Chris Webber made a painful return to Golden State.

Webber, playing his first game against his old team since his Nov. 17 trade to Washington, dislocated his left shoulder in Thursday night's 107-87 loss to the Warriors.Last season's top rookie is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks.

"I was definitely scared, but I'm blessed and I'm young and there's no reason for me to get down," Webber said.

Webber had 14 points and seven rebounds before he was injured with 9:25 left in the third quarter and Washington trailing 56-54.

While chasing a loose ball, Webber seemed to take an awkward step and crashed to the floor. As he lay in pain, some fans jeered him.

"They were just getting their feelings out," Webber said. "But some son is watching his father cheer someone getting hurt. What kind of a role model is that?"

Webber, who feuded with coach Don Nelson at Golden State, was sent to Washington for Tom Gugliotta and three first-round draft picks.

Gugliotta had 18 points and 13 rebounds as the Warriors snapped a 10-game losing streak and handed the Bullets their eighth consecutive loss.

Rockets 114, Suns 106

At Houston, Kenny Smith scored 25 points and Vernon Maxwell led a third-quarter burst by the Rockets in their first game against Phoenix since last year's playoffs.

The Rockets, who won the seven-game series in the Western Conference semifinals, hit 13 of their first 16 shots in the third period and went on to snap the Suns' seven-game winning streak.

A simmering feud between Houston's Mario Elie and Phoenix's Danny Ainge surfaced early in the second quarter when the two players scuffled after Ainge blocked Elie's layup attempt.

Elie and Ainge each received technical fouls and Houston's Carl Herrera also drew a technical for his participation in the shouting match.

Ainge hit Elie in the face with an inbounds pass in Game 3 of their playoff series last season.

Cavaliers 93, Knicks 90

At New York, John Williams hit a running bank shot in the lane with 20 seconds left as Cleveland won its seventh straight and the Knicks lost their fourth in a row.

Cavaliers guard Mark Price, returning after missing three games with bruised ribs, hit five 3-pointers and finished with 19 points. Charles Oakley, who missed the previous four games with a painful toe, led New York with 19 points and 13 rebounds.

Hornets 103, 76ers 91

At Charlotte, Alonzo Mourning scored 26 points as the Hornets continued their domination of Philadelphia.

It was Charlotte's 13th win over Philadelphia in their last 16 meetings. The Hornets have won five of their last six games, while Philadelphia has lost eight of nine. Clarence Weatherspoon led Philadephia with 25 points.

SuperSonics 103, Mavericks 101

At Tacoma, Gary Payton scored 28 points and keyed a game-ending 9-0 run that helped Seattle win its fourth straight game.

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Payton's steal and layup tied the game at 101 with 24 seconds left. Then Kendall Gill stole the ball from Jimmy Jackson and passed to Payton for the go-ahead basket with 7.7 seconds left. Jamal Mashburn led Dallas with 24 points.

Kings 109, Timberwolves 89

At Sacramento, Olden Polynice and Walt Williams each scored 17 points in the Kings' most lopsided win of the season.

Lionel Simmons added 16 points for the Kings, who built a 28-point cushion midway through the third quarter and held an 84-61 lead entering the fourth period. Isaiah Rider scored 27 points for Minnesota, which never led and committed a season-high 25 turnovers.

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