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CLEVELAND ó Delonte West scored 13 points in his delayed season debut, Mo Williams added 24 and LeBron James 14 as the Cleveland Cavaliers, back at full strength, rolled to a 90-79 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night.
Vladimir Radmanovic scored 12 and D.J. Augustin 11 to lead Charlotte.
Shaquille O’Neal made his first free throws of the season after 10 consecutive misses.
Wizards 123, Nets 104
WASHINGTON ó Gilbert Arenas scored 32 points, including a halfcourt buzzer-beater at the end of the first quarter, Andray Blatche scored a career-high 30 and the Wizards won their home opener.
76ers 141, Knicks 127, OT
NEW YORK ó Andre Iguodala scored 32 points, including the go-ahead three-point play in overtime, and Philadelphia blew a 23-point lead before beating the Knicks.
NHL
PHILADELPHIA ó Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn waited five years for his first two-goal game in the NHL. Then he took care of the feat in 11/2 minutes.
Coburn scored twice and Scott Hartnell and Matt Carle each had a goal and two assists to help Philadelphia snap a two game losing streak and send the Carolina Hurricanes to their eighth straight loss, 6-1 on Saturday.
Islanders 5, Sabres 0
UNIONDALE, N.Y. ó Martin Biron earned his 200th NHL win and 26th career shutout, and Jeff Tambellini scored three goals for his first career hat trick as the New York Islanders routed the Buffalo Sabres 5-0 to stretch their winning streak to three games.
Wild 2, Penguins 1
PITTSBURGH ó Niklas Backstrom made 34 saves and Minnesota won on the road for the first time this season.
Bruins 2, Oilers 0
BOSTON ó Rookie Tuukka Rask turned aside 19 shots for his second shutout in eight NHL starts, and Vladimir Sobotka and Blake Wheeler set each other up for goals to lead Boston over Edmonton.
Thrashers 3, Senators 1
OTTAWA ó Ondrej Pavelec made 50 saves, and Rich Peverley had a goal and assist for Atlanta, which broke a four-game losing streak by beating Ottawa.
Devils 2, Lightning 1, SO
TAMPA, Fla. ó David Clarkson scored the lone shootout goal in the fourth round of the tiebreaker and New Jersey extended its road winning streak to seven games.
Panthers 4, Blues 0
ST. LOUIS ó Tomas Vokoun stopped all 34 shots for his 32nd NHL shutout and Nathan Horton had a goal and an assist as Florida beat St. Louis.
Predators 4, Stars 2
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ó Patric Hornqvist and Kevin Klein scored goals 1:43 apart midway through the third period to lead Nashville over Dallas.
Canadiens 5, Maple Leafs 4, SOMONTREAL ó Mike Cammalleri and Scott Gomez scored in a shootout to lift Montreal over Toronto after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period.

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