|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 21 January 2008 02:34|
Monday, Jan. 21
Cleveland at Miami (8 p.m. EST). The Heat have lost 13 straight games.
-Amare Stoudemire, Suns, had 28 points to lead Phoenix past New Jersey 116-92.
Atlanta Hawks starting point guard Anthony Johnson was suspended for Monday's game against Portland without pay for committing a flagrant foul against Toronto's Jose Calderon. Johnson, 33, is averaging 6.3 points and 4.9 assists. The suspension leaves rookie Acie Law and Tyronn Lue to share time at point guard against Portland. The two have combined for eight starts this season.
Phoenix made it 14 in a row at home over New Jersey by routing the Nets 116-92 on Sunday night. New Jersey hasn't won in Phoenix since March 13, 1993.
``Basically they were able to go where they wanted to go. Seventeen offensive rebounds, they shot 41 percent from 3, took us off the dribble, and then we ran out of points. It's hard to overcome 116.'' - New Jersey coach Lawrence Frank after Phoenix beat the Nets 116-92 on Sunday.