25 Feb 2008 13:09:09
Patricia Bender
News from February 24, 2008


News from February 24.

Chicago placed Shannon Brown on IL.

Houston placed Gerald Green and Adam Haluskas on IL.

Toronto activated Primoz Brezec and placed Maceo Baston on IL.

Phoenix placed Alando Tucker on IL.


Dal 99, Min 83 at Min
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) had 29 points including 10-15 FG and 8 rebounds.
Jason Kidd (Dal) had 12 points, 7 rebounds, 17 assists, and 4 steals.
Jason Terry (Dal) had 20 points.
Al Jefferson (Min) had 22 points and 8 rebounds.
Rashad McCants (Min) had 17 points.
Dal shot 22-27 FT and Min shot 5-9 FT.
Dal out-scored Min 28-12 in the 4th quarter.

Bos 112, Por 102 at Por
Paul Pierce (Bos) had 30 points including 12-14 FG and 4-5 3-pointers, 7
rebounds, 5 assists, and 6 turnovers.
Rajon Rondo (Bos) had 15 points and 8 assists.
Ray Allen (Bos) had 19 points including 7-8 FG and 4-5 3-pointers.
Jarrett Jack (Por) had 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 turnovers.
Travis Outlaw (Por) had 24 points and 5 rebounds - all offensive.
Bos shot 57.9% (44-76) FG and Por shot 45.3% (34-75) FG.

Tor 115, NY 92 at Tor
Chris Bosh (Tor) had 17 points including 7-11 FG and 5 rebounds.
Andrea Bargnani (Tor) had 25 points including 5-10 3-pointers, 7 rebounds,
and 5 assists.
T.J. Ford (Tor) had 15 points and 5 assists.
Nate Robinson (NY) had 20 points and 8 rebounds.
Jamal Crawford (NY) had 26 points including 4-10 3-pointers and 6 assists.
Tor shot 48.9% (45-92) FG and NY shot 38.3% (31-81) FG.

Orl 112, Sac 93 at Orl
Hedo Turkoglu (Orl) had 13 points and 5 rebounds.
Rashard Lewis (Orl) had 16 points including 4-6 3-pointers, 7 rebounds,
and 3 blocks.
Dwight Howard (Orl) had 26 points on 10-13 FG and 6-10 FT and 10 rebounds.
Ron Artest (Sac) had 23 points and 6 rebounds.
Kevin Martin (Sac) had 21 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists.

Hou 110, Chi 97 at Hou
Luis Scola (Hou) had 17 points including 7-11 FG.
Rafer Alston (Hou) had 13 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, and 6 turnovers.
Tracy McGrady (Hou) had 24 points including 8-12 FT and 8 assists.
Tyrus Thomas (Chi) had 18 points including 7-11 FG, 6 rebounds, and 5
assists.
Ben Gordon (Chi) had 12 points and 8 rebounds.
Hou shot 17-31 FT and Chi shot 13-14 FT.

Det 116, Pho 86 at Pho
Rasheed Wallace (Det) had 22 points including 8-10 FG and 8 rebounds.
Richard Hamilton (Det) had 18 points.
Jarvis Hayes (Det) had 18 points on 7-11 FG and 4-7 3-pointers.
Amare Stoudemire (Pho) had 31 points including 11-12 FT.
Leandro Barbosa (Pho) had 18 points including 7-11 FG and 5 assists.
Det shot 51.7% (46-89) FG and Pho shot 41.6% (32-77) FG.

Cle 109, Mem 89 at Cle
LeBron James (Cle) had 25 points including 10-17 FG, 7 rebounds, 11
assists, 3 steals, and 6 turnovers.
Ben Wallace (Cle) had 12 points including 5-6 FG and 10 rebounds.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Cle) had 22 points and 13 rebounds including 7
offensive.
Rudy Gay (Mem) had 19 points, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals.
Hakim Warrick (Mem) had 21 points and 9 rebounds.

LAL 111, Sea 91 at Sea
Lamar Odom (LAL) had 19 points and 11 rebounds.
Pau Gasol (LAL) had 22 points and 7 rebounds.
Kobe Bryant (LAL) had 21 points, 10 assists, and 3 steals.
Earl Watson (Sea) had 12 points including 5-17 FG, 5 rebounds, and 8
assists.
Mickael Gelabale (Sea) had 21 points including 10-16 FG and 8 rebounds.
Vladimir Radmanovic (LAL, strained right calf, Chris Wilcox (Sea, upper
respiratory infection), Damien Wilkins (Sea, sprained right wrist), and
Donyell Marshall (Sea, ill) did not play.


Schedule for Monday, February 25 (All times Central)
Toronto @ Indiana 6:00 pm
Washington @ New Orleans 7:00 pm
Chicago @ Dallas 7:30 pm NBATV
Atlanta @ San Antonio 7:30 pm
Detroit @ Denver 8:00 pm
Boston @ LA Clippers 9:30 pm


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