NBA roundup: Record set in Magic rout of Sacramento
SACRAMENTO, Calif. ó Dwight Howard had 25 points and 15 rebounds, and Orlando made an NBA-record 23 shots from 3-point range in a 139-107 victory over Sacramento on Tuesday.
The Magic made 23 of 37 attempts in breaking the old mark of 21, set by Toronto on March 13, 2005 against Philadelphia.
Jameer Nelson made five 3-pointers and had 23 points and 11 assists. J.J. Redick, who was 4-for-7 on 3s, added 15 points.
Bobby Jackson had 13 for the Kings.
Lakers 105, Rockets 100
HOUSTON ó Kobe Bryant drilled a 3-pointer with 27 seconds left.
Bryant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, finally getting the better of Von Wafer, who scored a career-high 23 in place of injured Tracy McGrady.
Carl Landry had a season-high 21 points and eight rebounds for the Rockets.
Cavaliers 102, Grizzlies 87
MEMPHIS, Tenn. ó LeBron James had 30 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. He completed his triple-double with a behind-the-back pass to J.J. Hickson for a layup.
The Grizzlies got 13 points in 13 minutes from Darius Miles.
Heat 99, Wolves 96
MINNEAPOLIS ó Dwyane Wade had 31 points, and Shawn Marion hit the go-ahead free throws with 22 seconds left.Randy Foye’s desperation 3-pointer just before the buzzer was off the mark, and the Wolves lost for the first time in 2009.
Suns 107, Hawks 102
PHOENIX ó Shaquille O’Neal had 26 points and 10 rebounds for Phoenix.
Josh Smith led the Hawks with 24 points. Marvin Williams had 16.
Nuggets 99, Mavericks 97
DENVER ó Chauncey Billups made two free throws with 2.2 seconds left.
Denver blew a 17-point lead and overcame 44 points from Dirk Nowitzki.