30 Mar 2006 09:44:36
Patricia Bender
News from March 29, 2006


News from March 29.

Boston suspended Orien Greene indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the
team following his arrest for speeding over 90 mph on a city street.

Miami activated Jason Kapono and placed Shaquille O'Neal on IL with a
hyperextended left knee.

Toronto placed Chris Bosh on IL with a sprained left thumb. Bosh is
expected to be out at least a week.

Denver activated Eduardo Najera and placed Marcus Camby on IL with a
strained back.

New Orleans activated Brandon Bass and placed Arvydas Macijauskas on IL.

Guillermo Diaz (junior, Miami, guard) declared himself eligible for the
NBA draft.


Cle 107, Dal 94 at Cle
LeBron James (Cle) had 46 points on 16-23 FG, 4-7 3-pointers, and 10-13
FT, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Cle) had 13 points including 4-11 FG, 9 rebounds
including 5 offensive, and 3 blocks.
Donyell Marshall (Cle) had 12 points.
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) had 29 points and 5 rebounds.
Jerry Stackhouse (Dal) had 23 points.
Adrian Griffin (Dal, strained left hamstring) did not play.

NJ 86, Mem 74 at NJ
Richard Jefferson (NJ) had 27 points on 8-11 FG and 9-10 FT and 9
rebounds.
Nenad Krstic (NJ) had 14 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks.
Vince Carter (NJ) had 23 points and 6 rebounds.
Pau Gasol (Mem) had 21 points and 8 rebounds.
Bobby Jackson (Mem) had 18 points and 5 rebounds.

Det 101, Phi 91 at Phi
Tayshaun Prince (Det) had 16 points and 5 rebounds.
Chauncey Billups (Det) had 18 points on 4-13 FG and 8-10 FT, 7 assists,
and 3 steals.
Antonio McDyess (Det) had 18 points on 9-12 FG and 7 rebounds.
Chris Webber (Phi) had 23 points and 5 rebounds.
Allen Iverson (Phi) had 28 points and 5 assists.

Mia 98, Tor 94 at Tor
Udonis Haslem (Mia) had 15 points and 13 rebounds.
Antoine Walker (Mia) had 18 points and 10 rebounds including 5 offensive.
Dwyane Wade (Mia) had 37 points including 13-15 FT and 5 turnovers.
Morris Peterson (Tor) had 28 points including 4-10 3-pointers.
Mike James (Tor) had 19 points and 12 assists.

Min 103, Orl 91 at Min
Ricky Davis (Min) had 26 points and 10 assists.
Kevin Garnett (Min) had 27 points including 11-17 FG, 19 rebounds
including 7 offensive, 6 assists, and 3 steals.
Mark Blount (Min) had 14 points.
Hedo Turkoglu (Orl) had 15 points and 5 rebounds.
Dwight Howard (Orl) had 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Trenton Hassell (Min, sprained left ankle) did not play.

Atl 94, Ind 93 at Atl
Al Harrington (Atl) had 23 points including 6-11 FT and 8 rebounds.
Zaza Pachulia (Atl) had 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 4 steals.
Joe Johnson (Atl) had 12 points including 4-18 FG, 5 rebounds, and 8
assists.
Peja Stojakovic (Ind) had 31 points on 12-19 FG and 7-10 3-pointers and 6
rebounds.
Jermaine O'Neal (Ind) had 13 points including 4-12 FG, 7 rebounds, and 3
blocks.
Tyronn Lue (Atl) did not play.

Bos 123, NY 98 at NY
Paul Pierce (Bos) had 22 points including 8-10 FT and 3 steals.
Wally Szczerbiak (Bos) had 22 points.
Delonte West (Bos) had 21 points including 8-11 FG and 6 assists.
Eddy Curry (NY) had 20 points on 7-11 FG and 6-11 FT and 8 rebounds.
Stephon Marbury (NY) had 19 points.
Qyntel Woods (NY) had 20 points including 8-11 FG and 5 turnovers.
Bos shot 57.1% (44-77) FG and NY shot 46.1% (35-76) FG.
Orien Greene (Bos, suspended) did not play.

Sac 106, Por 90 at Por
Brad Miller (Sac) had 24 points including 4-6 3-pointers and 5 rebounds.
Mike Bibby (Sac) had 19 points including 4-5 3-pointers.
Shareef Abdur-Rahim (Sac) had 21 points including 8-11 FG and 6 rebounds.
Viktor Khryapa (Por) had 18 points and 5 rebounds.
Steve Blake (Por) had 17 points including 7-11 FG and 5 assists.

Uta 115, Den 104 at Den
Mehmet Okur (Uta) had 24 points.
Carlos Boozer (Uta) had 15 points, 7 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Andrei Kirilenko (Uta) had 21 points including 7-10 FG, 9 rebounds, and 7
blocks.
Carmelo Anthony (Den) had 31 points including 14-25 FG.
Andre Miller (Den) had 19 points including 9-10 FT, 12 assists, and 3
steals.

NO 86, GS 85 at GS
Rasual Butler (NO) had 20 points including 4-7 3-pointers and 5 rebounds.
Marc Jackson (NO) had 16 points and 8 rebounds.
Chris Paul (NO) had 18 points, 6 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Mike Dunleavy (GS) had 19 points and 6 rebounds.
Jason Richardson (GS) had 19 points including 6-19 FG, 7 rebounds, and 5
assists.
Speedy Claxton (NO, bruised right big toe) and David West (NO, sprained
left ankle) did not play.

Hou 115, Sea 87 at Hou
Juwan Howard (Hou) had 13 points including 6-7 FG and 5 rebounds.
Yao Ming (Hou) had 29 points on 9-14 FG and 11-11 FT, 10 rebounds, 5
assists, and 3 steals.
Luther Head (Hou) had 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Earl Watson (Sea) had 20 points.
Chris Wilcox (Sea) had 16 points and 6 rebounds.
Hou shot 51.9% (42-81) FG and Sea shot 33.8% (24-71) FG.
Rashard Lewis (Sea, sprained right ankle) did not play.


Schedule for Thursday, March 30 [All times Central]
Phoenix @ Indiana 7:00 pm TNT
San Antonio @ LA Lakers 9:30 pm TNT


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