LOS ANGELES -- Peja Stojakovic made a franchise-record 10 3-pointers, and Chris Paul established another Hornets team mark with 21 assists Tuesday night in New Orleans' 118-104 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
Stojakovic missed just three of 13 shots from behind the arc and finished with 36 points. He was 2 for 8 shooting two-pointers.
The Hornets went 14 for 25 on 3-pointers.
Paul had 19 points to go with his assists. David West scored 22 points for the Hornets as they ran their record to 4-0 to tie their best start, set last season.
Kobe Bryant scored 28 points for Los Angeles on 11-of-20 shooting. He also had seven assists and six rebounds.
Stojakovic's 3-point bonanza rewrote the Hornets' record of eight, set by David Wesley in 2002. The former mark for assists was 19 by Muggsy Bogues in 1989.
KNICKS 119, NUGGETS 112, at New York -- Zach Randolph had 22 points and 17 rebounds, three other players scored more than 20 points, and New York erased a series of double-digit deficits to win in Denver's first trip to Madison Square Garden since last season's brawl. Jamal Crawford led the Knicks with 25 points.
Allen Iverson scored 32 points and Carmelo Anthony 24 for the Nuggets.
SUNS 115, BOBCATS 83, at Charlotte, N.C. -- Leandro Barbosa, Raja Bell and Shawn Marion led eight players in double figures with 16 points apiece, and Phoenix continued its dominance of the Eastern Conference with a win over Charlotte. Phoenix has won 15 of its last 16 road games against Eastern teams dating to last season.
NETS 87, HAWKS 82, at East Rutherford, N.J. -- Richard Jefferson scored 25 points and Antoine Wright 15 to lead New Jersey past Atlanta. Jason Kidd had nine points, 12 assists and nine rebounds in nearly collecting his second consecutive triple-double. Josh Smith and Josh Childress scored 18 points apiece to lead the Hawks.
BUCKS 112, RAPTORS 85, at Milwaukee -- Desmond Mason was 10 for 10 from the field and scored 21 points as Milwaukee cruised past Toronto. The Bucks shot 60.3 percent from the field and held Toronto star Chris Bosh to one point. The Bucks were without coach Larry Krystkowiak, who went to a hospital after his wife, Jan, went into labor with twins Tuesday afternoon.
MAGIC 111, TIMBERWOLVES 103, at Minneapolis -- In a matchup of two of the best young power forwards in the game, Dwight Howard edged classmate Al Jefferson, scoring 28 points and grabbing 16 rebounds in Orlando's win. Rashard Lewis scored 27 points for the Magic.
CLIPPERS 97, BULLS 91, at Chicago -- Cuttino Mobley scored 33 points and Corey Maggette had 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists to lead Los Angeles past Chicago. The Clippers improved to 3-0 despite missing the injured Elton Brand and Shaun Livingston. The Bulls are 0-4 to start the season for the first time since 2004-05.
ROCKETS 89, SPURS 81, at Houston -- Yao Ming had 28 points and 13 rebounds to help Houston snap a four-game homecourt losing streak to San Antonio. Former Modesto Christian High star Chuck Hayes, who had four points and seven rebounds in 20 minutes for the Rockets, was cut over his right eye a minute into the game. Hayes took six stitches and returned with a bandage over his eye.
PRICEY TICKET -- The average price of a Lakers season ticket is $89.24, an increase of 4.5 percent from last season and the highest in the NBA, according to Team Marketing Report's survey. The average ticket in the NBA is $48.83, and the Hornets, in their first full season in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina, charge a league-low $24.58.