Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Monta Ellis deposited 22 points with eight
assists and the Dallas Mavericks edged the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 102-97
decision from Quicken Loans Arena. Shawn Marion scored 18 points and Dirk
Nowitzki added a 17-point, 10-rebound double-double to help the Mavs beat
the Cavs for the sixth time in the last seven meetings. DeJuan Blair and
Brandan Wright added 13 and 10 points, respectively, off the bench in the
win. Kyrie Irving contributed 26 points and nine assists in the losing
effort, while Anderson Varejao scored 18 points and ripped down 21 rebounds.
Luol Deng finished with 20 points in his first game as a Cav in Cleveland
and Tristan Thompson added 19 points and 10 boards.
Final Score: LA Clippers 112, Detroit 103
Auburn Hills, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - DeAndre Jordan had 16 points and 21
rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers defeated the Detroit Pistons 112-103 on
Monday afternoon. Jamal Crawford netted 26 points, Blake Griffin added 51
and J.J. Redick registered 20 points and six assists for the Clippers,
who have won six of their last seven games. Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points
and Josh Smith tallied 24 for Detroit, which had won three of its last four
tilts coming in.
Final Score: Charlotte 100, Toronto 95
Charlotte, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Ramon Sessions scored 23 points and Al
Jefferson deposited a 22-point, 19-rebound double-double as the Charlotte
Bobcats beat the Toronto Raptors 100-95 from Time Warner Cable Arena. Gerald
Henderson netted 16 points, while Josh McRoberts and Jannero Pargo each
contributed 11 points for the Bobcats, who defeated Toronto for the seventh
straight time in Charlotte. DeMar DeRozan tallied 25 points and Kyle Lowry
scored 21 for Toronto, which last beat the Bobcats in Charlotte on March 29,
2010. Greivis Vasquez had 15 points off the bench and Chuck Hayes added 12
with 13 rebounds in a reserve role.
Final Score: Washington 107, Philadelphia 99
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Bradley Beal had 22 points, nine rebounds
and eight assists to lead the Washington Wizards to a 107-99 victory over the
Philadelphia 76ers on Monday. Kevin Seraphin scored 16 points and John Wall
added 14 for the Wizards, who have won four of their last five. Michael
Carter-Williams poured in 31 points to lead Philadelphia despite not playing
the final 4 1/2 minutes, even as the Sixers cut a 21-point deficit to eight.
Thaddeus Young added 18 points for the Sixers, who have lost three in a row
and seven of their last eight, and Spencer Hawes scored 11 with 16 rebounds.
Final Score: Brooklyn 103, New York 80
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Joe Johnson netted 20 of his 25 points in
the first half and the Brooklyn Nets routed the New York Knicks 103-80 on
Monday afternoon. Andray Blatche tallied 19 points and 12 rebounds for the
Nets, who have won seven of their last eight games. Alan Anderson scored
15 points and Deron Williams added 13 in the triumph. Carmelo Anthony had 26
points and 12 rebounds for New York, which has dropped four straight on the
heels of a five-game winning streak. The Knicks shot a season-low 33.8 percent
(24-of-71) from the field.
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