|Sunday's NBA Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Sunday, 04 November 2007 16:11|
Kevin Garnett scored 10 of his 23 points in overtime and added 13 rebounds, giving him double-doubles in both of his games for Boston this season.
Paul Pierce added 13 points for Boston (2-0), and James Posey had 11. T.J. Ford led Toronto (2-1) with 32 points, and Chris Bosh had 19 points and 10 rebounds.
The Celtics played without head coach Doc Rivers, who left Toronto early Sunday after his father died in Chicago. Assistant Tom Thibodeau took over for Rivers.
Ford tied it at 95 on a 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left in overtime, but Allen won it with a 3 from the corner on Boston's final possession.
Allen, who made 11 of 16 shots, passed 17,000 points for his career.
Clippers 115, SuperSonics 101
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Maggette scored 27 points and Tim Thomas made three 3-pointers during a one-minute span late in the fourth quarter to lead Los Angeles over Seattle.
Thomas finished with 20 points, Cuttino Mobley added 17 points and Chris Kaman had 15 rebounds for the Clippers, who were coming off a season-opening 120-114 win against Golden State on Friday night.
Kevin Durant scored 24 points to lead Seattle, which is 0-3 for the first time since 1985-86. Durant is averaging 23 points and 36.3 minutes.
The Clippers used Quinton Ross, Mobley and Maggette at different times to try and defend against Durant's perimeter shooting. The rookie was 10-for-19 from the field, hitting three 3-pointers.
Bobcats 90, Heat 88
MIAMI (AP) - Jason Richardson scored 29 points and Charlotte wasted a 16-point fourth-quarter lead before rallying to beat Miami.
Raymond Felton added 19 for Charlotte, which is two games over .500 - 2-0 - for the first time in its four-year history. The Bobcats won despite shooting 1-for-12 with six turnovers in the final 10-plus minutes.
Udonis Haslem scored 18 points and had 10 rebounds for Miami. Shaquille O'Neal scored 17 points for the Heat (0-3), avoiding what would have been the first occurrence of three consecutive single-digit scoring efforts in his career.
Emeka Okafor finished with 16 points and 13 rebounds for Charlotte, while Gerald Wallace scored 13.
Ricky Davis scored 12 and Dorell Wright finished with 11 for Miami.
Knicks 97, Timberwolves 93
NEW YORK (AP) - Jamal Crawford scored 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and New York won its home opener for the first time in six years.
Zach Randolph added 15 points and 10 rebounds for the Knicks, who had lost five straight home openers since beating Washington on Oct. 30, 2001. Stephon Marbury added 17 points and seven assists, and David Lee scored 14 points.
Ryan Gomes scored 19 points for the Timberwolves, who fell to 0-2 in their first season since trading longtime star Kevin Garnett to Boston over the summer. The Wolves had won four in a row and 10 of 12 against New York.
Al Jefferson, also acquired in the Garnett deal, added 16 points and 12 rebounds.