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NBA Roundup

February 20, 2008

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Rockets 93, Cavaliers 85

Cleveland - Rafer Alston scored 22 points, Yao Ming added 16 points and 14 rebounds, and Houston tied a team record with its ninth straight road victory. Tracy McGrady added 17 points and Luis Scola 15.

LeBron James finished with 26 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for Cleveland.

Knicks 113, Wizards 100, OT

Washington - Zach Randolph had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Jamal Crawford scored 21 points, and New York broke a franchise record by scoring 23 points in overtime.

Magic 103, Pistons 85

Auburn Hills, Mich. - Rashard Lewis scored 20 points, and reserve Keith Bogans added 19 as Orlando ended Detroit's 10-game winning streak.

T'wolves 104, 76ers 88

Minneapolis - Reserve Rashad McCants scored 20 points, Al Jefferson had 19 points and 14 rebounds, and Minnesota snapped a five-game losing streak.

Spurs 85, Bobcats 65

San Antonio - Manu Ginobili scored 18 points to lead San Antonio in the defending NBA champions' first home game in more than three weeks.

Jazz 119, Warriors 109

Salt Lake City - Deron Williams had 29 points and 12 assists, and Utah overcame a shaky first quarter to beat Golden State, sweeping the season series against the Warriors.

All-Star Carlos Boozer had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Mehmet Okur also had a double-double with 16 points and 10 boards. Andrei Kirilenko added 18 points for the Jazz, who have won 13 of 14.

Lakers 122, Hawks 93

Los Angeles - Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol each scored 23 points before sitting out the fourth quarter, and Los Angeles beat Atlanta for its fifth straight victory.

Nuggets 124, Celtics 118

Denver - Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points, Allen Iverson added 28, and Denver spoiled the return of Kevin Garnett.

Kings 105, Blazers 94

Portland, Ore. - Ron Artest scored 24 points, Francisco Garcia added 23, and Sacramento snapped a three-game losing streak.

Sonics 108, Grizzlies 101

Seattle - Earl Watson scored a season-high 26 points and Wally Szczerbiak had 24, including the go-ahead score with 31 seconds remaining.

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