Celtics: Miami Heat forward Kurt Thomas and Boston center Pervis Ellison were ejected from Monday night's game after exchanging punches late in the first half, igniting a scene that forced police and building security to clear the floor. The teams were separated by Boston police and building security, who also kept spectators off the court.

Clippers: Center Stanley Roberts is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks with a sprained left ankle, and forward Rodney Rogers could miss up to two weeks with a sprained right ankle.

Heat: Alonzo Mourning had 36 points and 14 rebounds Monday, but Miami lost to Boston, 121-120, in double-overtime.

Magic: Even with All-Star center Shaquille O'Neal injured and unable to play, the Magic had a 13-2 record for November. Anfernee Hardaway averaged 27 points, 6.5 assists and 5.8 rebounds. He shot .510 on 128 of 251 from the field and .792 on 133 of 168 from the free throw line.

Nuggets: Dikembe Mutombo blocked nine shots as Denver beat Detroit, 85-82, Monday night. Mutombo has 27 blocked shots in his last three games. Mutombo, who had a triple-double Saturday, had 15 points, nine rebounds and nine blocks Monday night.

Pistons: Detroit, which lost, 85-82, at Denver Monday night, is 0-6 on the road.

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