Isaiah Thomas had 25 points and nine assists, Jae Crowder added 21 points and Al Horford pitched in 11 in his Boston debut on Wednesday night as the Celtics survived a late scare to beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-117 in their season opener. Bojan…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
Myles Turner scored 30 points, tied his career high with 16 rebounds and made a 3-pointer with 1:18 left in overtime to start an 8-0 run that allowed the Indiana Pacers to close out a 130-121 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks.…MICHAEL MAROT (AP Sports Writer)
DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points and Jonas Valanciunas added a career-high 32 as the Toronto Raptors opened their season with a 109-91 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. DeRozan made a career-high 17 field goals on 27 shots and was…PAUL ATTFIELD (Associated Press)
Miami center Hassan White had 18 points, 14 rebounds and four blocked shots and point guard Goran Dragic added 16 points as the Heat cruised to a 108-96 season-opening victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Neither Nikola Vucevic nor…TERRANCE HARRIS (Associated Press)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have exercised their team options for the 2017-18 season on guard D'Angelo Russell and forwards Julius Randle and Larry Nance Jr.