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|Wednesday, 28 November 2007 02:59|
Wednesday, Nov. 28
Orlando at Seattle (10 p.m. EST). Seattle is off to its worst start (2-13) since its inaugural season of 1967-68.
-LeBron James, Cavaliers, scored 38 points, including 11 in overtime, and had 13 assists to lead Cleveland past Boston 109-104.
-Kobe Bryant, Lakers, had 35 points to help Los Angeles beat Seattle 106-99.
-Mike Dunleavy, Pacers, scored 30 points to propel Indiana over Denver 112-110.
LeBron James scored 38 points, Drew Gooden added a season-high 24 and Zydrunas Ilgauskas had 15 as the Cleveland trio outplayed Boston's heralded triumvirate during a 109-104 win in overtime on Tuesday. James, Gooden and Ilgauskas outscored Boston's Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce 77-64.
Ricky Davis equaled a season high with 23 points and Jason Williams totaled 11 points and eight assists off the bench to help Miami beat Charlotte 110-90 on Tuesday. Rookie reserve Daequan Cook added a season-high 19 points while missing only two shots. The Heat's reserves shot 22-for-33 (.667).
IN GOOD COMPANY
LeBron James scored 38 points and added 13 assists to help Cleveland beat Boston 109-104 in overtime on Tuesday. James came in averaging 37.5 points, 10.2 rebounds and 9.5 assists in his past six games, joining Wilt Chamberlain (1964) and Oscar Robertson (1965) as the only players to reach those totals in a six-game stretch.
CLIMBING THE LIST
Kobe Bryant scored 35 points in the Los Angeles Lakers' 106-99 win over Seattle, including including a 19-foot jumper in the first quarter that edged him past 1985 NBA scoring champ Bernard King for 32nd place on the career list. Bryant's next target is John Stockton, who is 25 points ahead of him.
WINDY CITY BLUES
Luol Deng scored 22 points, Ben Gordon added 21, and Chicago snapped its four-game losing streak with a 90-78 victory over Atlanta on Tuesday. The victory was the Bulls' 12th straight over the Hawks. Atlanta has not defeated the Bulls since a 116-101 victory at the United Center on April 9, 2004.
Pau Gasol scored 22 points and Juan Carlos Navarro had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Memphis posted consecutive wins for the first time this season with 110-103 victory over New Jersey on Tuesday. The back-to-back wins came in the Grizzlies' 14th game of the season. It took Memphis 73 games last season to win consecutive games.
The Los Angeles Lakers downed Seattle 106-99 on Tuesday, dropping the Sonics to a league-worst 2-13 in their first season under coach P.J. Carlesimo. They began their inaugural 1967-68 season 2-14. Seattle has lost 14 consecutive games against Western Conference teams, including five last season.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Vince Carter scored 32 points and Jason Kidd chipped in 12 points, 15 rebounds and 12 assists in posting his 91st career triple-double, but New Jersey lost to Memphis 110-103. ... Allen Iverson had 26 points and Carmelo Anthony added 25 but Denver fell to Indiana 112-110. ... Ray Allen had 29 points in Boston's 109-104 overtime loss to Cleveland.
``It was ridiculous. It wasn't a foul. He kicked me, and you just can't make that call. You have to take a guy out and you can't have a guy flop like that. It all works out and karma comes out on top, and we deserved the win.'' - Indiana's Mike Dunleavy, on what he thought was a questionable foul call in the final seconds of the Pacers' 112-110 win over Denver on Tuesday.