CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Jamaal Magloire scored 21 points and Jamal Mashburn added 20 as the Charlotte Hornets extended their winning streak to seven games with a 111-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
Magloire, filling in for injured starting center Elden Campbell, shot 8-for-11 from the field and finished one point short of his career high.
Celtics 102 Warriors 99
BOSTON -- Paul Pierce scored four point in the last nine seconds and finished with 33 points as Boston rallied past Golden State.
The Warriors erased an eight-point deficit in the last 1:24 and took a 99-98 lead when Gilbert Arenas made a 3-pointer with 15.1 seconds remaining.
Knicks 89, Pistons 82
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Lavor Postell scored a career-high 20 points in 22 minutes to lead New York past Detroit.
Nets 88, 76ers 80
PHILADELPHIA -- Richard Jefferson scored 18 of his 20 points in the second half, leading New Jersey Nets to a victory over Philadelphia.
Jefferson, a rookie making his eighth start and played in place of Kenyon Martin, who completed a two-game suspension, led the Nets in scoring for the second straight game.
Suns 118, Lakers 106
PHOENIX -- Shawn Marion scored 32 points and matched his season high with 18 rebounds as Phoenix used its biggest scoring game of the season to beat the Los Angeles Lakers.
Stephon Marbury had 26 points and 11 assists for the Suns, who have won three straight games for the first time since Dec. 29.
SuperSonics 96, Grizzlies 82
SEATTLE -- Gary Payton overcame a severe back strain to score 32 points, leading Seattle to a victory over Memphis.
Rashard Lewis added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Sonics, before leaving early in the third quarter with a sprained left ankle. Brent Barry added 17 points and nine assists.
Trail Blazers 98, Spurs 93
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Bonzi Wells scored 24 points and started a late run with a 3-pointer as Portland snapped San Antonio's 13-game winning streak.
Dale Davis added 19 points for the Blazers, who played the final three quarters without leading scorer Rasheed Wallace, who left with a sore lower back.
Raptors 81, Heat 80
TORONTO -- Morris Peterson scored 21 points, including a game-winning layup with 8.4 seconds left, to rally Toronto past Miami.
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