January 14, 2010
at Houston 120, Minnesota 114 (3OT) : Aaron Brooks scored a career-high 43 points, Chuck Hayes grabbed a career-best 17 rebounds and the Rockets won in triple overtime. Al Jefferson pulled down a franchise-record 26 rebounds and scored 26 points for the Timberwolves. at Denver 115, Orlando 97: Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points and Chauncey Billups added 24 as the Nuggets won for the fourth time in five games. Matt Barnes scored a season-high 28 points for the Magic. San Antonio 109, at Oklahoma City 108 (OT)
January 9, 2010
at Atlanta 93, Boston 85: Jamal Crawford scored 18 points, and the Hawks beat the Celtics for the second time this season. Dallas 112, at San Antonio 103: Dirk Nowitzki scored 26 points, 16 in the fourth quarter, when the Mavericks rallied from a 10-point deficit. at Denver 99, Cleveland 97: The Nuggets won without injured Carmelo Anthony, and despite LeBron James' 35 points for the Cavaliers. Miami 109, at Phoenix 105: Dwyane Wade had 33 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Heat.
January 2, 2010
Orlando 106, at Minnesota 94: Rashard Lewis scored 21 points, and Matt Barnes added 17 to help the Magic snap a three-game road losing streak with a victory over the Timberwolves. Jonny Flynn led Minnesota with 23 points, Kevin Love added 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Al Jefferson had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Vince Carter was held to 12 points, and Dwight Howard had nine for the Magic. Lakers 109, Sacramento 108: Kobe Bryant made a three-point basket at the buzzer. -- associated press
November 2, 2009 |
The list includes Blake Griffin , Brian Skinner and Marcus Camby . All victims of Clippers teammate Craig "Rhino" Smith , and all injured during training camp. Now, perhaps, is the time to add an opponent to the list. Smith, jokingly, had a former teammate in mind with tonight's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. None other than Big Al. As in Al Jefferson . "I told him I'm going to take him down," Smith said, laughing, at practice Sunday.
October 28, 2009 |
Boston Celtics forward Glen Davis had surgery Tuesday to repair his broken right thumb after fighting with a childhood friend while riding in an SUV. Davis is expected to sit out at least six weeks and the Celtics said he also could be suspended for his behavior. In a statement released by the team, Davis apologized to his teammates, coaches and the organization. Davis signed a contract with Boston last summer that would pay him about $6 million over the next two years.
February 10, 2009 |
Minnesota Timberwolves center Al Jefferson, who has emerged as one of the best post players in the NBA, will sit out the rest of the season because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Coach Kevin McHale said Jefferson, averaging 23.1 points and 11 rebounds a game, probably will have surgery in the next week to 10 days. He was injured when he landed awkwardly late in Sunday's 101-97 loss to New Orleans.