The Philadelphia 76ers' second win in the three games-a 119-116 victory over the Indiana Pacers Tuesday night - without the services of injured Julius Erving was a team effort, with Doug Collins scoring 33 points, Henry Bibby coming up with 11 assists, Caldwell Jones hitting for 18 points and taking down 20 rebounds and George McGinnis tallying 23 points.
Coach Bobby Leonard of the Pacers commented: "Collins was super. But that's why he's an all-star." Cavaliers 136, Knicks 127
Campy Russell, playing his first game since Jan. 31, scored seven of the Cavs' nine points in the final two minutes of the second overtime to pace Cleveland over the Knicks. Bob McAdoo scored 40 points for the Knicks, who held a 17-point lead in the second quarter. Kings 125, Rockets 102
The Kings won their sixth straight game as centers Sam Lacey and Tom Burleson scored 17 and 15 points, respectively. Ron Boone, playing in his 800th pro game, scored 12 points for Kansas City while Calvin Murphy had 22 for Houston. Braves 101, Sonies 100
Swen Nater scored 31 points and had 13 rebounds and Larry McNeill added 19 in leading the Braves to their second straight win after 10 consecutive losses Fred Brown had 20 for Seattle. Bulls 102, Jazz 95
Artis Gilmore scored 27 points and Cazzle Russell 20 for the Bulls, who snapped a four-game losing steak. Leonard Robinson scored 22 points for the Jazz. Celtics 98 Warriors 75
John Havlicek and Dave Cowens triggered an early fourth-quarter scoring spree to power the Celtics past the Warriors. Boston's Kermit Washington in his first game since his suspension following a Dec. 9 altercation with Rudy Tomjanovich, played 25 minutes, grabbed 14 rebounds and scored six points. Lakers 128, Spurs 114
Rookie guard Norm Nixon ignited a fourth-period spurt that litfer Los Angeles to victory over San Antonio. Los Angeles led by only two, 101-99, with 7 1/2 minutes remaining, but then hit nine straight points to ice the game. Nixon scored 15 of 26 points in the final period. Trail Blazers 113, Suns 100
Led by Bill Walton's 22 points, the Trail Blazers - stung by their first home-court loss of the season to Denver Sunday - rebounded to defeat Phoenix. Maurice Lucas scored eight of his 21 points in the first period as Portland raced to a 35-22 lead. Sun rookie forward Walter Davis scored a game-high 39 points.