SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 94-90 on Monday night.
San Antonio's projected starting five of Leonard, Aldridge, Pau Gasol, Tony Parker and Danny Green made its home debut after injuries to the starting backcourt led to five different starting lineups in the team's first nine games.
Gasol had 12 points, Parker added 11 points and six assists and Green was limited to three points in 15 minutes.
The Heat lost their fifth straight game. Dion Waiters, who hurt San Antonio in the playoffs last season while with Oklahoma City, had 27 points for Miami. Hassan Whiteside added had 23 points and 17 rebounds.
PELICANS 106, CELTICS 105
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Anthony Davis had 25 points, 16 rebounds, four steals and two blocks, and the Pelicans won for only the second time in their first 11 games.
Langston Galloway scored a season-high 21 points, while Terrence Jones added 15 points and a season-high 10 rebounds for New Orleans, which began the season with eight straight losses.
Isaiah Thomas scored 37 for Boston, including a driving scoop that tied the game with 7 seconds left. But Boston's Kelly Olynyk fouled New Orleans guard Tim Frazier with 2.5 seconds left, and Frazier sank one free throw for the margin of victory.
Avery Bradley had 19 points and 10 rebounds for Boston, and Marcus Smart scored 15 points.
PACERS 88, MAGIC 69
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – C.J. Miles made four 3-pointers and scored 16 points, and the Pacers spoiled Frank Vogel's return to Indiana.
Vogel coached the Pacers for more than five seasons before he was let go in May. He was quickly scooped up by Orlando.
The crowd cheered when Vogel was introduced before the game.
Paul George had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists for the Pacers, who pulled away in the second half. Monta Ellis also scored 13 points, and Jeff Teague finished with 11.
Orlando shot 32 percent from the field. Evan Fournier led the Magic with 14 points on 4-of-15 shooting, and Aaron Gordon had 11.
ROCKETS 115, 76ERS 88
HOUSTON (AP) – James Harden scored 23 of his 33 points in the first quarter, helping Houston to the easy win.
Harden, who posted a triple-double in his previous two games, added nine assists and seven rebounds.
The Rockets had a three-point lead with five minutes left in the first quarter when Harden took over, scoring all of Houston's points in a 17-9 run to make it 35-24.
The Sixers were led by Joel Embiid and Ersan Ilyasova, who had 13 points apiece.
KNICKS 93, MAVERICKS 77
NEW YORK (AP) – Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis each scored 24 points, and the Knicks rolled after a halftime lineup change.
The Knicks benched Joakim Noah, their $72 million free-agent signing, starting guard Justin Holiday and moving Porzingis to center in a small lineup. They responded by scoring 31 points in the third quarter after managing just 36 in an ugly first half.
Anthony scored 17 in the third quarter and 20 in the second half after shooting 1 for 6 in the first half. Porzingis finished with 11 rebounds.
Harrison Barnes scored 20 points and J.J. Barea had 17 for the Mavericks, who are still without Dirk Nowitzki and Deron Williams.
PISTONS 104, THUNDER 88
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) – Tobias Harris scored 22 points, Aron Baynes added 20 points and eight rebounds and the short-handed Pistons beat the Thunder.
The Pistons (6-5) improved to 5-0 at home despite being without their two best players. Reggie Jackson hasn't played this season due to knee tendinitis, and Andre Drummond was sidelined with a sprained ankle.
Russell Westbrook had 33 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists for Oklahoma City (6-5), which has dropped four in a row. Victor Oladipo finished with nine points, but he was the only other starter to score more than four.
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 17 points for Detroit.
GRIZZLIES 102, JAZZ 96
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Marc Gasol scored a season-high 22 points, powering Memphis to the road win.
The Grizzlies used a 9-2 run sparked by Mike Conley's 3-pointer and a 3-point play by Gasol to take a 94-88 lead with 1:25 remaining. Memphis led by as many as 13, but the Jazz kept answering with big plays from Joe Ingles and Trey Lyles.
Conley had 18 points and seven assists for Memphis, and Zach Randolph added 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Ingles scored a career-high 20 points and Lyles finished with 18.