BOSTON (AP) – Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points to lead the Knicks to an 89-86 win over Boston. Anthony has now scored at least 20 points for 27 straight games. Rajon Rondo paced the Celtics with 23 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Shabazz Muhammad scored 23 points to pace UCLA to an 84-73 road win over No. 6 Arizona. The Bruins raced out to a 16-point lead in the first seven minutes in handing the Wildcats their second loss in 18 games. Arizona went 5-of-24 from 3-point range.
PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona traded star right fielder Justin Upton to Atlanta in a seven-player swap that sent former All-Star infielder Martin (mar-TEEN’) Prado to the Diamondbacks. Upton will be joining older brother B.J. Upton with the Braves.
DALLAS (AP) – Jamie Benn and the Dallas Stars have agreed to a $26.25 million, five-year contract. The center was a restricted free agent who set career highs with 26 goals, 37 assists and 63 points for Dallas last season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Flyers forward Scott Hartnell is expected to miss four to eight weeks because of a broken left foot suffered when he was struck by a shot in Tuesday’s game against New Jersey. The All-Star had one point in three games, but was the Flyers top goal scorer last season with 37.