SACRAMENTO, Calif. Peja Stojakovic scored 33 points and Bobby Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 50.4 seconds remaining to lead Sacramento to a 106-104 win Sunday night over Golden State, the Kings' 15th straight victory over the Warriors.
Sacramento hasn't lost to Golden State since Dec. 20, 1999, and this time the Kings used a strong second half to come up with the win.
After Cliff Robinson made a 3-pointer to tie the game (101-101), Jackson responded with another 3-pointer from the deep corner, putting Sacramento ahead 104-101 with 50.4 seconds remaining.
Jason Richardson led the Warriors with 31 points and eight rebounds, but missed a driving layup with five seconds left and Brad Miller grabbed the rebound.
Stojakovic, who also had 11 rebounds, made two free throws with 1.3 seconds left to secure the win.
Raptors 101, Rockets 97, 2OTs
TORONTO Chris Bosh forced overtime with his first career 3-pointer and scored 10 of his season-high 25 points in the extra periods to lead Toronto
Bosh, the fourth overall pick in the draft, hit a 3-pointer with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation to force overtime, and added four points in the first extra period and six in the second as the Raptors improved to 5-0 at home and 5-5 overall.
Vince Carter scored 18 points for Toronto, and teammates Lamond Murray and Antonio Davis each added 13.
Steve Francis scored 25 points, and Yao Ming added 20 points and 12 rebounds for Houston.
Lakers 99, Heat 77
LOS ANGELES Kobe Bryant scored 27 points, Shaquille O'Neal had 14 points and six rebounds in only 24 minutes and the Los Angeles Lakers led all the way in beating the Miami Heat 99-77 Sunday night.
The Lakers clinched the victory by outscoring the Heat 24-7 to end the second quarter and begin the third for a 67-41 lead.
The win was the third in a row for the Lakers (8-2) and their 20th straight regular-season victory at home. The Heat (2-8) had their two-game winning streak snapped.
It was also the 784th regular-season victory for Lakers coach Phil Jackson, moving him into a tie for 11th on the NBA's career list with Gene Shue.
Jackson, whose teams are 784-292, has coached nearly 600 fewer games than Shue did.
Bryant got the bulk of his points from the foul line, going 15-of-16. As a team, the Lakers made 33 of 46 free throws.
There were 60 personal fouls called 34 against the Heat.
Gary Payton had 13 points and eight assists, and Karl Malone added 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Lakers despite sitting out the fourth quarter.
O'Neal didn't play after committing his fifth foul with 4:18 remaining in the third period. Devean George, the other Los Angeles starter, also sat out the final period.
Lamar Odom led Miami with 18 points and nine rebounds. Eddie Jones added 12 points, Udonis Haslem had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade also scored 10 points for the Heat.
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