Associated Press

Boston 110, at New York 100: Paul Pierce scored 26 to help the Celtics rebound from their overtime loss to the Lakers on Thursday night at Boston. Kevin Garnett had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Celtics, who have won nine of their last 10 meetings with New York. It was the end of a tough week for the Knicks, who also lost on their home floor to the Lakers on Monday night and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.

at Oklahoma City 102, Portland 93: The Thunder’s Kevin Durant scored 31 points and outplayed Greg Oden in the first pro meeting between the top two picks of the 2007 draft. Oden got into foul trouble and finished with four points and two rebounds in 16 minutes.

at Phoenix 115, Golden State 105: Grant Hill scored a season-high 27 points and the Suns pulled away in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat the Warriors. Jason Richardson scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half as the Suns defeated the Warriors two nights after losing at Golden State,124-112.

at Indiana 107, Orlando 102: Danny Granger scored 14 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Pacers stop a three-game losing streak. It was the 15th time Granger scored 30 or more points this season. The Magic’s Dwight Howard had 21 points and 20 rebounds.


Atlanta 102, at Charlotte 97: Marvin Williams scored 29 points and made 18 of 20 from the free-throw line, helping the Hawks come back from a 17-point deficit. Raja Bell scored 17 points for the Bobcats but left the game late in the third quarter because of a groin injury.

Denver 124, at Washington 103: Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points as the Nuggets coasted against a Wizards team that dressed only nine players because of injury and illness and fell to a league-worst 10-40.

at New Orleans 101, Toronto 92: Peja Stojakovic scored a season-high 28 points and made seven of the Hornets’ 15 three-pointers to help New Orleans stop a four-game losing streak.

Utah 111, at Sacramento 107: Deron Williams scored 34 points on a badly bruised thigh and hit the go-ahead layup with 20.2 seconds to play, leading the Jazz to a victory on a night when the Kings retired Chris Webber’s jersey.


Clippers 126, at Memphis 105: The Clippers ended an 11-game road losing streak.

-- Associated Press