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LeBron James and others sit as Cavaliers lose to Pacers

Indiana 116, at Cleveland 113: The Cavaliers, with home-court advantage clinched through the NBA Finals, rested LeBron James, Antawn Jamison, Mo Williams, Shaquille O’Neal and Daniel Gibson. James might not play again until the playoffs. Danny Granger had 36 points for the Pacers.

Detroit 106, at Miami 99: Ben Gordon 39 points, Tayshaun Prince had 28 points, seven assists and six rebounds, and the Pistons ended the Heat’s winning streak at nine games.

at New Jersey 127, Chicago 116 (2OT): Devin Harris hit a go-ahead jumper early in the second overtime as the Nets prevented the Bulls from moving into the final playoff spot in the East. Chicago and Toronto remained tied for eighth.

at Atlanta 107, Toronto 101: Jamal Crawford scored 15 of his 25 points in the second quarter, when the Hawks took the lead, and they held on to clinch their first 50-win season in 12 years.

at Oklahoma City 96, Phoenix 91: Kevin Durant scored 35 points and rookie Serge Ibaka hit a crucial basket in the final minute for the Thunder. The Suns scored a season-low 34 points in the second half and took a step back in the race for the West’s No. 2 spot.

Utah 114, at New Orleans 103: Deron Williams had 27 points and 16 assists, and Jazz remained within striking distance of the second playoff seeding in the West.

Washington 106, at Boston 96: Andray Blatche had 31 points and 11 rebounds as the Wizards stunned the Celtics, who lost for the fifth time in seven games and were again booed by the home crowd.

at Houston 97, Charlotte 90: Aaron Brooks scored 10 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter of the Rockets’ third straight victory.

Milwaukee 95, at Philadelphia 90: Carlos Delfino scored 23 points for the Bucks, who took sole possession of fifth place in the East.

at Orlando 118, New York 103: Dwight Howard had 25 points and 13 rebounds. Vince Carter also scored 25 for the Magic.

Memphis 107, at San Antonio 99: Zach Randolph had 28 points and 15 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

Dallas at Portland, late

Lakers 97, at Minnesota 88

—Associated Press


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