The Associated Press
Feb. 17, 1998
Indiana at Chicago (8:30 p.m. EST). A matchup of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. The Bulls, winners of four straight, trail the Pacers by percentage points.
_ Nick Anderson, Magic, matched his season-high with 28 points to lead Orlando to a 85-81 win at Atlanta.
_ Hakeem Olajuwon, Rockets, had 21 points and 20 rebounds in Houston's 121-99 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.
_ Karl Malone, Jazz, had 23 points and 11 rebounds to lead Utah to a 96-90 win against Charlotte.
Utah acquired center Rony Seikaly from Orlando on Monday, sending reserves Chris Morris and Greg Foster and their 1998 first-round draft pick to the Magic.
Milwaukee committed 30 turnovers, two short of the NBA high this season, and got five technical fouls for illegal defenses in Monday's 103-92 loss at New Jersey.
SETTING A MILESTONE
Houston's Clyde Drexler had five assists in the Rockets' 121-99 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday to join just three other NBA players with 6,000 assists and 20,000 points. Drexler, with an even 6,000 assists and 21,730 points, joined Hall of Famers John Havlicek, Oscar Robertson and Jerry West.
Atlanta was 0-for-10 from 3-point range in its 85-81 loss to Orlando.
New Jersey rookie Keith Van Horn had his streak of consecutive free throws snapped at 34 in the fourth quarter of Monday night's 103-92 win against Milwaukee.
``It's like a marriage. You get divorced and move on.'' _ Utah forward Chris Morris after he was traded to the Orlando Magic along with Greg Foster in exchange for Rony Seikaly.