Monday, Feb. 4
Chicago at Seattle (10 p.m. EST). The Bulls have lost nine straight road games.

-LeBron James, Cavaliers, scored 28 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had 7 assists and Cleveland beat the Clippers 98-84.
-Tracy McGrady, Rockets, scored 33 to lead Houston to a 91-83 victory over Milwaukee.
-Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets, had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Denver beat Charlotte 117-101.
-Brad Miller, Kings, had 22 points and 20 rebounds and Sacramento beat Chicago 105-101.

Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Utah extended their winning streak to eight games Saturday night with a 110-91 victory over the new-look Grizzlies. The Jazz have won 12 of their last 13 and sit atop the Western Conference's Northwest Division.

Yao Ming's Rockets beat Yi Jianlian and the Bucks 91-83 Saturday despite relatively quiet nights by China's biggest basketball exports. Yao scored 12 points and added 12 rebounds for Houston, while Yi scored six points on miserable 1-for-10 shooting. Yao and Yi's first meeting on an NBA court, Nov. 9 in Houston, was watched by an audience estimated between 100 and 200 million people in China. A similar audience was expected for Saturday's game, which was being broadcast live by three networks in greater China and on tape delay by a fourth. Bucks coach Larry Krystkowiak dubbed it the ``Chinese Super Bowl.''

Carmelo Anthony returned from an ankle injury to score 25 points, Allen Iverson added 24 points and 13 assists, and Denver beat Charlotte 117-101 on Saturday night. Anthony missed five games with a sprained left ankle after awkwardly landing on the foot of Kobe Bryant on Jan. 21. The Nuggets were 3-2 in Anthony's absence. It was the Nuggets eighth straight win at the Pepsi Center. The team is now 20-5 at home this season. Denver didn't win its 20th home game last season until April 4.

Jason Richardson tied a season high with 38 points, and Emeka Okafor added 20 points and 18 rebounds in Charlotte's 117-101 loss to Denver. ... Ben Gordon scored 15 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter, but Chicago fell to Sacramento 105-101. ... Danny Granger scored 29 points but Indiana lost to Orlando 121-115.

Dwight Howard had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and Orlando beat Indiana 121-115. Danny Granger finished with 29 points for the slumping Pacers (19-29), who dropped their sixth consecutive game.

Ron Artest scored 28 points and Kevin Martin had 26 to help Sacramento to a 105-101 victory over Chicago on Saturday night. The Bulls have lost nine straight road games. Chicago has dropped nine straight games in Sacramento since the Michael Jordan-led team beat the Kings by 15 points on Nov. 23, 1997.

``Two hundred million people watching - that's when you've got to bring your 'A' game. That's amazing that there's double the people watching a regular-season NBA game as the Super Bowl.''- Tracy McGrady after Houston's 91-83 victory over Milwaukee regarding the estimated audience watching in China when Yao Ming played against Yi Jianlian.

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