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NBA: Jack leads Hornets over Boston Celtics

DOMINATING DEBUT:After missing the New Orleans Hornets’ season-opening match, guard Jarrett Jack entered the fray with 21 points in their 97-78 victory


Playing without injured guard Stephen Curry, the Warriors led by as much as 19 before cruising to their second straight impressive win over an Eastern Conference team. Two nights earlier Golden State (2-1) beat the Chicago Bulls 99-91.

Ish Smith had 11 points, four assists and six rebounds while starting in place of Curry, who sat out the game after injuring his ankle against Chicago.

Amare Stoudemire finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds for New York while Carmelo Anthony had 13 points.

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