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NBA Report / Scores and fast facts

>Monday's games

New York 94, Philadelphia 84: The Knicks won their second straight on the road by rallying past the 76ers. Danilo Gallinari led New York with 21 points.

Boston 119, Detroit 93: Paul Pierce, Ray Allen and Michael Finley scored 15 points apiece, and Kevin Garnett had 14 points and eight rebounds to boost the Celtics. Jonas Jerebko of the Pistons scored all 10 of his points in the third quarter.

Houston 125, Denver 123: Aaron Brooks swished a jumper with 2.9 seconds left and scored 31 points to help the Rockets rally, snapping the Nuggets' six-game winning streak. Carmelo Anthony scored 45 points for the Nuggets, but missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Utah 112, Washington 89: Carlos Boozer scored 23 points, Deron Williams notched his 35th double-double of the season as the Jazz ended a two-game losing streak. Andray Blatche scored 24 points for the Wizards, who lost their eighth straight.


>Around the rim

Washington Wizards: Gilbert Arenas says he deserves to be punished for bringing guns to the locker room. The suspended Wizards guard told Esquire magazine he wasn't using "longevity thinking" when he took out four guns in what he says was an attempt to play a prank on teammate Javaris Crittenton in December. Arenas pleaded guilty to a felony gun charge in January and will be sentenced next week. He's been suspended until the end of the season by the NBA.

Phoenix Suns: Assigned first-round draft pick Earl Clark to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League. The 6-foot-10 Clark was the 14th overall pick in the draft out of Louisville but has not been part of Phoenix's regular rotation. He has appeared in 45 games, averaging 2.7 points and 1.1 rebounds in 7.6 minutes per contest.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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