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Suns score 154 points to beat Warriors

Jason Richardson scores 31 points and Shaquille O'Neal 26 as the Suns ring up the highest point total in the NBA this season in 154-130 victory.

March 16, 2009|Associated Press

Phoenix 154, at Golden State 130: Jason Richardson scored 31 points against his former team, Shaquille O'Neal added 26, and the Suns rang up the highest point total in the NBA this season. Matt Barnes, another former Warriors player, added 20 points and a career-high 11 assists as the Suns ended a five-game losing streak on the road.

at Orlando 105, Utah 87: Dwight Howard had 28 points and 20 rebounds, leading the Magic to its third straight victory. The Magic (49-17) closed within half a game of the Boston Celtics (50-17), who lost earlier in the day, for the No. 2 seeding in the Eastern Conference.

at Cleveland 98, New York 93: Mo Williams scored 23 points, LeBron James added 19 and the Cavaliers opened a crucial stretch of home games with a win.

at Washington 106, Sacramento 104: With the league's worst record on the line, the Wizards kept the Kings in the cellar and dropped Sacramento's record against the Eastern Conference to 0-26.

at Atlanta 98, Portland 80: Joe Johnson scored 35 points and the Hawks won their fifth in a row.

Memphis 89, at Detroit 84: Mike Conley scored 20 points and Darko Milicic added a double-double (12 points, 11 rebounds) against his former team. Detroit is 2-11 on Sundays.

at Philadelphia 85, Miami 77: Andre Iguodala scored 21 points, seldom-used Donyell Marshall got 10 points in the fourth quarter and the 76ers held Dwyane Wade, coming off a 50-point performance in a triple-overtime victory over Utah on Saturday, to 18.

at Toronto 110, Indiana 87: Andrea Bargnani scored 27 points, Chris Bosh had 15 points and 13 rebounds and the Raptors used a big second half to end a seven-game losing streak.

at Lakers 107, Dallas 100: Kobe Bryant scored 28 points, Trevor Ariza had a career-high 26.

at Clippers 107, New Jersey 105: Steve Novak made a buzzer-beating three-pointer to help the Clippers end a seven-game losing streak.

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