Cavaliers show they're number one; Westbrook makes history; Durant scores 30

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Cavaliers (2-0) 94, Raptors (1-1) 91

The Cleveland Cavaliers went flying out of the blocks at the Air Canada Centre to take a 10-point into half-time. But DeMar DeRozan's big scoring night ensured the Toronto Raptors stayed competitive until the very end.

LeBron James put up another impressive stat line (21p/8r/7a) on 43.8% shooting from the field. Kyrie Irving scored 26, including 15 from behind the arc, while Kevin Love had a points, rebounds (18/10) double-double.

DeRozan continued his strong scoring start to the season with 32 points (12/28 FG) but Kyle Lowry struggled once again, shooting just 31 percent for his 17.

Pacers (1-1) 94, Nets (1-1) 103

Brook Lopez and Jeremy Lin inspired the Brooklyn Nets to the win as they scored 25 and 21 respectively, with a huge effort also coming from Sean Kilpatrick off the bench.

Myles Turner could not repeat his heroics of opening night but still recorded a double-double (13p/11r). Jeff Teague only managed four points as he went 0/4 from three. Paul George had 22.

Magic (0-2) 82, Pistons (1-1) 108

Everything went right for the Detroit Pistons as they picked up their first win of the new season. They had six players in double-digit points. Andre Drummond led the team with 20 points, shooting 36 percent from the field.

Orlando struggled mightily of offence. Bismack Biyombo scored just two points on his debut for the franchise while Serge Ibaka had four on the night.

Suns (0-2) 110, Thunder (2-0) 113

Russell Westbrook continued his incredible start to the season with his first triple-double of the campaign. The point guard dropped a crazy 51 points, provided 10 assists and pulled down 13 rebounds. Russ also had two steals as Victor Oladipo chimed in with 21 points.

30 points from T.J. Warren, 21 from Devin Booker and double-digits from Eric Bledsoe (17) and Brandon Knight (19) were not enough as the Suns fell in overtime.

Hornets (1-1) 97, Heat (1-1) 91

Kemba Walker's 24 points led the Charlotte Hornets to a strong comeback win over the Miami Heat after they were down by ten early on in the encounter.

Hassan Whiteside's 20 points, 15 rebounds double-double was not enough for the Heat as they dropped their home opener.

Rockets (1-1) 106, Mavericks (0-2) 98

James Harden picked up another eight assists as the Houston Rockets overcame a Dirk Nowitzki-less Dallas Mavericks. 'The Beard' also had seven rebounds and 26 points as Mike D'Antoni got his inaugural win as head coach of the team.

In the absence of Dirk, Harrison Barnes had a career-high scoring night as he dropped 31. The former Warrior was 56.5% from the field on the night.

Lakers (1-1) 89, Jazz (1-1) 96

George Hill scored 23 points on his home debut for the Utah Jazz as they got their opening win. Derrick Favors (15), Joe Johnson (11) and Rudy Gobert (13) were all in double figures while Dante Exum continued his long injury return with more than 20 minutes on the floor.

Brandon Ingram played just four minutes as he left the court with a sore knee. Opening night hero Jordan Clarkson was limited to four points, D'Angelo Russell had nine and Lou Williams top-scored with 17 for the Lakers.

Warriors (1-1) 122, Pelicans (0-2) 114

Kevin Durant dropped 30 points for the Golden State Warriors as they fought off the challenge of the high-scoring Anthony Davis. Durant had 17 rebounds while Klay Thompson had 28 points and Stephen Curry 23.

'The Brow' was on the losing side once again - a feeling that is likely to become regular this season - but had 45 points on 54.8% from the field and 17 boards.

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