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Monday, Dec. 10
Miami at Phoenix (9 p.m. EST). The Suns had a five-game winning streak snapped on Saturday.
-Dwyane Wade, Heat, had 35 points and 10 assists to lead Miami past the Los Angeles Clippers 100-94.
-Chris Paul, Hornets, finished with 29 points and 10 assists in New Orleans' 91-88 victory over Seattle.
-Caron Butler, Wizards, scored 28 points, including 20 in the second half, to lead Washington to a 104-89 victory over New Jersey.
-Kobe Bryant, Lakers, had 28 points and eight assists in Los Angeles' 123-113 win over Golden State.
-Brandon Roy, Trail Blazers, scored 26 points, including a go-ahead layup in overtime, and added nine assists to help Portland defeat Milwaukee 117-113.
Miami beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-94 Sunday to snap a five-game skid and give coach Pat Riley his 1,200th career victory. Riley is the third NBA coach to reach 1,200 wins, and got to the mark in his 1,842nd game, faster than any other coach. He joined Golden State's Don Nelson and Lenny Wilkens as the only coaches to reach the total.
Jason Kidd picked up his 93rd career triple-double with 13 points, 13 assists and 10 rebounds in New Jersey's 104-89 loss to the Wizards on Sunday. It was the fourth time Kidd accomplished the feat against Washington.
Seven Lakers scored in double figures as Los Angeles beat Golden State 123-113 Sunday for its third straight victory and ninth straight over the Warriors. ... LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points to help Portland get past Milwaukee 117-113 in overtime for its third straight win. ... New Orleans edged Seattle 91-88 to win its second straight and snap the SuperSonics' two-game winning streak.
Washington beat New Jersey 104-89 Sunday to end a six-game losing streak against the Nets, which was the longest active skid by one team against an opponent.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Mo Williams had a season-high 33 points in Milwaukee's 117-113 overtime loss to Portland on Sunday. The Bucks have lost three straight and seven of their last eight games. ... Corey Maggette scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds but the Los Angeles Clippers were defeated by Miami 100-94 and have lost eight of their last nine games.
``Two nights ago when I got here from Golden State I was feeling a little bit low. OK? My wife's in town, and I went to the 19th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel at about 1:30 in the morning. I was out on the balcony looking down at Wilshire Boulevard, and she said: `Honey, don't do it. It's not worth it.' ... The value of an NBA wife.'' - Miami coach Pat Riley, after the Heat snapped a five-game slide with a 100-94 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.