National Basketball Association Game Capsules

The Sports NetworkMarch 8, 2014 

Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Carmelo Anthony filled the stat sheet with 26 points, seven rebounds, four assists, three steals and two blocks and the New York Knicks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 107-97, on Saturday night. Amar'e Stoudemire provided 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Tyson Chandler supplied 15 points and 11 boards for the Knicks, who have won three in a row on the heels of a seven-game losing streak. Kyrie Irving had 30 points, eight rebounds and eight assists and Spencer Hawes added 21 points and 10 boards for Cleveland, which has dropped four straight and seven of its last nine.

Final Score: Utah 104, Philadelphia 92

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Gordon Hayward had eight of his 22 points in the final 58 seconds to guide the Utah Jazz to a 104-92 win over the slumping Philadelphia 76ers After Tony Wroten, who poured in a career-high 30 points on 12-of-15 shooting, tied the score at 91-apiece on a dunk with 2:51 remaining, Alec Burks' triple restored the lead which Utah held for most of the contest. Hayward then converted a pair of three-point plays and dunk in the final minute to secure the outcome. Burks scored 19 off the bench, while Derrick Favors posted 15 points with 14 rebounds to help Utah snap its five-game losing skid. Thaddeus Young and James Anderson tallied 18 and 16 points, respectively, in the Sixers' 16th straight loss.

Final Score: Memphis 111, Charlotte 89

Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Conley scored 20 points to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 111-89 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday. Zach Randolph contributed 16 points with seven rebounds, while Marc Gasol notched 14 points and nine rebounds in Memphis' sixth straight home win. Kosta Koufos deposited a 12-point, 10-rebound double-double for the home team. Al Jefferson scored 17 points on just 7-of-17 shooting to lead Charlotte, which had its two-game winning streak snapped. Chris Douglas-Roberts tallied 15 points and Kemba Walker added 11 in the setback.

Final Score: San Antonio 121, Orlando 112

San Antonio, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Tony Parker had 30 points and five assists and the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Orlando Magic, 121-112, on Saturday night. Manu Ginobili tallied 24 points, Tim Duncan supplied 11 points and 10 rebounds and Kawhi Leonard added 17 points, seven boards and four assists for the Spurs, who have won six straight and nine of their last 10. Tobias Harris provided 23 points and eight rebounds, while Nik Vucevic recorded 19 points and 13 rebounds for Orlando, which has dropped five of its last seven.

Final Score: Washington 114, Milwaukee 107

Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevor Ariza netted 18 points and the Washington Wizards held off the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-107, on Saturday from Bradley Center. Ariza shot 9-of-12 from the field and Bradley Beal scored 23 points to help Washington to its eighth win in nine games. Both Ariza and Beal hit five 3-pointers. Martell Webster and Drew Gooden added 15 and 13, respectively, in reserve roles for the Wizards, while John Wall finished with nine points and 13 assists. Brandon Knight led six Bucks in double figures with 25 points.

Final Score: LA Clippers 109, Atlanta Hawks 108

Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Blake Griffin scored 27 points with eight rebounds as the Los Angeles Clippers edged the Atlanta Hawks, 109-108, on Saturday night at Staples Center. With the game knotted at 107-apiece, Chris Paul drove the lane and converted a layup to give the Clippers the lead. Following an empty possession from Atlanta, Griffin stepped to the line with 13.4 seconds left and a chance to seal it for the hosts. However, he missed both and left the door open for Atlanta to tie or win with the final touch. Coming out of a timeout, Jeff Teague drove on DeAndre Jordan and put up a wild shot, but Jordan was called for a foul. Teague stepped to the stripe with 1.2 seconds left and missed the first of two free throws. He then tried to miss the second attempt, but the shot banked in giving the ball back to LA. The Clippers ran out the remaining clock and squeaked out a win to stretch their winning streak to seven games. Paul finished with a 19-point, 10-rebound double-double, Matt Barnes contributed 17 points, and Jordan notched 13 points with 12 rebounds in the win. DeMarre Carroll scored 10 of his 19 points in the first quarter to lead the Hawks, who have dropped 10 straight on the road and six straight overall. Kyle Korver had 17 points and Pero Antic added 16 in the setback.

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