Archive for Wednesday, November 19, 2008

NBA Roundup

November 19, 2008


Heat 94, Wizards 87

Washington — Dwyane Wade had 19 points, 10 assists and six rebounds, and Miami defeated Washington. Wade, who played despite rolling his ankle in a loss at Toronto on Sunday, led six players in double figures as the Heat beat the Wizards for the second time in five days and celebrated a rare road victory.

Pacers 113, Hawks 96

Indianapolis — Danny Granger scored 34 points to lead Indiana. Rasho Nesterovic scored 21 points, Jeff Foster had 12, and Troy Murphy added 10 points and 19 rebounds for the Pacers (5-5)

Mavericks 100, Bobcats 83

Charlotte, N.C. — Dirk Nowitzki scored 32 points, Josh Howard added 21, and Dallas never trailed.

Magic 103, Raptors 90

Orlando, Fla. — Jameer Nelson scored a season-high 22 points to lead Orlando, overcoming a season-high 40-point effort by Chris Bosh.

Cavaliers 106, Nets 82

East Rutherford, N.J. — LeBron James scored 31 points, and Cleveland rolled to its eighth straight victory. James added eight rebounds, four assists and a remarkable blocked shot on a play late in the third quarter when he chased down Nets point guard Devin Harris on a fast break and prevented a dunk.

Grizzlies 109, Kings 94

Memphis, Tenn. — Rudy Gay scored 22 points, and Memphis shot a season-high 54 percent to help the Grizzlies snap a four-game losing streak.

Nuggets 114, Bucks 105

Denver — Linas Kleiza scored 25 points, and Carmelo Anthony had 17.

Lakers 116, Bulls 109

Los Angeles — Pau Gasol scored 24 of his season-high 34 points in the first half. Kobe Bryant added 21 points, five rebounds and six assists.


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