Nicolas Batum hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 115-105 home-opening victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night.
Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Stephen Curry had five 3-pointers among his 22 points, and the Golden State Warriors limited Sacramento to 34.5 percent shooting from the field Saturday night in a 98-87 victory over the Kings.
The Philadelphia 76ers, who were pegged to be one of the league’s worst teams, continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 107-104.
Chandler Parsons scored 24 points and James Harden had 23 to help Houston rally from a 19-point deficit for a 104-93 victory over Utah on Saturday night that kept the Jazz winless and the Rockets undefeated.
Walt Bellamy, the Hall of Fame center who averaged 20.1 points and 13.7 rebounds a game in 14 seasons in the N.B.A., died.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 24 points to lead the Dallas Mavericks’ balanced offense in a 111-99 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night.
Rudy Gay had 18 points and 15rebounds, DeMar DeRozen added 17 points, and the Toronto Raptors spoiled the Milwaukee Bucks’ home opener with a 97-90 victory Saturday night.
Anthony Davis had 25 points, eight rebounds, a career-high six blocks and five assists to lead New Orleans to a 105-84 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday night, its first win changing its nickname to Pelicans.
Paul George and Lance Stephenson combined for 43 points and the Indiana Pacers remained unbeaten in the young season with an 89-74 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Rookie Michael Carter-Williams had 26 points and 10 assists and Spencer Hawes added 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers continued their stunning start to the season, beating the Chicago Bulls 107-104 on Saturday night.
Mike Woodson is “going big” with his lineup Sunday night against Kevin Love and Minnesota, but that rotation will not include Amar’e Stoudemire for the second time in the Knicks’ first three games.
Walt Bellamy, a former Knicks center who left New York as the key part of the blockbuster trade that brought the team Dave DeBusschere, the final piece to its championship puzzle, died Saturday. He was 74.
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