NBA roundup: Boston Celtics secure first win, Indiana Pacers still unbeaten

Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Wednesday night's games in the NBA.

The only unbeaten record in the NBA has remained intact following the Indiana Pacers' 97-80 win over the Chicago Bulls.

Derrick Rose and Luol Deng both scored 17 points each as Chicago edged ahead in the first half, but the home side fought back, outscoring their opponents 60-37 in the second half, with forward Paul George leading the scoring.

The Boston Celtics secured their first win of the season, despite the Utah Jazz cutting their lead by 12 points in the fourth quarter.

The home side eased to a 22-point lead by the end of the third, with the Jazz scoring just eight points in a second quarter, as Jeff Green and Brandon Bass led the way.

The Orlando Magic were able to halt a third-quarter comeback from the Los Angeles Clippers to take their third win in a row.

The hosts were ahead after two quarters, but a 32-15 stint after the break from the Clippers allowed them to overturn the Magic's advantage, although Los Angeles could add just 16 points in the final period.

Center Nikola Vucevic led the scoring for Orlando, with 30 points, three assists, and a steal.

The San Antonio Spurs edged to a win over the Phoenix Suns in a closely-fought game.

Tony Parker scored twice in the last 30 seconds to put the home side in front, after the teams headed into the fourth quarter level, finishing the game with 20 points.

Klay Thompson led the Golden State Warriors to a 106-93 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to leave his side with a 4-1 record this season.

Nineteen of the shooting guard's 30 points game in the fourth quarter as the Warriors increased their narrow lead to seal the win.

A series of late shots allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to come from behind inside the last minute of their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

The Cavaliers has a one-point lead as the last 60 seconds started, but four free throws from OJ Mayo and an effort from Caron Butler secured the Bucks' comeback.

The Charlotte Bobcats were able to claim back-to-back wins despite a strong fourth quarter from the Toronto Raptors.

The home side had a six-point lead heading into the last 12 minutes, but a series of shots from DeMar DeRozan gave the Raptors some late hope until he missed a jump shot inside the final 30 seconds to allow the Bobcats to maintain their lead.

The Oklahoma City Thunder gradually pulled away from the Dallas Mavericks to clinch a 107-93 win, leaving them with a 3-1 record.

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook led the scoring, putting up 45 points between them, while Durant also had 10 assists.

A strong start set up the Washington Wizards for a comfortable win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Washington led by 12 points at the end of the first quarter, while John Wall and Marcin Gortat ensured that the score kept increasing.

The Memphis Grizzlies were beaten for the third time this season when they hosted the New Orleans Pelicans last night.

The Pelicans' lead had looked comfortable, before Memphis fought back in the fourth, but a couple of late baskets from Tyreke Evans sealed the victory for the visiting team.

Results in full: Toronto Raptors 90-92 Charlotte Bobcats, Chicago Bulls 80-97 Indiana Pacers, Los Angeles Clippers 90-98 Orlando Magic, Washington Wizards 116-102 Philadelphia 76ers, Utah Jazz 87-97 Boston Celtics, New Orleans Pelicans 99-84 Memphis Grizzlies, Cleveland Cavaliers 104-109 Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors 106-93 Minnesota Timberwolves, Phoenix Suns 96-99 San Antonio Spurs, Dallas Mavericks 97-103 Oklahoma City Thunder

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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