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Tue January 29, 2013
WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update
Deron Williams had 20 points and nine assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Orlando Magic 97-77 on Monday night for their eighth straight home victory.
The Nets rebounded from their first two-game losing streak under P.J. Carlesimo, finishing off a four-game sweep of the Magic, who dropped their sixth straight.
Brook Lopez scored 16 points and Joe Johnson had 13 for the Nets, who tied a franchise record with their 11th victory in January and can break it when they host the NBA champion Miami Heat tomorrow night,
Elsewhere Golden State 114, Toronto 102. Memphis beat Philadelphia 103-100. Sacramento won against Washington 96-94. Chicago topped Charlotte 93-85. Houston 125, Utah 80 and Denver barely slid past Indiana 102-101. Checking the NHL now Boston beat Carolina 5-3. Columbus finished ahead of Dallas 2-1. Phoenix blew out Nashville 4-0 and Los Angeles bested Vancouver in overtime 3-2.
And Finally Just how dominant was Tiger Woods at in the Farmers Insurance Open? He gave up four shots over the last five holes and still won with ease.
Woods became the first PGA Tour player to win eight times at a single course, a mark that includes his playoff win in the 2008 U.S. Open.
This was Woods' 75th career title. Woods is seven victories away from tying for the all-time record of 82 Tour wins.