John Wall returns to help lift Wizards over Hawks

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Mario Chalmers had career highs with 10 three-pointers and 34 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 128-99 victory over the Kings last night in Sacramento.

LeBron James had 20 points, seven assists, five steals and two blocks for the Heat, which shot 17-for-37 from beyond the arc. Chalmers tied Brian Shaw's franchise record for three-pointers, connecting on 10 of 13. Isaiah Thomas made six three-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points for the Kings.

Magic 104, Clippers 101: J.J. Redick gave visiting Orlando its first lead of the game with a three-pointer with 42 seconds left and Arron Afflalo tied his season high with 30 points. Blake Griffin had 30 points for the Clippers.

76ers 107, Rockets 100: Jrue Holiday scored 30 points and Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 12 rebounds as host Philadelphia snapped a five-game skid.

Suns 97, Bulls 81: Luis Scola had 22 points and Michael Beasley 20 as visiting Phoenix ended its losing streak at five. The Suns had lost 12 straight on the road.

Wizards 93, Hawks 83: John Wall had 14 points and four assists in his first game of the season for host Washington. A.J Price added 16 points.

Pacers 96, Bobcats 88: George Hill scored 19 points and D.J. Augustin 18 for host Indiana. Ben Gordon had 21 for the Bobcats.

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Jazz 90, Pistons 87: Al Jefferson scored 10 of his 20 points in the third quarter for host Utah.

Mavericks 104, Grizzlies 83: Shawn Marion had 20 points and Dirk Nowitzki 17 for host Dallas. -- AP

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