Hunter jumper downs Bulls

Posted: Tuesday, November 05, 2002

TORONTO -- Lindsey Hunter made a jumper with 1.2 seconds remaining in overtime as the shorthanded Toronto Raptors beat the Chicago Bulls 109-105 Monday.

Hunter and Voshon Lenard each scored 23 points for the Raptors, who were missing injured All-Stars Vince Carter (strained left quadriceps tendon) and Antonio Davis (strained left ribcage).

Nets 106, Timberwolves 82

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Richard Jefferson matched his career high with 22 points and undefeated New Jersey forced Minnesota into a team-record 29 turnovers.

Jason Kidd added 10 points and 12 assists in only 30 minutes and the Nets had three other players in double figures in winning their fourth straight game. New Jersey has never opened a season with five consecutive wins.

Bucks 97, Knicks 88

NEW YORK -- Sam Cassell scored seven straight points for the Bucks after the Knicks came back from a 16-point deficit, leading Milwaukee over New York in front of the first non-sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden in nearly a decade.

A crowd of 18,100 -- more than 1,600 short of capacity -- watched the Knicks drop to 0-4 with another display of offensive ineptitude down the stretch. New York's sellout streak ended at 433.

Spurs 103, Grizzlies 101, OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Tim Duncan hit a 12-footer as time expired in overtime to give San Antonio a victory over Memphis.

Officials reviewed the final play and said Duncan made the shot with .8 seconds remaining, capping a comeback for the Spurs who trailed by seven points early in the 5-minute overtime.

Mavericks 107, Warriors 100

DALLAS -- Steve Nash scored 30 points and Dirk Nowitzki added 24 points and 13 rebounds as Dallas beat Golden State.

The Mavericks extended their winning streak to 14 games against the Warriors, holding on after wasting a 22-point first-half lead.

Pistons 84, Suns 82

PHOENIX -- Richard Hamilton scored 22 points and Detroit held off Phoenix after nearly blowing a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter.

The Suns closed the game with a 25-7 run and had a chance to tie it at the finish, but Stephon Marbury's driving 11-footer bounced off the rim with 1.4 seconds to play.



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