NEW ORLEANS — Jrue Holiday had 14 points and 12 assists, and the Philadelphia 76ers held New Orleans to its lowest point total ever in a 77-62 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night.
Evan Turner also scored 14, and Thaddeus Young and Lavoy Allen each added 12 points for the Sixers, who dominated the second half defensively. The Hornets committed 14 of their 24 turnovers after halftime and scored only 25 points during the final two quarters. Young also grabbed 10 rebounds.
Al-Farouq Aminu was the only Hornets player to score in double figures with 10 points to go with 16 rebounds.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Shannon Brown hit six 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 24 points to lead the Phoenix Suns over the Charlotte Bobcats.
BOSTON — Brandon Bass scored five straight points in overtime, helping the Boston Celtics pull out a win over the Washington Wizards on the back end of a home-and-home.
Kevin Garnett led the Celtics with 20 points and 13 rebounds.
ATLANTA — Kyle Korver scored eight straight points in a late 18-0 run for Atlanta and the Hawks, who trailed by 14 points early in the fourth quarter, beat the Indiana Pacers.
MIAMI — Dwyane Wade scored 22 points on 10 for 14 shooting, LeBron James finished two assists shy of a triple-double and the Miami Heat improved to 4-0 at home for the first time in franchise history by beating the Brooklyn Nets.
HOUSTON — Ty Lawson scored 21 points and Kenneth Faried had 16 points and 16 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets to a victory over the Houston Rockets .
MINNEAPOLIS — Luke Ridnour had 19 points and five rebounds, and Greg Stiemsma got the rout started with six straight points to end the third quarter in a victory over the Orlando Magic.
MILWAUKEE — Zach Randolph had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies shot 53 percent from the floor in a victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.