NBA roundup: Even with no Wade, James sets the pace against Indiana
MIAMI — LeBron James had 33 points and 13 assists, Chris Bosh added 22 points and the Miami Heat hardly missed Dwyane Wade in a 118-83 rout of the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night.
James also grabbed eight rebounds and the Heat turned up the defensive intensity without their star guard. Wade sat out with a sore left foot, and his status for Thursday's game at Atlanta is uncertain.
Roy Hibbert had 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead Indiana. Tyler Hansbrough scored 14.
BULLS 99, PISTONS 83: At Auburn Hills, Mich., Richard Hamilton scored 14 points in his return to The Palace, and Chicago shut down Detroit. He received a warm welcome from Detroit fans, many of whom stood and applauded the veteran guard who spent nine years with the Pistons before being waived prior to this season.
BOBCATS 118, KNICKS 110: At New York, Boris Diaw rebounded from a dreadful game a night earlier with a season-high 27 points, and Charlotte snapped a four-game losing streak with a victory over New York.
MAVERICKS 98, SUNS 89: At Dallas, Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points in his 1,000th NBA game to lead Dallas over Phoenix. Jason Terry had 18 points, including nine in the fourth quarter, to help the defending NBA champions (3-4) string together consecutive wins for the first time this season.
SPURS 101, WARRIORS 95: At San Antonio, Tony Parker scored San Antonio's final six points to lead the Spurs past Golden State.
CELTICS 89, NETS 70: At Boston, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 24 points during a game-breaking, third-quarter run and Avery Bradley hit his first career 3-pointer to help Boston beat injury-depleted New Jersey. Nets guard Deron Williams missed the game with a sore right ankle, forward Kris Humphries with a sore left shoulder and center Brook Lopez with a broken right foot.
RAPTORS 92, CAVALIERS 77: At Toronto, Andrea Bargnani scored 31 points and Toronto beat Cleveland for its second straight win.
MAGIC 103, WIZARDS 85: At Orlando, Fla., Dwight Howard had 28 points and 20 rebounds, Ryan Anderson added 23 points and 15 rebounds and Orlando ran past winless Washington.
76ERS 101, HORNETS 93: At New Orleans, Jrue Holiday scored 14 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, leading Philadelphia.
GRIZZLIES 90, TIMBERWOLVES 86: At Minneapolis, Rudy Gay had 19 points and eight rebounds, lifting Memphis over Minnesota.
NUGGETS 110, KINGS 83: At Denver, Al Harrington scored 15 points, Kosta Koufos had his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds and Denver won its third straight by beating Sacramento.
CLIPPERS 117, ROCKETS 89: At Los Angeles, Blake Griffin had 22 points and nine assists before sitting out most of the fourth quarter.
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