Published 12:00 am Saturday, November 15, 2008
The NBA Roundup …CLEVELAND ó LeBron James scored 38 points, leading a second-half rally that gave the Cleveland Cavaliers their seventh straight victory, 105-93 over the short-handed Utah Jazz on Saturday night.
The Cavaliers are 6-0 at home.
Carlos Boozer led Utah with 17 points.
Celtics 102, Bucks 97, OT
MILWAUKEE ó Paul Pierce scored 28 points, Ray Allen added 27 and the pair accounted for all nine points in overtime, lifting the Boston Celtics to a scrappy 102-97 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Allen and Pierce were without the final member of the Big Three, Kevin Garnett, down the stretch after he fouled out midway through overtime, but still managed to give the Celtics their sixth straight win over Milwaukee.
Nets 119, Hawks 107
ATLANTAó Devin Harris scored 33 points, Vince Carter had 29 and New Jersey beat Atlanta to complete a sweep of the two-day, home-and-home series.
Joe Johnson scored 31 points for Atlanta, which has lost three straight after a 6-0 start.
Warriors 121, Clippers 103
LOS ANGELES ó Undrafted rookie Anthony Morrow had 37 points and 10 rebounds in his first NBA start, and Golden State beat Los Angeles in the first meeting between Baron Davis and Corey Maggette since they switched teams as free agents this summer.
Davis finished with 25 points for the Clippers.
Rockets 91, Hornets 82
HOUSTONó Yao Ming scored 21 points, Tracy McGrady added 18 points and nine rebounds, and the Houston Rockets bottled up Chris Paul in a 91-82 victory.
Paul, who came in averaging 22 points, went 2-for-10 from the field and 8-for-8 from the free throw line to score 12. He had 12 assists.
76ers 110, Thunder 85
PHILADELPHIA ó Thaddeus Young scored 23 points, Elton Brand and Andre Iguodala added 15 apiece, and Philadelphia cruised past struggling Oklahoma City.
Blazers 88, Timberwolves 83
MINNEAPOLIS ó Brandon Roy scored 24 points, including a driving layup and a fast-break dunk that put away the game, lifting Portland over Minnesota.
Bulls 104, Pacers 91
CHICAGO ó Derrick Rose scored 23 points and the Chicago Bulls used a fourth-quarter surge night to beat the Indiana Pacers.