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Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Rose will miss tonight's game against the Sacramento due to discomfort related to lingering spasms in his back. This is the second straight game Rose has missed due to the ailment, but he is not expected to miss extended time.

Westbrook's rebound clinches seventh straight triple-double

Russell Westbrook pulls down his 10th rebound against the Rockets to become the first player since Michael Jordan in 1989 to record seven straight triple-doubles.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 85, Pacers 77 after three quarters. Dallas is trying to return the dishonor of having the NBA's worst record to the 76ers.

Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook pulls in his 10th rebound and has his seventh consecutive triple-double, the longest streak since MJ in 1989.

Dave McMenamin ESPN Staff Writer 

Cavs beat Miami 114-84 for their third straight win overall and second straight by 30 points or more. LeBron James 27p 8r 8a 3s; Kevin Love 28p 15r 3a; Kyrie Irving 23p; Iman Shumpert 10p. CLE held MIA to 34.8 pct shooting.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

After three quarters, Rockets lead the Thunder, 86-77. James Harden with a gritty night. He's got 17 points, 12 assists and six rebounds. Ryan Anderson has 12 on 4-10 from 3.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Raptors 101, Celtics 94: Boston, still hunting for its first signature win of the season, fumbled away a 14-point first-half lead. It's unlikely you'll hear anyone talking about how much better the Celtics are without Isaiah Thomas after Boston's second-half offensive struggles.

Shumpert wows Cleveland with reverse slam

Iman Shumpert goes baseline and hammers home a gaudy reverse dunk for the Cavaliers.


LeBron drops no-look dime to RJ

LeBron James gets uber crafty for the Cavaliers, dropping a no-look dime to Richard Jefferson for the slam.


Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs 54, Pacers 52 (half) Wesley Matthews: 14 points, 4-8 FG Monta Ellis: 0 points, 0-3 FG

Towns soars for flying alley-oop

On the fastbreak, Ricky Rubio feeds Timberwolves teammate Karl-Anthony Towns for the alley-oop slam dunk.


Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

Patrick Beverley didn't play in the first meeting between Houston and Oklahoma City. He's playing tonight and making an impact when covering Russell Westbrook. Against Beverley, Westbrook is 1-5 with two turnovers, an offensive foul and four points.

Calvin Watkins ESPN Staff Writer 

It's halftime and the Rockets lead the Thunder 55-49. James Harden has eight points and is seeing double teams and constant pressure. Eric Gordon has 11.