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NBA Report / Scores and fast facts

Wednesday's best games

Miami 96, Charlotte 95: Dwyane Wade hit a bank shot over Gerald Henderson with 2.9 seconds left to lift the Heat over the pesky Bobcats. After Henderson hit a three-pointer from the right wing to put the Bobcats up by one with 12 seconds left, the Heat called time and had Wade bring the ball up. He drove to the left side and banked the shot over Henderson, then turned to Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton seated courtside and imitated Newton's Superman touchdown celebration by pretending to rip open his shirt.

New Orleans 97, Boston 78: Jarrett Jack had 21 points and nine assists in his regular-season debut, and the Hornets dominated the winless Celtics. The Celtics are 0-3 for the first time since 2006-07, the season before they traded to bring Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen in to help star Paul Pierce. Pierce has yet to play this season because of a bruised right heel.

Indiana 90, Toronto 85: Danny Granger scored nine of his 21 points in the fourth quarter and the Pacers spoiled the Raptor's home opener. DeMar DeRozan scored 22 points and Andrea Bargnani had 21 for Toronto.

Atlanta 101, Washington 83: Joe Johnson led another balanced attack with 18 points for the Hawks. Atlanta has had six players score in double figures in each of its first two wins to open the season. Tracy McGrady had 11 points off the bench to join Atlanta's five starters in double figures.

Cleveland 105, Detroit 89: Rookie Kyrie Irving had 14 points and seven assists to help the Cavaliers spoil the Pistons' first home opener with new owner Tom Gores. Irving, the No. 1 pick overall, had 12 points by halftime.

Oklahoma City 98, Memphis 95: Kevin Durant scored 32 points, James Harden added 20, and the Thunder remained undefeated with a win over the team they vanquished in last season's conference semifinals.

Philadelphia 103, Phoenix 83: Andre Igoudala scored 15 points to lead six players in double figures and added six assists as the 76ers routed the Suns. Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young also scored 15 each for the Sixers.


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Philadelphia 76ers: Two sports executives have sued former 76ers owner Comcast-Spectacor seeking a $2 million finder's fee over the team's October sale. Robert Whitsitt and Thomas Shine say they introduced investor Jason Levien to Comcast-Spectacor chairman Edward Snider. They say they were promised $2 million if they found a buyer and met other conditions.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.