Charlotte ends slide in season opener

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kemba Walker scored a career-high 30 points in Mike Dunlap’s coaching debut and the Charlotte Bobcats snapped a 23-game losing streak with a 90-89 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

KNICKS 104, HEAT 84

In New York, Carmelo Anthony had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and the Knicks gave New Yorkers something to cheer in their storm-delayed season opener.

HORNETS 88, JAZZ 86

In New Orleans, Greivis Vasquez hit a driving layup with 1.3 seconds left, leading New Orleans.

The Hornets played the second half without rookie Anthony Davis, who took an inadvertent elbow to the temple from teammate Austin Rivers in the first half.

BUCKS 99, CELTICS 88

In Boston, Brandon Jennings had 21 points, 13 assists and six steals to lead Milwaukee.

MAGIC 102, NUGGETS 89

In Orlando, Fla., Glen Davis scored 29 points and Orlando held off Denver.

BULLS 115, CAVALIERS 86

In Cleveland, Richard Hamilton and Carlos Boozer each scored 19 points and Chicago routed Cleveland.

THUNDER 106,

TRAIL BLAZERS 92

In Oklahoma City, Russell Westbrook scored 32 points and Kevin Durant had 23 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Thunder.

TIMBERWOLVES 92, KINGS 80

In Minneapolis, J.J. Barea had 21 points and five assists in 28 minutes for Minnesota.


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