28 Feb 2008 18:48:24
Patricia Bender
News from February 27, 2008


News from February 27.

Boston signed P.J. Brown to a 1 year, minimum contract.

The LA Clippers signed Nick Fazekas to a 10-day contract.

Miami assigned Daequan Cook and Joel Anthony to the NBADL.

New Orleans activated Julian Wright and placed Bonzi Wells on IL with a
bruised Achilles tendon.

Cleveland activated Zydrunas Ilgauskas and placed Kaniel Dickens on IL.

Boston activated Brian Scalabrine and placed Tony Allen (strained right
calf) and P.J. Brown on IL.

Philadelphia activated Louis Amundson and placed Jason Smith on IL.


Bos 92, Cle 87 at Bos
Paul Pierce (Bos) had 12 points including 4-14 FG, 5 assists, and 6
turnovers.
Kevin Garnett (Bos) had 18 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists, and 4 steals.
Ray Allen (Bos) had 22 points including 7-10 FG.
LeBron James (Cle) had 26 points on 7-24 FG and 11-15 FT and 8 rebounds.
Delonte West (Cle) had 20 points and 5 rebounds.
Bos shot 52.3% (34-65) FG and Cle shot 38.3% (31-81) FG.

Phi 101, Orl 89 at Phi
Andre Iguodala (Phi) had 24 points on 7-20 FG and 9-11 FT and 7 assists.
Andre Miller (Phi) had 26 points including 11-16 FG, 6 rebounds, 9
assists, and 5 turnovers.
Willie Green (Phi) had 26 points including 11-18 FG, 6 rebounds, and 5
assists.
Hedo Turkoglu (Orl) had 20 points, 7 rebounds, 6 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Rashard Lewis (Orl) had 19 points including 5-15 FG and 4-10 3-pointers
and 6 rebounds.

NO 120, Pho 103 at NO
David West (NO) had 27 points.
Chris Paul (NO) had 25 points, 6 rebounds, and 15 assists.
Jannero Pargo (NO) had 22 points including 9-15 FG and 3-4 3-pointers.
Amare Stoudemire (Pho) had 32 points on 11-19 FG and 9-10 FT, 14 rebounds,
and 4 blocks.
Leandro Barbosa (Pho) had 17 points including 5-6 3-pointers.

Uta 103, Det 95 at Uta
Carlos Boozer (Uta) had 18 points, 15 rebounds, and 6 turnovers.
Mehmet Okur (Uta) had 24 points on 10-18 FG and 4-8 3-pointers and 7
rebounds.
Paul Millsap (Uta) had 19 points on 6-7 FG and 7-10 FT.
Chauncey Billups (Det) had 21 points.
Richard Hamilton (Det) had 22 points and 5 rebounds.
Uta shot 14-17 FT and Det shot 27-35 FT.

Por 82, LAC 80 at LAC
Martell Webster (Por) had 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals.
Jarrett Jack (Por) had 21 points including 9-13 FG and 8 rebounds.
Von Wafer (Por) had 11 points and 5 rebounds.
Corey Maggett (LAC) had 32 points on 8-21 FG and 15-18 FT and 6 rebounds.
Tim Thomas (LAC) had 21 points and 11 rebounds.
Brandon Roy (Por, sprained right ankle), Sam Cassell (LAC, sprained right
wrist), and Chris Kaman (LAC, sore back) did not play.

Den 138, Sea 96 at Sea
Kenyon Martin (Den) had 23 points including 11-14 FG and 7 rebounds.
Marcus Camby (Den) had 12 points, 14 rebounds, and 5 blocks.
Allen Iverson (Den) had 31 points including 13-18 FG, 5 rebounds, 6
assists, and 6 turnovers.
Johan Petro (Sea) had 15 points and 8 rebounds.
Kevin Durant (Sea) had 16 points including 4-17 FG, 6 rebounds, and 3
steals.
Den shot 67% (59-88) FG and Sea shot 36.3% (37-102) FG.
Eduardo Najera (Den, personal reasons) did not play.

Chi 113, Ind 107 at Ind
Luol Deng (Chi) had 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Ben Gordon (Chi) had 15 points and 6 assists.
Larry Hughes (Chi) had 29 points, 6 assists, and 3 steals.
Mike Dunleavy (Ind) had 25 points including 13-16 FT.
Travis Diener (Ind) had 22 points including 10-10 FT and 9 assists.

Tor 107, Min 85 at Tor
Jamario Moon (Tor) had 11 points and 7 rebounds.
Chris Bosh (Tor) had 28 points including 12-17 FG and 7 rebounds including
5 offensive.
T.J. Ford (Tor) had 16 points.
Al Jefferson (Min) had 23 points including 9-12 FG and 5 rebounds.
Rashad McCants (Min) had 19 points including 1-9 3-pointers.

Atl 123, Sac 117 at Atl
Mike Bibby (Atl) had 24 points, 5 rebounds, and 12 assists.
Joe Johnson (Atl) had 26 points including 5-7 3-pointers, 6 assists, and 5
turnovers.
Josh Childress (Atl) had 25 points including 7-10 FG and 10-11 FT and 5
rebounds.
Ron Artest (Sac) had 23 points including 6-11 FT and 7 rebounds.
Brad Miller (Sac) had 25 points including 9-16 FG, 13 rebounds, and 6
assists.
Beno Udrih (Sac) had 25 points including 11-19 FG and 8 assists.
Acie Law (Atl, sprained right wrist) and Marvin Williams (Atl, flu) did
not play.

NY 113, Cha 89 at NY
Zach Randolph (NY) had 18 points and 8 rebounds.
Nate Robinson (NY) had 22 points and 6 assists.
Jamal Crawford (NY) had 20 points and 5 assists.
Emeka Okafor (Cha) had 18 points on 5-15 FG and 8-12 FT and 14 rebounds.
Matt Carroll (Cha) had 19 points on 8-11 FG.
NY shot 51.1% (46-90) FG and Cha shot 41% (34-83) FG.


Schedule for Thursday, February 28 (All times Central)
Milwaukee @ New Jersey 6:30 pm
Dallas @ San Antonio 7:00 pm TNT
Miami @ LA Lakers 9:30 pm TNT


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