Charlotte 90, Indiana 89
Kemba Walker scored a career-high 30 points as host Charlotte held on and won the debut of new coach Mike Dunlap.
Orlando 102, Denver 89
Glen Davis scored 29 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as host Orlando opened a 21-point halftime lead en route to an easy win in its season opener.
Milwaukee 99, Boston 88
Brandon Jennings piled up 21 points, 13 assists and six steals as Milwaukee locked down on the defensive end and spoiled Boston’s home opener.
Houston 109, Atlanta 102
James Harden continued his sizzling start to the season by scoring a career-high 45 points as visiting Houston spoiled Atlanta's season opener.
Chicago 115, Cleveland 86
Carlos Boozer and Richard Hamilton scored 19 points apiece and visiting Chicago led wire-to-wire in extending its domination of Cleveland.
New York 104, Miami 84
Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points on 10-of-28 shooting and added 10 rebounds as host New York crushed defending champion Miami.
New Orleans 88, Utah 86
Greivis Vasquez's driving lay-in snapped a tie with 1.3 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter as host New Orleans won despite seeing top overall pick Anthony Davis exit with a possible concussion.
Oklahoma City 106, Portland 92
Russell Westbrook rebounded from a poor shooting night and scored 32 points as Oklahoma City pulled away in the fourth quarter in its home opener.
Minnesota 92, Sacramento 80
J.J. Barea collected 21 points, five assists and four rebounds off the bench as host Minnesota overcame a tough shooting night to down Sacramento.
Phoenix 92, Detroit 89
Goran Dragic and Marcin Gortat posted double-doubles as Phoenix bounced back from a close loss to Golden State in its season opener by beating visiting Detroit.
L.A. Clippers 105, L.A. Lakers 95
Chris Paul had 18 points and 15 assists as the Clippers sent the Lakers to an 0-3 start for the first time since 1978 and spoiled a historic night for Kobe Bryant.
Memphis 104, Golden State 94
Mike Conley collected 21 points, seven assists and five steals as visiting Memphis bounced back from a loss in its opener and knocked off Golden State.