SCOREBOARD
Saturday, March 22
Boston at New Orleans (8 p.m. EDT). The Celtics, winners of 14 of their past 15, look for a sweep of their five-game road trip against Chris Paul and the Southwest Division-leading Hornets.

STARS
Friday
-Mike Miller, Grizzlies, scored 34 points to lead Memphis to a 120-106 win over the New York Knicks.
-LaMarcus Aldridge, Blazers, had 22 points, 12 rebounds and a career-high seven assists in a 107-102 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

TOPS
LeBron James passed Brad Daugherty as Cleveland's career scoring leader in the first quarter and finished with 29 points, leading the Cavaliers to a 90-83 win over the Toronto Raptors on Friday night. It took Daugherty 548 games to amass 10,389 points. James, the NBA's leading scorer in his fifth pro season, has 10,414 points in just 380 games.

REELING
The Los Angeles Lakers beat Seattle 130-105 on Friday night, sending the SuperSonics to their 10th straight loss. ... The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Portland Trail Blazers 107-102 for their sixth straight loss.

I LOVE NEW YORK
The Memphis Grizzlies snapped an 18-game road losing streak Friday night with a 120-106 victory over the New York Knicks.

STREAKS
Danny Granger scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 124-113 Friday night for their fifth straight victory at Conseco Fieldhouse.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Devin Harris had 16 points and 13 assists for the Nets in a 125-114 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.

SPEAKING
``Welcome to Denver Nuggets land. We play so fast, sometimes it's good and sometimes it's dangerous.'' - Nuggets coach George Karl, after a 14-1 fourth-quarter spurt carried Denver to a 125-114 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Friday night.

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