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NBA Roundup

February 2, 2008

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Rockets 106, Pacers 103

Indianapolis - Rookie Carl Landry scored 13 of his career-high 22 points in the fourth quarter, and Houston beat Indiana for its sixth straight road victory. Tracy McGrady had 19 points.

Magic 108, 76ers 106

Philadelphia - Hedo Turkoglu hit two free throws with 2.4 seconds remaining and finished with 23 points, and Orlando beat Philadelphia for its third straight victory. Rashard Lewis added 18 points, Dwight Howard had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Carlos Arroyo contributed 14 points for the Magic.

Lakers 121, Raptors 101

Toronto - Kobe Bryant scored 46 points, and Los Angeles beat Toronto. Bryant had the crowd gasping with several dunks, including one over Toronto's Carlos Delfino in the second quarter and a one-handed jam in the fourth.

T'wolves 104, Clippers 83

Minneapolis - Al Jefferson scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in three quarters, Craig Smith added 21, and Minnesota beat Los Angeles. Ryan Gomes added 18 and nine rebounds for Minnesota.

Nets 94, Heat 85

Miami - Richard Jefferson scored 25 points, Josh Boone added 15, and New Jersey snapped a seven-game road losing streak. Vince Carter had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Jason Kidd finished with 11 points and 12 assists for the Nets, who have won two straight following a nine-game losing streak.

Kings 112, Hornets 103

Sacramento, Calif. - Ron Artest scored 24 points, Kevin Martin added 22 on his 25th birthday, and Sacramento handed New Orleans back-to-back losses for the first time in seven weeks.

Jazz 96, Wizards 87

Washington - Mehmet Okur scored 27 points, 19 in the second half, and had 11 rebounds, and Utah won its seventh straight game.

Warriors 127, Bobcats 96

Oakland, Calif. - Monta Ellis scored 21 points, and Stephen Jackson had 19. With new acquisition Chris Webber watching from the bench, the Warriors rolled to a 34-point lead in the third quarter of their ninth victory in 12 games.

Blazers 94, Knicks 88, OT

Portland, Ore. - Brandon Roy had 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists a night after being picked for his first All-Star game. It was Roy's first career triple-double. Steve Blake added 18 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge had 17 points and eight rebounds for Portland, which is 19-5 at the Rose Garden this season.

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