Wednesday, Nov. 21
Dallas at Houston (7:30 p.m. EST). The Rockets have lost four straight since starting the season 6-1.

-Dirk Nowitzki, Mavericks, had a season-high 32 points, including four straight 3-pointers in the final 1:41 of the third quarter, and Dallas beat Toronto 105-99.
-Michael Redd, Bucks, scored a season-high 34 points to help Milwaukee get past Cleveland 111-107.
-Kobe Bryant, Lakers, poured in 32 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers over Indiana 134-114.
-Baron Davis, Warriors, had 31 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and Golden State trounced New York 108-82.
-Tony Parker, Spurs, scored 31 points and added nine assists to lead San Antonio to a 95-83 win over Atlanta.

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Washington completed a lose-five, win-five start to the season with a 116-101 rout of Philadelphia on Tuesday. The Wizards have their first five-game winning streak since Dec. 21-29. ... Golden State beat New York 108-82 for its third straight win following an 0-6 start.

The Los Angeles Lakers beat Indiana 134-114 on Tuesday for their fourth straight win. It was the Pacers' worst home defeat since a 24-point loss to New Jersey on March 4, 2001. Eight Lakers scored in double figures for first time since Nov. 26, 2003. ... Denver beat Chicago 112-91 for its sixth straight victory. ... Amare Stoudemire scored 26 points and had 13 rebounds to help Phoenix squeak by Sacramento 100-98 for its sixth straight win.

Golden State defeated New York 108-82 on Tuesday, sending the Knicks to their seventh straight loss. ... Philadelphia fell to Washington 116-101 for its fifth loss in six games. ... Denver beat Chicago 112-91, dropping the Bulls to 2-8, their worst start since 2004-05 when they were 0-9.

Milwaukee ended a seven-game losing streak against Cleveland with its first road win this season, 111-107 over the Cavaliers on Tuesday. The Bucks hadn't beaten the Cavs since Dec. 10, 2005. They also snapped an eight-game losing streak in Cleveland, where they had been winless since Jan. 6, 2003.

Zach Randolph had 15 points and 16 rebounds for New York in a 108-82 loss to Golden State. Randolph has double-doubles in all seven games he's played in, the longest streak by a Knicks player since Charles Oakley had nine in a row to open the 1989-90 campaign. ... Daniel Gibson scored a career-high 26 points but Cleveland fell to Milwaukee 111-107. ... Chris Bosh had a season-high 31 points with 12 rebounds for Toronto in a 105-99 loss to Dallas. ... Ron Artest had a season-high 33 points but Sacramento lost to Phoenix 100-98.

The Los Angeles Lakers traded forward Brian Cook and swingman Maurice Evans to Orlando on Tuesday for forward Trevor Ariza.

Washington point guard Gilbert Arenas missed his second consecutive game on Tuesday, the latest setback in his recovery from a knee injury. ... Memphis rookie Mike Conley has been sidelined indefinitely with an injured right shoulder and placed on the inactive list. He will miss a minimum of two to three weeks.

The Wizards will retire Earl Monroe's No. 10 jersey on Dec. 1, honoring the guard who played four full seasons with the Wizards' predecessors - the Baltimore Bullets - before he was traded to the New York Knicks in 1971. Monroe spent nearly nine seasons with the Knicks and won a championship in New York, but he opted to go into the Hall of Fame in 1990 in Bullets orange.

``I'm getting me a blog. Y'all stay tuned. Coming to a town near y'all, I'm getting my blog. It's going to be: 'When keeping it real goes wrong.''' - Washington's Andray Blatche, who scored a career-high 26 to help the Wizards beat Philadelphia 116-101 on Tuesday.

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