NEW ORLEANS -- Bobby Jackson and Peja Stojakovic laughed together on the sideline, reminiscing about their days with high-scoring Sacramento Kings squads earlier this decade.
Nice memories, conjured up by the way they shot the ball for the New Orleans Hornets before a frenzied home crowd on Friday night.
Jackson hit a career-high seven 3-pointers and finished with 25 points, helping the Hornets roll to a 114-88 victory over the hapless Miami Heat.
"It felt good. It felt like those Sacramento days," Jackson said.
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Jackson, who made all nine of his shots, became the first Hornets player ever to make seven 3-pointers without missing one.
That also tied Jackson for third in NBA history for most 3s in a game without a miss, two shy of Latrell Sprewell's record.
"I felt like I was going to make every shot," Jackson said. "The basket feels real big when you have that type of confidence and this game is all about confidence."
New Orleans (24-12), off to the best 36-game start in team history, made 13 3-pointers and shot 61 percent overall in winning for the ninth time in 11 games.
Miami (8-28), led by Mark Blount's 27 points, is still trying to end a losing skid that has reached 10 games.
LAKERS 110, BUCKS 105, at Los Angeles -- Kobe Bryant scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter despite an upper respiratory viral infection to help Los Angeles beat Milwaukee and earn its season-high fifth consecutive win. Bryant needs one trey to reach 1,000 for his career.
ROCKETS 113, TIMBERWOLVES 82, at Houston -- Rookie Carl Landry had 15 points and 11 rebounds, both career highs, as Houston beat Minnesota to win for the seventh time in the nine games All-Star Tracy McGrady has missed with a knee injury.
NUGGETS 113, MAGIC 103, at Denver -- Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points, and Anthony Carter had 14 of his career high-tying 21 in the fourth quarter, lifting Denver over Orlando. The Nuggets have won five in a row over the Magic at home.
CAVALIERS 113, BOBCATS 106 (2OT), at Cleveland -- LeBron James scored eight of his 31 points in the second overtime, and pulled down a career-high 19 rebounds to lead Cleveland past Charlotte.
MAVERICKS 90, SUPERSONICS 70, at Seattle -- Dirk Nowitzki scored 20 points in just three quarters, and Dallas overcame some early shooting woes to beat hapless Seattle for its season-best sixth win in a row.
CELTICS 86, NETS 77, at East Rutherford, N.J. -- Kevin Garnett had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and Boston (30-4) matched the 1959-60 champion Celtics for the best start in franchise history by defeating New Jersey. RAPTORS 99, KNICKS 90, at New York -- Chris Bosh had 40 points and 11 rebounds, and Toronto rolled past New York, which benched starting forward Zach Randolph for the final 31-plus minutes after appearing to have a dispute with coach Isiah Thomas.
WIZARDS 102, HAWKS 98 (OT), at Atlanta -- Antawn Jamison scored 22 points to lead Washington past Atlanta, which got 35 points from Josh Smith but couldn't overcome a 12-of-22 showing at the foul line.
BULLS 100, 76ERS 97, at Philadelphia -- Andres Nocioni scored 26 points to help Chicago hand Philadelphia its season-high sixth consecutive loss.