OKLAHOMA CITY — Rudy Gay scored a season-high 28 points, Zach Randolph added 20 points and 11 rebounds before getting ejected along with Oklahoma City’s Kendrick Perkins during a late-game altercation and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Thunder 107-97 on Wednesday night.
Marc Gasol chipped in 14 points as the Grizzlies won their sixth consecutive game.
Kevin Durant scored a season-high 34 points for Oklahoma City.
In Minneapolis, Kemba Walker’s jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted Charlotte over Minnesota.
Walker finished with 22 points, five assists and four rebounds, and his 19-footer over the out-stretched arm of Alexey Shved helped the Bobcats to their first three-game winning streak in nearly 20 months.
PISTONS 94, 76ERS 76
In Philadelphia, Greg Monroe had 19 points, 18 rebounds and six assists to help Detroit earns its first win of the season.
Kyle Singler scored 16 points, and Tayshaun Prince and Brandon Knight each scored 15 points for a Detroit (1-8) team off to its worst start in franchise history.
ROCKETS 100, HORNETS 96
In Houston, James Harden scored 30 points, Omer Asik added 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Rockets held off New Orleans.
CELTICS 98, JAZZ 83
In Boston, Paul Pierce hit two free throws with 19.5 seconds left and finished with 23 points, lifting the Celtics.
Boston’s Rajon Rondo had 10 assists before leaving the game in the third quarter with a right ankle injury. It was his 32nd game in a row with 10 or more assists.
In Dallas, Chris Kaman scored 23 points and had eight rebounds in only his second start for the Mavericks, who held on for a victory over winless Washington.
BUCKS 99, PACERS 85
In Milwaukee, Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis scored 16 points each to help the Bucks cruise past struggling Indiana.