LeBron James scored 29 points and Mo Williams added a season-high 27 as Cleveland beat Philadelphia 101-93 Wednesday to cruise to its 10th consecutive victory.
Anderson Varejao added 15 points, and Ben Wallace had 10 rebounds for the Central Division-leading Cavaliers, who improved to 19-3 and 7-3 on the road. They are one win shy of tying the franchise record of 11 straight wins set during the 1988-89 season.
Andre Iguodala scored a season-high 27 points for the 76ers.
At East Rutherford, New Jersey, Al Harrington scored a season-high 39 points, fellow New Jersey high school star Tim Thomas also had his best game of the season as New York rallied to beat the Nets 121-109.
Harrington was a point short of his career high, while Thomas scored a season-high 26.
Wilson Chandler added 24 points for the Knicks, who rebounded from a 105-100 loss in Chicago on Tuesday night and won for just the second time in six games.
At Toronto, Jason Kapono scored a season-high 25 points, Chris Bosh added 21 points and 10 rebounds and Toronto beat Indiana 101-88 to snap a five-game losing streak and give interim coach Jay Triano his first win since he took over for the fired Sam Mitchellto.
Jamario Moon also had a season high with 17 points for Toronto. Danny Granger led Indiana with 22 points, and Troy Murphy had 20 points and 20 rebounds. The Pacers have lost four straight and nine of 11.
At Oklahoma City, Rudy Gay had 22 points, and backup point guard Mike Conley scored 14 of his 16 points in fourth quarter to help Memphis beat Oklahoma City 108-102 and win a consecutive game for the first time this season.
At New Orleans, Chris Paul had 15 points and 15 assists, and David West and Peja Stojakovic each scored 17 points to guide New Orleans to a 105-89 win over Charlotte Bobcats, which is the seventh win for Hornets in eight games.
At San Antonio, Manu Ginobili scored 27 points in a return to his sixth-man role to help San Antonio extend its winning streak to four games by beating Atlanta Hawks 95-89.
Tim Duncan, playing in his 1,000th NBA game in the regular season and playoffs, added 19 points and 11 rebounds. Joe Johnson led Atlanta with 29 points.
(Xinhua News Agency December 11, 2008)