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Pistons Sputter But Beat Heat to Win Central

Detroit pulls away from Miami in second half to clinch 6th title in 7 years

(Newser) - The Detroit Pistons tired to keep the Miami Heat in the game last night, but even an injured starter, too many turnovers, and bad shot selection couldn't stop the Pistons from winning the Central Division title with an 85-69 win over the Heat, reports the Detroit News. Arron Afflalo played... More »

Redd's Buzzer- Beater Stuns Cavs 105-102

Magic handle Nets in Jersey; Heat notch 2nd win in 28 games

(Newser) - LeBron James had a customarily monster 35-point game—but Milwaukee's Mo Williams topped him with 37, setting up a wild finish for sharpshooting lefty Michael Redd, who in a tie game had five seconds to race upcourt and launch the game-winning three-pointer. The Bucks were also aided by a 27-14... More »

Kobe, Lakers Defeat Wade, Hapless Heat

Shawn Marion's debut can't turn fortunes of struggling '06 champs

(Newser) - Shawn Marion was in the lineup for Miami today, but in the end, the result was the same. This time it was 104-94 against the visiting Los Angeles Lakers, the Heat's 22nd loss in 23 games, reports AP. Kobe Bryant scored 33 points and Lamar Odom was strong on the... More »

Sixers Beat Up On Hapless Heat

As Miami fall for second straight game following Shaq trade

(Newser) - Miami's woes continued last night, as the Heat were dismantled by Philly, 101-84. In the second game following the trade of Shaquille O'Neal to Phoenix for Shawn Marion and Marcus Banks, Miami was forced to once again try to survive without their new acquisitions, the AP reports. The Heat have... More »

It's Official: Suns Get Their Shaq

Star center passes physical, leaves struggling Miami for West power

(Newser) - Center Shaquille O’Neal is now a member of the Phoenix Suns after he passed a physical exam, the final barrier to the completion of his trade from the Miami Heat, the Associated Press reports. The Heat—which has the NBA's worst record at 9-37—exchanged O'Neal, 35, for forward... More »

Heat Ready to Trade Shaq

Suns the front-running candidate

(Newser) - The Heat yesterday gave Shaquille O'Neal's representation notice of serious and ongoing trade talks involving the center, according to the Miami Herald. Two informed officials reported a possible trade to Phoenix for forward Shawn Marion and point guard Marcus Banks, talks O'Neal's management confirmed they had been made aware of,... More »

Suns Dominate Nets 116-92

New Jersey extends its winless streak in Phoenix to 14

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns' 116-92 dispatching of New Jersey marked the fourth straight time they have held an opponent to under 100 points—their best such streak this season. This win came off a balanced and solid effort from the Suns' starting six, who all scored at least 12 points and... More »

Pistons Prevail Over Tired Bobcats in OT

Suns, Spurs burst back from halftime holes against Bucks, T'wolves

(Newser) - Rip Hamilton missed a buzzer beater at the end of regulation in last night's Pistons-Bobcats game, but he redeemed himself by sinking the winning bucket in overtime. Chauncey Billups contributed 27 points to Detroit's 103-100 victory, with Gerald Wallace putting up 26 for Charlotte, the Detroit Free Press reports. ... More »

Suns Blaze Past Jazz 103-98

Nash, Marion help Phoenix avoid a further slide

(Newser) - The high-scoring Suns got in touch with their defensive side last night, clamping down on the Jazz to secure a 103-98 victory. Coming off a two-game slump, Phoenix matched Utah's NBA-best shooting offense with 29 points and 11 assists from Steve Nash, as well as 26 points and 15 boards... More »

Blazing Suns Win 8th Straight

Clippers' early lead vanishes as Phoenix comes back 113-94

(Newser) - The Phoenix Suns added an eighth game to their NBA-best win streak last night with a 113-94 win over the unfocused Clippers, reports the Arizona Republic. For the Suns the victory was a team effort that included three double-doubles; for the Clippers, the loss battered the team's already depleted ranks. More »

Matrix to Become a Laker?

Marion wants out of Phoenix; Los Angeles trade looks likely after Kobe approves

(Newser) - Shawn Marion, having agitated for a trade out of Phoenix, is being considered by Los Angeles; he would replace Lamar Odom as Kobe's sidekick, a move meant in part to placate the disgruntled Lakers superstar. reports that both Kobe and Marion are amenable to the deal—the sticking... More »

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