ORLANDO Frank Williams made four of New York's 15 3-pointers Monday night in a 114-86 rout of the Orlando Magic, the Knicks' third straight road win.
Keith Van Horn had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Knicks to their first three-game road winning streak since 1996. Allan Houston and Williams each contributed 18 points as New York shot 55 percent from the field.
Pacers 94, Grizzlies 86
INDIANAPOLIS Ron Artest capped an eventful and contentious day by coming off the bench to score 18 points.
Artest was taken out of the starting lineup after he overslept and missed the morning shootaround. That episode came two nights after he was heavily criticized by coach Rick Carlisle for his behavior in a loss to New Jersey.
Pistons 108, Hornets 99
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Chauncey Billups scored 31 points and Ben Wallace added 16 points and 18 rebounds.
The Hornets overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter but couldn't take the lead. The game was tied at 87 with 7:56 to play before Detroit went on an 8-3 run to take control.
Trail Blazers 91, Nets 87
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. The Portland Trail Blazers became the last NBA team to win on the road this season, using their defense and rebounding in the fourth quarter to defeat the Nets.
Rasheed Wallace scored 16 points, and Zach Randolph had 14 points and 13 rebounds while holding his own in a tough-guy battle with Kenyon Martin to give the Trail Blazers their first road win in 11 games.
Heat 90, Bulls 83
CHICAGO Brian Grant scored 12 of his 18 points in the pivotal third quarter, and the Miami Heat overcame a 17-point deficit.
SuperSonics 87, Rockets 86
HOUSTON Vladimir Radmanovic sank a pair of key 3-point shots and Ray Allen hit a pressure free throw with four seconds left.
Allen led Seattle with 28 points, followed by Rashard Lewis with 13 and Radmanovic and Brent Barry with 12 each.
Jazz 106, 76ers 97
SALT LAKE CITY Matt Harpring scored 19 points against his former team and Raul Lopez had 13 points and 10 assists off the bench.
Suns 113, Clippers 105
LOS ANGELES Stephon Marbury scored 40 points and Penny Hardaway had 10 of his 18 points in the final 4:33 as the Phoenix Suns ended an eight-game road losing streak.
Celtics 100, Warriors 91
OAKLAND, Calif. Paul Pierce had 21 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four steals, and the Boston Celtics held off a late rally.
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