Mavericks Defeat Magic and O’Neal

From Associated Press

Jim Jackson scored 29 points and three other Dallas players had at least 20 as the Mavericks overcame Shaquille O’Neal’s 33 points for a 119-104 victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night at Dallas.

Houston 107, Utah 99--Hakeem Olajuwon scored 28 points and Mario Elie added 20 and a key slam dunk in the fourth quarter for the Rockets at Houston.

Chicago 116, Washington 109--Michael Jordan scored 19 of his 46 points in the fourth quarter at Landover, Md., as the Bulls won their eighth consecutive game.


Seattle 104, Golden State 95--Gary Payton had 23 points and Hersey Hawkins 22 to lead the SuperSonics at Oakland.

Milwaukee 98, New York 92--Johnny Newman scored 11 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to help the Bucks’ end a four-game slide with a victory at New York.

New Jersey 108, Toronto 83--Armon Gilliam scored 12 points in an early 19-4 spurt to lead the Nets at New Jersey.

Minnesota 103, Sacramento 94--Darrick Martin scored a career-high 20 points and Isaiah Rider had 29 as the Timberwolves ended a five-game losing streak and the Kings lost their fourth game on a five-game trip.

Atlanta 96, Detroit 88--Steve Smith scored 31 points and Mookie Blaylock 21 at Atlanta as the Hawks won their fourth consecutive game.