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Bosh leads Raptors in tight game

NO ANSWER The Toronto forward was his team's highest scorer and netted the go-ahead basket as they condemned the 76ers to a second straight defeat


The Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzki grabs a rebound as teammate Jason Terry looks on during the first half of their NBA game against the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday in Los Angeles.


Chris Bosh made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 6.1 seconds left and finished with 29 points and 14 rebounds, leading the Toronto Raptors over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-104 in the NBA on Wednesday.

Philadelphia's Chris Webber knocked the ball away from Bosh before he retrieved it and pulled up for a 3-pointer just before the shot clock expired.

Allen Iverson had 35 points and 10 assists for the Sixers, who have dropped two straight.

Wizards 117, Pacers 91

At Washington, Gilbert Arenas scored 40 points in 32 minutes to lead Washington over Indiana, which played without injured All-Star Jermaine O'Neal.

Arenas was 14-of-20 from the field and 8-of-9 on free throws for the 21st 40-point game of his NBA career -- and second in a row at home. He was taken out shortly after making a 3-pointer to put the Wizards ahead 105-72 about a minute into the fourth quarter.

Magic 88, Sonics 87

At Orlando, Florida, Hedo Turkoglu scored 18 points, including a fallaway 20-footer with 0.4 seconds left, to lift Orlando over Seattle.

Jameer Nelson added 18 points and Grant Hill had 12 as the Magic won their second straight game.

Nets 96, Jazz 89

At Easy Rutherford, New Jersey, Vince Carter scored 30 points and almost single-handedly held off Utah's fourth-quarter run, leading New Jersey to a victory that gave the Jazz their first defeat.

Richard Jefferson added 23 points, Jason Kidd had 15 and Antoine Wright scored a career-high 15.

Rockets 97, Bucks 93

At Milwaukee, Tracy McGrady scored 32 points and teamed with Yao Ming to lead a big third-quarter spurt as Houston beat Milwaukee.

Yao added 23 before he and McGrady went cold down the stretch as the Bucks tried a comeback.

Celtics 110, Bobcats 108, OT

At Boston, Delonte West made a jumper at the overtime buzzer, Paul Pierce and Wally Szczerbiak each scored 35 points, and Boston earned its first victory of the season by beating Charlotte.

Ryan Gomes added his first career triple-double as the Celtics kept the Bobcats winless in Boston.

Spurs 111, Suns 106, OT

At San Antonio, Tony Parker scored 29 points and Fabricio Oberto added 22 on 11-of-11 shooting to lead San Antonio past struggling Phoenix in overtime.

The Spurs (4-1) scored 10 of the first 12 points in overtime. Tim Duncan added 26 points and 14 rebounds. Oberto also added 10 rebounds for his first career double-double.

Knicks 109, Nuggets 107

At Denver, Jamal Crawford stole the ball from Eduardo Najera and made a 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left to give New York a victory over Denver.

Crawford, subbing for injured Steve Francis (ankle), scored 20 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, when the Knicks erased a 12-point deficit.

Clippers 103, Mavericks 85

At Los Angeles, Cuttino Mobley scored 28 points and the Clippers kept defending Western Conference champion Dallas winless.

The Mavericks have opened a season 0-4 for the first time in the franchise's 27-year history.

In other NBA action it was:

* Trail Blazers 101, Lakers 90

* Kings 99, Pistons 86

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