New York clips Hawks

Posted: Tuesday, November 27, 2001

NEW YORK -- Latrell Sprewell tied his season-high with 29 points, scoring New York's final eight, as the Knicks got Marcus Camby back in their lineup and defeated the Atlanta Hawks 88-83 Monday night.

The Knicks played strong defense down the stretch, holding Atlanta to just 28 points in the second half and one field goal over the final 6 1/2 minutes.

Camby, who missed the first 14 games because of a foot injury, shot 9-for-13 and had 18 points and 10 rebounds. Allan Houston added 18 points, and Mark Jackson had 11 assists for the Knicks, who sent the Hawks to their ninth defeat in 10 road games.

Shareef Abdur-Rahim had 26 and Dion Glover scored 13 for the Hawks.

Pistons 105, Magic 100

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Clifford Robinson had 30 points and 10 rebounds, and Chucky Atkins' 3-pointer with 50 seconds to play put Detroit ahead of Orlando for good.

Corliss Williamson scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter for Detroit (9-4).

Orlando was led by Tracy McGrady's 24 points. Darrell Armstrong had 22 points, seven assists and six steals in a rare reserve role. Mike Miller added 21 points.

Grant Hill, in his first game against his old team, had 14 points and eight rebounds. He was limited to four games last season, his first with Orlando, because of an ankle injury.

The injury flared up again, and Hill left the game with seven minutes remaining. X-rays were negative and Hill said the pain was caused by scar tissue.

Grizzlies 98, Kings 94

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Jason Williams scored eight of his 19 points in the final 2:17 to rally Memphis over Sacramento.

Williams, traded to Memphis by Sacramento in the offseason, and Rodney Buford, who scored 21 points, helped lead the Grizzlies to their second win in 13 games.

Peja Stojakovic scored 21 points, and Mike Bibby, traded from the Grizzlies for Williams, had 20.

Williams spent the final minutes of Monday's game gesturing to the Kings bench as he rallied the Grizzlies. After the final buzzer, several of Williams' former teammates embraced him near midcourt.

Suns 111, Jazz 104, OT

SALT LAKE CITY -- Stephon Marbury scored 33 points and sparked an overtime run that led Phoenix past Utah.

Marbury and Rodney Rogers hit 3-pointers in a 9-1 burst in the first 3:43 of overtime. Phoenix missed five free throws in the extra period, but held Utah to 2-of-10 shooting.

Shawn Marion had 15 points, and Penny Hardaway and Tony Delk each added 14 for the Suns.

Karl Malone, who played the final 36 minutes, paced Utah with 27 points.

Donyell Marshall had 23 points and 15 rebounds for the Jazz (5-9), who have yet to win consecutive games this season and are off to the worst start in 18 years.



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