20 Mar 2007 01:19:24
Patricia Bender
News from March 19, 2007


News from March 19.

The NBA named Kobe Bryant (LAL) and Jason Kidd (NJ) as Players of the
Week. Bryant averaged 46.7 points, 6 rebounds, and 6 assists as the
Lakers went 1-1. Kidd averaged 14.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 12.8
assists as New Jersey went 3-1.

Philadelphia signed Louis Amundson to a 2nd 10-day contract.


NO 106, Bos 88 at Oklahoma City
Tyson Chandler (NO) had 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Chris Paul (NO) had 15 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 steals.
Rasual Butler (NO) had 18 points.
Paul Pierce (Bos) had 28 points including 11-18 FG and 4-7 3-pointers.
Allan Ray (Bos) had 12 points including 4-15 FG and 5 rebounds.
NO shot 16-24 FT and Bos shot 8-11 FT.
Ryan Gomes (Bos, injured left foot) did not played.

Atl 99, Sac 76 at Atl
Josh Smith (Atl) had 9 points including 4-14 FG, 12 rebounds, 10 assists,
3 steals, and 3 blocks.
Zaza Pachulia (Atl) had 23 points including 11-12 FG.
Josh Childress (Atl) had 25 points including 10-15 FG.
Ron Artest (Sac) had 12 points and 7 rebounds.
Kevin Martin (Sac) had 13 points.
Atl shot 48.3% (43-89) FG and Bos shot 37.8% (28-74) FG.


Schedule for Tuesday March 20 [All times Central]
Denver @ New Jersey 6:00 pm TNT
Cleveland @ Charlotte 6:00 pm
Dallas @ New York 6:30 pm
Philadelphia @ Detroit 6:30 pm
New Orleans @ Memphis 7:00 pm
LA Clippers @ Chicago 7:30 pm
Golden State @ Utah 8:00 pm
Indiana @ Houston 8:30 pm TNT
Minnesota @ Phoenix 9:00 pm
Washington @ Portland 9:00 pm


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