Curry Comes Up Empty as Bulls Drop Knicks

Mavs prevail in spite of themselves, Warriors surprise Lakers
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 15, 2007 5:06 AM CST
Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry (31) drives the ball against New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul in the second half of their NBA basketball game, Friday, Dec. 14, 2007 in Dallas. Terry scored 25-points...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Eddy Curry found himself benched for the final half hour in his current team's loss to his former Chicago Bulls, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. Zach Randolph filled Curry's void for the Knicks with 27 points and 15 rebounds, but it wasn't enough to get past the Bulls, who won 101-96. Elsewhere in the NBA:

  • Despite getting only seven points from Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas eked out a win over a flailing New Orleans, holding their big stars to even worse numbers.
  • Although the Lakers have won 14 of their last 15 against Golden State, Baron Davis led the Warriors to a 108-106 victory to surprise Los Angeles fans and snap a 9-game skid.