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|Sunday, 27 January 2008 06:18|
Monday, Jan. 28
San Antonio at Utah (9 p.m. EST). A rematch of last season's Western Conference finals.
-Dwyane Wade, Heat, scored 35 points to lead Miami past Indiana 98-96.
-Rudy Gay, Grizzlies, poured in a career-high 34 points to lift Memphis over the Los Angeles Clippers 125-120 in overtime.
-Andre Iguodala, Sixers, finished with 33 points and Philadelphia downed Charlotte 103-96.
-David West, Hornets, had 32 points to help New Orleans pound San Antonio 102-78.
Miami beat Indiana 98-96 on Saturday to snap a 15-game skid - the longest in the NBA this season and the second-longest in franchise history. The Heat hadn't won since Dec. 22. ... Andre Miller had 23 points to help Philadelphia end a three-game slide with a 103-96 win over Charlotte. The 76ers had lost 11 of 13 games this month. ... Memphis upended the Clippers 125-120 in overtime, snapping a four-game skid against Los Angeles.
New Orleans routed San Antonio 102-78 on Saturday to win its eighth straight and snap the Spurs' three-game winning streak. The Hornets improved to a Western Conference-best 16-5 on the road.
Indiana fell to Miami 98-96 on Saturday and has now lost 13 of its last 17 games.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Corey Maggette had a season-high 35 points in the Los Angeles Clippers' 125-120 overtime loss to Memphis on Saturday. ... Jason Richardson scored 35 points for Charlotte but the Bobcats were beaten by Philadelphia 103-96.
``To tell you the truth, it feels like we won a championship. Been a long time, know what I mean? It's a good feeling and I'm just happy it's over.'' - Miami's Dorell Wright, after posting 14 points and 10 rebounds on Saturday to help the Heat edge Indiana 98-96 and snap a 15-game losing streak.