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Suns Battle Sonics for 6th Straight Success

Clippers can't keep up with Warriors, T'wolves shock Grizz with rally

(Newser) - The Sonics tried desperately to reverse their trend of 12 losses in 13 games, and with the Suns giving up 17 turnovers in the first half alone, that feat seemed possible, the Arizona Republic reports. But Phoenix rallied past their own dreadful defense to shoot 57%, with 15 three-pointers, on... More »

Rockets Soar Past Pacers for 16th Straight

Jazz obliterate T'wolves, Clippers take tiring 2-OT win over Kings

(Newser) - The Houston Rockets have their franchise-record 16th straight win in the bag after netting a 117-99 defeat of the Pacers. "But it doesn't stop there," promises Tracy McGrady, who had a game-high 25 points in the whole-team effort. The focus now is on the rival Mavericks, whom the... More »

76ers Extend Clippers' Woes

One loss away from matching season record

(Newser) - The Clippers now need only one loss to match a season-high seven-game losing streak after getting schooled by the 76ers 106-80. Andre Iguodala contributed 18 points in a lineup that saw plenty of action by the reserves, with Lou Williams totaling 16 points and eight assists, and Samuel Dalembert pitching... More »

Clippers Shock Jazz for 2nd Straight Win

Los Angeles powers through 114-104 to snag that elusive streak

(Newser) - For the first time since the season started, the Clippers have a win streak going. Their second victory in two games comes courtesy of a minor meltdown for Utah, as the powerful Jazz found themselves out-muscled in the paint. The 114-104 win didn't come easily for the Clippers though, the... More »

Clippers Push Past Bucks 96-89

Three LA players score 20 as Milwaukee's slide continues

(Newser) - Rookie Al Thornton scored 25 points in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 96-89 defeat of the Milwaukee Bucks. Thornton led a balanced offensive attack that saw Sam Cassell score 21 points, to go along with eight assists, and Corey Maggette score 20. Mo Williams, who is recovering from the flu, led... More »

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