SCOREBOARD
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Orlando at Seattle (10 p.m. EST). Seattle is off to its worst start (2-12) since its inaugural season of 1967-68.

STARS
Monday
-Steven Jackson and Monta Ellis, Warriors. Jackson scored a season-high 32 points and Ellis added a career-high 31 to power Golden State over Phoenix 129-114.
-Tracy McGrady, Rockets, 36 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, to propel Houston past the Los Angeles Clippers 88-71.
-Caron Butler, Wizards, scored 35 points to lead Washington past Dallas 110-98.
-Beno Udrih, Kings, had a career-high 27 points and Sacramento downed San Antonio 112-99.
-Stephon Marbury and Zach Randolph, Knicks. Marbury scored a season-high 28 points and Zach Randolph added 25 points and 14 rebounds to help New York beat Utah 113-109.

IT'S MAGIC
of its past nine, with the only loss to San Antonio.

BOUNCING BACK
Golden State beat Phoenix 129-114 on Monday for its sixth victory in seven games following an 0-6 start. ... New York defeated Utah 113-109 to earn its second straight win after an eight-game skid. The Knicks shot 53 percent from the field. ... Houston beat the Los Angeles Clippers 88-71 and have back-to-back wins following a six-game losing streak. The Rockets have beaten the Clippers four straight times at Staples Center.

MARVELOUS MARKO
Marko Jaric scored 21 points to help Minnesota (2-10) get its second victory of the season, 103-94 over New Orleans on Monday. The win was the Timberwolves' first on the road this season. Jaric has scored in double figures in three straight games and has had at least 20 in his past two.

TEAM RECORD
Dallas fell to Washington 110-98 on Monday but converted all 29 free-throw attempts for a club record, breaking the previous mark of 27 set in February 2002 against New Jersey.

SNAPPED
foes after going 27-3 against the East all of last season. ... Sacramento snapped San Antonio's five-game winning streak with a 112-99 victory on Monday.

STRONG IN DEFEAT
Carlos Boozer scored 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds but Utah had its three-game winning streak snapped with a 113-109 loss to New York on Monday. Deron Williams added 26 points and eight assists for the Jazz. ... Chris Paul scored 31 points in New Orleans' 103-94 loss to Minnesota. ... Steve Nash had 23 points and 13 assists but Phoenix couldn't overcome Golden State, falling 129-114.

OUT
Toronto forward Jorge Garbajosa plans to have more surgery on his left leg and ankle and will be out indefinitely. The 6-foot-9, 245-pounder broke a bone in his lower leg and dislocated his ankle while trying to block a shot in March. The injury ended his rookie season.

SPEAKING
``Maybe that's the thing, I don't know. They can joke for now. We won, so that's fine.'' - Minnesota's Marko Jaric, after teammate Antoine Walker joked that Jaric has been overachieving on and off the court recently. Jaric scored 21 points to help the Timberwolves beat New Orleans 103-94 on Monday.

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