NBA roundup: Dwyane Wade hits another game-winning shot

Associated Press

Published: Saturday, Dec. 31 2011 12:14 a.m. MST

Roy Hibbert had 17 points and 13 rebounds, David West had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Tyler Hansbrough added 11 points and 12 boards for Indiana. George Hill scored 15 points for the Pacers, who improved to 3-0.

Rookie guard Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 20 points in his best game so far, but missed a layup that would have won the game at the end of regulation.

Anderson Varejao added 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Anthony Parker and Antawn Jamison each scored 12 points for the Cavaliers.

MAGIC 100, BOBCATS 79: At Charlotte, N.C., Dwight Howard had 20 points and 24 rebounds, Ryan Anderson scored 23 points, and Orlando beat Charlotte for its third straight victory.

Orlando jumped to an 11-0 lead and never trailed, eventually leading 56-43 at halftime and building the lead up to as many as 21 in the second half. Charlotte never got closer than nine points in the second half.

Anderson was 5 of 12 from 3-point range, as the Magic shot 43 percent from beyond the arc. Howard also had four blocked shots and four assists. The Magic also got 16 points from Jason Richardson, 15 from Hedo Turkoglu and 11 from J.J. Redick.

Corey Maggette led Charlotte (1-2) with 20 points.

BUCKS 102, WIZARDS 81: At Milwaukee, Brandon Jennings scored 15 of his 22 points in the second half to lead Milwaukee over winless Washington.

Ersan Ilyasova had 16 points, and Carlos Delfino, who missed the first two games of the season with a sprained right wrist, added 15 off the bench for Milwaukee (2-1). Andrew Bogut had 13 points, 15 rebounds and three blocks.

Jordan Crawford, benched in favor of Nick Young after scoring one point in a loss at Atlanta on Wednesday, led Washington (0-3) with 24 points. John Wall had six points on 1-of-9 shooting and four turnovers.

Washington also got a technical foul when Roger Mason Jr., who was not on the active list, checked into the game.

HAWKS 105, NETS 98: At Atlanta, Jeff Teague scored 22 points, Joe Johnson added 21 and the Atlanta Hawks won their third straight game to open the season.

Deron Williams finished with 23 points and rookie MarShon Brooks added 21 to lead the Nets, who have dropped three straight and fell to 1-3.

BULLS 114, CLIPPERS 101: At Los Angeles, Derrick Rose led Chicago with 29 points, while Blake Griffin led all scorers with 34.

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