LeBron James scored 25 points against his former team, leading the Miami Heat to a 114-107 home win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Dwyane Wade added 24 points and Chris Bosh had 22 for the Heat.
Kyrie Irving scored 19 points for the Cavaliers, who played the second half without coach Mike Brown. He was ejected late in the second quarter after he stormed onto the court looking for a foul on Shane Battier's block of Alonzo Gee's layup.
Knicks 111, Hawks 106 - Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points, Andrea Bargnani added 23, and host New York pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Atlanta.
The Hawks' Lou Williams scored a season-high 27 points in his best game since returning from knee surgery, but the Hawks committed 27 turnovers - most in the NBA this season.
Lakers 88, Bobcats 85 - Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 21 points and Los Angeles defeated host Charlotte for its first win since Bryant returned from a torn Achilles tendon four games ago. Kemba Walker had 24 points and eight assists for the slumping Bobcats.
Clippers 113, Wizards 97 - Chris Paul had 38 points and 12 assists, and Los Angeles shared the ball impeccably to wrap up a tougher-than-it-should-have-been East Coast road trip with a win over Washington.
Raptors 99, Bulls 77 - Kyle Lowry scored 16 points, Jonas Valancius added 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Toronto beat host Chicago. Luol Deng led Chicago with 17 points.
- Associated Press