January 30, 1996 in Sports

Nba

Associated Press
 

Hornets 88, Cavaliers 86

Charlotte, N.C.

Kenny Anderson’s running bank shot with 0.6 seconds left lifted Charlotte to a win over Cleveland.

Cleveland (86) - Mills 5-9 0-0 10, Ferry 2-7 1-2 5, Cage 4-5 0-0 8, Phills 3-16 0-0 7, Brandon 6-17 10-13 22, Hill 4-6 1-2 9, Majerle 3-7 1-2 8, Sura 1-3 1-2 3, Lang 6-7 2-4 14. Totals 34-77 16-25 86.

Charlotte (88) - Johnson 8-12 4-5 20, Curry 2-7 1-1 5, Geiger 5-11 8-11 18, Rice 4-14 0-0 9, Anderson 6-12 4-5 16, Hancock 5-5 1-1 11, Goldwire 2-5 2-2 7, Addison 1-3 0-0 2, Zidek 0-0 0-0 0, Parish 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-69 20-25 88.

Cleveland 30 16 22 18 - 86

Charlotte 22 22 22 22 - 88

3-Point goals-Cleveland 2-10 (Phills 1-3, Majerle 1-4, Sura 0-1, Ferry 0-2), Charlotte 2-10 (Rice 1-3, Goldwire 1-4, Anderson 0-1, Curry 0-2). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Cleveland 47 (Cage 12), Charlotte 46 (Johnson 17). Assists-Cleveland 20 (Brandon 7), Charlotte 25 (Johnson 7). Total fouls-Cleveland 24, Charlotte 23. Technicals-Anderson, Charlotte illegal defense. A-24,042 (23,698).

Knicks 94, Heat 85

New York

Pat Riley’s second trip back to Madison Square Garden was more subdued than the first, but had the same outcome - a Miami loss to New York.

Miami (85) - Owens 8-13 3-3 19, Willis 2-7 0-2 4, Mourning 8-13 5-9 21, Coles 4-8 3-3 13, Chapman 9-17 4-6 23, Askins 1-6 0-0 3, Thomas 1-3 0-0 2, Gamble 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-67 15-23 85.

New York (94) - Mason 0-6 4-6 4, Oakley 3-7 6-7 12, Ewing 15-26 5-10 35, Starks 1-4 0-0 2, Harper 5-10 1-2 13, Smith 1-6 2-2 4, Ward 1-6 1-2 3, Davis 6-8 3-3 19, Grant 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-74 22-32 94.

Miami 19 21 24 21 - 85

New York 22 24 18 30 - 94

3-Point goals-Miami 4-12 (Coles 2-4, Chapman 1-3, Askins 1-4, Willis 0-1), New York 6-16 (Davis 4-5, Harper 2-6, Ward 0-3, Starks 0-1, Oakley 0-1). Fouled out-Coles, Oakley. Rebounds-Miami 50 (Mourning 13), New York 43 (Oakley 13). Assists-Miami 18 (Coles 6), New York 26 (Oakley 6). Total fouls-Miami 26, New York 19. Technicals-Chapman, Mourning, Ewing, Harper, Oakley, New York illegal defense 2. A-19,763 (19,763).

76ers 103, Grizzlies 92

Philadelphia

Jerry Stackhouse scored 29 points and Philadelphia snapped a nine-game losing streak with a victory over Vancouver.

Vancouver (92) - King 1-4 0-2 2, Avent 2-4 0-0 4, Reeves 6-14 4-4 16, B.Edwards 5-14 3-4 13, Anthony 6-14 1-2 18, Mobley 4-5 1-1 9, Scott 6-9 2-3 15, D.Edwards 3-5 0-0 6, Murdock 2-8 3-4 7, Moten 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 36-79 14-20 92.

Philadelphia (103) - Higgins 11-14 3-4 27, Weatherspoon 9-17 5-7 23, Alston 4-5 0-0 8, Stackhouse 10-18 6-8 29, Ruffin 2-10 4-5 9, Sutton 2-7 2-2 7, Dumas 0-1 0-0 0, Thompson 0-0 0-0 0, Walters 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 38-73 20-26 103.

Vancouver 19 28 16 29 - 92

Philadelphia 30 22 25 26 - 103

3-Point goals-Vancouver 6-14 (Anthony 5-8, Scott 1-2, King 0-1, B.Edwards 0-1, Murdock 0-1, Moten 0-1), Philadelphia 7-19 (Stackhouse 3-6, Higgins 2-3, Sutton 1-4). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Vancouver 41 (D.Edwards 7), Philadelphia 49 (Higgins 11). Assists- Vancouver 25 (D.Edwards, Anthony, Murdock 6), Philadelphia 30 (Stackhouse, Ruffin 8). Total fouls- Vancouver 22, Philadelphia 22. Technicals-B.Edwards, Anthony, Stackhouse, Ruffin. A-8,422 (18,168).

Jazz 106, Pistons 97

Salt Lake City

Karl Malone scored 40 points, including 13 in the fourth quarter, as Utah held off Detroit.

Detroit (97) - Hill 10-17 14-16 34, Thorpe 6-10 2-3 14, Reid 0-2 0-0 0, Houston 6-16 8-11 23, Hunter 0-4 0-0 0, Mills 3-8 1-2 8, Ratliff 0-2 2-2 2, Roe 5-8 0-0 11, West 2-3 1-2 5. Totals 32-70 28-36 97.

Utah (106) - Benoit 2-6 0-0 6, Malone 14-22 12-16 40, Spencer 3-5 1-2 7, Hornacek 6-12 0-0 15, Stockton 7-12 3-3 19, Eisley 1-2 0-0 2, Carr 3-5 1-2 7, Keefe 4-6 2-2 10, Foster 0-2 0-0 0, Russell 0-0 0-0 0, Ostertag 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-72 19-25 106.

Detroit 12 24 35 26 - 97

Utah 30 29 22 25 - 106

3-Point goals-Detroit 5-12 (Houston 3-8, West 1-1, Mills 1-2, Hunter 0-1), Utah 7-17 (Hornacek 3-6, Stockton 2-3, Benoit 2-5, Malone 0-1, Eisley 0-1, Keefe 0-1). Fouled out-Thorpe. Rebounds-Detroit 42 (Thorpe 8), Utah 42 (Malone 10). Assists-Detroit 17 (Hill 8), Utah 32 (Stockton 14). Total fouls-Detroit 28, Utah 31. Technicals-Spencer, Carr 2, Detroit Illegal defense. Flagrant foul-West. Ejections-Carr. A-19,911 (19,911).

Around the NBA

At Houston, Philadelphia 76ers guard Vernon Maxwell was sentenced Monday to 90 days in jail after failing to meet court orders on a marijuana possession charge… . John Salley, unable to get any playing time with the Toronto Raptors, arranged for a buyout of his contract and will try to hook up with another team. Salley is expected to try to join another NBA team or a European club after next weekend’s NBA All-Star Game in San Antonio… . Funeral services are scheduled Wednesday for John P. Killilea, director of player personnel for the Houston Rockets, who died after suffering a heart attack Saturday in Denver. He was 67.

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