James Bailey scored 25 points and rookie center Patrick Ewing helped spark a fourth-quarter rally as the New York Knicks beat the Suns, 117-112, last night and ended a five-game losing streak on the road.
The score was tied 22 times -- the last at 104-104 when Phoenix's Alvan Adams sank a layin with 3:48 to go.
Ewing, who finished with 16 points, put the Knicks ahead to stay at 107-104 on a three-point play with 3:36 left.
Bailey's jumper made it 109-106 with 2:40 left and Ewing added two free throws for a 111-106 lead 33 seconds later. Gerald Wilkins (24 points) sealed the victory at 115-107 on a stuff with 59 seconds left.
Phoenix had a five-game home-court winning streak ended despite 22 points from James Edwards.
*Pacers 101, SuperSonics 94: In Indianapolis, Herb Williams scored 19 of his game-high 27 points in the first half, giving Indiana a lead it never lost.
Seattle scored the first six points of the final quarter and closed to five points several times. The SuperSonics trailed, 97-92, on a three-point shot by Gerald Henderson with 16 seconds to play. Vern Fleming, whose 18 points made him one of five Pacers in double figures, hit two free throws with 10 seconds left. Al Wood, who led Seattle with 20, missed a three-point effort and Fleming got the loose ball.
*Mavericks 107, Cleveland 91: James Donaldson scored 17 points and Mark Aguirre 14 in Dallas' fourth straight win. It was the sixth loss in a row for visiting Cleveland.
Dallas, holding the Cavaliers to four points in the first eight minutes, led by 31-13 after one quarter, with Aguirre scoring 10 points. Cleveland's 13 points were the fewest scored against the Mavericks in an opening period.
*Jazz 113, Kings 101: In Salt Lake City, Adrian Dantley scored 33 points and Pace Mannion had 19 as a reserve as Utah never trailed.
Reggie Theus had 37 points and Mike Woodson 24 for the Kings.
Utah led, 26-24, after the first quarter, But then Dantley, Mark Eaton and John Stockton led a Jazz run that put Utah on top, 58-44, at intermission.
*Lakers 134, 76ers 100: Michael Cooper, subbing for the injured Magic Johnson, had 18 points and 13 assists Friday night, to help Los Angeles beat Philadelphia in Inglewood, Calif.
The Lakers rode a 42-point third quarter to a 103-74 blowout. Ahead, 76-62, Los Angeles used a 27-12 run to close the decisive period. Cooper, replacing Johnson at the point, began the spree with a fast-break layup and had two more baskets and a free throw for 14 points in the quarter. His jumper and foul shot made it 97-74 with 83 seconds to go.
Byron Scott, coming off the bench for the third consecutive game, had 24 points. James Worthy scored 22.