Blake Griffin and Chris Paul had double-doubles, with Paul keying a third-quarter spurt that helped carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-100 win over the visiting Miami Heat on Wednesday night.

Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds, and Paul had 16 points and 10 assists to lead five players in double figures in the Clippers' fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford added 22 points off the bench.

LeBron James scored 30 points for the defending NBA champions, who lost their fifth in a row against the Clippers in Los Angeles. Ray Allen added 14 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Heat dropped to 2-2 on their current six-game trip.

Dwyane Wade was held to six points -- well below his 18.4 average -- playing with a sprained left foot that kept him out of the morning shootaround.

Grizzlies 107, Thunder 97: Rudy Gay scored a season-high 28 points, and Memphis' Zach Randolph added 20 points and 11 rebounds in the win before getting ejected along with Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins.

Celtics 98, Jazz 93: Paul Pierce hit two free throws with 19.5 seconds left and finished with 23 points, lifting Boston over visiting Utah.

Boston guard Rajon Rondo had 10 assists before leaving the game for good in the third quarter with a right ankle injury. It was his 32nd straight game with 10 or more assists.


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Pistons 94, 76ers 76: Greg Monroe had 19 points, 18 rebounds and six assists to help Detroit win at Philadelphia for its first victory of the season.

Rockets 100, Hornets 96: James Harden scored 30 points, and Omer Asik added 15 points and 12 rebounds as Houston held off visiting New Orleans. Harden went 10 for 20 from the field.

Bobcats 89, Timberwolves 87: Kemba Walker's jumper with 0.7 seconds left lifted Charlotte over host Minnesota and gave the Hornets their first three-game winning streak since March 2011.

The Wolves were without six of their top seven players: Kevin Love (broken right hand), Ricky Rubio (left knee), Chase Budinger (left knee), Nikola Pekovic (left ankle), JJ Barea (left foot) and Brandon Roy (right knee).

Bulls 112, Suns 106: Carlos Boozer scored 28 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Chicago scored the first eight points in overtime to outlast host Phoenix.

Kings: The NBA players' association is continuing its appeal on behalf of Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins even after he has served his suspension. The league suspended Cousins two games for confronting San Antonio announcer Sean Elliott in a "hostile manner." The exchange followed the Spurs' 97-86 victory in Sacramento on Friday night. Cousins sat out losses at the Lakers on Sunday and at home against Portland on Tuesday. He can't get the games back but is hoping to recoup his pay for each game missed.