NBA roundup: Indiana Pacers, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Clippers win

NBA roundup: Pacers, Heat, Clippers win
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Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Wednesday night's games in the NBA.

The Indiana Pacers recovered from their first loss of the season with victory over the New York Knicks.

The Eastern Conference's top-ranked side needed overtime after coming from behind in the fourth quarter, but Paul George led the team with 35 points to seal the victory, extending the Knicks' home losing streak to six games.

The Miami Heat thrashed the Orlando Magic, despite the team's starters sitting out the final 12 minutes.

The Magic fought back from 16-0 down to keep themselves in contention at half time, but LeBron James and Chris Bosh ensured that the visitors opened up a healthy lead after the break to secure Miami's fifth win in a row.

The Charlotte Bobcats held off a fightback from the Brooklyn Nets, inflicting the sixth loss in seven games on the visitors.

Kemba Walker scored a season-high 31 points, helping Charlotte clinch their first win in seven attempts against the Nets, despite Andray Blatche scoring 25 points from the bench.

The Portland Trail Blazers' strong form continued, as they beat the Milwaukee Bucks to secure their eighth straight win.

After a close opening spell, LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard helped the visitors pull away, ending their four-game away spell unbeaten.

The Dallas Mavericks overcame a strong start by the Houston Rockets to win their third game in a row.

The home side had an 18-point advantage early on, but Monta Ellis and Dirk Nowitzki added 72 points between them to turn the game around.

Chris Paul scored 12 points in a row for the Los Angeles Clippers in their win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The visitors headed into the fourth quarter just four points ahead, but Paul made sure that they matched the Timberwolves' scoring to claim their fifth win in their last six games.

A dominant second-half performance from the Atlanta Hawks saw them come from behind to take victory over the Detroit Pistons.

Both teams struggled with their accuracy early in the game, making 12 baskets from the first 44 shots, but Jeff Teague and Paul Millsap combined for 37 to give Atlanta control.

The San Antonio Spurs secured a comfortable win over the Boston Celtics, set up by a dominant third-quarter performance.

Tony Parker racked up 19 points before sitting out the last 12 minutes as the Spurs maintained their unbeaten home record with their eighth straight win.

The Sacramento Kings made it back-to-back wins over the Phoenix Suns, holding off the Suns in a high-scoring fourth quarter.

Isaiah Thomas scored 23 points off the bench as the Kings opened up a 20-point lead midway through the final 12 minutes, but Phoenix were able to cut the lead as they outscored Sacramento 44-39 in the fourth, but were still beaten.

The Memphis Grizzlies came from behind in the second half against the Golden State Warriors before sealing an overtime win.

Mike Conley scored five points in overtime to help the visitors complete their comeback, making it 11 straight win over the Warriors.

The Washington Wizards claimed their second away win of the season despite a strong finish by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The visitors opened up a 27-point lead midway through the third quarter, but the home side finished strongly, outscoring their opponents 32-18 in the fourth, but they could not complete the comeback.

The New Orleans Pelicans avenged last week's loss to the Utah Jazz, beating the team 105-98.

New Orleans threw away a 16-point advantage in their earlier meeting, but Anthony Davis finished with a game-high 22 points last night as the home side held on for the win.

Good spells either side of half time helped the Toronto Raptors to a 10-point victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

DeMar DeRozan led the scoring with 33 points, while Rudy Gay was also heavily involved with 18 points, eight assists and eight rebounds, moving them into first place in the Atlanta Division.

Results in full: Brooklyn Nets 91-95 Charlotte Bobcats, Washington Wizards 98-91 Cleveland Cavaliers, Indiana Pacers 103-96 New York Knicks, Miami Heat 120-92 Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors 108-98 Philadelphia 76ers, Detroit Pacers, 85-93 Atlanta Hawks, Portland Trail Blazer 91-82 Milwaukee Bucks, Los Angeles Clippers 102-98 Minnesota Timberwolves, Utah Jazz 98-105 New Orleans Pelicans, Boston Celtics 93-104 San Antonio Spurs, Sacramento Kings 113-106 Phoenix Suns, Houston Rockets 120-123 Dallas Cowboys, Memphis Grizzlies 88-81 Golden State Warriors

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James of the Miami Heat celebrate after defeating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 20, 2013
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