|Monday's NBA Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 17 March 2008 16:10|
LeBron James had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists for Cleveland. Delonte West had 16 points and Sasha Pavlovic added 14.
The Magic made their mark from long range, including five 3-pointers in a four-minute stretch of the third quarter. Orlando was 14-for-32 on 3's, compared with 6-for-19 for the Cavaliers, and got 20 points off 15 Cleveland turnovers in its fifth straight win.
Hedo Turkoglu had 18 points and seven rebounds and Maurice Evans had 10 points for Orlando. Jameer Nelson had seven assists but only six points on 2-for-12 shooting.
Hawks 105, Wizards 96
WASHINGTON (AP) - Mike Bibby scored 23 points and Joe Johnson added 18 points and 10 to lead Atlanta to its third straight win and move them one-half game ahead of idle New Jersey for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.
Josh Smith had 17 points for Atlanta, which made 55.4 percent of its shots. Rookie center Al Horford added 12 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high six assists.
Washington, which had its three-game winning streak end, had won 12 of 15 games against the Hawks. The Wizards fell to 33-33. Antawn Jamison led the Wizards with 25 points.
Pacers 110, Knicks 98
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Dunleavy tied his career high with 36 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks 110-98 Monday night.
Danny Granger had 26 points and 11 rebounds, and Troy Murphy added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Pacers, who snapped a two-game losing streak.
Zach Randolph had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Wilson Chandler added 15 points and eight rebounds for New York, which has lost nine of 10.