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Raptors rock Wizards, 103-96

November 5, 2000

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— Vince Carter scored 34 points to help Toronto end a three-game losing streak as the Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 103-96 Saturday night.

Carter, who had 12 first-quarter points, was 12-of-12 from the line. Alvin Williams scored a career-high 22 points, 18 in the fourth quarter, as the Raptors ended the worst start in their six-year history.

Pacers 94, Bulls 81

Indianapolis Travis Best scored 25 points and Reggie Miller added 20, including three 3-pointers in the final two minutes, as Indiana beat Chicago for Isiah Thomas' first victory as the Pacers coach.

Lakers 98, Grizzlies 89

Vancouver, British Columbia Shaquille O'Neal finished with 27 points and 15 rebounds.

76ers 84, Heat 82

Miami Allen Iverson scored 23 points as Philadelphia stopped Miami twice in the final 10 seconds and improved the NBA's best record to 4-0.

Hornets 98, Nets 87

East Rutherford, N.J. David Wesley scored 30 points and Charlotte withstood a torrid-shooting first quarter by New Jersey for its third win in four games.

Jazz 108, Mavs 103

Dallas Karl Malone scored 35 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter, as Utah beat Dallas and remained undefeated.

Magic 107, Hawks 104

Atlanta Darrell Armstrong scored 21 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter with 5-of-7 shooting.

Wolves 99, Kings 91

Minneapolis Kevin Garnett scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as Minnesota beat Sacramento in its home opener.

Cavaliers 91, Celtics 89

Cleveland Chris Gatling scored 16 points and Andre Miller added 15, including four points in the final 1:33.

Blazers 97, Sonics 90

Seattle Damon Stoudamire scored 21 points and Shawn Kemp added 18 points and 14 rebounds.

Bucks 97, Pistons 88

Milwaukee Sam Cassell scored 20 points and Lindsey Hunter added 15 points as Milwaukee beat the Pistons.

Suns 102, Nuggets 99

Denver Ruben Garces tipped in a missed layup by Jason Kidd with 17 seconds remaining .

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