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NBA ROUNDUP Sunday's other games


Published: Sun, March 5, 2006 @ 12:00 a.m.


Pacers 94, 76ers 93
PHILADELPHIA -- Stephen Jackson's layup with 2.9 seconds remaining lifted Indiana over Philadelphia. Allen Iverson had 33 points and nine assists, but couldn't lead the Sixers to their third straight victory. Anthony Johnson had 18 points and Jackson scored 15 for Indiana, which has won three of four.
Wizards 117, Kings 107
WASHINGTON -- Antawn Jamison had 31 points and eight rebounds as Washington snapped a three-game losing streak. Gilbert Arenas added 23 points and Caron Butler 22 for the Wizards, who became only the fifth opponent to score 100 points against the Kings since they acquired Ron Artest, the 2003-04 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, in January. Artest led Sacramento with 30 points, five assists and three blocks before fouling out with 1:14 remaining. Kevin Martin added 20 points for the Kings, who have won nine of their last 13 games.
Timberwolves 103, Warriors 90
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett scored 23 points and tied his season high with 21 rebounds as Minnesota overcame a superb scoring performance by Golden State's Jason Richardson. Ricky Davis scored 19 for the Wolves, and Trenton Hassell added 15 as Minnesota won its second in a row by sending the Warriors to their sixth loss in seven games. Richardson scored 36 for Golden State -- three points shy of his season high. But he didn't get much help from his teammates. Mike Dunleavy scored nine of his 13 points in the second quarter, and Baron Davis added 12.
Suns 115, Mavericks 107
DALLAS -- Boris Diaw had 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for his second career triple-double as Phoenix extended its winning streak to a season-high 10 games. Steve Nash had 25 points and 11 assists, Shawn Marion had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Leandro Barbosa scored 20 points to help the Suns end the Mavericks' club-record 16-game home winning streak. Dirk Nowitzki had 25 points and nine rebounds, Marquis Daniels added 22 points and Jason Terry had 21 points for the Mavericks, who had won 20 of their previous 22.
Raptors 111, Celtics 105
TORONTO -- Morris Peterson had 27 points and Chris Bosh added 24 as Toronto ended a six-game losing streak. Mikes James scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter for the Raptors, who hadn't won since Feb. 13. Boston's Paul Pierce had 33 points -- the fifth game in a row and 11th in 12 games he has reached the 30-point mark.
Rockets 102, Trail Blazers 84
HOUSTON -- Yao Ming had 32 points and 13 rebounds as Houston beat Portland for the ninth straight time. Yao had his team-leading 21st double-double, including 17 points in the third quarter, to help rally the Rockets from one point down at the half. Houston has won five of its last seven and 12 of 16.
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