18 Oct 2006 09:34:51
Patricia Bender
News from October 17, 2006


News from October 17.

Jared Jeffries (NY) is expected to be out 6 to 8 weeks (longer than the 3
to 6 weeks originally reported) with a broken left wrist.


Preseason games
Hou 72, Dal 69 at Dal
Luther Head (Hou) had 13 points.
Steve Novak (Hou) had 12 points and 7 rebounds.
Yao Ming (Hou) had 8 points including 3-9 FG and 8 rebounds.
Josh Howard (Dal) had 22 points including 4-5 FG and 8 rebounds.
Maurice Ager (Dal) had 12 points including 5-17 FG.

Atl 100, Orl 96 at Orl
Joe Johnson (Atl) had 27 points.
Zaza Pachulia (Atl) had 19 points including 7-11 FG and 5 turnovers.
Shelden Williams (Atl) had 12 points and 10 rebounds.
Dwight Howard (Orl) had 27 points including 11-14 FG, 10 rebounds, 6
assists, 3 blocks, and 5 turnovers.
Keyon Dooling (Orl) had 15 points.

Mia 109, NO 105 at Mia
Dwyane Wade (Mia) had 19 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Dorell Wright (Mia) had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Jason Kapono (Mia) had 12 points and 5 rebounds.
Jannero Pargo (NO) had 22 points on 9-13 FG and 4-6 3-pointers.
Linton Johnson (NO) had 15 points and 9 rebounds.

NY 116, Bos 108 at NY
Eddy Curry (NY) had 19 points including 7-10 FG and 5 rebounds.
Jamal Crawford (NY) had 22 points including 8-11 FT.
Quentin Richardson (NY) had 15 points and 8 rebounds including 5
offensive.
Wally Szczerbiak (Bos) had 18 points.
Tony Allen (Bos) had 18 points including 9-11 FT.

Was 100, Cha 84 at Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Antawn Jamison (Was) had 17 points including 3-4 3-pointers and 8
rebounds.
Gilbert Arenas (Was) had 18 points on 4-13 FG and 9-11 FT.
Caron Butler (Was) had 10 points including 3-10 FG, 7 rebounds, 3 steals,
and 5 turnovers.
Gerald Wallace (Cha) had 17 points and 9 rebounds.
Raymond Felton (Cha) had 13 points including 4-12 FG and 8 assists.

Sac 96, LAL 91 at Las Vegas, Nevada
Kevin Martin (Sac) had 14 points including 8-10 FT.
Mike Bibby (Sac) had 16 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 steals.
Ronnie Price (Sac) had 11 points.
Ronny Turiaf (LAL) had 15 points and 7 rebounds.
Brian Cook (LAL) had 12 points including 3-9 FG and 9 rebounds.

LAC 107, Pho 96 at Pho
Elton Brand (LAC) had 24 points including 10-12 FT and 5 rebounds.
Shaun Livingston (LAC) had 21 points including 7-9 FG, 5 rebounds, and 5
assists.
Quinton Ross (LAC) had 13 points including 5-6 FG and 5 rebounds.
Leandro Barbosa (Pho) had 19 points.
Steve Nash (Pho) had 15 points, 5 assists, and 7 turnovers.

GS 124, Por 120 OT at Por
Mike Dunleavy (GS) had 32 points including 8-10 FT, 8 rebounds, and 6
assists.
Baron Davis (GS) had 30 points including 10-11 FT, 10 rebounds, 6 assists,
and 5 steals.
Troy Murphy (GS) had 14 points including 3-9 FG and 9 rebounds.
Zach Randolph (Por) had 27 points including 10-17 FG and 12 rebounds.
Brandon Roy (Por) had 19 points and 9 rebounds.
Martell Webster (Por) had 25 points including 10-12 FT.

Cle 93, Maccabi Tel Aviv 55 at Cle
Drew Gooden (Cle) had 21 points including 9-11 FG and 8 rebounds.
Donnyell Marshall (Cle) had 19 points and 10 rebounds.
LeBron James (Cle) had 13 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Rodney Buford (TA) had 19 points including 8-11 FG.
Will Bynum (TA) had 13 points.
Cle shot 52.1% (37-71) FG and TA shot 35.6% (26-73) FG.


Schedule for Wednesday, October 18 [All times Central]
Minnesota @ Detroit 6:00 pm at Grand Rapids, Michigan
Indiana @ Denver 6:00 pm at Cincinnati, Ohio
New Jersey @ Boston 6:30 pm
Toronto @ Cleveland 6:30 pm at Rochester, New York
Milwaukee @ Houston 7:30 pm


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