August 2, 2000 |
Grab Jerry Buss out of that velvet room. Pull Jerry West out of his funk. Shove the phone at Mitch Kupchak. The charades that have dominated the Laker front office this summer have a chance to end with one word. Two initials. Sounds like sleepwear. Could help send Tim Duncan and Rasheed Wallace to their rooms for naps. P.J. As in, P.J. Brown, a 6-foot-11 power forward who rebounds and plays defense and does not wear a bear on his head.
June 6, 2003 |
Kobe Bryant is considering surgery after tests showed he has a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the team announced Thursday, jeopardizing his participation in this summer's Olympic qualifier but probably not fall's training camp. Laker team physicians ordered an MRI exam for Wednesday during the club's normal exit examinations, which concentrated primarily on Bryant's knee, bothered by tendinitis most of the season.
August 7, 1999
P.J. Brown scored in the eighth round of the shootout to give San Diego a 2-1 victory over the Zodiac in an A-League soccer game Friday in San Diego. Kenny Hesse of the Zodiac scored the game's first goal when he kicked the ball about 30 yards and got it past goalkeeper Tom Tate in the 37th minute. San Diego already had lost Carlos Farias, the league's top scorer who was ejected after his second yellow card in the 26th minute.
October 30, 2003
LEADERS Points Vince Carter, Toronto...39 Keith Van Horn, New York...29 Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas...29 Kenyon Martin, New Jersey...26 Tracy McGrady, Orlando...26 LeBron James, Cleveland...25 Kevin Garnett, Minnesota...25 Paul Pierce, Boston...23 Jermaine O'Neal, Indiana...22 Eddie Jones, Miami...22 Zach Randolph, Portland...22 Peja Stojakovic, Sacramento...22 Ron Artest, Indiana...21 Rasheed Wallace, Portland...21 Stephen Jackson, Atlanta.
February 28, 2008 |
SEATTLE -- Allen Iverson had 31 points on 13-for-18 shooting, and the Denver Nuggets were nearly flawless on offense, scoring the most points in the NBA this season in a 138-96 rout of the Seattle SuperSonics on Wednesday night. The Nuggets ended a three-game losing streak, shooting 67% (59 of 88) -- the best in franchise history. The previous best was nearly 30 years ago, when the Nuggets shot 66.7% against New Jersey in 1978. Denver also bettered the 66.
January 26, 2007 |
Ben Gordon scored 30 points, Luol Deng had 21 and the Chicago Bulls ended the Dallas Mavericks' eight-game winning streak with a 96-85 victory Thursday night. Dirk Nowitzki had 28 points and 11 rebounds for Dallas, which lost for only the second time in 23 games. After nearly blowing an early 17-point lead, the Bulls pulled away late in the fourth quarter. Nowitzki's three-point basket closed Chicago's lead to 79-76 with 4:31 left. P.J.