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Clippers move to 10-1; Pelicans overcome Celtics; Thunder lose fourth straight

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Magic (4-7) 69, Pacers (5-6) 88

CJ Miles (16/4/1) shot 50% (4-8) from three-point land as six Pacers players scored at least 10 points. Paul George (13/6/5) struggled to find his shooting range (5-16) as backcourt duo Monta Ellis (13/2/2) and Jeff Teague (11/8/5) combined for 24.

The Orlando Magic had problems scoring yet again this season. Serge Ibaka (6/13/2) shot just 23% (3-13) after his game-winning display against OKC. Evan Fournier (14/2/2) was one of just three players to hit double digits.

Mavericks (2-7) 77, Knicks (4-6) 93

Carmelo Anthony (24/7/3) and Kristaps Porzingis (24/11/1) combined for almost half of the New York Knicks' points. Derrick Rose (3/4/5) had an off night as Joakim Noah (0/6/2) went scoreless. Justin Holiday (16/4/2) shot 85.7% (6-7).

Harrison Barnes (20/4/1) had another solid game as the Mavericks continued to struggle without Dirk Nowitzki. J.J. Barea (17/1/4) was the only other player to score above nine. The team shot just 5-28 from three.

Thunder (6-5) 88, Pistons (6-5) 104

Even without Andre Drummond, the Pistons had enough to see off the Thunder. Aron Baynes (20/8/1) had a strong night in a rare start. Tobias Harris (22/6/3) and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (17/3/4) were the other key contributors.

Russell Westbrook (33/15/8) couldn't stop Oklahoma City losing their fourth consecutive game. He was 11-21 from the field and 91.7% from the free-throw line. Jerami Grant (11/5/0) and Enes Kanter (10/3/1) were the only other players in double digits.

Celtics (5-5) 105, Pelicans (2-9) 106

Tim Frazier (10/3/6) hit one of his two free throws at the death after drawing a foul from Kelly Olynyk. Anthony Davis (25/16/0) and Terrence Jones (15/10/1) both had double-doubles. Langston Galloway (21/1/3) was huge in the rotation.

Isaiah Thomas (37/3/7) shot 44.8% (13/29) on another underwhelming night for the Celtics. Avery Bradley (19/10/1) and Marcus Smart (15/6/3) were the only others players who made a valuable contribution.

Sixers (1-9) 88, Rockets (6-4) 115

James Harden (33/7/9) failed to get a double-double for only the third time this season but the Rockets still cruised to the win. Eric Gordon (16/1/1) was 4-7 from deep. Trevor Ariza (17/8/3) and Clint Capela (8/13/1) also contributed to the victory.

Joel Embiid (13/10/1) recorded his second double-double as he played 23 minutes. Jahlil Okafor (4/3/1) and Dario Saric (11/6/2) both struggled with their shot as they went 2-11 and 4-11 respectively. Sergio Rodriguez (2/2/6) shot 12.5% (1-8).

Heat (2-7) 90, Spurs (8-3) 94

Kawhi Leonard (24/12/4) and LaMarcus Aldridge (21/12/4) led the Spurs to just their third home win of the season. The experienced trio of Pau Gasol (12/8/2), Tony Parker (11/3/6) and Patty Mills (10/3/3) also played their parts.

Hassan Whiteside's (23/17/1) huge double-double and Dion Waiter's (27/2/3) highest-scoring night in a Heat uniform were not enough for Miami. Tyler Johnson (11/8/6) was the only other player above eight points.

Grizzlies (5-5) 102, Jazz (7-5) 96

Vince Carter (20/7/2) has been rolling back the clock in recent weeks. Along with Marc Gasol (22/5/0), Mike Conley (18/3/7) and Zach Randolph (18/10/0) he helped the Grizzlies move onto a .500 record after 10 games.

Joe Ingles (20/4/2), Trey Lyles (18/5/2) and Shelvin Mack (17/3/4) all had impressive nights for the Jazz as Gordon Hayward (13/4/3) struggled to find his range - the forward was just 28.6% (4-14) from the field.

Nets (4-6) 95, Clippers (10-1) 127

Blake Griffin (20/6/6) and Chris Paul (21/4/9) continued the Clippers' dominant start to the season. Jamal Crawford (17/0/5) and JJ Redick (18/2/4) made good scoring contributions while DeAndre Jordan's (7/14/0) rebounding helped L.A. ease to victory.

Without Brook Lopez and still Jeremy Lin, it was always going to be tough. Bojan Bogdanovic (18/2/0) led the Nets. Anthony Bennett (7/9/1) played 25 minutes.

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