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NBA: Timberwolves Beat Celtics With Buzzer-Beater


Minnesota's Ricky Davis hit a game-winning shot just before the buzzer to give the Timberwolves a 109-107 win over the woeful Boston Celtics in a National Basketball Association contest.

Davis' shot from the corner handed the once-proud Celtics their franchise-record 18th straight loss. Boston has the NBA's worst record this year - just 12 wins against 38 losses.

Davis scored 28 points in Sunday's game, while Minnesota teammate Kevin Garnett had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

The defending NBA champion Miami Heat got by the San Antonio Spurs 100-85. Dwayne Wade led the Heat, scoring 18 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter.

The Cleveland Cavaliers overcame a 36-point performance by Los Angeles Lakers' star Kobe Bryant for a 99-90 Cleveland victory.

The Chicago Bulls downed the Phoenix Suns 116-103. The Indiana Pacers tripped up the Los Angeles Clippers 94-80. The Portland Trail Blazers embarrassed the Washington Wizards 94-73.

The Seattle SuperSonics beat the Sacramento Kings 114-103. The Atlanta Hawks edged the Golden State Warriors 106-105. And the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-89.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.

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