Sunday, April 9

L.A. Clippers at L.A. Lakers (9:30 p.m. EDT). The Clippers, 2-1 against the Lakers, have won the season series only twice, the last time in 1992-93.

STARS Friday

—Ray Allen, SuperSonics, scored 38 points to give Seattle a 121-108 win over Portland.

—Pau Gasol, Grizzlies, had 33 points and 14 rebounds in Memphis' 100-90 victory over Milwaukee.

—Paul Pierce, Celtics, had 33 points and 12 rebounds as Boston beat Philadelphia 109-99.

—Yao Ming, Rockets, scored 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in Houston's 100-93 victory over Golden State.


Jamal Crawford hit his second game-winning basket in three nights, making a jumper with 0.5 seconds left to lift New York over Indiana 98-96 on Friday night. ... Jameer Nelson made two last-minute shots, the second a fadeaway jumper with 6.5 seconds left, to give Orlando an 89-87 victory over Detroit. The victory was the Magic's eighth straight at home and snapped the Pistons' six-game winning streak.


Seven of eight Phoenix players scored in double-figures Friday night as the Suns edged the Los Angeles Lakers 107-106. ... Atlanta had seven players score double figures in a 114-110 win over Washington, ending an eight-game losing streak to the Wizards.


Kobe Bryant's 51 points weren't enough to keep the Los Angeles Lakers from losing their seventh straight game to Phoenix, 107-106 on Friday night. ... Gilbert Arenas scored 41 points in Washington's 114-101 loss to Atlanta. ... Allen Iverson had 37 points in Philadelphia's 109-99 loss to Boston. ... Mike James finished with 36 points, including 7-for-10 shooting from 3-point range, in Toronto's 95-89 loss to New Orleans.


Miami center Shaquille O'Neal was fined $15,000 by the NBA on Friday for criticizing officials after being called for five fouls in the Heat's 90-78 loss to New Jersey on Sunday.


"I've been blessed to do the things I have been able to do, that's how I look at it. Whatever will happens on the court will happen." — Ray Allen, who moved into second place on the NBA career 3-pointers list in Seattle's 121-108 victory over Portland Friday night. A 10-year veteran, Allen was 4-for-6 on 3s, moving past former Sonics swingman Dale Ellis to give him 1,723, well behind Reggie Miller, who retired last season with 2,560.