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San Antonio at Cleveland (7:30 p.m. EST). Tim Duncan and the Spurs try to snap a three-game losing streak against Darius Miles and the Cavaliers.
_ Allen Iverson, 76ers, scored 37 points, including a go-ahead basket in the final minute to lead Philadelphia over San Antonio 99-94.
_ Tracy McGrady, Magic, had 35 points as Orlando beat the Los Angeles Clippers 101-80.
_ Jerry Stackhouse, Wizards, scored 25 points and went 14-for-14 from the free-throw line in Washington’s 105-102 win over Utah.
Washington had lost seven straight to Utah before the Wizards’ 105-102 win on Thursday night.
Philadelphia improved to 5-0 at the First Union Center with Thursday night’s 99-94 win over San Antonio.
Washington’s 105-102 win over Utah on Thursday night was Doug Collins’ 300th career coaching victory. He is 300-246.
STRONG IN DEFEAT
Tim Duncan had 29 points and nine rebounds in San Antonio’s 99-94 loss to Philadelphia on Thursday night. ... Karl Malone scored 26 points, and John Stockton had 17 points and 11 assists in Utah’s 105-102 loss in Washington.
The Los Angeles Clippers paid tribute to Eric Piatkowski at halftime of Thursday night’s 101-80 loss to Orlando for playing the most games _ 562 _ for the franchise since it moved to Los Angeles in 1984. He eclipsed Loy Vaught’s previous record of 558 in the Clippers’ game at New Jersey on Nov. 8.
``Some guys look like they’re trying to do us a favor if we ask them to run.″ _ Coach Jerry Sloan after Utah fell to 1-5 on the road Thursday.