NBA ROUNDUP: Blazers fall to Jazz

  • Wed Feb 3rd, 2010 11:15pm
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Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — Deron Williams had 13 points and 13 assists, and rookie Wesley Matthews had 16 points on six-for-six shooting to help the Utah Jazz win their seventh straight game, 118-105 over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.

Mehmet Okur scored a season-high 28 points and had eight rebounds, and Andrei Kirilenko added 22 points, eight assists and six rebounds for Utah.

LaMarcus Aldrdige had 27 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Blazers, playing their eighth straight game without scoring leader Brandon Roy (right hamstring).

Lakers 99, Bobcats 97

LOS ANGELES — Andrew Bynum had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Lamar Odom scored 19 points and Phil Jackson became the winningest coach in Lakers history. Jackson passed Pat Riley with his 534th win with the Lakers.

Stephen Jackson scored 30 points for the Bobcats, who played without injured All-Star Gerald Wallace in the finale of a six-game trip.

Suns 109, Nuggets 97

DENVER — Amare Stoudemire had 20 points and 17 rebounds, leading the Phoenix Suns over a Denver squad missing Carmelo Anthony.

Celtics 107, Heat 102

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo had 22 points and 14 assists to lead the Boston Celtics. Paul Pierce was on the bench in street clothes after spraining his left foot Monday night. Coach Doc Rivers said Pierce would miss at least one more game.

Thunder 103, Hornets 99

NEW ORLEANS — Kevin Durant scored 30 points, and Russell Westbrook had 26 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for Oklahoma City.

Mavericks 110, Warriors 101

DALLAS — Jason Terry had 21 points, Dirk Nowitzki scored nine of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Dallas extended Golden State’s losing streak to seven games.

Monta Ellis scored a career-high 46 points.

76ers 106, Bulls 103 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA — Elton Brand scored 26 points, and Andre Iguodala had 25 points, eight rebounds and eight assists in Philadelphia’s comeback victory.

Raptors 108, Nets 99

TORONTO — Chris Bosh scored 20 points, Sonny Weems set career highs with 14 points and 11 rebounds and short-handed Toronto improved to 5-1 in its last six games.

Knicks 107, Wizards 85

NEW YORK — Former University of Washington player Nate Robinson scored 23 points, and David Lee had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help New York snap a three-game losing streak. Robinson also had eight assists and six rebounds.

Hawks 103, Clippers 97

ATLANTA — Joe Johnson scored 34 points, Jamal Crawford added 22, and Atlanta overcame a nine-point, fourth-quarter to improve to 20-5 at home.

Chris Kaman and Eric Gordon each scored 17 points, and Marcus Camby had six points and 20 rebounds for Los Angeles, 2-6 on its eight game trip.

Spurs 115, Kings 113

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — George Hill had 23 points and nine assists, and Tim Duncan added 22 points and 13 rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings. Tyreke Evans had 32 points, eight assists and seven rebounds for the Kings.

All-Star Paul set for surgery

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans point guard Chris Paul will have knee surgery and likely miss the All-Star game. Hornets coach Jeff Bower said Paul will have surgery today to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. The All-Star weekend is Feb. 12-14 in Dallas. Bower wouldn’t give a timetable for his return.

Hall of Famer McGuire dies

NEW YORK — Dick McGuire, a basketball Hall of Famer and longtime member of the New York Knicks organization, died Wednesday of natural causes. He was 84. McGuire still worked for the Knicks as a senior basketball consultant.

McGuire was a part of the Knicks’ organization for 53 of its 64 seasons.