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Jarvis Hayes made two 3-pointers in the closing two minutes Monday to give the New Jersey Nets a 91-87 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Hayes finished with 15 points.
Ben Gordon's 39 points Saturday helped the Chicago Bulls capture a 113-106 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, their fourth straight victory. Chicago moved a full game ahead of eighth-place Detroit in the Eastern Conference playoff picture after the Pistons suffered a 106-102 loss to the Indiana Pacers. The Bulls are one-half game behind sixth-place Philadelphia. Derrick Rose scored 22 points with seven assists.
Houston's Yao Ming scored 21 points Sunday in a 102-88 Rockets' victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, who clinched a playoff spot despite the loss. Louis Scola added 16 points and Ron Artest had 15 for Houston, which climbed to within a half-game of first-place San Antonio in the Southwest Division.
Dwyane Wade scored 27 points Friday, rallying Miami to a 97-92 win over Charlotte that clinched a playoff berth for the Heat. Miami moved percentage points in front of Philadelphia for fifth place in the conference and joined Cleveland, Boston, Orlando and Atlanta as teams that have locked up post-season spots in the East. Daequan Cook added 16 points and made two foul shots with 5 seconds left to clinch the victory. Charlotte was paced by Gerald Wallace with 21 points and eight rebounds.
Yao Ming had 21 points and 15 rebounds and Aaron Brooks scored 21 Saturday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 110-93 win over the LA Clippers. Shane Battier added 15 points and Luis Scola and Ron Artest scored 13 each for the Rockets, who are one game behind the Southwest Division-leading Spurs after
Jarrett Jack scored 31 points Saturday to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 108-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Jack hit 13-of-14 field goal attempts for Indiana, which had lost five straight.
Gerald Wallace had 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists Monday night to lead the Charlotte Bobcats to a 112-86 win over Toronto. D.J. Augustin had 15 points for the Bobcats, who won for the seventh time in their last 10 games.
Ron Artest scored 22 points Monday night to lead the Houston Rockets to a 97-95 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Aaron Brooks had 19 points and Yao Ming 15 for Houston, which has won five of its last six games.
Gerald Wallace had 23 points and 13 rebounds Saturday night when the Charlotte Bobcats posted their sixth straight win, a 114-105 victory over New York. Boris Diaw added in 22 points and Raymond Felton had 19 points and 10 assists for Charlotte. Al Harrington scored 24 points for the Knicks, who have lost five of their last seven games.
Emeka Okafor had 28 points and nine rebounds Saturday night and the Charlotte Bobcats beat the Los Angeles Clippers 100-95. Raja Bell had 21 points and Boris Diaw scored 15 for the Bobcats, who won their third straight game. Zach Randolph led all scorers with 33 points and pulled down nine rebounds
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