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BOND, WALTER BOND, LIFTS MAVS TO WIN

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The Dallas Mavericks, with 12 consecutive losses and a four-game road trip coming up, were aching for a victory.

Rookies Walter Bond and Sean Rooks came through when the Mavericks needed them Wednesday night, carrying Dallas to a 102-95 victory that snapped the Los Angeles Lakers' five-game winning streak."We needed this game desperately," coach Richie Adubato said. "If we didn't get this one and we go on the road doubting ourselves, it could have been a long drought. Our nerves were on edge and you just can't go that long without winning."

The victory ended a miserable stretch for the Mavericks since they beat Atlanta 113-105 on Nov. 14, their only other win this season.

Bond, a reserve guard, scored all of his 21 points in the second half, and Rooks matched his career-best with 22 points.

Warriors 116, Clippers 114

Golden State swept a home-and-home series for the first time in 17 years, overcoming a five-point deficit in overtime by scoring seven of the last nine points at Los Angeles.

The Warriors, who defeated the Clippers Tuesday night at Oakland, were swept in 10 home-and-home sets and split 14 others since 1975-76.

Trail Blazers 100, Nuggets 99

Clyde Drexler scored 25 points and Terry Porter forced a key turnover with 3.5 seconds remaining as Portland won at Denver and handed the Nuggets their sixth consecutive loss.

The Blazers pulled away from a 76-76 tie into a 95-86 lead on Porter's jumper with 5:30 remaining.

Pacers 114, Celtics 91

Indiana's victory was its second-largest ever against Boston.

The Pacers, winners of six of seven games, have beaten the Celtics worse only once in 79 meetings. The record rout was 130-101 on March 29, 1983.

Cavaliers 115, 76ers 97

Brad Daugherty scored 26 points and reserve guard Gerald Wilkins had 19 as Cleveland continued Philadelphia's woes at home.

Hersey Hawkins had 30 points for the Sixers, who saw their record at the Spectrum drop to 2-9 this season. The Cavaliers, 3-8 on the road this season, snapped their four-game road losing streak.

Pistons 89, Hawks 88

Detroit beat Atlanta for the second straight night on Bill Laimbeer's tip-in with 0.8 seconds remaining.

The Hawks, who have lost 11 of 12 games to the Pistons, scored only 28 points in the second half, tying a franchise low, and 13 in the fourth quarter.