14 Oct 2006 13:28:55
Patricia Bender
News from October 13, 2006


News from October 13.

The NBA suspended Lorenzen Wright (Atl) and Kimani Ffriend (Mem) for 1
game for throwing punches in Wednesday's Atl-Mem game. Wright will serve
the suspension in the first regular season game. Ffriend, released by
Memphis, will serve the suspension in his next regular season game with an
NBA team.

TRADE: Cleveland traded Luke Jackson and cash to Boston for Dwyane Jones.

Chicago released Jeff Varem.

Washington released Peter John Ramos.

Memphis released Kimani Ffriend.

Eddie House (NJ) is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left
knee on Monday to repair torn cartilage.


Preseason games
Milwaukee 104, Charlotte 100 at Cha
Michael Redd (Mil) had 21 points.
David Noel (Mil) had 14 points including 6-7 FG.
Charlie Bell (Mil) had 16 points.
Raymond Felton (Cha) had 20 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5
turnovers.
Sean May (Cha) had 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 turnovers.

Cle 91, Bos 82 at Manchester, New Hampshire
Larry Hughes (Cle) had 14 points.
Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Cle) had 14 points on 7-11 FG.
Damon Jones (Cle) had 12 points.
Wally Szczerbiak (Bos) had 21 points including 7-8 FG.
Sebastian Telfair (Bos) had 16 points on 3-9 FG and 10-10 FT and 7
assists.

NY 111, NJ 97 at NY
Stephon Marbury (NY) had 16 points.
Quentin Richardson (NY) had 14 points.
Renaldo Balkman (NY) had 11 points and 7 rebounds.
Marcus Williams (NJ) had 21 points and 7 assists.
Antoine Wright (NJ) had 15 points and 3 steals.

Orl 100, NO 85 at Oklahoma City
Dwight Howard (Orl) had 17 points including 7-11 FG and 8 rebounds.
Travis Diener (Orl) had 14 points and 9 assists.
Pat Garrity (Orl) had 19 points including 7-11 FG and 7 rebounds.
Desmond Mason (NO) had 16 points.
David West (NO) had 17 points.

Det 101, Min 96 at Omaha, Nebraska
Jason Maxiell (Det) had 16 points including 7-10 FG and 3 blocks.
Lindsey Hunter (Det) had 15 points including 5-6 FG.
Flip Murray (Det) had 14 points and 5 turnovers.
Troy Hudson (Min) had 15 points.
Kevin Garnett (Min) had 12 points and 7 rebounds.

Hou 107, Atl 93 at Little Rock, Arkansas
Luther Head (Hou) had 20 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Kirk Snyder (Hou) had 15 points and 7 rebounds.
Rafer Alston (Hou) had 15 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 turnovers.
Josh Smith (Atl) had 18 points.
Marvin Williams (Atl) had 16 points and 3 blocks.


Schedule for Saturday, October 14 [All times Central]
Miami @ Atlanta 6:00 pm
New York @ Philadelphia 6:00 pm
Utah @ Indiana 6:00 pm
Washington @ Cleveland 6:30 pm
Detroit @ Memphis 7:00 pm
Orlando @ San Antonio 7:00 pm
Dallas @ Milwaukee 7:30 pm
Golden State @ Denver 8:00 pm at Mexico


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