|Saturday's NBA Capsules|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 22 March 2008 16:42|
Andre Miller had 21 points and five assists, and Lou Williams added 15 points on 4-for-6 shooting from the field for the Sixers, who have won 17 of their last 22 games.
Vince Carter led New Jersey with 27 points but was only 10-for-25 from the floor. Richard Jefferson was held to 11 points on 3-for-15 shooting.
Hawks 98, Magic 90
ATLANTA (AP) - Joe Johnson scored 34 points, Mike Bibby had 20 and Josh Smith 19 in Atlanta's sixth straight home victory over Orlando.
The Magic, who dropped to 22-2 on the road when entering the fourth quarter with a lead, had won seven of eight overall. Hedo Turkoglu led Orlando with 18 points. Jameer Nelson had 16 points, and Dwight Howard finished with 16 rebounds.
Bobcats 94, Heat 82
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Gerald Wallace scored 26 points, Jason Richardson had 24, and Charlotte held off an early fourth-quarter rally to beat Miami to snap a five-game losing streak.
Jason Williams scored 19 points, Ricky Davis had 15 and Chris Quinn 14 for the injury-riddled Heat, who dressed just nine players in losing their third straight and 11th in 13 games in March.
Miami assistant Ron Rothstein led the team for the second consecutive game in place of coach Pat Riley, who is scouting prospective draft picks at this week's NCAA tournament. Riley is expected to be back with the team when it plays at Milwaukee on Monday.