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STARS

Monday

Deron Williams, Jazz, scored 29 points and had 11 assists in Utah's 110-88 blowout of New Orleans.

—Tracy McGrady, Rockets, had 26 points, six rebounds and seven assists, and Houston held on for a 92-86 victory over Minnesota.

—Leandro Barbosa, Suns, scored 30 points, including five 3-pointers and Phoenix defeated Charlotte 118-104.

—Carmelo Anthony, Nuggets, had 28 points and 15 rebounds in Denver's 105-103 victory over Portland.

EASY AS 1, 2, THREE

Leandro Barbosa scored 30 points and Raja Bell added 24, including a season-high seven 3-pointers, to help Phoenix stay unbeaten against Charlotte with a 118-104 victory over the Bobcats on Monday night. Barbosa hit five 3-pointers as the Suns improved to 8-0 against the Bobcats since the franchise was established in 2004. Overall, Phoenix made 16-of-36 3-pointers.

DOUBLE D

Deron Williams had 29 points and 11 assists, and Utah set a team record for 3-pointers in a 110-88 victory Monday night over New Orleans that extended their winning streak to nine games. Williams had his eighth straight double-double and hit three 3-pointers as the Jazz set a team record by making 14 from beyond the arc.