Sun, Nov 04, 2012 - Page 19 News List

NBA: Knicks bring NY locals some happiness

AP, NEW YORK

The Orlando Magic had a more comfortable home win, sprinting out to an early lead before cruising to a 102-89 win over the Denver Nuggets. Glen Davis scored 29 points for the Magic, who lost forward Hedo Turkoglu to a broken left hand.

The Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a weak shooting performance to beat the the Sacramento Kings 92-80. J.J. Barea had 21 points and five assists in 28 minutes.

The Memphis Grizzlies ruined Golden State’s home opener, running away from the Warriors in the second half to notch a 104-94 victory. Marc Gasol and Mike Conley both scored 21 points.

Warriors forward Brandon Rush injured his left knee in a scary fall and was to have scans yesterday.

The Phoenix Suns brought up their first win of the season, beating the Detroit Pistons 92-89, with Marcin Gortat having 16 points and 16 rebounds.

Detroit got no closer than six points until the final minute, but still had a chance to tie it on the last possession.

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