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NBA Report / Scores and fast facts

>Friday's top games

New Jersey 89, Detroit 74: Anthony Morrow led a key second-half run in his first game since mid-December and the Nets won their 12th game, tying the total they had last season when they were the NBA's worst team.

Orlando 112, Toronto 72: Dwight Howard had 31 points and 19 rebounds and the Magic won its eighth in a row at home. The Raptors have lost six in a row overall.

Phoenix 109, Washington 91: Channing Frye scored 25 points and led a third-quarter three-pointer run and the Suns won their season-high fifth straight.

New Orleans 100, Atlanta 59: Chris Paul scored 16 points with eight assists as the Hornets held the Hawks to their lowest-scoring game in their Atlanta history.

Boston 110, Utah 86: Kevin Garnett scored 21 points, Paul Pierce added 20 and Rajon Rondo had 12 assists to lead the Celtics to their fifth straight win. Deron Williams had a season-low five points for the Jazz, who have lost three in a row.

Milwaukee 102, Cleveland 88: Andrew Bogut scored 23 points, Corey Maggette added 20 and the Bucks took their turn beating up the Cavaliers, who lost their 15th straight, the team's longest losing streak since 2002.

Memphis 115, Houston 110: Zach Randolph had 29 points and 19 rebounds, Rudy Gay added 22 points, and the Grizzlies snapped a seven-game losing streak to the Rockets.

San Antonio 101, New York 92: Tim Duncan had 21 points and 16 rebounds, and the Spurs won their eighth in a row while handing the Knicks their fifth loss in a row.

L.A. Lakers at Denver: Carmelo Anthony missed the Nuggets' shootaround Friday morning because of what coach George Karl called a personal matter, but he took the court for the game.


Late Thursday

Portland 108, L.A. Clippers 93: LaMarcus Aldridge had 28 points and eight rebounds, Wesley Matthews added 28 points and the Trail Blazers matched a season high with their fourth straight win.

Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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