CLEVELAND -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter as Dallas remained the NBA's only unbeaten team, improving to 8-0 with a 103-99 victory Wednesday night over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Michael Finley scored a season-high 26 points and Walt Williams and Steve Nash had 14 apiece for the Mavericks, who overcame a career-high 34 points by Zydrunas Ilgauskas and a dunk by Cavs guard Ricky Davis on which he jumped over Nash.
Celtics 91, 76ers 81
BOSTON -- Antoine Walker scored 20 points and Paul Pierce made a few key baskets while shooting 4-for-20 as the Boston Celtics won their sixth consecutive game.
Pierce, who scored 13, hit a 3-pointer to start a 13-0 run that turned a six-point third-quarter deficit into a 72-65 fourth-quarter lead. He also hit a fadeaway jumper after the Sixers had cut an 11-point deficit to seven with 2:01 left.
Nets 91, Spurs 82
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Lucious Harris broke open a close game by hitting his first three shots of the fourth quarter, Richard Jefferson scored a career-high 27 points and the Nets remained perfect at home (5-0).
Tim Duncan had 21 points, Stephen Jackson added a season-high 20 and David Robinson had 14 rebounds for the Spurs.
Bucks 108, Bulls 101
MILWAUKEE -- Michael Redd scored a season-high 24 points and the Milwaukee Bucks blew a 25-point lead before rallying in the fourth quarter to defeat Chicago.
Ray Allen had 19 and Kevin Ollie added a season-high 14 to give Milwaukee its ninth straight victory over the Bulls at the Bradley Center.
Hornets 102, Timberwolves 98
NEW ORLEANS -- Courtney Alexander scored 11 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter as the New Orleans Hornets preserved their perfect home record.
Alexander hit all 10 of his free throws, eight of them in the final period. He also made a 3-pointer from the corner to tie the game at 94 with just over two minutes left.
Suns 75, Nuggets 72
DENVER -- Stephon Marbury scored 19 points, including 10 in the pivotal third quarter when the Suns outscored the Nuggets 29-11 to erase a nine-point halftime deficit.
The third-quarter outburst included a 20-3 run highlighted by eight points from Marbury. Shawn Marion added 14 points and nine rebounds for Phoenix, which won its third straight.
Kings 104, Warriors 93
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Chris Webber had 33 points, seven rebounds and two technical fouls without getting ejected as the Sacramento Kings beat the Golden State Warriors for the 11th straight time.
Bobby Jackson had 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds -- just missing his second career triple-double -- as the Kings shot better than 68 percent in the first half. Peja Stojakovic and Vlade Divac had 17 points apiece as Sacramento held on through a poor fourth quarter for its second road win in five tries this season.
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