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NBA: Suns Win 17th Straight Game


The Phoenix Suns have extended their National Basketball Association winning streak to 17 games with a 115-100 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Steve Nash and Suns teammate Shawn Marion each scored 23 points Sunday. The 17-game winning streak is the longest in the NBA in seven years. Phoenix also won 15 consecutive games earlier this season.

The San Antonio Spurs edged the host Lakers in overtime, 96-94. Michael Finley sank a three-point shot with 1.3 seconds left in the extra period to seal the win.

The Milwaukee Bucks held off the visiting New York Knicks, 107-105. Mo Williams had 30 points, including a running, three-meter jump shot with just over three seconds remaining to help Milwaukee snap a six-game losing streak.

In other action, the Washington Wizards beat the Boston Celtics, 105-91. The Detroit Pistons beat the Indiana Pacers, 95-87. And the Los Angeles Clippers won for the fifth time in six games, 98-76 over the Seattle SuperSonics.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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