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NBA Roundup : Oh, Brother, Knicks Defeat Hawks

January 19, 1988|From Times Wire Services

Dominique won the battle of the Wilkins brothers, but even he could not beat Gerald Wilkins, Patrick Ewing and the rest of the New York Knicks by himself.

Gerald Wilkins scored 28 points, and Ewing added 20 as the Knicks overcame 45 points by Dominique Wilkins to beat the Atlanta Hawks, 110-102, Monday at New York.

Atlanta lost for only the third time in 13 games.

Gerald Wilkins hit two free throws with 31 seconds left and clinched the victory with a breakaway dunk eight seconds later after Ewing blocked a shot by Glenn Rivers.

Boston 121, Golden State 101--Larry Bird scored 26 points, and Kevin McHale added 19 to send the Warriors to their 17th consecutive road loss.

It was the Celtics' fifth straight victory and 15th in 17 games. Boston has beaten the Warriors 10 straight times at Boston Garden dating to Jan. 29, 1978.

Danny Ainge of Boston hit his first three-point attempt, extending his National Basketball Assn. record to 20 consecutive games with at least one.

Detroit 123, Denver 116--Adrian Dantley scored 15 of his 32 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Pistons at Denver.

Isiah Thomas finished with 21 points, and Joe Dumars added 20 for the Pistons, who trailed by eight points midway through the final period. Alex English scored 32 points for Denver.

Detroit's Rick Mahorn did not play, serving a one-game suspension for a flagrant foul against Chicago's Michael Jordan Saturday night.

Seattle 115, Indiana 105--Dale Ellis scored 29 points, and Nate McMillan registered the first triple-double of his career to lead the SuperSonics to their 15th straight home win.

Tom Chambers contributed 27 points and 7 steals, and Xavier McDaniel added 24 points for Seattle. McMillan had 16 points, 11 rebounds and 15 assists.

Chicago 117, Washington 103--Michael Jordan scored 33 points, and reserve Sedale Threatt had a season-high 26 at Chicago as the Bulls won for the sixth time in eight games.

New Jersey 117, Phoenix 113--Playing his first game since being acquired in a trade from Philadelphia, Roy Hinson scored 22 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, as the Nets won at East Rutherford, N.J.

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