Ben Simmons hit his second career three-pointer and scored a career-high 34 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers didn't need Joel Embiid's help to rout the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-94 Saturday night.
Simmons, who entered this season 0-for-17 in his career on threes, made 12 of 14 shots, helping Philadelphia improve to 11-0 at home. Embiid sat out because of a left hip contusion.
Houston 115, Phoenix 109: James Harden scored 18 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter, scoring all of Houston's points in a 13-6 run that broke the game open vs. the Suns. Russell Westbrook had 24 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists.
Indiana 104, New York 103: A missed Julius Randle free throw with 0.1 seconds left denied the host Knicks a victory in their first game since firing coach David Fizdale. Instead, the Knicks lost their ninth in a row.
Utah 126, Memphis 112: Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points and the host Jazz defeated the Grizzlies.
Dallas 130, New Orleans 84: Luka Doncic scored 28 points in 26 minutes for the host Mavericks.