Thursday, Dec. 18
Phoenix at Portland (10:30 p.m. EST). Two nights after Portland retired his No. 30 jersey, Phoenix coach Terry Porter returns to the Rose Garden.

-Danny Granger, Pacers, scored 17 of his 41 points in the fourth quarter, made all 17 of his free throws and had 11 rebounds and six assists in Indiana's 127-120 victory over Golden State.
-LeBron James, Cavaliers, scored 32 points on 14-of-20 shooting to help Cleveland beat Minnesota 93-70.
-Allen Iverson, 76ers, scored 28 points in Detroit's 88-74 win over Washington.
-Dirk Nowitzki and Jason Terry, Mavericks. Nowitzki had 27 points and 10 rebounds, and Terry also scored 27 points in Dallas' 96-86 win in Toronto.
-Lou Williams, 76ers, matched his career high with 25 points in Philadelphia's 93-88 victory over Milwaukee.
-Kevin Garnett, Celtics, scored 10 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter in Boston's 88-85 victory over Atlanta.

erwolves' losing streak to 11 games.

Chris Paul broke Alvin Robertson's NBA record for consecutive regular-season games with a steal, reaching 106 in New Orleans' 90-83 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night. Paul finished with three steals.

Philadelphia forward Elton Brand dislocated his right shoulder in the third quarter against Milwaukee on Wednesday night. ... New Orleans' Peja Stojakovic missed the Hornets' game against San Antonio because of back spasms. ... Raptors rookie forward Nathan Jawai, sidelined since training camp because of an unidentified heart abnormality, has been cleared to begin workouts.

The Clippers' Marcus Camby had a career-high 27 rebounds and scored 19 points in Los Angeles' 115-109 overtime loss to Chicago. ... Detroit is 10-9 with Allen Iverson on the roster. ... Toronto has lost three straight to drop to 2-6 since Jay Triano replaced Sam Mitchell as coach Dec. 3.

``We want to play championship basketball. That's what we're building up to. Our goal is to win a championship. You play your role around here. You do your job. You do what you're supposed to.'' - Boston's Kevin Garnett after leading the Celtics to their 16th straight victory, 88-85 over Atlanta on Wednesday night.

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