BOSTON – Kevin Garnett chased down Joakim Noah and tipped the ball away from behind with 14 seconds left Friday night, and the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Chicago Bulls, 110-105.

Garnett scored 16 points with 10 rebounds, and also drew an offensive foul on Derrick Rose with Boston nursing a three-point lead in overtime.

Ray Allen, who scored 25 points, followed with a layup on an assist from Rajon Rondo to make it a five-point game.

After Luol Deng tipped in Kyle Korver’s airball, Chicago had a chance to cut it to one point as Noah tried to take off on a fast break. But Garnett ran him down and tipped the ball to Glen Davis; he hit the foul shots to clinch it.

Noah had 26 points and 12 rebounds for Chicago.

Boston has won four straight and hasn’t lost at home.

Deng scored 20 points, and Rose had 18 points and nine assists for Chicago.

The Celtics led by as many as 16 points in the third quarter, but Chicago cut it to six points late in the period and took the lead midway through the fourth when C.J. Watson hit a 3-pointer for an 82-81 lead.

Boston opened a six-point lead before Deng hit a 3-pointer with 2½ minutes left; then he hit another with 1:18 left in regulation to make it 96-96.


HORNETS 96, HEAT 93: Emeka Okafor had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and Chris Paul added 13 points and 19 assists as New Orleans won at home to remain unbeaten.


MAGIC 105, NETS 90: Dwight Howard had 30 points and 16 rebounds, and Orlando won at home.


CAVALIERS 123, 76ERS 116: Anderson Varejao had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Daniel Gibson scored 22 points and Cleveland recovered in the fourth quarter after blowing a 19-point lead at Philadelphia.


BUCKS 94, PACERS 90: John Salmons scored 22 points to help Milwaukee win at Indianapolis.


KNICKS 112, WIZARDS 91: Toney Douglas had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Raymond Felton added 13 points and 10 assists, and New York won at home.


PISTONS 97, BOBCATS 90: Ben Gordon scored 20 points and Tayshaun Prince had 14 at Auburn Hills, Mich., to lead Detroit to its first win of the season.


HAWKS 113, TIMBERWOLVES 103: Jamal Crawford came back from a one-game absence due to a toe injury to score a season-high 22 points for undefeated Atlanta at Minneapolis.


NOTES: Sacramento forward Antoine Wright was arrested Thursday night for driving under the influence.