Unbeaten Knicks rout 76ers

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New York's Carmelo Anthony drives past Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young. Anthony had 21 points Monday night.  HENNY RAY ABRAMS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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New York's Carmelo Anthony drives past Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young. Anthony had 21 points Monday night.

PHILADELPHIA — Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points and J.R. Smith had 17 to lead the New York Knicks to a 110-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.

Raymond Felton scored 16 points and Tyson Chandler had 14 to lead the Knicks to their first 3-0 start since the 1999-2000 season.

HEAT 124, SUNS 99

In Miami, LeBron James had 23 points and 11 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 22 points and Miami beat Phoenix.

Chris Bosh finished with 18 points and Ray Allen had 15 for the Heat, who are averaging 111.8 points in their first four games.

TIMBERWOLVES 107, NETS 96

In New York, rookie guard Alexey Shved and Chase Budinger led a furious rally from 22 points down, and Minnesota stunned Brooklyn.

The Timberwolves scored the final 11 points in an impressive rally on the second night of back-to-back games.

GRIZZLIES 103, JAZZ 94

In Memphis, Tenn., Zach Randolph had 16 points and 18 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 22 points and Mephis beat Utah.

Mike Conley added 16 pointsfor the Grizzlies.

MAVERICKS 114,

TRAIL BLAZERS 91

In Dallas, O.J. Mayo scored 32 points, his second consecutive 30-point game at home, and Dallas used a fourth-quarter surge for a win over Portland.

SPURS 101, PACERS 79

In San Antonio, Gary Neal scored 17 points and San Antonio beat Indiana, setting the franchise record for best start to a season with their fourth consecutive win.

Tim Duncan added 14 points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio. DeJuan Blair added 14 points.

OBITUARY: ESPN radio announcer Jim Durham, who called NBA games for the network, has died. He was 65. A cause of death was not announced.

A Chicago native, Durham called Bulls games during Michael Jordan’s first seven seasons. He also served as a broadcaster for the Dallas Mavericks, Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros.


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