Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives past Atlanta Hawks' Donta Smith (15) in the second quarter Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, in Cleveland.
AP Photo/Tony Dejak
MIAMI Damon Jones had a career-high 31 points and Dwyane Wade added 28 points and 12 assists to help carry the Miami Heat to a 113-95 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday.
Shaquille O'Neal had 14 points and eight rebounds for the Heat, who won their seventh straight and sent the Clippers to a seventh consecutive loss all part of their nine-game road trip, the longest in the league this season.
Pistons 93, 76ers 75
PHILADELPHIA Chauncey Billups and Richard Hamilton scored 20 points each for Detroit, and the Pistons held NBA scoring leader Allen Iverson to 23 points.
Billups was 7-of-8 from the field, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range, as the Pistons won their fourth straight game. Hamilton was 8-for-16 from the field.
Nets 96, Kings 85
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. Jason Kidd had his 64th career triple-double and Vince Carter scored 21 points.
Carter reached 20 points for the 11th straight game and the 17th time in the last 18. Kidd finished with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his third triple-double in the last six games. Rookie Nenad Krstic scored a career-best 18 points and Jason Collins had eight points and 13 rebounds for the Nets.
Knicks 108, Bucks 90
NEW YORK Jamal Crawford scored 23 points to lead six Knicks in double figures, and New York pulled away in the fourth quarter with Stephon Marbury sitting out the period.
Marbury was on the bench as the Knicks began the fourth quarter with an 80-76 lead, and he stayed there for the rest of the game as Crawford directed the offense and Michael Sweetney and Jerome Williams controlled the inside.
Pacers 95, Trail Blazers 87
INDIANAPOLIS Reggie Miller scored 27 of his season-high 36 points in the second half and Indiana won for the third time in its last four games heading into the All-Star break.
Jeff Foster had 14 points and 17 rebounds, and Fred Jones added another 14 points for the Pacers. All-Star Jermaine O'Neal was held to 10 points on 4-of-19 shooting for Indiana.
Cavaliers 111, Hawks 89
CLEVELAND LeBron James scored 28 points, fellow All-Star Zydrunas Ilgauskas added 18 points and 13 rebounds and the Cavaliers reached 30 victories before the All-Star break for just the fourth time.
James finished with six assists and five rebounds in 38 minutes as the Cavaliers completed a four-game season sweep of the Hawks (10-41), who dressed only nine players and lost their 15th straight road game.
Celtics 90, Grizzlies 88
BOSTON Ricky Davis hit a 12-foot jump shot with 3.9 seconds remaining for the Celtics, who have won six of eight.
Mike Miller hit a 3-pointer with 9.8 seconds left to tie it 88-88 for the Grizzlies before Davis hit an open jumper. Miller's 3-point shot fell short at the buzzer.
Bulls 121, Raptors 115
TORONTO Kirk Hinrich had 28 points, Ben Gordon scored 15 in the fourth quarter and the Bulls reached a season high for points.
Eddy Curry added 24 points and Luol Deng had 20 for the Bulls, who have won three straight and 16 of 21. Six players reached double figures in scoring for Chicago, which shot 58 percent.
Bobcats 94, Nuggets 88
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Kareem Rush scored 14 of his 20 points in the third quarter and the Bobcats snapped a seven-game losing streak. Keith Bogans added 18 points to lift the Bobcats to their first win since Feb. 1.
Denver was led by Carmelo Anthony's 21 points. Marcus Camby had 12 points and 13 rebounds and Kenyon Martin had 17 points. The Nuggets looked every bit like a team anxious to get home for the All-Star break, closing out a five-game road swing with a 2-3 record.
Spurs 101, Hornets 78
NEW ORLEANS Tim Duncan scored 19 points and the Spurs pulled away in the fourth quarter.
Manu Ginobili added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Spurs, who led by double digits for much of the second half. Malik Rose had 12 points and 15 rebounds as the Spurs outrebounded the Hornets 51-30.
Warriors 117, SuperSonics 110
SEATTLE Jason Richardson scored 30 points and Derek Fisher had 21, including five 3-pointers.
Dale Davis had a season-high 16 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for Golden State, which ended a three-game losing streak. Speedy Claxton added 17 points for the Warriors.
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