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Celtics lose at home to Rockets

Von Wafer's big shot is the difference.

January 08, 2009|Associated Press

Houston 89, at Boston 85: Von Wafer made a three-point basket with 44 seconds left to give the Rockets the lead. It was the defending NBA champion's first loss at home since a Nov. 14 defeat to Denver.

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Toronto 99, at Washington 93: The Raptors' Andrea Bargnani scored 25 points, going four for five on three-pointers.

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Orlando 106, at Atlanta 102: The Magic nearly squandered a 21-point advantage but got a huge break when Mike Bibby missed a breakaway layup with just under 1 1/2 minutes left.

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at Cleveland 111, Charlotte 81: LeBron James scored 21 points before going to the bench early as the Cavaliers improved to 18-0 at home.

at New Jersey 100, Memphis 89: Vince Carter had 25 points and a season-high 12 assists for the Nets, who played without leading scorer Devin Harris (sore right hamstring).

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Philadelphia 110, at Milwaukee 105: Andre Miller made a three-pointer with 28 seconds left, finishing with 28 points and nine rebounds, and the 76ers held on for a rare road win.

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at Minnesota 129, Oklahoma City 87: Randy Foye matched his career high with 32 points in just three quarters as the Timberwolves won their fourth straight game.

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at Denver 108, Miami 97: Chauncey Billups, Linas Kleiza and J.R. Smith scored 21 points apiece for the Nuggets. Earlier, the Heat traded guard Shaun Livingston and cash to the Memphis Grizzlies for a conditional 2012 second-round pick.

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Indiana 113, at Phoenix 110: The Pacers' Danny Granger matched a career high with 37 points, including a three-pointer at the buzzer for win.

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at Utah 116, New Orleans 90: Paul Millsap of the Jazz had 27 points and 14 rebounds to extend his NBA-leading double-double streak to 19.

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at Portland 84, Detroit 83: Travis Outlaw made a fadeaway jumper with 8.9 seconds to go to help end the Pistons' seven-game winning streak.

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Lakers 114, at Golden State 106: Pau Gasol took charge in the fourth quarter, ending up with 33 points and a career-high 18 rebounds.

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