11 Feb 2009 15:44:01
Patricia Bender
News from February 10, 2009


News from February 10.

Commissioner David Stern named Maurice Williams (Cle) as an injury
replacement for Chris Bosh (Tor, sprained right knee) for the All-Star
game, to take placed Sunday in Phoenix.

J.R. Smith (Den) was named as an injury replacement for Rudy Gay (Mem,
left hip flexor strain) for the Slam Dunk contest.

Kevin Durant (OKC), O.J. Mayo (Mem), and Joe Johnson (Atl) were selected
to participate in the HORSE competition, a new event for the All-Star
weekend.

Cleveland recalled Darnell Jackson from the NBADL.

Dallas activated Gerald Green and placed Jason Terry (broken bone left
hand) on IL.

Sacramento activated Bobby Jackson and placed Mikki Moore (personal
reasons) on IL.

The LA Lakers placed Adam Morrison on IL.

Detroit activated Alex Acker and placed Allen Iverson (flu) on IL.

Atlanta activated Mike Bibby and placed Othello Hunter on IL.


Dal 118, Sac 100 at Dal
Josh Howard (Dal) had 23 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) had 21 points and 8 rebounds.
Jason Kidd (Dal) had 15 points, 7 rebounds, 12 assists, and 4 steals.
Antoine Wright (Dal) had 23 points and 3 steals.
John Salmons (Sac) had 16 points and 5 assists.
Kevin Martin (Sac) had 18 points including 4-15 FG and 3 steals.

Ind 96, Cle 95 at Ind
Danny Granger (Ind) had 16 points including 5-18 FG and the game winning
free throw with .2 seconds left and 5 rebounds.
Troy Murphy (Ind) had 18 points including 7-9 FG and 4-5 3-pointers and 15
rebounds.
T.J. Ford (Ind) had 15 points and 3 steals.
LeBron James (Cle) had 47 points on 15-21 FG, 4-7 3-pointers, and 13-14
FT, 7 rebounds, and 7 turnovers.
Maurice Williams (Cle) had 15 points including 0-5 3-pointers and 6
rebounds.
Mike Dunleavy (Ind, sore right knee), Jeff Foster (Ind, bad back), Sasha
Pavlovic (Cle, sprained right ankle) did not play.

Atl 111, Was 90 at Atl
Joe Johnson (Atl) had 22 points, 6 rebounds, and 8 assists.
Zaza Pachulia (Atl) had 11 points and 12 rebounds including 9 offensive.
Flip Murray (Atl) had 16 points.
Antawn Jamison (Was) had 17 points including 5-16 FG and 12 rebounds.
Caron Butler (Was) had 22 points and 8 rebounds.
JaVale McGee (Was) had 18 points including 7-10 FG and 11 rebounds.
Andray Blatche (Was, strained left knee) and DeShawn Stevenson (Was, lower
back pain) did not play.

Chi 107, Det 102 at Chi
Tyrus Thomas (Chi) had 22 points including 10-13 FT, 10 rebounds including
6 offensive, 3 steals, and 5 turnovers.
Derrick Rose (Chi) had 23 points including 10-15 FG.
Eric Gordon (Chi) had 24 points including 3-4 3-pointers and 5 turnovers.
Rasheed Wallace (Det) had 20 points including 7-11 FG, 10 rebounds, and 3
steals.
Richard Hamilton (Det) had 30 points and 8 assists.

SA 108, NJ 93 at NJ
Tim Duncan (SA) had 27 points including 11-17 FG, 9 rebounds, 8 assists,
and 4 blocks.
Matt Bonner (SA) had 22 points including 8-10 FG and 4-5 3-pointers and 5
rebounds.
Tony Parker (SA) had 20 points.
Devin Harris (NJ) had 21 points, 7 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Vince Carter (NJ) had 25 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
SA shot 18-20 FT and NJ shot 7-9 FT.
Bobby Simmons (NJ, strained lower left abdominal) did not play.

Den 99, Mia 82 at Mia
Carmelo Anthony (Den) had 19 points on 5-15 FG and 9-11 FT and 9 rebounds.
Kenyon Martin (Den) had 18 points on 9-14 FG, 10 rebounds, and 4 steals.
Chauncey Billups (Den) had 23 points on 10-17 FG and 5 assists.
Shawn Marion (Mia) had 14 points and 5 rebounds.
Dwyane Wade (Mia) had 33 points including 8-12 FT, 7 rebounds, and 5
turnovers.

Tor 110, Min 102 at Min
Joey Graham (Tor) had 24 points including 10-15 FG, 6 rebounds, and 3
blocks.
Andrea Bargnani (Tor) had 18 points and 6 rebounds.
Jermaine O'Neal (Tor) had 22 points and 8 rebounds.
Kevin Love (Min) had 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Randy Foye (Min) had 33 points and 8 rebounds.
Chris Bosh (Tor, sprained right knee), Al Jefferson (Min, torn right ACL),
and Rashad McCants (Min, flu) did not play.

LAL 105, OKC 98 at LAL
Lamar Odom (LAL) had 12 points on 6-17 FG and 18 rebounds including 5
offensive.
Pau Gasol (LAL) had 22 points including 10-17 FG and 14 rebounds.
Kobe Bryant (LAL) had 34 points and 7 rebounds.
Kevin Durant (OKC) had 31 points including 10-11 FT, 10 rebounds, 5
turnovers, and 4 steals.
Russell Westbrook (OKC) had 17 points including 5-16 FG, 9 rebounds, and 7
assists.

GS 144, NY 127 at GS
Kelenna Azubuike (GS) had 22 points including 9-13 FG and 3-4 3-pointers,
10 rebounds, and 3 steals.
Stephen Jackson (GS) had 35 points including 4-6 3-pointers and 13-13 FT,
6 rebounds, and 10 assists.
Jamal Crawford (GS) had 21 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Al Harrington (NY) had 24 points including 4-8 3-pointers and 9 rebounds.
David Lee (NY) had 27 points including 10-15 FG and 11 rebounds including
6 offensive.
Nate Robinson (NY) had 30 points and 6 rebounds.
Jerome James (NY, torn right Achilles) and Quentin Richardson (NY, bruised
chest) did not play.


Schedule for Wednesday, February 11 (All times Central)
Washington @ Charlotte 6:00 pm
Phoenix @ Cleveland 6:00 pm
Denver @ Orlando 6:00 pm
Memphis @ Philadelphia 6:00 pm
San Antonio @ Toronto 6:00 pm
Atlanta @ Detroit 6:30 pm
Indiana @ Milwaukee 7:00 pm
Boston @ New Orleans 7:00 pm
Sacramento @ Houston 7:30 pm
LA Lakers @ Utah 8:00 pm
Oklahoma City @ Portland 9:00 pm
New York @ LA Clippers 9:30 pm


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