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It's good to be king

Cleveland's LeBron James scored a team-high 30 points, dished out nine assists and grabbed six rebounds as the Cavaliers inched ever closer to a first-round sweep of the Washington Wizards, winning 98-92 to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series Saturday.


"I thought we would at least get one (game). Getting swept, that was a surprise." — Grant Hill, Orlando Magic

Today's top game

SUNS at LAKERS, 1:30 p.m. (Ch. 4)

Can Kobe Bryant once again carry Lakers? If not, Phoenix can close out series at home Wednesday.


Saturday's results

Pistons 97, Magic 92

Detroit wins series, 4-0

Cavs 98, Wizards 92

Cleveland leads series, 3-0*

Today's games

Bulls at Heat, 11 a.m. (Ch. 4)

Chicago leads series, 3-0

Raptors at Nets, 5:30 p.m. (TNT)

Nets lead series, 2-1


Saturday's results

Spurs at Nuggets

Series tied 1-1*

Rockets at Jazz

Houston leads series 2-1*

Today's games

Suns at Lakers, 1:30 p.m. (Ch. 4)

Phoenix leads series 2-1

Mavs at Warriors, 8 p.m. (TNT)

Warriors lead series, 2-1