NBA Wrap: Parker Scores 26 Points as Raptors Beat Magic

TORONTO  — Anthony Parker scored a season-high 26 points and Chris Bosh added 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors overcame a 39-point performance by Orlando's Dwight Howard to beat the Magic 108-102 on Sunday.

Parker was 13-of-16 from the field and came within one point of his career high. The Raptors also got 18 points from Andrea Bargnani, 12 from Roko Ukic and 11 from Will Solomon.

Howard matched his career high in both points and field goals, but it wasn't enough for Orlando, which had won 17 of 20 coming in.

Knicks 100, Celtics 88

At New York, Wilson Chandler scored a career-high 31 points and New York snapped an eight-game losing streak against sputtering Boston.

Al Harrington added 30 for the Knicks, who hadn't beaten Boston at Madison Square Garden since March 23, 2005, dropping the last six meetings.

Paul Pierce scored 31 points for the Celtics, who lost for the fourth time in six games after a 27-2 start. Ray Allen added 16, but Garnett, who seemed to hurt his right leg late in the third quarter, had only six points on 1-of-6 shooting with nine rebounds.

Lee had 14 points and 14 rebounds as he and Chandler, who scored 15 points in the decisive third quarter, consistently outworked Garnett and Boston's front line.

Lakers 100, Trail Blazers 86

At Los Angeles, Kobe Bryant scored 26 points and Pau Gasol added 19 as the Los Angeles Lakers beat Portland for their sixth consecutive victory and 15th straight at home.

LaMarcus Aldridge led Portland with 22 points and 11 rebounds, as all five starters scored in double figures. But the Blazers shot only 39 percent overall.

Facing the Trail Blazers for the first time since their season-opening 96-76 win — Portland's lowest point total ever against the Lakers — the defending Western Conference champions pulled away with a 15-3 run that increased their four-point lead to 75-59 with 2:12 left in the third quarter.

Wizards 80, Cavaliers 77

At Washington, LeBron James was called for traveling while driving for the potential tying basket with 2.3 seconds left as his Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Eastern Conference-worst Washington.

James finished with 30 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. But nobody else on the Cavaliers scored more than 13, and they were held to their lowest point total this season.

Antawn Jamison's 26 points and 13 rebounds included a baseline jumper with 10.5 seconds left that put Washington ahead 79-77. Cleveland's next possession ended with James' turnover, and Caron Butler added a free throw for the final margin.

Pistons 88, Clippers 87

At Los Angeles, Rodney Stuckey scored 24 points and Tayshaun Prince added 20 as Detroit got a critical goaltending call in the final seconds to beat the Los Angeles Clippers for its seventh straight victory in a matchup of injury-depleted teams.

Allen Iverson had 18 points and 10 assists for the Pistons, who have beaten the Clippers 12 straight times.

Eric Gordon scored a career-high 31 points, but missed a potential winner at the buzzer, for the Clippers, who dropped to 8-25 with their seventh straight loss. Marcus Camby had 14 points and 20 rebounds, extending his double-digit rebound streak to 20 games. He is averaging 18.3 over his last eight.

Grizzlies 102, Mavericks 82

At Memphis, Tennessee, O.J. Mayo scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half, and Memphis snapped a 13-game losing streak to Dallas.

Marc Gasol had 19 points for Memphis, which ended a four-game skid overall. Rudy Gay and Hakim Warrick added 18 apiece.

Dirk Nowitzki led the Mavericks with 28 points, hitting 11 of 21 shots. Jason Terry scored 18 and Josh Howard finished with 12 points, but was 5-of-12 from the field.

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