SCOREBOARD
Friday, Jan. 25
Phoenix at Cleveland (7 p.m. EST). The Cavaliers' 121-85 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night was their most lopsided win since Nov. 30, 1994.

STARS
Thursday
-Monta Ellis and Baron Davis, Warriors. Ellis scored a career-high 39 points, and Davis posted his eighth career triple-double with 25 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, in Golden State's 121-119 win over New Jersey.
-Michael Redd, Bucks, scored 37 points to lead Milwaukee to a 104-92 victory over Indiana.
-Tim Duncan, Spurs, scored 30 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and San Antonio beat Miami 90-89.

15 AND COUNTING
Tim Duncan scored 30 points and added 11 rebounds, Manu Ginobili's driving layup with 36.5 seconds left was the go-ahead score, and San Antonio rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit to beat the Heat 90-89 Thursday night. It was Miami's 15th straight loss, two shy of matching the franchise record.

FRANTIC FINISH
Monta Ellis scored a career-high 39 points, hitting four free throws in the final minute, and Golden State both scored 22 consecutive points and blew a 13-point lead in the fourth quarter of their 121-119 victory over New Jersey on Thursday night. Golden State scored 22 straight points in less than 4 minutes early in the period. New Jersey replied with an improbable 18-4 rally, taking a 112-111 lead with 2:03 left on Antoine Wright's 3-pointer. Golden State reclaimed the lead on Ellis' free throws with 60 seconds left.

SLUMPING
New Jersey lost to Golden State 121-119 on Thursday night. The Nets have lost seven straight, their longest skid in more than three years.

STARTERS ANNOUNCED
ineup.

OUT
Cavaliers guard Sasha Pavlovic could miss up to two months because of a sprained left foot. Pavlovic got hurt during the third quarter of Wednesday night's win over Washington. Pavlovic, who missed training camp in a contract holdout, is averaging 7.3 points and has made 35 starts this season.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Richard Jefferson had 34 points, and Josh Boone scored 21 points and grabbed 17 rebounds but New Jersey lost to Golden State 121-119. ... Dwyane Wade scored 27 points and had nine assists but Miami lost to San Antonio 90-89.

SPEAKING
``We weren't concerned. It's the league. We make a run, they make a run. It's the NBA. As long as we do what we need to do, we're going to be OK.''- Golden State's Monta Ellis, who scored a career-high 39 points in the Warriors' 121-119 victory over New Jersey. The Warriors scored 22 consecutive points, then blew a 13-point lead in the win.
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``With the way I'm shooting free throws, I should kind of expect it.'' - New Jersey's Josh Boone after he went 7-for-15 from the free-throw line, after hitting just 34 percent entering the game. The Warriors fouled Boone six times in less than 2 minutes of the third quarter.

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