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The Associated Press Published:

• Basketball

Cavs top Clippers:

Ramon Sessions had a season-high 24 points as a last-minute replacement for injured rookie Kyrie Irving, and Antawn Jamison scored 27 to lead Cleveland over Los Angeles, 99-92.

Daniel Gibson scored 17 points in his return for Cleveland after missing five games with a neck infection.

Blake Griffin had 25 points and 15 rebounds before fouling out with 6.6 seconds left for the Clippers.

Pistons beat Nets: Greg Monroe had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lift Detroit over New Jersey 99-92 for its season-best third straight victory.

Jonas Jerebko added 16 points and Tayshaun Prince had 15 as the Pistons snapped a seven-game road losing streak. Ben Gordon, playing for the first time in 11 games, added 14 points for Detroit, which almost blew an 18-point second-half lead.

Deron Williams scored 17 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Nets, who have lost four in a row. Jordan Farmar added 22 off the bench and Kris Humphries had 16 rebounds.

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