NBA ROUNDUP \ Monday's games

76ers 89, Pacers 88
PHILADELPHIA -- Kyle Korver made a go-ahead jumper with 6.5 seconds remaining, and Allen Iverson returned from a three-game absence to score 27 points to lead Philadelphia against Indiana. Korver hit five 3-pointers and finished with 17 points. Kenny Thomas scored 12 for the Sixers, who opened a four-game homestand and moved into first place by a half-game over Boston in the Atlantic Division. Stephen Jackson scored 25 points and Jermaine O'Neal had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who lost their fifth straight.
Hawks 80, Magic 79
ATLANTA -- Antoine Walker hit a fallaway jumper with 2.3 seconds remaining and Atlanta beat Orlando despite blowing a 12-point lead in the final five minutes. Walker shot 4-for-13 and scored 12 points, but his jumper over Dwight Howard helped the Hawks snap a four-game losing streak. Steve Francis scored 24 points for the Magic and Grant Hill added 19, but Hill's final shot at the buzzer bounced off the rim. Tony Delk led the Hawks with 17 points and Al Harrington added 16.
Grizzlies 98, Hornets 91
NEW ORLEANS -- Lorenzen Wright and Stromile Swift each scored 19 points as Memphis topped New Orleans. Jason Williams scored 14, including a 3-pointer that ended a 10-0 Hornets run in the fourth quarter, and Swift also grabbed 11 rebounds to help the Grizzlies win for the fourth time in five games. Dan Dickau had 19 points and 12 assists for New Orleans, which trimmed a 12-point deficit to four late in the fourth quarter before Swift and Wright helped Memphis regain control.
Rockets 97, Celtics 94
BOSTON -- Yao Ming had 23 points and Jon Barry scored 15 of his 17 in the fourth quarter, leading Houston over Boston. Houston blew a 16-point lead but rallied behind Barry, who scored 11 points in the first 2:57 of the fourth, to snap a two-game skid and move back to .500 on the road. The Rockets have won four straight in Boston. Ricky Davis scored 17 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter for the Celtics.
Associated Press

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