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BOX: BLAZERS 85, WOLVES 78

Scottie Pippen scored eight points in a span of 37 seconds late in the game as Portland extended its winning streak to 11.

Kevin Garnett had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead Minnesota.

MINNESOTA (78)

Garnett 9-16 0-0 19, Smith 2-6 1-2 5, Nesterovic 3-9 1-4 7, Szczerbiak 4-10 0-0 9, Billups 2-6 2-2 8, Trent 8-14 0-0 16, Jackson 2-5 3-4 7, Peeler 0-6 0-0 0, Avery 3-6 0-0 7. Totals 33-78 7-12 78.

PORTLAND (85)

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Pippen 4-12 5-6 14, Wallace 10-18 4-5 28, Davis 0-6 3-4 3, Wells 6-13 2-4 14, Stoudamire 2-9 4-4 8, Anderson 2-8 1-1 5, Patterson 3-6 1-1 7, Kemp 1-5 0-0 2, Brunson 1-2 2-2 4, Dudley 0-0 0-0 0, Kerr 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-79 22-27 85.

Minnesota 20 18 20 20 --; 78

; Portland 18 24 14 29 --; 85

; 3-Point Goals-- Minnesota 5-11 (Billups 2-2, Garnett 1-2, Avery 1-2, Szczerbiak 1-4, Peeler 0-1), Portland 5-16 (Wallace 4-8, Pippen 1-3, Stoudamire 0-1, Wells 0-1, Anderson 0-3). Fouled out-- None. Rebounds-- Minnesota 52 (Garnett 13), Portland 53 (Wallace 15). Assists-- Minnesota 18 (Szczerbiak 5), Portland 18 (Anderson 6). Total fouls-- Minnesota 23, Portland 16. A-- 19,233 (19,980).

CELTICS 130, MAGIC 110

Paul Pierce scored 22 points and Antoine Walker had 16 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists as Boston had its highest point total of the season.

ORLANDO (110)

Garrity 6-13 1-2 16, Miller 1-7 2-2 4, Reid 0-0 6-6 6, McGrady 5-11 5-5 17, Armstrong 6-10 3-4 16, Ewing 0-3 0-0 0, M.Williams 7-11 2-2 16, Hudson 3-11 6-6 12, Buechler 1-3 0-0 2, DeClercq 5-7 1-2 11, Hunter 2-4 6-10 10. Totals 36-80 32-39 110.

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BOSTON (130)

Walker 5-11 4-4 16, Pierce 6-11 8-10 22, Potapenko 6-9 1-2 13, Anderson 6-12 0-0 13, Delk 4-7 1-2 13, McCarty 4-7 0-0 10, Blount 3-7 5-6 11, Rogers 6-10 2-2 16, Strickland 3-6 5-5 12, E.Williams 0-0 2-2 2, Brown 0-2 2-2 2. Totals 43-82 30-35 130.

Orlando 25 29 28 28 --; 110

; Boston 39 25 40 26 --; 130

; 3-Point Goals-- Orlando 6-22 (Garrity 3-7, McGrady 2-4, Armstrong 1-3, Buechler 0-2, Hudson 0-3, Miller 0-3), Boston 14-25 (Delk 4-5, Rogers 2-2, Walker 2-3, McCarty 2-4, Pierce 2-6, Anderson 1-2, Strickland 1-2, Brown 0-1). Fouled out-- Rogers. Rebounds-- Orlando 46 (M.Williams, Miller 6), Boston 49 (Walker 14). Assists-- Orlando 24 (Hudson 7), Boston 29 (Walker, Anderson 7). Total fouls-- Orlando 23, Boston 28. Technicals-- Orlando Defensive Three Second, Boston Defensive Three Second 2. A-- 13,399 (18,624).

76ERS 85, CAVALIERS 76

Allen Iverson broke the 40-point barrier for the third time in four games, scoring 46 Wednesday night in leading the Philadelphia 76ers to victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

It was the eighth time this season that Iverson scored 40 or more points. He shot 15-of-30 following an 8-for-30 performance in a 100-94 loss to Boston on Monday night.

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CLEVELAND (76)

Murray 9-20 0-0 22, Hill 3-6 4-6 10, Ilgauskas 2-11 0-0 4, Miller 5-15 2-2 14, Person 7-18 2-2 17, J.Jones 1-5 0-2 2, Davis 2-6 0-0 4, Doleac 0-1 0-0 0, Langdon 1-1 0-0 3. Totals 30-83 8-12 76.

PHILADELPHIA (85)

Harpring 2-6 0-0 4, Blount 4-6 1-1 9, Mutombo 5-14 0-0 10, Snow 3-6 1-2 7, Iverson 15-30 14-18 46, McKey 1-3 1-2 3, Bell 0-2 0-0 0, Claxton 1-2 1-2 3, A.Jones 0-1 1-2 1, Cummings 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 32-71 19-27 85.

Cleveland 15 16 20 25 --; 76

; Philadelphia 23 12 20 30 --; 85

; 3-Point Goals-- Cleveland 8-19 (Murray 4-7, Miller 2-4, Langdon 1-1, Person 1-5, J.Jones 0-1, Davis 0-1), Philadelphia 2-5 (Iverson 2-4, Claxton 0-1). Fouled out-- None. Rebounds-- Cleveland 51 (Person 11), Philadelphia 53 (Mutombo 13). Assists-- Cleveland 22 (Miller 13), Philadelphia 16 (Snow 6). Total fouls-- Cleveland 23, Philadelphia 20. Technicals-- Cleveland coach Lucas 2, Philadelphia Defensive Three Second, Bell. Ejected-- Cleveland coach Lucas. A-- 20,359 (20,444).

JAZZ 92, LAKERS 84

Karl Malone scored 23 points and John Stockton added 19 as the Jazz beat the Lakers in Kobe Bryant's return from a two-game suspension.

O'Neal scored 28 points and had 12 rebounds and Bryant scored 26.

L.A. LAKERS (84)

Fox 2-6 0-0 4, Horry 1-5 1-2 3, O'Neal 13-21 2-9 28, Hunter 2-4 0-0 4, Bryant 7-19 11-12 26, George 2-9 0-0 5, Madsen 0-1 0-0 0, Fisher 3-8 2-2 10, Richmond 1-1 0-0 2, Medvedenko 0-0 0-0 0, McCoy 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 32-75 16-25 84.

UTAH (92)

Kirilenko 2-6 7-8 11, Malone 5-13 12-13 23, Collins 5-7 0-0 10, Stockton 7-12 5-6 19, Russell 2-11 0-0 4, LaRue 0-2 2-2 2, Marshall 3-7 4-5 10, Ostertag 0-0 0-0 0, Amaechi 0-2 2-2 2, Starks 4-6 0-0 8, Padgett 1-2 0-0 3, Stevenson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-68 32-36 92.

L.A. Lakers 20 27 15 22 --; 84

; Utah 22 22 26 22 --; 92

; 3-Point Goals-- L.A. Lakers 4-18 (Fisher 2-5, Bryant 1-3, George 1-5, Horry 0-1, Fox 0-2, Hunter 0-2), Utah 2-6 (Malone 1-1, Padgett 1-1, Stockton 0-1, Kirilenko 0-1, Russell 0-2). Fouled out-- Marshall. Rebounds-- L.A. Lakers 52 (O'Neal 12), Utah 43 (Malone 8). Assists-- L.A. Lakers 17 (Bryant, Hunter 4), Utah 17 (Stockton 6). Total fouls-- L.A. Lakers 28, Utah 24. Technicals-- L.A. Lakers Defensive Three Second 2, Horry, Malone. A-- 19,911 (19,911).

BUCKS 92, CLIPPERS 86

Glenn Robinson scored 22 points, passing Sidney Moncrief on Milwaukee's career scoring. Robinson has 11,596 points, trailing only Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 14,211 points.

L.A. CLIPPERS (86)

Brand 3-9 5-9 11, Fowlkes 2-5 1-2 5, Olowokandi 7-18 1-3 15, McInnis 7-14 2-2 16, Piatkowski 1-3 4-4 6, Richardson 5-11 1-2 12, Miles 4-6 5-6 13, Overton 3-6 0-0 8, Rooks 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 32-74 19-28 86.

MILWAUKEE (92)

Mason 3-10 0-0 6, Robinson 10-16 2-2 22, Przybilla 2-4 0-0 4, Allen 7-11 2-3 20, Cassell 5-14 2-2 13, E.Johnson 2-2 1-2 5, Thomas 6-10 0-1 12, Anthony 1-4 1-2 3, Redd 1-3 2-2 4, Ham 0-0 3-4 3. Totals 37-74 13-18 92.

L.A. Clippers 22 24 23 17 --; 86

; Milwaukee 17 24 25 26 --; 92

; 3-Point Goals-- L.A. Clippers 3-11 (Overton 2-5, Richardson 1-2, Piatkowski 0-1, McInnis 0-3), Milwaukee 5-11 (Allen 4-6, Cassell 1-1, Anthony 0-1, Thomas 0-3). Fouled out-- E.Johnson. Rebounds-- L.A. Clippers 49 (Brand 10), Milwaukee 44 (Mason 8). Assists-- L.A. Clippers 14 (Brand, Miles 3), Milwaukee 23 (Cassell 9). Total fouls-- L.A. Clippers 14, Milwaukee 24. Technicals-- L.A. Clippers Defensive Three Second. A-- 16,985 (18,717).

HEAT 92, BULLS 87

Rod Strickland scored a season-high 23 points, Alonzo Mourning had 18 and Eddie Jones added 14 points as all five Heat starters finished in double figures.

MIAMI (92)

Gill 4-7 2-2 11, Grant 6-10 0-0 12, Mourning 4-10 10-16 18, Jones 4-11 4-4 14, Strickland 8-11 7-12 23, Jackson 1-6 0-0 2, Stepania 2-6 0-0 4, Carter 2-6 0-0 4, Gatling 1-5 2-2 4. Totals 32-72 25-36 92.

CHICAGO (87)

Rose 10-21 1-1 23, Fizer 4-13 4-6 12, Curry 3-6 0-0 6, Hassell 2-6 0-0 4, Best 6-11 5-5 18, Bagaric 3-5 1-2 7, Oakley 3-4 0-0 6, Robinson 3-6 0-0 6, Crawford 2-5 1-1 5, Hoiberg 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 36-78 12-15 87.

Miami 19 24 24 25 --; 92

; Chicago 24 18 14 31 --; 87

; 3-Point Goals-- Miami 3-8 (Jones 2-5, Gill 1-2, Jackson 0-1), Chicago 3-10 (Rose 2-5, Best 1-2, Hassell 0-1, Crawford 0-2). Fouled out-- Oakley. Rebounds-- Miami 49 (Grant 8), Chicago 47 (Fizer 9). Assists-- Miami 23 (Strickland 7), Chicago 21 (Rose, Oakley 4). Total fouls-- Miami 20, Chicago 26. Technicals-- Miami Defensive Three Second. A-- 17,054 (21,711).

SUNS 89, NETS 87

Jason Kidd's shooting was as cold as the reception he got from a large share of the Phoenix crowd Wednesday night as the Suns rallied to hand New Jersey its fourth consecutive road loss.

Kidd, in his first trip to Phoenix since he was traded to New Jersey, had 10 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists but shot just 4-for-18 from the field.

NEW JERSEY (87)

Martin 8-15 1-2 17, Van Horn 4-10 0-2 9, Collins 4-7 4-4 12, Kidd 4-18 0-0 10, Kittles 5-16 2-3 13, Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Jefferson 3-8 2-3 8, Williams 7-11 4-5 18, Marshall 0-1 0-0 0, A.Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-87 13-19 87.

PHOENIX (89)

Marion 8-15 8-8 24, Gugliotta 1-6 0-0 2, Tsakalidis 6-13 0-0 12, Marbury 8-23 4-4 20, J.Johnson 3-6 0-0 6, Hardaway 3-9 6-7 12, Outlaw 0-1 0-0 0, Palacio 1-3 2-2 4, Majerle 3-5 1-4 9. Totals 33-81 21-25 89.

New Jersey 25 26 25 11 --; 87

; Phoenix 22 26 21 20 --; 89

; 3-Point Goals-- New Jersey 4-12 (Kidd 2-6, Kittles 1-3, Van Horn 1-3), Phoenix 2-7 (Majerle 2-4, Marbury 0-3). Fouled out-- Martin, Jefferson. Rebounds-- New Jersey 54 (Kidd 10), Phoenix 56 (Tsakalidis 12). Assists-- New Jersey 25 (Kidd 8), Phoenix 15 (Marbury 4). Total fouls-- New Jersey 24, Phoenix 18. Technicals-- A.Johnson. A-- 16,251 (19,023).

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