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|Sunday, 16 March 2008 05:05|
Monday, March 15
Cleveland at Orlando (7 p.m. EST). The Southeast Division leading Magic look to win their fifth straight.
-Andre Miller, 76ers, scored a season-high 32 points to lead Philadelphia to a 103-96 victory over San Antonio.
-Antawn Jamison, Wizards, scored 36 points, including three key free throws to send the game into overtime, leading Washington to a 119-109 win against the Los Angeles Clippers.
-Amare Stoudemire, Suns, had 30 points and 10 rebounds in Phoenix's 127-99 rout of Sacramento.
Orlando clinched a playoff berth with a 122-111 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. The Magic, who have won seven of eight, are currently the No. 3 seed in the East.
The Los Angeles Clippers, starting their 29th different lineup of the season, lost to Washington 119-109 in overtime on Saturday night. The Clippers have lost 233 games to injury - most in the NBA this season.
Portland beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-96 Saturday night to sweep the four-game season series.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Carlos Boozer equaled his career high with 41 points for Utah, but the Jazz lost to New Jersey 117-115 Saturday night.
``It's beautiful. It's totally beautiful. When you're playing great basketball and you're playing team basketball, there's no sport greater - when you're just enjoying yourself and everybody gets along.'' - Phoenix's Amare Stoudemire after the Suns' 127-99 victory over Sacramento on Saturday night.