SCOREBOARD
Saturday, March 1
San Antonio at Milwaukee (8:30 p.m. EST). The Spurs have won seven straight.

STARS
Friday
-Mike Dunleavy, Pacers, matched his career high with 36 points to lead Indiana to a 122-111 victory over Toronto.
-Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks, had 34 points and 10 rebounds, leading Dallas to a 115-106 win over Sacramento.
-LeBron James, Cavaliers, had 30 points and 13 assists in Cleveland's 92-84 win against Minnesota.
-Chris Paul, Hornets, had 24 points and 16 assists, and New Orleans held off Utah Jazz 110-98.
-Dwyane Wade, Heat, scored 31 points, leading Miami to a 103-93 victory over Seattle.

LIFTOFF
Houston beat Memphis 116-95 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to 14, the longest streak in the NBA this season. The Rockets are only one shy of the longest winning streak in franchise history, reached twice, with the last time coming in their championship season of 1993-94.

NO KIDDING
Jason Kidd scored a season-high 21 points and was an assist shy of a triple-double, leading Dallas to a 115-106 victory over Sacramento on Friday night. Kidd sparked runs of 18-0 and 15-0 as well as a 10-2 spurt after Dallas led only 103-102 in the closing minutes. The victory makes the Mavericks 4-2 since Kidd arrived.

SNAPPED
Brandon Roy had 20 points and 12 assists to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 119-111 victory over the Lakers Friday night, snapping Los Angeles' 10-game winning streak. The Lakers also ended their seven-game road winning streak.

HEAT STROKE
Dwyane Wade scored 31 points, leading the Miami Heat to a 103-93 victory over the Seattle SuperSonics on Friday night for just their third victory in the last 30 games.

ROAD WOES
Charlotte's road losing streak reached nine games with Friday nights 108-100 defeat to Boston. The loss was the Bobcats' fifth overall.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Zach Randolph had a season-high 29 points and 17 rebounds in New York's 99-93 loss to Atlanta on Friday night. ... Jason Richardson led all scorers with 30 points, but Charlotte lost to Boston 108-100. ... Chris Wilcox, averaging 12.6 points, had a season-high 30 points in Seattle's 103-93 loss to Miami.

SPEAKING
``If I didn't do it. they were going to write it on a piece of paper.'' - Jason Kidd after leading the Mavericks to a 115-106 win over Utah on Friday night. Kidd, who was told to shoot more by coach Avery Johnson, finished with a season-high 21 points.

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