SCOREBOARD
Monday, Nov. 5
Houston at Dallas (8:30 p.m. EST). The Rockets are off to a 3-0 start for the first time since 1996-97.

STARS
Sunday
-Ray Allen made the winning 3-pointer with less than 3 seconds to play, and finished with 33 points in a 98-95 overtime victory over Toronto.
-Kobe Bryant, Lakers, hit on 13-of-19 shots and finished with 33 points in a 119-109 victory over Utah.
-Jason Richardson, Bobcats, scored 29 points and Charlotte beat Miami 90-88.
-Chris Paul, Hornets, had 15 points, 11 assists and eight boards, helping New Orleans over Denver 93-88.
-Steve Nash, Suns, scored 30 points and had 10 assists in a 103-92 win over Cleveland.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
T.J. Ford scored 32 points in Toronto's 98-95 overtime loss to Boston on Sunday. ... Deron Williams had 26 points in Utah's 119-109 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. ... Seattle rookie Kevin Durant scored 24 points on 10-for-19 shooting from the field in a 115-101 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

FOR THE RECORD
Charlotte beat Miami 90-88 on Sunday and is two games over .500 - 2-0 - for the first time in its four-year history.

SLOW START
Seattle lost 115-101 to the Clippers on Sunday and is 0-3 for the first time since 1985-86.

HOME SWEET HOME
The New York Knicks won their home opener for the first time in six years by beating the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-93 Sunday night.

SIDELINED
Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix's All-Star center, missed the Suns' 103-92 win over Cleveland on Sunday because of soreness in his right knee. He had arthroscopic surgery on the knee Oct. 2. Coach Mike D'Antoni said Stoudemire was day to day.

SPEAKING
``Ricky made the right play. He just fired it 9,000 miles an hour.'' - Miami head coach Pat Riley on Ricky Davis' decision making in the closing seconds of a 90-88 loss to Charlotte on Sunday. Miami called time-out with 10 seconds left, but Davis threw a wayward pass to Shaquille O'Neal for a turnover with 2.2 seconds remaining.

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