NBA: Miami 107, Philadelphia 105

PHILADELPHIA, April 12 (UPI) -- Udonis Haslem connected on a jumper with 1.3 seconds left Monday, allowing the Miami Heat to eke out a 107-105 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 120, Memphis 101

MEMPHIS, April 11 (UPI) -- Marreese Speights heated up in the second half, netting all 22 of his points late and pacing the Philadelphia 76ers to a 120-101 win over Memphis.

NBA: Boston 113, Philadelphia 110

BOSTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Ray Allen and Eddie House both made two free throws in the final 4 seconds Wednesday, allowing Boston to hang on for a 113-110 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 97, New Jersey 94

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Lou Williams' 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists Friday, paced the Philadelphia 76ers' 97-94 win over the winless New Jersey Nets.

Daequan Cook wins NBA 3-point shootout

PHOENIX, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Daequan Cook of the Miami Heat topped Rashard Lewis of the Orlando Magic Saturday night in the NBA All-Star 2009 Three-Point Shootout in Phoenix.

NBA: Toronto 110, Minnesota 102

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Joey Graham posted 24 points Tuesday for Toronto, helping the Raptors end a six-game losing streak with a 110-102 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA: New Jersey 94, Toronto 87

TORONTO, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Devin Harris and Vince Carter each score 20 points Monday when the New Jersey Nets had a big fourth quarter to beat Toronto 94-87.

NBA: Toronto 101, New Jersey 79

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh scored 18 points Friday and the Toronto Raptors dominated the third period to run away from New Jersey 101-79.

NBA: Boston 94, Toronto 87

BOSTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Paul Pierce scored 25 of his 37 points in the final 15 minutes Monday to lead the Boston Celtics to a 94-87 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

NBA: Orlando 106, Toronto 94

TORONTO, April 26 (UPI) -- Hedo Tukoglu and Rashard Lewis sank back-to-back three-pointers Saturday, rallying Orlando past the Toronto Raptors 106-94 for a 3-1 playoff series edge.

NBA: Orlando 104, Toronto 103

ORLANDO, Fla., April 22 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard had 29 points and 20 rebounds Tuesday, powering Orlando's 104-103 win over Toronto for a two-game lead in their Eastern quarterfinal.

NBA: Orlando 114, Toronto 100

ORLANDO, Fla., April 20 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard's 25 points and 22 rebounds Sunday lifted Orlando to a 114-100 win over Toronto in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.

NBA: Sacramento 106, Toronto 100

SACRAMENTO, March 17 (UPI) -- Kevin Martin scored 32 points for Sacramento Sunday, leading the Kings past the Toronto Raptors 106-100.

Howard dazzles at the NBA dunk contest

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard was a showstopper Saturday night when he won the dunk contest at the NBA all-star festivities in New Orleans.

NBA: Toronto 105, Minnesota 82

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Andrea Bargnani led a balanced Toronto Raptors attack with 16 points Sunday in a 105-82 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Jason Kapono
Miami Heat's Alonzo Mourning, second from left, tries to fire up Dorell Wright, from left, Udonis Haslem, Jason Kapono (24) and Jason Williams (55) during the fourth quarter against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago on December 27, 2006. The Bulls won 109-103. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Jason Alan Kapono (born February 4, 1981) is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.

Kapono was born in Long Beach, California to Joe and Joni Kapono. Jason prepped at Southern California basketball powerhouse Artesia High School in Lakewood, where he was a McDonald's All-American and won several accolades and titles. After a successful high school career, Jason enjoyed an outstanding college career at UCLA, where he finished as the third all-time leading scorer with 2,095 points, was the first Bruin to earn First Team All-Pac-10 honors all four years, and was the only UCLA player to lead the school in scoring four straight years. He also graduated with a degree in history. Kapono was a second-round draft choice of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2003 NBA Draft.

Kapono only played 41 games and started 3 in his first NBA season, although he led the team in three-point field goal percent at 47.7%. After his rookie season with Cleveland, he was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2004 expansion draft, where he increased his scoring average from 3.5 to 8.5 points per game. He also made the first block in Bobcats history. Later, he was signed as a free agent by the Miami Heat where he was part of the 2005–06 NBA championship team.

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