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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Friday, February 14, 2014
Son of Kenneth and Pamela Gopaul
Father of Soraya and Kenneth
Brother of Andy, Darin and Bhshyam Gopaul
Brother in law of Nalini, Sarita and Sita Gopaul
Loving Uncle of Ananta, Adya and Aditya, Cassia and Anjali, Ethan and Emma
Grandson of Hubert V. and Sylvia Gopaul (deceased) and
Ramlal and Basso Maharaj [Arima] (deceased)
Loving Nephew of Byron and Sheila Gopaul, Dr Chandrabhan Gopaul (deceased), and
Pearl Gopaul, Judy Gopaul [USA], Debedaye, Khemraj, Doodnath, Balliram,
Kumar, Mala and Bindra Maharaj [Arima]
Cousin of Cheryl, Tony, David, Shalini, Meera, Ravin, Ravina, Udesh, Ishwar,
Navin, Pravin, Haymal, Shervin and others
Funeral Service on Saturday 15th February at 9am from the House of Mourning, 118 Kenneth Drive,
Gopaul Lands, Marabella then to the Shore of Peace, Mosquito Creek, La Romaine at 11.30am
OAKLAND---In a game featuring 40
lead changes, the Los Angeles Clip-
pers edged Portland 122-117 on
Wednesday to narrow the gap
between the two Western Confer-
ence contenders to five games and
go into the All-Star break on a win-
Among the day s other key results,
Eastern Conference leader Indiana
suffered only it third home loss of
the season when beaten by Dallas,
LeBron James capped a superb indi-
vidual performance by sinking a
buzzer-beating three-pointer that
gave Miami victory at Golden State,
and Houston also got a last-second
winner to beat Washington.
Los Angeles was led to victory by
36 points from Blake Griffin while
Chris Paul had 20 points and 12
assists in his second game back from
a long-term shoulder injury.
The Pacific Division-leading Clip-
pers, who set a franchise record for
largest margin of victory in their 45-
point thrashing of Philadelphia on
Sunday, converted 16 Portland
turnovers into 20 points.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points
for Portland, which slipped 5-1/2
games behind leader Oklahoma City
in the Northwest Division.
Dallas Monta Ellis had 23 points
and nine rebounds as the Mavericks
put in an impressive defensive per-
formance to win 81-73 at Indiana.
Dirk Nowitzki added 18 points for
the Mavericks, who have won six of
seven heading into the break.
George Hill s 14 points was the
mediocre leading tally for the Pacers,
who gave up the first six points of
the fourth quarter and were not able
to bridge the gap.
Miami s LeBron James capped one
of his best games in dramatic fashion,
making a step-back three-pointer
with less than a second remaining
to give the Heat a 111-110 win at
With Dwyane Wade out with a
foot injury, James shouldered the
load for the two-time defending NBA
champions, finishing with 36 points,
13 rebounds and nine assists.
With the Heat trailing by two
points, James let the clock tick down
and with two-tenths of a second left
he swished in a 27-footer to stun
the sellout crowd.
James shot 14 of 26 from the floor,
including several dazzling dunks, and
helped the Heat go ahead by 21 points
in the third quarter. Chris Bosh added
19 points and five rebounds.
Stephen Curry finished with 29
points and seven assists for the War-
riors, who rallied to take an 87-84
lead but could not hold on.
Houston s James Harden capped
his 35-point game by scoring a layup
with 0.7 seconds remaining to give
the Rockets a 113-112 win over Wash-
The victory sends the Rockets into
the All-Star break with a season-
best seven-game winning streak.
Washington led by two points with
four seconds left when Trevor Ariza
pushed Harden to the ground. It was
ruled a foul away from the play, giv-
ing Houston one free throw and pos-
Harden, who was 16 for 16 at the
line, made the free throw before
grabbing a pass from Chandler Par-
sons and driving into the lane for
the winning shot.
The Wizards had a chance to win
at the end, but Kevin Seraphin s shot
clanged off the rim.
Ariza had a season-high 32 points
with a career-high ten three-point-
San Antonio s Tim Duncan scored
23 of his 25 points in the second half
to guide injury-depleted San Antonio
to a 104-92 win over Boston.
Marco Belinelli added 16 points,
11 rebounds and eight assists for the
Spurs, who played without injured
trio Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and
Rajon Rondo led Boston with 16
Toronto ended a run of five-suc-
cessive home defeats by Atlanta,
beating the Hawks 104-83, with
DeMar DeRozan scoring 31 points.
Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 13
assists as the Raptors beat the Hawks
in Toronto for the first time since
2010 and maintained a three-game
lead atop the Atlantic Division.
Gustavo Ayon had 18 points and
10 rebounds for the Hawks, who have
lost five straight.
Minnesota s Kevin Love led the
Timberwolves over Denver 117-90,
hitting six three-pointers and fin-
ishing with 32 points and 11
Corey Brewer added 22 points for
Minnesota, which welcomed back
coach Rick Adelman after he missed
the previous game due to his wife s
Denver (24-27) has dropped nine
of 13 and four in a row to fall behind
Minnesota (25-28) and into 11th place
in the West. The Wolves trail eighth-
place Phoenix by six games.
Jordan Hamilton s 16 points led
the Nuggets, who have lost four in
a row to sit below the Timberwolves
and six games off the last playoff
spot in the West.
Brooklyn s Paul Pierce scored 25
points to lead the Nets over Charlotte
Memphis held off Orlando and
won 86-81, with Zach Randolph
scoring 20 points.
Cleveland s Kyrie Irving sank a
three-pointer as the shot clock
expired with 27.2 seconds remaining,
lifting the Cavaliers to a 93-89 win
Sacramento s Rudy Gay made the
tying basket in regulation and a
three-pointer in overtime to give the
Kings a 106-101 win over struggling
Utah s Alec Burks scored ten of
his 26 points in the final two minutes
to lift the Jazz to a 105-100 win over
New Orleans beat Milwaukee 102-
98, with Eric Gordon scoring 21
points to lead seven Pelicans in dou-
ble figures. (AP)
Clippers beat Blazers in see-saw contest
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, left, is fouled by Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge
as he goes up for a shot during an NBA basketball game on Wednesday in Los Angeles. AP PHOTO
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