milwaukee hung on for a 100-98 victory when Tim Duncan missed a layup with 3.8 seconds to go.
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