12 Feb 2008 20:41:01
Patricia Bender
News from February 11, 2008


News from February 11.

The NBA named Amare Stoudemire (Pho) and Andre Miller (Phi) as Players of
the Week for the week ending February 10. Stoudemire averaged 28.5
points, 13.5 rebounds, and 3.3 blocks as Phoenix went 3-1. Miller
averaged 19.5 points and 9 assists as Philadelphia went 3-1.

The LA Lakers signed DJ Mbenga for the rest of the season.

James Jones (Por) is expected to be out 3 to 5 more weeks with a sore left
knee.

Milwaukee activated Maurice Williams and placed Awvee Storey on IL.

Cleveland activated Drew Gooden and placed Daniel Gibson on IL with a
strained right hamstring.

Orlando activated James Augustine and placed Keyon Dooling on IL.

Toronto activated Darrick Martin and placed Joey Graham on IL.


Phi 84, Dal 76 at Phi
Andre Iguodala (Phi) had 14 points.
Andre Miller (Phi) had 21 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, and 3 steals.
Louis Williams (Phi) had 11 points including 4-14 FG, 5 assists, and 3
steals.
Dirk Nowitzki (Dal) had 15 points on 4-15 FG and 7-10 FT, 9 rebounds, and
7 assists.
Josh Howard (Dal) had 17 points and 6 rebounds.
Erick Dampier (Dal, sprained ankle) and Jerry Stackhouse (Dal, strained
hamstring) did not play.

GS 120, Was 117 at GS
Stephen Jackson (GS) had 41 points on 11-18 FG, 4-10 3-pointers, and 15-17
FT.
Monta Ellis (GS) had 22 points.
Baron Davis (GS) had 19 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists, and 5 turnovers.
Al Harrington (GS) had 21 points and 8 rebounds.
Antawn Jamison (Was) had 25 points, 10 rebounds, and 6 steals.
Brendan Haywood (Was) had 20 points including 6-8 FG and 10 rebounds.
George Mason (Was) had 32 points including 13-20 FG and 5-7 3-pointers and
6 assists.
Caron Butler (Was, left hip flexor strain) and Antonio Daniels (Was, sore
right ankle) did not play.

Hou 95, Por 83 at Hou
Yao Ming (Hou) had 25 points on 7-11 FG and 11-13 FT, 7 rebounds, and 5
turnovers.
Rafer Alston (Hou) had 17 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists.
Tracy McGrady (Hou) had 12 points and 6 assists.
LaMarcus Aldridge (Por) had 22 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 blocks.
Brandon Roy (Por) had 15 points, 5 rebounds, 8 assists, and 3 steals.

SA 93, Tor 88 at Tor
Tim Duncan (SA) had 22 points on 11-19 FG and 13 rebounds.
Manu Ginobili (SA) had 34 points including 13-22 FG and 6-12 3-pointers,
15 rebounds, and 6 assists.
Michael Finley (SA) had 12 points.
Chris Bosh (Tor) had 11 points including 3-11 FG and 8 rebounds.
Jose Calderon (Tor) had 27 points including 12-17 FG and 6 assists.
Tony Parker (SA, bone spur left heel) did not play.
Sam Mitchell (Tor, death in family) did not coach.

Cle 118, Orl 111 at Orl
Ira Newble (Cle) had 10 points and 5 rebounds.
Larry Hughes (Cle) had 40 points on 12-19 FG, 4-5 3-pointers, and 12-13
FT, and 6 rebounds.
LeBron James (Cle) had 29 points including 12-15 FT, 7 rebounds, 10
assists, 3 steals, and 5 turnovers.
Hedo Turkoglu (Orl) had 25 points including 10-17 FG and 4-7 3-pointers, 6
rebounds, and 5 assists.
Jameer Nelson (Orl) had 22 points including 8-10 FT and 5 turnovers.

LAL 106, Cha 97 at Cha
Lamar Odom (LAL) had 8 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 assists.
Pau Gasol (LAL) had 26 points on 9-11 FG and 8-12 FT, 6 rebounds, and 6
assists.
Kobe Bryant (LAL) had 31 points including 4-7 3-pointers, 5 assists, and 4
steals.
Nazr Mohammed (Cha) had 22 points including 10-13 FG and 11 rebounds
including 6 offensive.
Raymond Felton (Cha) had 29 points including 11-20 FG, 8 assists, and 6
turnovers.
LAL shot 29-34 FT and Cha shot 12-17 FT.
Gerald Wallace (Cha, strained right foot) did not play.

LAC 96, Mil 89 at Mil
Al Thornton (LAC) had 25 points on 12-20 FG.
Corey Maggette (LAC) had 20 points on 5-14 FG and 10-11 FT and 6 rebounds.
Sam Cassell (LAC) had 21 points, 8 assists, and 3 steals.
Desmond Mason (Mil) had 14 points on 7-10 FG and 7 rebounds.
Maurice Williams (Mil) had 31 points including 12-20 FG.
Tim Thomas (LAC, sore lower back) did not play.


Schedule for Tuesday, February 12 (All times Central)
Detroit @ Atlanta 6:00 pm NBATV
Boston @ Indiana 6:00 pm
Minnesota @ New Jersey 6:30 pm
Denver @ Miami 6:30 pm
Sacramento @ Memphis 7:00 pm
New Orleans @ Chicago 7:30 pm


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