Sixers win with balanced scoring
From Elias: Elton Brand, Thaddeus Young and Jrue Holiday shared team-high honors with 15 points apiece in the 76ers’ 105-87 triumph against the Nets. It’s the fifth time this season that Philadelphia won a game in which none of its players scored more than 15 points, the most such victories for any NBA team.
LeBron goes on a tear, scores last 17 points for Heat
From Elias: LeBron James scored Miami’s final 17 points in the team’s victory over the Nets on Monday night. James is the fourth player to score 17 straight points for his team in a game this season, joining Deron Williams (18 on March 4), Chris Paul (17 on February 22) and Mo Williams (17 on January 22). Prior to James, the last player to score his team’s final 17 points of a game was Denver’s J.R. Smith on April 13, 2009.