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him well. here comes brewer. brewer drives, side steps dunleavy who fouls him and a chance to cut it to six with 1:49 remaining. >> mark: we got on dwight howard earlier for lack of effort. give him credit that possession, guarding the point guard with the clock dwindling down, got down low and defended at a high level. closed out, contested. beautiful defense by howard. >> mike: we've seen the last several -- that's a critical miss right now. we've seen wild comebacks recently. >> mark: so you can do it. this is against a point guard to close out a possession. that's outstanding defense. you've earned the right to trot back offensively.
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the bulls have led the entire second half. most of it by double figures. gasol stripped by beverley. picked up. another turnover. 25 turnovers now for chicago. harden guarded by dunleavy. puts up a three-pointer. way off. rebound comes out to moore. >> mark: bad shot by harden. let him off the hook. >> mike: dunleavy quick three. too strong. >> jeff: that's a bad shot too. >> mike: early on the shot clock, harden goes back door, gibson guarding him on the perimeter as we hit a minute remaining. harden drives, step pass to howard, howard out of bounds. 19 turnovers for houston. >> jeff: i think the better play there is to throw it up to howard. as gasol comes to help, instead of trying to find them with the bounce pass throw it up. >> mark: having moore handling
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derrick rose is not 100%. >> mike: fred hoiberg calls timeout before the double-team converges. we'll take a break. 44 seconds remain. bulls' ball, up 7 here in chicago. >> mike: bulls trying to close this out. they have possession, up by 7.
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now trying to get back as the rockets currently in the 8 spot in the west. because detroit lost earlier tonight, chicago now tied for 8 in the east. chicago 22 games left counting tonight. houston 21. both these teams trying to turn around what's been difficult seasons and get into playoffs and make some noise in the post season. dunleavy has to call time. close to a five-second violation. we'll take another break.since when did experience becomesomething to hide?i say we own it. lose all that negativity. just let it go. it's just bad energy. oh, and lose those terribleblack balloons they give you on your 50th. what's up with that? hey we hear you. that's why our members love aarpthe magazine. it celebrates you. with fun and provocativecontent, from lifestyle and entertainment to in-depth reporting. and it's just one of the greatbenefits of membership. if you don't think "this isright for me" when you think aarp, then you don't know "aarp".
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>> mike: houston rockets tonight starting a five-game eastern swing including in toronto where the raptors have been unbeatable recently. then philly, boston and charlotte as they try to secure a playoff spot. looks like they're going to fall short here tonight with 44.4 remaining. >> jeff: boston's been great at home. charlotte is playing outstanding basketball. >> mike: howard will guard the inbound. 11 on the 24. >> mark: with moore, you got to find a way to create an open. >> mike: dunleavy lobs it in. knocked away. another turnover.
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it out in the coshrner. fakes, fires three, hits. it's a four-point game. chicago will inbound again. houston will not give up. to their credit, keep coming back every time you think this one is over. >> jeff: it's not the penalty. it's side out of bounds. have to have ways to get the ball in. sets to get the ball inbounds. >> mike: howard making the pass difficult guarding the inbounder. >> mark: you also have to have guys who want to go get the basketball. >> jeff: that's more important. >> mike: rose breaks free. they get it to mirotic. fires a wild pass, gets to gasol and gasol is fouled. >> jeff: if howard had hustled,
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to him. instead he's trotting. dwight howard just slowly trotting. that's his ball. >> mike: howard has fouled out. that's his 6th foul. gasol will go to the free-throw line. the turnovers, 26 for chicago, 19 for houston. howard fouls out for the third time this season with 8 points, 12 rebounds. gasol trying to wrap up a marvelous game, not only those
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and six more assists. this is the 31st and 32nd free throw attempt. two important free throws there for gasol. back to a six-point game. timeout houston. 106-100, bulls in front, rockets ball when we come back, no more howard. sweetheart, don't look at me like that, it's gonna be amazing. this is a disaster! who's the genius who puts a girl in heels on a subway grate? miss monroe, eat a snickers. why? you get a little cranky when you're hungry. better? much better. this scene will never make the cut, morons.
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back, pau gasol, all three of them having strong games tonight with the exception of turnovers, everybody turning it over. ariza asking for some room as gibson trying to deny. inside to harden. harden launches it up. misses, gasol the rebound. fouled by capela. rebound number 17 for pau gasol. >> mark: mike, this is why you love the warriors or you love the spurs. they don't make the same mistakes that everybody else makes. it does not matter who's on the floor. they compete at a high level. they execute. they have fun and they hold each other accountable. there's a reason why those teams have a small amount of losses during the course of a long
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>> mike: for the rockets it has been so inconsistent. this game a perfect example, as gasol hits another. gasol, 27 points, 17 rebounds, six assists. he's got seven turnovers though. james harden has nine turnovers. the two teams combined 45 turnovers. now an 8-point lead. bickerstaff calls timeout. some of the fans heading out of the united center which was packed once again. got a game tomorrow on abc. the sunday showcase presented by bbba compass, golden state warriors at the staples center against kobe bryant and the lakers. coverage begins with countdown at 3:00 eastern.
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continues. 55-5. just incredible. so many road games --excusee, so many home games to finish, that record perhaps to be broken, set by the chicago bulls in '95-'96. 72 wins. it is within reach. those bulls won 72 and the next year they won 69. timeout called as the rockets couldn't get it in. rockets now out of timeouts. how are you doing, jeff? >> jeff: i'm doing fine. wow.
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no team has ever gone undefeated at home for an entire season. spurs are still undefeated at home. >> jeff: who beat them in '95-'96 at home? >> mike: indiana. >> jeff: did you get them at home? >> mark: we beat them twice. don't blame it on the indiana pacers. that's the rest of the league. >> mike: indiana once and charlotte once. our statistician gets you what you want. >> jeff: trying to think who they had in 95-96. was that larry johnson? >> mike: mugsy? >> jeff: they had a good team. >> mike: inside to ariza. shot clock turned off. they got to shoot quickly. ariza takes a lot of time. puts up a three-pointer. that won't go.
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harden sets, fires, that won't go. rebound knocked loose. rose comes up with it and can dribble it out now. hopefully the rockets won't foul him. that will do it. the bulls end their four-game losing streak. pau gasol has a marvelous game and the triumphant return of jimmy butler, after missing 11 games he was excellent tonight with 24 points, 11 rebounds, six assists and good defense. derrick rose with 17 and 9. a food-goodwin win for the chicago bulls as they move into the 8 spot in the eastern conference and go a game over 500 for the season. butler first game back plays 34 minutes, fouls out for the first time but was excellent on the court. he's with lisa. >> lisa: you fouled out for the first time in your career. what was up with that, watching
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>> that's me being too thirsty for steals. coach is always telling me to stay solid. i'm glad we won. happy about that. >> how did the knee feel? >> good. i was winded a little bit. i need to get back in shape. my teammates have a lot of confidence in me down the stretch. it's a big win. >> you were saying before the game you thought lately your team defense has been soft. how do you think you played defensively? >> we did our thing tonight. in the end, we did what we were supposed to do. >> thank you. congratulations on the win. >> thank you. >> mike? >> mike: they improve to 31-30 and moving to the 8 spot in the east. the rockets fall to 31-31. they're trying to hold onto that 8th and final spot as the bulls get another victory here at the united center. final score, the bulls 108, the rockets 100.
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drops and cloudy skies. this will be moving on quickly by 8:00 or 9:00. we're tracking it right now. a good soaking shower right now pushing south of hickory, right now into the newton community, south of conover. the golf course and out he's in western parts of iredale county. right near clairemont. in the next hour. this patch of showers will get up in the morrisville by 11:50, and after that. to the south along the carolina border, boiling springs, showers and now over chesterfield, south carolina, some light rain fall. all this will be clearing out and that's really the only thing that we have to help ease the allergy situation, which is really building over in charlotte. it is going to really take over starting tomorrow. i'll be mapping out better rain opportunities when we come back. >> we're tracking the showers before you head out the door,
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morning starting at 6:00 a.m. tonight, this tow truck driver is charged for shooting a truck owner after booting his vehicle. we first broke this story at noon. new at 11:00, eyewitness news reporter, tina terri went down to the community and talked with neighbors still shocked this happened. tina. >> reporter: yes, neighbors here are frustrated tonight. they want to know what led up to all of this. >> they are hiring these people to come in here and tow people without really knowing who these people are is is the scariest part. >> residents of park south station on edge tonight after learning this tow truck driver, jarvis simpson was arrested accused of shooting the owner of this truck in a parking lot here with a 9 mm glock. >> apparently there's police that are supposed to be monitoring the neighborhood. so, that's the more important question is where was the cops during this? >> officers haven't said what
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this morning, but a witness captured part of the confrontation on video. it shows the seconds after the shooting. neighbors say the tow truck driver kept his gun pointed at the man, even after he shot him. you can see the man who was shot riding away. parking is a consistent problem in the neighborhood. tonight they want answers about what happened and they say something should be done to keep it from happening again. >> they are limited in some parking. it would be good to see a few more spots to be put up. the mattress association perhaps to get involved and potentially screening these guys. >> he is out of jail tonight. and we looked up his record, he does not have a criminal past. reporting live tonight from south charlotte, tina terry,
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>> tina, thank you. happening tonight, family, friends, and classmates gather to remember a high school student killed in a car crash earlier this week. 15-year-old, heaven seay died tuesday morning when the car she was in went off the road and into the woods. tonight's vigil started at 6:00. she was a very special person. >> she made an impact on everyone's lives. if you go to her school, her guidance counselors is upset about it. >> just trying to console them to let them know that things will get better. i'm having a hard time consoling my own daughter and i just wanted to be here for all the young people. >> heaven was one of three students from west meek inside the car that went off the road. two other students were seriously hurt in the crash, but survived. police say austin locke was the one driving when he lost control and crashed. he was taken to the hospital in critical condition. police say speed was a factor
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authorities told channel 9 charges are pending. the family will hold a visitation for heaven tomorrow at forest lawn funeral home. a funeral is monday. that is not open to the public. all new at 11:00, a charlotte man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the shooting death of a man during a robbery that happened three years ago. ruben curry was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of ronnie steele. curry has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. authorities say steele was shot and killed in 2013. when three men tried to rob him on wedgefield drive near west boulevard. prosecutors say curry's dna was found on latex gloves found at the scene. cmpd said two men have life threatening injuries after both were found shot in the yard of an east charlotte home. we first brought you this as breaking news at noon. at 6:00, we told you police are not looking for any suspects. someone driving by saw the men in the grass along carriage
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neighbors say it is unsettling. >> it makes me feel uncomfortable. my brother is here. my sisters, so it's something that when you happens, it makes you feel insecure. >> tonight, we're asking police what led up to the violence. >> tonight, police in rock hill told channel 9 they are still working to figure out if a string of shootings are connected. it started thursday night when bullets hit throw homes. then yesterday afternoon, 18- year-old, darius harding was shot and killed at the corner of black street. witnesses say harding was in a car with two others when a man standing outside fired shots at the car. new at 11:00, the chairman of the iredale republican party stepped down from that role today. and announced he will run for u.s. congress in the state's 13th district. our partners at the statesville record and landmark report mooresville -- after the north
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new maps following a court ordered redistricting. the 13th district now covers a large part of iredale county. we told you last month north carolina lawmakers redrew the maps after federal judges ruled them unconstitutional. they said the lines had been drawn based on race. district 12 in mecklenburg county. super saturday is coming to an end. with hillary clinton and donald trump still on top. in just the last 20 minute, trump called for senator marco rubio to drop out of the race. here is abc's ray. >> everyone is trying to figure out how to stop trump. >> once again, the super saturday showdown started off with a big win by cruz. the texas senator swiping voters by a 2-1 margin in the state of kansas and also taking the state of maine. >> the only campaign that can and will beat donald trump in this race. >> the spotlight shined once again at a donald trump rally
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as violence erupted while trump was on the podium. >> i will bring people together. >> it indeed was a super saturday. from gymnasiums to barns, long lines, snaked around caws and primary locations. across kansas, nebraska, kentucky, and louisiana. and a victory lap for bernie sanders. the vermont senator securing delegates with wins in kansas and nebraska. >> we want to make sure that republican does not go into the white house. >> hillary clinton in michigan touting her victory in louisiana. >> i'm grateful to everyone who turned out to support us, but now all eyes turn to michigan. >> undoubtly, a disappointing night for marco rubio and john kasich. both are looking forward to be successful in their states.
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>> tomorrow, rubio will open an office in cornelius. new at 11:00, police in raleigh are investigating another shooting in the same neighborhood that a man was killed in earlier this week in an officer involved shooting. police responded to the scene around midnight friday. same neighborhood ahkeel denkins was shot in. witnesses said denkins was running away when he was struck. we just checked and police say they have not made any arrests after two brothers were shot early this morning in sols suli sbury. authorities say there was an altercation before the shooting, but they are still investigating. police have not yet identified a person killed in a
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happened early this morning. state highway patrol said the victim lost control of a race car on a dirt road, flipped over, and was thrown from the vehicle. officials say the car landed on him. the driver was not wearing a seat belt. speed is believed to be a factor in the crash. the charlotte mecklenburg association of educators held a breakfast this morning to discuss what some are calling an educational crisis in north carolina. the group met in south charlotte at the church along with mayor jennifer roberts. teacher salarys salary were a large focus at the meeting. >> i think we need to do is to get parents and teachers and citizens to advocate. >> we have been reporting for months the teachers have been leaving the state because of low salaries. the north carolina board of education created six priorities they want the governor to consider.
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number one in the south for teacher salaries. currently sits at 11th out of 12 states. new tonight, a planned apartment complex in ashville will help new teachers find affordable housing. the ashville citizen times reports 28 units are expected to be built and open by the summer of 2017. it's a $2.5 million complex. ashville city schools are among the partners behind the project. a kershaw man is charged after police connected him to three different burglaries in lancaster county. our partners at the harold report michael was orsed thursday. deputies say between february 19 and march 1, he broke into two homes stealing cash and other goods and stole items from a truck parked outside a home. officials are trying to connect them to even more burglaries in the area. new developments after a knife was uncovered on o.j. simpson's old property. they are examining the knife
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if you find any evidence on the knife, they could see if it's a match to either victim. the weapon used to stab oj's ex- wife, nicole brown simpson and her friend in 1994 was never found. simpson was charged and later acquitted. new at 11:00, the coast guard says it is searching for a man who fell off a cruise ship this morning. it happened off the coast of key largo, florida. they are using a helicopter and a plane in the search. your neighborhood forecast in the statesville area has the skies clearing out. the pollen really going to be picking up tomorrow. more rain could wash it out. >> for the first time, a mother who lost her daughter in a horrific domestic murder opens up to channel 9. >> she had a future. >> the reason she is speaking
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>> she had a future. >> jennifer was a star student in the process of applying to college when that future was cut short. >> jennifer was 17 years old when she was murdered. >> jennifer's mother says her daughter was the type to put a smile on anyone's face. >> if you were sad, you were not when you were talking to jennifer. >> her life was taken by her sister's estranged husband. her sister just filed a restraining order against him. >> once the restraining order has been filed, that's the most dangerous time. >> angry, monique came to their home while andrea, jennifer, was there. he shot through the window and came inside. >> i just heard a lot of screaming. i heard my grandkids screaming. >> unable to find julia, andrea says he went into jennifer's room. >> jennifer was on the floor trying to stay out of range. and he shot her four times.
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andrea is hoping her story and domestic violence advocacy helps others before it's too late. she says looking back, she saw signs of abuse in her daughter's relationship that led to her other daughter's death. now she wants to encourage others to speak up. >> let people understand that other people have gone through it and that it needs to be talked about. >> andrea is hosting aawareness symposium. proceeds will support a program she created in her daughter's memory. that offers empowerment to women who experienced or at risk of domestic violence and abuse. as for moody, his crime spree didn't stop with the murder of jennifer. he kidnapped others. moody was later found dead in a swamp from a drug overdose. on monday, d.o.t. crews will close a bridge in gaston county after an inspection found a number of
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it's the bridge on hills creek road between dallas and stanley. traffic will be detoured to old willis school road and rine road. it's unclear when the bridge will reopen. tomorrow is the beginning of severe weather preparedness week in north carolina. governor pat mccrory declared march 6 through 12th as a time to get ready for spring. mccrory encourages everyone to have evacuation plans in space. john is tracking showers in the area. john. >> starting to pick up right now up across north western parts. should say of lake norman. right now, some light rain fall all over statesville. down in the east to the southwestern parts as you get into ford, and near lake norman state park. down to the south and west, still some rain fall.
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just past conover, right now over the maiden area pushing into denver. and lincoln county. put a tracker on this one with live early doppler 9. these will be the communities get involved in the next hour or so. and they include china grove, landis, mount pleasant, between now and let's say 12:30. still some showers along the carolina border and boiling springs, getting ready to move into the hickory grove area of york county. that will push east into rock hill. so we're looking at places like lesli later on and possibly south charlotte, lake wiley, maybe pineville and chestily chapel by 1:00 in the morning. we'll see more downpours possible between now and 4:00 in the morning. after that, we're finished. even in the high country, not a lot happening. meteorologist, vicki graf is over. the skies will be clearing out


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