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Hill lifts Magic with late shot

Grant Hill scored off the inbounds pass with 1.5 seconds left to give the Magic a 91-89 victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night.

The score was tied at 89 when Hill came off a screen from Jameer Nelson, caught the pass from Hedo Turkoglu and scored. Before that, Portland had tried to hold for the last shot, but rookie Sergio Rodriguez missed a runner.

Travis Outlaw's halfcourt shot at the buzzer missed.

Pistons 108, Knicks 100

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - Tayshaun Prince matched his career high with 31 points, hitting a career-high six 3-pointers, as Detroit won for the eighth time in a row.

Mavericks 109, Kings 90

DALLAS - Dirk Nowitzki's aim was off in his first game back from suffering blurred vision, yet the Mavericks extended their winning streak to 12.

Dallas' surge is the third-best in club history - two shy of matching the franchise record.

Bulls 111, Hornets 108

OKLAHOMA CITY - Andres Nocioni scored a career-high 31, including two late free throws, and the Bulls held off a series of comebacks.

Cavs 106, Hawks 95

ATLANTA - LeBron James scored 31, had high-flying blocks on back-to-back possessions in the fourth quarter and Cleveland pulled away.

Wizards 121, Bobcats 109

WASHINGTON - Gilbert Arenas recorded six assists before he made a field goal, then finished with 33 points and 10 assists for Washington, which improved to 6-2 at home. The Wizards are 0-7 on the road.

Raptors 106, Celtics 102

TORONTO - Chris Bosh had 25 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Raptors, who are 5-2 at home but 1-8 on the road.

Suns 122, Bucks 116

PHOENIX - Shawn Marion scored 27 points, 12 in the fourth quarter, and had 14 rebounds as Phoenix beat Milwaukee at home for the 19th time in a row, matching the longest active streak of its kind in the NBA. Denver has lost 19 in a row at Sacramento.

Nuggets 106, T'wolves 92

MINNEAPOLIS - Carmelo Anthony scored 35 and Eduardo Najera had a double double of 14 points and 11 rebounds.

IVERSON BLAMES MEDS: Allen Iverson, fined an undisclosed amount by the 76ers for skipping a bowling event with corporate sponsors and season-ticket holders this week, said the effects of medicine after a dental procedure made him unable to attend.

ACQUITTED: Pistons center Dale Davis was acquitted on assault charges stemming from an altercation with police in Miami.

PLAYERS FILE: The players' association filed two unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the NBA over issues with the new ball and the league's crackdown on player complaints with officials after the whistle.

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