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NBA: King James stars as Heat down Lakers

ACROSS THE POND:Before LeBron James led the champions to victory in Los Angeles, Carmelo Anthony returned to the site of his London Olympic triumph with the Knicks


The Timberwolves shot just 35.7 percent and missed 15 of their 19 three-pointers in losing their fifth straight game.


In Phoenix, Arizona, Mike Dunleavy hit a three-pointer with 57.4 seconds left to cap a 10-0 run as Milwaukee pulled away to snap a 24-game losing streak.

Monta Ellis scored 24 points and Larry Sanders added 19, while Dunleavy and Brandon Jennings had 16 apiece for the Bucks, who had not won in the Valley since Feb. 21, 1987, at the old Veterans Memorial Coliseum.

Milwaukee have won four of six since interim coach Jim Boylan replaced Scott Skiles on Jan. 8.

Shannon Brown scored 20 points off the bench for the Suns, who have lost four straight at home for the first time since 2004 and have dropped 13 of 15 overall.

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