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|Sunday, 23 December 2007 06:46|
Monday, Dec. 24
No games scheduled.
-Tim Duncan, Spurs, had 34 points and a season-high 18 rebounds to lead San Antonio to a 99-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
-Dwyane Wade, Heat, hit a 20-foot jumper at the buzzer, giving Miami a 104-102 win over the Utah Jazz.
-Andre Iguodala, Sixers, made a 20-foot jumper as time expired to give Philadelphia a 99-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Andre Iguodala made a 20-foot jumper as time expired to give the Philadelphia 76ers a 99-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Iguodala, who had 17 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, converted the winner over Mike Miller from near the top of the key. ... Dwyane Wade hit a 20-foot jumper at the buzzer, giving the Miami Heat a 104-102 win over the Utah Jazz. Wade finished with 20 points for Miami, which wasted a 16-point second-half lead - but won when the 2006 NBA finals MVP pump-faked, shot and saw the ball bounce off the rim and through the hoop as time expired.
Jason Kidd collected his 93rd career triple-double and the New Jersey Nets beat the Golden State Warriors 100-95 on Saturday night. Kidd, who finished with 15 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds, made two free throws with 22.1 seconds left to seal the victory.
TO THE RAFTERS
The San Antonio Spurs retired the No. 6 worn by former Spurs player Avery Johnson on Saturday night. The 5-foot-11 Johnson, now the coach of the Dallas Mavericks, spent parts of 10 seasons with the Spurs during his 16-year career and was part of the 1999 championship team.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Toronto's Chris Bosh scored a career-high 42 points in a 122-103 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. ... Jason Richardson scored a season-high 30 points for the Bobcats in a 103-99 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. ... Pau Gasol had 31 points and 13 rebounds for Memphis in a 99-97 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
Rookie Yi Jianlian scored a season-high 29 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks outlast the road-weary Charlotte Bobcats 103-99 on Saturday night. The game was delayed 15 minutes after the Bobcats needed nearly 11 hours to get to Milwaukee after their flight left Charlotte at 9 a.m. After several diversions and a refueling and food stop, the team finally landed at Midway Airport in Chicago at 4:30 p.m. and bused to the Bradley Center, arriving 60 minutes before the scheduled tip-off.
``Same spot. Same shot.'' - Dwyane Wade, whose 20-footer bounced off the rim and through the basket at the buzzer Saturday night, giving the Miami Heat a 104-102 win over the Utah Jazz. Wade also hit a buzzer-beating winner against the Jazz in Miami on Nov. 19, 2004.