SCOREBOARD
Saturday, Jan. 19
Detroit at Chicago (8:30 p.m. EST). The Bulls scored a season-high 126 points in a win over Miami on Wednesday.

STARS
Friday
-Baron Davis, Warriors, matched a career high with 40 points, hitting six 3-pointers and Golden State beat Chicago 119-111.
-Antawn Jamison, Wizards, scored 32 points, leading Washington to a 111-98 victory over New York.
-Chris Bosh, Raptors, had 35 points and nine rebounds to lead Toronto to a 89-78 win against Atlanta.
-David West, Hornets, scored 28 points in 32 minutes and New Orleans beat Charlotte 112-84.

HEAT STROKE
Portland beat Miami 98-91 on Friday night to extend the Heat's losing streak to 12 games, which matches the third-longest in franchise history. The Heat last won on Dec. 22, and their 8-30 record is the worst in the Eastern Conference.

ROAD WOES
Five Phoenix players scored 17 points or more Friday night in the Suns' 115-95 rout of Minnesota, the Timberwolves' 15th consecutive loss on the road. The Timberwolves fell to 1-19 on the road.

STREAKING
Antawn Jamison scored 32 points and stretched his free-throw streak to an NBA season-high 54 Friday night, leading the Washington Wizards to a 111-98 victory over New York.

SLUMPING
Memphis Grizzlies sent the Seattle SuperSonics to their ninth straight loss, 124-100 on Friday night. Seattle had not lost nine straight since early in the 1972-73 season.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Dwyane Wade scored 37 points and set a team record for points in a third quarter with 20 but Miami lost to Portland 98-91 on Friday night.

SPEAKING
``I figured if they're going to boo me, I'm going to love 'em. I love Detroit.'' - Sacramento's Ron Artest after helping the Kings to a 100-93 victory over Detroit on Friday night. Artest, who was suspended 73 games after instigating a November 2004 brawl at The Palace of Auburn Hills, came off the bench to score 18 points.

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