Friday , Jan , 26 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

National Basketball Association Game Capsules

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – Ben Gordon had 30 points, six rebounds and
five assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 96-85 win over the Dallas
Mavericks at the United Center. Luol Deng donated 21 points and grabbed nine
boards while Kirk Hinrich added 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists
for the Bulls, who have won two straight. P.J. Brown finished with 12 points
and nine boards in the win. Dirk Nowitzki poured in 28 points on 7-of-22
shooting and pulled down 11 rebounds and Jerry Stackhouse netted 16 for
the Mavericks, who had an eight-game winning streak snapped. The Mavs shot a
season-low 31 percent from the floor.

Final Score: LA Clippers 102, New Jersey 101

Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) – Cuttino Mobley hit a three with .6 seconds
to play, as the Los Angeles Clippers bested the New Jersey Nets, 102-101, at
the Staples Center. Elton Brand and Corey Maggette each netted 18 while
Mobley finished with 17 points for the Clippers, who have won four in a
row. Brand grabbed eight rebounds while Maggette pulled down six boards. Vince
Carter scored 33 points and Bostjan Nachbar had 17 points and seven
rebounds for the Nets, who have lost three straight games, all by one point.
For the third straight contest New Jersey failed to hold on to a lead in the
final seconds.