LOS ANGELES -- Zydrunas Ilgauskas scored 25 points, LeBron James had 22 and the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-95 on Sunday night.
Drew Gooden had 18 points and 17 rebounds for the defending Eastern Conference champions, who needed a fourth-quarter spurt after blowing leads of 11 and 13 points in the game.
Sam Cassell scored 28 points for the Clippers, who lost their second in a row after opening the season 4-0. Corey Maggette had 25 points and 11 rebounds, the first time someone other than Chris Kaman led the team in rebounding this season. Kaman added 21 points.
The Clippers fell behind by 13 points in the third quarter before rallying with a 23-7 run. Cassell had nine points, Kaman six and Los Angeles went ahead 75-72 heading into the final 12 minutes.
But the Cavs dominated the fourth, using 8-0 and 10-0 runs to take the lead for good.
ROCKETS 85, BOBCATS 82, at Charlotte, N.C. -- Yao Ming scored a season-high 34 points, including a pair of free throws with 20.4 seconds left, and Houston rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Charlotte.
Tracy McGrady scored 12 of his 26 points in the final period and the Rockets fought back from a seven-point deficit to win their third straight game. Former Modesto Christian High star Chuck Hayes had eight rebounds, two points and two steals in 22 minutes for Houston.
Matt Carroll scored 17 points to lead five players in double figures for the Bobcats.
PISTONS 107, SONICS 103, at Seattle -- Richard Hamilton scored 10 of his season-high 32 points during a torrid first quarter, and Detroit held off a late charge to beat Seattle, dropping the Sonics to 0-7.
SPURS 113, BUCKS 88, at San Antonio -- Manu Ginobili scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Milwaukee. Michael Finley added 17 points and Tim Duncan had 16 points for the Spurs. Mo Williams scored 17 points to lead the Bucks.
HEAT 75, KNICKS 72, at New York -- Jason Williams made the go-ahead jumper with 19 seconds left, and Miami earned its first victory of the season by beating New York. Eddy Curry scored 19 points for the Knicks, New York forward Zach Randolph missed the game following the death of his grandmother.
HORNETS 93, 76ERS 72, at Philadelphia -- David West and Chris Paul each scored 16 points, Bobby Jackson had 12 and New Orleans snapped a two-game losing streak. Samuel Dalembert had 15 points and 10 rebounds for the 76ers, who finished their four-game homestand at 1-3.
WIZARDS 101, HAWKS 90, at Atlanta -- Caron Butler scored 24 points and Washington avoided the first 0-6 start in franchise history with a win over Atlanta. All five Washington starters scored in double figures for the first time this season. Antawn Jamison had 23 points and 15 rebounds. Josh Smith scored 23 points and Joe Johnson had 22 for Atlanta.
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