Vince Carter settled for beating the Philadelphia 76ers instead of just Allen Iverson.
Carter's matchup with Iverson lived up to expectations as the All-Stars combined for 90 points. Iverson won the showdown, scoring 51 points.
Carter had 39 points as Toronto rallied from two big deficits for a 110-106 overtime victory over the Sixers on Sunday.
"That was fun, the kind of game you want to be in," Carter said. "Of course, it's always better if you win."
Toronto won its third straight and stopped Philadelphia's five-game winning streak.
"That was a big win for the franchise," Carter said. "It was big for the confidence to show what we're capable of doing against a real good team."
Carter scored 26 points after halftime as the Raptors used a 21-0 run after falling behind by 20 late in the second quarter. Toronto bounced back again in the fourth quarter, erasing a 93-83 deficit by scoring 13 straight points.
In overtime, the Raptors built a five-point lead before the Sixers closed within 106-104. Baskets by Alvin Williams and Carter sealed it.
Keon Clark scored a season-high 23 points, Williams added 14 points and Mark Jackson had 13 assists for the Raptors.
Aaron McKie scored 15 points, including a 3-pointer with 30 seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 96 and forced overtime. Theo Ratliff had 11 points and 13 rebounds.
Iverson returned to the lineup after missing Friday night's win against New Jersey because of a bruised left knee. He shot 20-for-40 and scored all 10 of the Sixers' points in overtime.
"I thought it was a bad sign because everyone was deferring to him," Sixers coach Larry Brown said of Iverson. "Too many times, we kept throwing it to Allen and running away from him."
Raptors coach Lenny Wilkens was happy with his team's defense, despite Iverson's barrage.
"(Iverson) is not going to beat us on his own," Wilkens said. "We want to shut down the other guys."
In Seattle, Gary Payton returned from a one-game suspension and scored 30 points as the SuperSonics ended Sacramento's four-game winning streak.
Payton was suspended for yelling at coach Nate McMillan in the locker room after a loss Wednesday night and was held out of a loss against Minnesota on Friday night.
Rookie Olumide Oyedeji had 10 points and nine rebounds in a career-high 21 minutes for Seattle in the absence of Patrick Ewing, who was sidelined because of tendinitis in his left knee. Ruben Patterson added 21 points for the Sonics.
Pedrag Stojakovic led the Kings with 30 points. Chris Webber had 25.
Warriors 94, Celtics 91
Antawn Jamison hit two free throws with 10.4 seconds left and finished with 31 points as host Golden State won consecutive games for the second time this season and moved out of last place in the Pacific Division.
Mookie Blaylock had 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for the Warriors, while Bob Sura had 13 points, eight assists and seven rebounds.
Paul Pierce had 28 points and 11 rebounds and Antoine Walker added 23 points for the Celtics.
Bucks 102, Pistons 98
Glenn Robinson scored 26 points and Sam Cassell added 20 as Milwaukee won its seventh straight.
Detroit lost its sixth straight home game, matching a six-game skid in the 1994-95 season. Jerry Stackhouse, the league's leading scorer, missed the game with the flu.
Dana Barros had a season-high 22 points for Detroit. Chucky Atkins, playing in place of Stackhouse, added 19 and Joe Smith had 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Heat 103, Lakers 92
In Los Angeles, Eddie Jones had 26 points and eight rebounds against his former team, and Anthony Mason scored 19 of his 23 in the second half as Miami won for the 12th time in 16 games.
Kobe Bryant had 34 points and eight rebounds and Shaquille O'Neal finished with 31 points and eight rebounds for the Lakers, who lost for the fourth time in 15 games.
Tim Hardaway had 22 points and eight assists for the Heat.
Pacers 87, Knicks 74
Jalen Rose shot 10-for-14 from the field and scored 24 points as visiting Indiana held its fourth straight opponent below 80 points, and won the first meeting of the season between last year's Eastern Conference finalists.
Reggie Miller added 18 points, Travis Best 16 and Jermaine O'Neal 14 for the Pacers, who shut down two-thirds of New York's main offensive weapons by holding Allan Houston to 12 points and Glen Rice to two.
The Pacers snapped New York's three-game winning streak and dealt the Knicks just their second loss in 12 games. Larry Johnson scored 22 points and Latrell Sprewell added 18 for the Knicks.
Wizards 94, Hawks 90
Richard Hamilton scored 29 points and Juwan Howard had 25 as Washington ended a nine-game losing streak.
Brevin Knight scored a career-high 31 points and had 10 assists for the visiting Hawks, who lost their third straight game.
Jazz 109, Suns 98
Karl Malone scored 30 points and Greg Ostertag had a season-high 15 as host Utah won for the fifth time in six games.
Rodney Rogers scored a season-high 27 points for the Suns, and Cliff Robinson added 20.
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