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 WASHINGTON (AP) -Caron Butler scored 29 points, Antawn Jamison had 28, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 101-97 Saturday night in a game in which each team was missing its best player.
Butler went 10-for-18 from the field and added seven assists. Jamison was 11-for-18 and had 14 rebounds for the Wizards, who broke a two-game losing streak by shooting 56 percent.
The Wizards improved to 5-4 without Gilbert Arenas, who is out several months with a knee injury, while Toronto is 1-1 without Chris Bosh, who did not make the trip because of a strained right groin.
Jason Kapono scored a season-high 23 points for the Raptors, and rookie Jamario Moon set season highs with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Anthony Parker scored 18 points.
Nets 94, 76ers 92, OT
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Vince Carter came off the bench to score 24 points, helping New Jersey end a five-game home losing streak.
Jason Kidd equaled his season high with 19 points for the Nets. Richard Jefferson had 23 and Antoine Wright 15.
Andre Iguodala paced the 76ers with 24. Kyle Korver and Andre Miller each had 14 and Louis Williams 13. Samuel Dalembert had six points and 16 rebounds.
Grizzlies 109, Timberwolves 80
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Rudy Gay scored 21 points, Mike Miller added 18 points and a season-high 14 rebounds, and Memphis won for the third time in four games.
Stromile Swift added 16 points and 10 rebounds for Memphis, while Juan Carlos Navarro and Damon Stoudamire finished with 14 points apiece. Pau Gasol scored 13 points.
Rashad McCants scored 18 points and Sebastian Telfair had 16 for the Timberwolves, who were held to their lowest point total of the season and have lost eight of nine.

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