INDIANAPOLIS Jermaine O'Neal scored nine points after sitting out for more than two months with a knee injury, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Miami Heat 105-85 on Monday night.
O'Neal shot 3-for-4 from the field and 3-for-4 from the free-throw line in 18 minutes. He had missed 33 straight games with a bone bruise, and the Pacers went 12-21 during that stretch.
RAPTORS 104, BOBCATS 100: At Charlotte, N.C., Chris Bosh scored 32 points and Toronto remained alone in sixth place in the Eastern Conference. Bosh hit 13 of 16 free throws and added eight rebounds and five assists for the Raptors.
HAWKS 116, GRIZZLIES 99: At Memphis, Tenn., Josh Smith had 26 points, eight rebounds and six assists as Atlanta built an early lead. The Hawks led by 38 in the third quarter.
SUNS 132, NUGGETS 117: At Phoenix, Amare Stoudemire scored 41 points and Steve Nash had 36, and the Suns rallied from a 22-point second-quarter deficit to claim their 50th victory of the season.
MAVERICKS 93, CLIPPERS 86: At Los Angeles, Jason Kidd scored 27 points, Josh Howard got 12 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, and the Dallas Mavericks held off the banged-up but stubborn Los Angeles Clippers to complete a sweep of the four-game season series.