SCOREBOARD

Monday, Jan. 7

Denver at Phoenix (9 p.m. EST). Two of the Western Conference's top teams meet.

STARS

Saturday

—Yao Ming, Rockets, scored 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out six assists in a 103-91 win over the Knicks.

—Ben Wallace, Bulls, hit the go-ahead free throw and blocked Brad Miller's jumper with a second left to lift Chicago to a 94-93 victory over the Sacramento Kings.

—Jason Kidd, Nets, had 10 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds for his ninth triple-double of the season, and New Jersey beat the Atlanta Hawks 113-107.

STRONG IN DEFEAT

Josh Smith scored 34 points in Atlanta's 113-107 loss to the New Jersey Nets on Saturday night. ... Zach Randolph had 22 rebounds in New York's 103-91 loss to the Houston Rockets.