at Atlanta 125, Denver 100: Jamal Crawford scored 25 points for the Hawks, and Josh Smith had 22 points, nine rebounds, six blocked shots and seven assists. Carmelo Anthony had 30 points for the Nuggets, who lost their second straight.
Boston 86, at New Jersey 76: Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce each scored 16 points, and the Celtics bounced back from their first loss of the season to beat the winless Nets.
at Chicago 93, Charlotte 90: John Salmons scored 27 points, and Joakim Noah had a career-high 21 points and 16 rebounds as the Bulls won their third straight game.
at Dallas 129, Toronto 101: Dirk Nowitzki had 29 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks, and Josh Howard scored 16 in his season debut.