Chris Webber had 29 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists and the host Sacramento Kings snapped the Philadelphia 76ers' season-best nine-game winning streak with a 107-99 victory last night.
Allen Iverson had 35 points, 5 rebounds, 5 steals and 4 assists as the 76ers lost for the first time since the all-star break.
Iverson scored six straight points during a late 8-0 run, including a three-pointer with 3 minutes 34 seconds left that pulled Philadelphia within 94-92. The 76ers took the lead briefly at 95-94 but couldn't hold it.
Peja Stojakovic made two key baskets and Doug Christie scored off a steal of the Philadelphia inbounds pass following a timeout.
Webber, one game after scoring 36 points and grabbing nine rebounds in a loss at San Antonio, scored 23 of his points after halftime and Bobby Jackson had nine of his 18 points in the fourth quarter.
The Kings have won four straight against Philadelphia and 12 of the last 13 at Arco Arena.
* CELTICS 111, GRIZZLIES 110: In Memphis, Paul Pierce, who missed Boston's last two games with lower back pain, scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and the Celtics held on to edge the Grizzlies.
Pierce connected on 12 of 19 shots as the Celtics won for the third time in four games. The loss snapped a three-game home winning streak for the Grizzlies.
Memphis was within 108-105 when Jason Williams missed a layup and Pau Gasol missed the follow-up jam with 26 seconds left. Tony Battie made one free throw and J.R. Bremer (23 points) two for Boston before a three-pointer by Memphis' Shane Battier with under a second remaining accounted for the final score.
Antoine Walker added 17 points and 14 rebounds for Boston.
Seven Grizzlies finished in double figures, led by Gasol's 23 points and 17 rebounds. Battier had a season-high 21 points.
* HORNETS 111, CLIPPERS 108: In Los Angeles, Jamal Mashburn scored 35 points and had 10 assists and New Orleans held off the Clippers for their seventh straight victory, spoiling Dennis Johnson's debut as an NBA head coach.
David Wesley added 23 points for the Hornets and P.J. Brown had 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Corey Maggette was 13 for 13 from the free throw line and scored 24 points for the Clippers, who have lost six straight games and 15 of 18.
Quentin Richardson had 22 points for Los Angeles and Andre Miller had 21, but missed a potential tying three-pointer at the buzzer.
Johnson, a Clippers assistant for the last four seasons, was promoted hours before the game when Alvin Gentry was fired.
* MAGIC 104, BULLS 89: Tracy McGrady shot just 6 of 19 but scored 26 points -- eight in the final 4:45 -- tied his career high with 13 assists, and had nine rebounds to power visiting Orlando to its sixth win in seven games.
Pat Garrity scored 21 points and Gordon Giricek added 18 for the Magic. Jalen Rose led the Bulls with 24 points.