Friday , Mar , 17 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

Miami, FL (Sports Network) – Dwyane Wade scored 30 points as Miami overcame a
25-point deficit in the second quarter and beat Boston 107-104 at American
Airlines Arena. Shaquille O’Neal scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds
for the Heat, who have won 13 of 14. Jason Williams scored 21 points, while
Udonis Haslem added 11 points and 11 rebounds. Paul Pierce scored 34 points
for the Celtics, who have lost two straight. Wally Szczerbiak scored his
season high with Boston of 30 points, and Delonte West had 15. Ryan Gomes
added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Final Score: Seattle 102, Philadelphia 98

Seattle, WA (Sports Network) – Ray Allen scored 26 points as Seattle edged
Philadelphia, 102-98, at Key Arena. Rashard Lewis scored 18 points, while
Chris Wilcox had 17 for the SuperSonics, who have won three of four. Johan
Petro and Earl Watson scored 12 points apiece. Chris Webber scored 20 points
and grabbed 11 rebounds and Steven Hunter scored a career-high 20 points for
the 76ers, who lost their second straight. Andre Iguodala scored 17 points
and Kyle Korver scored 16. John Salmons scored 12 points, all in the fourth
quarter, and dished a career-high 10 assists. All-Star guard Allen Iverson
missed the game with a sprain and contusion of the right foot and could
miss the entire swing for Philadelphia.

Final Score: Golden State 105, Minnesota 97

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) – Mike Dunleavy tied a season high with 24 points
and Ike Diogu added 21, as Golden State defeated the slumping Minnesota
Timberwolves, 105-97, at The Arena in Oakland. Dunleavy scored the Warriors’
first 15 points of the fourth quarter to keep the club in front and also
grabbed six boards in the victory. Derek Fisher contributed 16 points and
tied a career-high with 13 assists, Jason Richardson donated 15 points and
pulled down seven rebounds and Troy Murphy posted a double-double with 10
points and 17 rebounds, as Golden State won for the second time in three
games. Ricky Davis tallied 29 points and Kevin Garnett notched his 22nd
straight double-double with 20 points and 17 rebounds in Minnesota’s
seventh consecutive loss. The Timberwolves have also lost eight
straight road contests.