20 Nov 2008 11:27:02
Patricia Bender
News from November 19, 2008


News from November 19.

Charlotte released Andre Brown and Linton Johnson.

Dallas activated Devean George and placed Josh Howard (sore left ankle) on
IL.

Utah activated Mehmet Okur and Morris Almond and placed Brevin Knight
(thigh injury) and Jarron Collins (elbow injury) on IL.

Minnesota activated Brian Cardinal and placed Kevin Ollie on IL.

Cleveland activated Darnell Jackson and placed Wally Szczerbiak (personal
reasons) on IL.

Atlanta activated Thomas Gardner and placed Al Horford (sprained right
ankle) on IL.


Dal 96, Hou 86 at Hou
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) had 24 points and 12 rebounds.
Jason Kidd (Dal) had 8 points, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Jason Terry (Dal) had 31 points including 13-21 FG and 3 steals.
Ron Artest (Hou) had 14 points including 5-14 FG and 13 rebounds.
Rafer Alston (Hou) had 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 8 assists.
Yao Ming (Hou, sore left foot) did not play.

Det 96, Cle 89 at Det
Rashaeed Wallace (Det) had 21 points and 15 rebounds.
Allen Iverson (Det) had 23 points and 4 steals.
Richard Hamilton (Det) had 15 points and 5 assists.
LeBron James (Cle) had 25 points including 9-10 FT, 6 rebounds, 6 assists,
and 4 steals.
Maurice Williams (Cle) had 25 points including 9-16 FG and 5-8 3-pointers.

Min 102, Phi 96 at Min
Al Jefferson (Min) had 25 points and 8 rebounds.
Mike Miller (Min) had 10 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists.
Craig Smith (Min) had 21 points on 7-9 FG and 7-10 FT and 5 assists.
Elton Brand (Phi) had 19 points and 13 rebounds.
Andre Miller (Phi) had 20 points and 6 assists.

Uta 105, Mil 94 at Uta
C.J. Miles (Uta) had 25 points.
Carlos Boozer (Uta) had 20 points and 11 rebounds.
Andrei Kirilenko (Uta) had 16 points including 10-12 FT, 7 rebounds, 4
blocks, and 5 steals.
Richard Jefferson (Mil) had 25 points including 4-5 3-pointers and 5
rebounds.
Andrew Bogut (Mil) had 16 points and 20 rebounds.

Sac 105, NO 96 at NO
Brad Miller (Sac) had 14 points, 8 rebounds, and 5 turnovers.
Beno Udrih (Sac) had 14 points including 3-9 FG and 7 assists.
John Salmons (Sac) had 29 points including 13-18 FG and 6 assists.
David West (NO) had 22 points including 9-15 FG.
Chris Paul (NO) had 20 points, 15 assists, and 4 steals.
Mikki Moore (Sac, sprained right ankle) and Morris Peterson (NO, fluid
drained from knee) did not play.

Por 116, Chi 74 at Por
Brandon Roy (Por) had 20 points and 5 rebounds.
Greg Oden (Por) had 11 points, 10 rebounds including 5 offensive, and 3
blocks.
Joel Przybilla (Por) had 14 points on a perfect 6-6 FG and 2-2 FT, 9
rebounds, and 3 blocks.
Andres Nocioni (Chi) had 13 points.
Drew Gooden (Chi) had 11 points and 5 rebounds.
Por shot 50.6% (42-83) FG and Chi shot 34.6% (28-81) FG.
Luol Deng (Chi, strained left hamstring) did not play.

Tor 101, Mia 95 at Mia
Andrea Bargnani (Tor) had 25 points including 9-15 FG.
Chris Bosh (Tor) had 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Jermaine O'Neal (Tor) had 16 points and 17 rebounds.
Anthony Parker (Tor) had 19 points including 5-5 3-pointers and 6
rebounds.
Shawn Marion (Mia) had 20 points on 10-17 FG and 14 rebounds.
Dwyane Wade (Mia) had 40 points including 16-30 FG, 11 assists, and 5
blocks.

Den 91, SA 81 at SA
Carmelo Anthony (Den) had 21 points on 5-15 FG, 3-4 3-pointers, and 8-10
FT, 9 rebounds, 7 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Kenyon Martin (Den) had 18 points on 9-14 FG and 7 rebounds.
Chauncey Billups (Den) had 22 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists, and 6
turnovers.
Tim Duncan (SA) had 12 points including 4-13 FG, 11 rebounds, and 6
assists.
George Hill (SA) had 20 points.

Atl 91, Was 87 at Atl
Marvin Williams (Atl) had 21 points and 14 rebounds including 6 offensive.
Zaza Pachulia (Atl) had 4 points including 1-4 FG and 18 rebounds
including 8 offensive.
Mike Bibby (Atl) had 25 points and 6 rebounds.
Joe Johnson (Atl) had 19 points including 7-22 FG, 8 rebounds, 8 assists,
and 7 turnovers.
Caron Butler (Was) had 32 points including 4-7 3-pointers, 7 rebounds, and
3 steals.
Antawn Jamison (Was) had 18 points and 11 rebounds.

LAC 108, OKC 88 at OKC
Al Thornton (LAC) had 20 points and 7 rebounds.
Chris Kaman (LAC) had 25 points including 11-13 FG, 14 rebounds, 6
assists, and 4 blocks.
Cuttino Mobley (LAC) had 23 points and 7 steals.
Kevin Durant (OKC) had 18 points and 5 turnovers.
Damien Wilkins (OKC) had 17 points and 5 rebounds.


Schedule for Thursday, November 20 (All times Central)
Detroit @ Boston 7:00 pm TNT
LA Lakers @ Phoenix 9:30 pm TNT


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