SAN ANTONIO Tony Parker had 26 points and nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Lakers 107-92 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
Bruce Bowen went 6-of-6 from 3-point range for the Spurs and finished with 23 points. Manu Ginobili added 17 points.
Kobe Bryant led the Lakers with 18 points, well below the 30.4 he was averaging before the game. Jordan Farmar added 16 and Lamar Odom had 12.
The Spurs finished 13-of-27 from beyond the arc and had the lead from midway through the second quarter.
The Lakers entered as the league's second-highest scoring team, averaging better than 108 points. The Spurs and their league-leading defense had been holding opponents to just about 88.
TRAIL BLAZERS 102, PISTONS 94: At Portland, LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Pistons, snapping a four-game losing streak at the Rose Garden against Detroit. The Blazers led by seven points in the final quarter, but Detroit narrowed it to 94-91 on Tayshaun Prince's layup with 2:11 to go. Jarrett Jack answered with a layup, and the Blazers pulled away. Jack and Brandon Roy each scored 20 points for Portland.
BOBCATS 91, HEAT 76: At Charlotte, N.C., Gerald Wallace scored 19 points, Jason Richardson added 18 and the Bobcats continued the Heat's early season misery with a victory. Emeka Okafor had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Bobcats, who dominated the punchless Heat. Playing again without Dwyane Wade, Miami often struggled to just get a shot off and dropped to 1-6.
CELTICS 101, PACERS 86: At Indianapolis, Paul Pierce scored 31 points, and the Celtics beat the Pacers to remain unbeaten. Pierce made 14 of 14 free throws and had 11 rebounds. Kevin Garnett added 18 points and 11 rebounds, his sixth double-double in six games, as Boston (6-0) matched its best start since the 1987-88 season.
MAGIC 103, SUPERSONICS 76: At Orlando, Fla., Rashard Lewis scored 22 points against his former team and the Magic beat Seattle, handing the SuperSonics their league-worst eighth straight loss.
GRIZZLIES 105, ROCKETS 99: At Memphis, Tenn., Pau Gasol scored 26 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and the Grizzlies overcame 41 points from Tracy McGrady to beat the Rockets. Darko Milicic added 20 points, while Mike Miller finished with 17 as Memphis snapped Houston's three-game winning streak.
MAVERICKS 99, 76ERS 84: At Dallas, Jason Terry scored 12 of his 25 points during Dallas' big third-quarter run and the Mavericks rallied to beat the 76ers. Dirk Nowitzki added 21 points and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks, who bounced back from Saturday night's 91-82 road loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.
SUNS 113, KNICKS 102: At Phoenix, Amare Stoudemire had his best night since his arthroscopic knee surgery six weeks ago with 26 points and 12 rebounds, and the Suns beat the severely depleted Knicks.