Charlotte 126, Chicago 125
Dwayne Bacon drained several late-game shots as part of the Hornets' record-setting performance, and P.J. Washington scored 27 points in his NBA debut as Charlotte earned a 126-125 victory against the visiting Chicago Bulls in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.
Detroit 119, Indiana 110
Andre Drummond scored 32 points and grabbed 23 rebounds to power the Detroit Pistons to a 119-110 win over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday at Indianapolis.
Orlando 94, Cleveland 85
Nikola Vucevic led four players in double figures with 21 points Wednesday night as the Orlando Magic opened their 2019-20 campaign with a front-running, 94-85 victory over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers, spoiling John Beilein's NBA coaching debut.
Minnesota 127, Brooklyn 126
Karl-Anthony Towns collected 36 points and 14 rebounds as the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves overcame a 50-point performance from Kyrie Irving in a 127-126 overtime victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
Miami 120, Memphis 101
Justise Winslow scored a game-high 27 points, and the Miami Heat used a 23-1 fourth-quarter run to defeat the visiting Memphis Grizzlies 120-101 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
Philadelphia 107, Boston 93
Ben Simmons had 24 points, nine assists and eight rebounds to lead the host Philadelphia 76ers past the Boston Celtics 107-93 in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday.
Dallas 108, Washington 100
Luka Doncic scored 34 points, Kristaps Porzingis added 23 in his Dallas debut, and the Mavericks defeated the visiting Washington Wizards 108-100 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams.
San Antonio 120, New York 111
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in 22 points, and Bryn Forbes added 20 to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a come-from-behind, 120-111 win over the visiting New York Knicks on Wednesday in the season-opening game for both teams.
Utah 100, Oklahoma City 95
Donovan Mitchell opened his third NBA season with a bang, scoring six of his game-high 32 points in the final minute Wednesday night as the Utah Jazz held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-95 in Salt Lake City.
Phoenix 124, Sacramento 95
Devin Booker scored 22 points and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 21 to lead a balanced attack as the host Phoenix Suns pulled away from the Sacramento Kings 124-95 on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
Denver 108, Portland 100
The Denver Nuggets snapped the Portland Trail Blazers' NBA record for consecutive home-opener victories on Wednesday, winning 108-100.