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Lakers' reserves stun Clippers 116-103 in opener

10/30/2013 12:34am
Pau Gasol and Steve Nash watched the entire fourth quarter from the bench. Kobe Bryant sat one row behind them in a black shirt and suit.

Rings, gifts and a win for Heat over Bulls, 107-95

10/30/2013 1:37am
They got their rings before the game, then a challenge as it was winding down.

Saying goodbye: Allen Iverson retires from NBA

10/30/2013 5:51pm
Allen Iverson's highlights played one more time on the big screen, diehard Philadelphia 76ers fans and Julius Erving all part of the crowd catching one more glimpse of No. 3 in his prime.

Gay leads Raptors past Celtics 93-87

10/30/2013 7:47pm
Rudy Gay had 19 points and eight rebounds, Amir Johnson and DeMar DeRozan each scored 13 points and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game losing streak in home openers by beating the Boston Celtics 93-87 on Wednesday night.

Irving leads Cavaliers to 98-94 win over Nets

10/30/2013 8:03pm
Anderson Varejao's basket with 28 seconds left _ off an assist from Kyrie Irving _ sent Cleveland to a 98-94 win on Wednesday night over the remodeled Brooklyn Nets in coach Mike Brown's first game back with the Cavaliers.

Knicks blow 25-point lead but beat Bucks 90-83

10/30/2013 8:28pm
Carmelo Anthony had 19 points and 10 rebounds, making a pair of baskets in a finishing run after New York had blown a 25-point lead, and the Knicks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-83 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.

Howard leads Rockets over Bobcats 96-83 in opener

10/30/2013 8:40pm
Dwight Howard had 17 points and a career-high-tying 26 rebounds in his Houston debut, James Harden added 21 points and the Rockets cruised to a 96-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.

Love carries Wolves past Magic, 120-115

10/30/2013 9:02pm
Kevin Love had 31 points and 17 rebounds and hit the game-tying 3-pointer with 10.2 seconds left to force overtime in the Minnesota Timberwolves' 120-115 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.

Spurs beat Grizzlies 101-94 behind Leonard, Parker

10/30/2013 9:18pm
Kawhi Leonard had 14 points, Tony Parker added 13 points and nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs got off to a strong start five months after last season's disappointing loss in the NBA Finals, beating the Memphis Grizzlies 101-94 Wednesday night.

Ellis, Nowitzki lead Mavs past Hawks 118-109

10/30/2013 9:22pm
Monta Ellis started his Dallas career with 32 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 and the Mavericks spoiled Mike Budenholzer's coaching debut with a 118-109 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night.

George, Hill lead Pacers past Pelicans 95-90

10/30/2013 10:55pm
George Hill's confidence in the clutch, cultivated by a deep playoff run just last spring, was never more obvious than when he received a pass at the top of the 3-point arc inside the final minute.