NBA: New Orleans 97, Washington 85

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Chris Paul's triple-double Tuesday carried the New Orleans Hornets past the Washington Wizards 97-85.

NBA: Detroit 88, Washington 74

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Allen Iverson scored 28 points Wednesday, helping Detroit pull away in the fourth period for an 88-74 win over Washington.

Wizards trade Antonio Daniels to Hornets

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The NBA's Washington Wizards have dealt veteran guard Antonio Daniels to New Orleans in a three-team trade, which also included Memphis.

NBA: San Antonio 98, New Orleans 89

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili scored 27 points Saturday when the San Antonio Spurs topped the New Orleans Hornets 98-89.

NBA: Golden State 113, Houston 94

OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Baron Davis scored 28 points Wednesday night and the Golden State Warriors dominated the second half to defeat Houston 113-94.

NBA: Phoenix 115, Houston 105

HOUSTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Steve Nash had 19 points and 15 assists Saturday night, as the Phoenix Suns beat Houston, 115-105.

NBA: Houston 89, Portland 80

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Yao Ming had 21 points and 12 rebounds Saturday night as the Houston Rockets improved to 3-0 with an 89-80 victory over Portland.

NBA: Houston 106, Utah 95

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A 47-point performance by Tracy McGrady Thursday carried Houston to its second road win in as many starts, a 106-95 decision over Utah.

NBA: Houston 95, LA Lakers 93

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Tracy McGrady and Yao Ming combined for 55 points Tuesday but Shane Battier's three-pointer with 2.5 seconds left sealed Houston's 95-93 win over the LA Lakers.

NBA: San Antonio 110, Minnesota 91

MINNEAPOLIS, April 13 (UPI) -- Manu Ginobili had 21 points and Matt Bonner scored 18 Friday night, as the San Antonio Spurs beat Minnesota, 110-91.

NBA: Dallas 105, Minnesota 88

MINNEAPOLIS, April 11 (UPI) -- Austin Croshere scored 19 points to lead a balanced Dallas scoring attack Wednesday as the Mavericks cruised to a 105-88 victory over Minnesota.

NBA: New Orleans 96, Minnesota 94

MINNEAPOLIS, April 8 (UPI) -- Chris Paul sank two free throws with one second left Saturday night to give the New Orleans Hornets a 96-94 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

NBA: Minnesota 105, Orlando 104 (OT)

ORLANDO, Fla., April 1 (UPI) -- Ricky Davis scored 36 points and sank a three-point shot with 11.5 seconds left in overtime Sunday as the Minnesota Timberwolves edged Orlando, 105-104.

NBA: Minnesota 95, Sacramento 89

SACRAMENTO, March 22 (UPI) -- Randy Foye's 24-point effort helped the Minnesota Timberwolves break an 11-game road losing streak with a 95-89 win over the Sacramento Kings.

NBA: Phoenix 108, Minnesota 90

PHOENIX, March 20 (UPI) -- Raja Bell had 22 points and Steve Nash 18 Tuesday as the Phoenix Suns beat Minnesota 108-90 to win their third straight NBA Pacific Division crown.
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Mike James
Toronto Raptors' Mike James is restrained by teammates Jalen Rose and Morris Peterson from going after Houston Rockets' Juwan Howard after Howard threw the ball in James' face in the second quarter at the Air Canada Center on January 6, 2006 in Toronto, Canada. Howard was ejected from the game as James went on to score 30 points and lead the Raptors to a 112-92 win over the Rockets. (UPI Photo/Christine Chew)

Michael Lamont James (born June 23, 1975 in Amityville, New York) is an American professional basketball player who is currently a free agent.

The youngest of seven siblings, James's childhood was not without challenges. Crime, drugs, and violence troubled his neighborhood streets. Lack of social and economic opportunity made urban living grueling and difficult for James and his family. Undirected and uninspired, Mike found solace on the courts. More than recreation, basketball became his bloodline and a way to stay out of trouble. James's commitment and daily practice would soon payoff as he was invited to join the Amityville High School basketball squad. Unmatched and unbeatable, he performed extremely well. Despite his courtside accomplishments and extraordinary talent, no one believed Mike would ever play Division I basketball. Upon graduation, James proved every naysayer wrong when he earned a basketball scholarship to Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

James had a college career at Duquesne University that saw him finish ranked third all-time in steals (201), fifth in assists (348) and 10th in points (1,411) at the school and included being named to the all Atlantic 10 Conference 1st team in his senior year. However, he was not drafted.

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