Spurs knock off 76ers

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PHILADELPHIA — Tony Parker scored 37 points, Gary Neal added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-90 in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night.

San Antonio's Tony Parker goes up for a layup as Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala (right) defends. Parker had 37 points.   H. RUMPH JR./ASSOCIATED PRESS
H. RUMPH JR./ASSOCIATED PRESS
San Antonio's Tony Parker goes up for a layup as Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala (right) defends. Parker had 37 points.

Tim Duncan had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Tiago Splitter scored 15 for the Southwest Division-leading Spurs.

Lou Williams led Phila­delphia with 22 points. Andre Iguodala had 17 and former Georgia Tech standout Thaddeus Young scored 16.

MAGIC 102, HEAT 89

In Orlando, Fla., Dwight Howard had 25 points and 24 rebounds, Ryan Anderson scored 27 points and the Magic hit 17 3-pointers in a victory over Miami.

Anderson had five 3s and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Orlando. Howard posted his 20th double-double of the season.

Dwyane Wade led the Heat with 33 points, but only 11 after halftime. LeBron James added 17.

BUCKS 105, RAPTORS 99

In Toronto, Carlos Delfino scored a season-high 25 points against his former team, Drew Gooden had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Milwaukee snapped a three-game losing streak.

Mike Dunleavy scored 16 of his 18 points in the second quarter and Stephen Jackson had 17 as the Bucks won for the seventh time in eight games against Toronto.

DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points for the Raptors, who have lost three in a row and five of six.

CAVALIERS 97, CLIPPERS 92

In Cleveland, Ramon Sessions scored a season-high 24 points as a last-minute replacement for injured rookie Kyrie Irving and Antawn Jamison scored 27 to lead the Cavaliers.

Sessions didn’t know he was starting until moments before the game when the Cavs diagnosed Irving with a concussion. Sessions added 13 assists in his first start this season.

KNICKS 107, WIZARDS 93

In Washington, Jeremy Lin had 23 points and a career-high 10 assists, and Tyson Chandler scored 25 points and had 11 rebounds to lead New York to its third consecutive win.

After his two breakout games of 25 points against New Jersey and 28 in Mon­day’s win against Utah with a dazzling display of his passing and shooting skills, Lin was 9 for 14 from the field, and five of six from the line.

John Wall led the Wizards with 29 points.

BULLS 90, HORNETS 67

In New Orleans, Carlos Boozer scored 18 points and Chicago won its fourth game in a row while nearly holding New Orleans to a franchise low in points.

Joakim Noah had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulls. Taj Gibson scored 14 and Kyle Korver 12.

NETS 99, PISTONS 92

In Newark, N.J., Greg Monroe had 20 points and 12 rebounds and Detroit won its season-high third consecutive game.

Deron Williams scored 17 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Nets.

GRIZZLIES 85, TIMBERWOLVES 80

In Memphis, Tenn., Rudy Gay had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Quincy Pondexter added a career-high 17 points as the Grizzlies snapped a three-game losing streak.

Marc Gasol and Dante Cunningham scored 12 apiece, and O. J. Mayo finished with 10 for Memphis, which shot only 37 percent overall.


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