Andre Miller added 27 points and eight assists for the 76ers, making a pair of baskets in a 10-0 burst after the Knicks had closed within one with
5 minutes remaining.
Lou Williams scored 15 points to
help Philadelphia beat New York
for the 11th time in the last 13 meetings.
Philadelphia (20-20) evened its record for the first time since it was 7-7 following a loss at Charlotte on Nov. 24. Iguodala has keyed the recent surge, scoring 20 or more in 11 of the last 14 games.
Hornets 91, Pistons 85Chris Paul had 23 points and 14 assists to help New Orleans hand host Detroit its fifth straight loss.
David West added 20 points for the Hornets, who had six players in double figures. Richard Hamilton led the Pistons with 20 points.
Detroit, with Tayshaun Prince and Hamilton already playing at less than 100 percent, got a scare when Allen Iverson hurt his knee in the third period.
Iverson, a former Bethel High star, stole an inbounds pass, but landed awkwardly after his layup was blocked by Rasual Butler.
Iverson was helped off the court by the Pistons' training staff, but returned to start the fourth quarter.
Bobcats 102, Trail Blazers 97, OTGerald Wallace had 31 points and 16 rebounds, Emeka Okafor hit the clinching free throws with 2.7 seconds left in overtime and Charlotte beat visiting Portland for its third straight win.
Okafor had 22 points and 11 rebounds, outplaying foul-plagued Greg Oden as the Bobcats used tough defense over the final minute to secure their longest winning streak since March.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points, and Brandon Roy added 17 but shot poorly from the field and the line for the Blazers, who finished 2-2 on their East Coast trip.
elsewhereDirk Nowitzki scored 39 points to lead Dallas to a 115-108 victory over visiting Utah. Jason Terry added 22 points, and Jason Kidd had 11 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds to keep the Mavericks from matching their longest losing skid of the season. ... Hedo Turkoglu scored 31 points, Jameer Nelson and Rashard Lewis had 23 each and Orlando completed a perfect four-game West Coast trip with a 106-88 victory over host Denver. ... Tony Parker had 20 points and eight assists to lead San Antonio to a 92-87 victory over host Chicago. Tim Duncan added 18 points and 14 rebounds to help the Spurs bounce back after their worst loss of season, a 109-87 setback in Philadelphia on Friday night.
San Antonio has won 11 of its last 14 games. ... Ray Allen scored 25 points to lead Boston to a 105-85 road win over New Jersey. The Celtics put the game away in the opening quarter, taking an 18-2 lead behind nine points from Allen. ... Yao Ming set a Houston record by going 12-for-12 from the field, and finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds in the Rockets' 93-86 victory over Miami. Dwyane Wade shook off a bad first half to score 29 points for Miami. ... Portland starting point guard Steve Blake could be sidelined up to a month, longer than originally expected, with a right shoulder injury.
Daily press Saturday's highlight Andre Iguodala scored 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Philadelphia to its seventh straight victory to get back to .500. Tonight's best bet Miami at Oklahoma City, 7. Dwyane Wade leads the Heat against Oklahoma City, which has won two straight for the first time since moving from Seattle.Who's hot Cleveland's LeBron James had 29 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists to give Cleveland its 20th straight home win Friday.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun