SCOREBOARD

Tuesday, Feb. 12

Detroit at Atlanta (7 p.m. EST). The Pistons have won eight straight.

STARS

Sunday

—Paul Pierce, Celtics, scored 35 points and Boston beat San Antonio 98-90.

—Kobe Bryant, Lakers, scored 33 points and Los Angeles beat Miami 104-94.

—Allen Iverson, Nuggets, had 25 points and 13 assists to lead Denver to a 113-83 victory over Cleveland.

—Amare Stoudemire, Suns, scored 31 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Phoenix's 108-107 win over Washington.

GREEN MACHINE

Paul Pierce scored 35 points, Ray Allen had 19, and Rajon Rondo had 12 assists and 11 rebounds Sunday and Boston beat San Antonio 98-90. The Celtics improved to 5-2 since Kevin Garnett went out with an abdominal strain. The Celtics hadn't beaten San Antonio in Boston since Jan. 8, 1997, a streak of nine consecutive losses.