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|Tuesday, 25 November 2008 00:32|
Tuesday, Nov. 25
Cleveland at New York (7:30 p.m. EST). LeBron James comes to New York, days after the Knicks made two trades that freed up salary cap space for a potential run at him in the summer of 2010.
-Larry Hughes, Bulls, hit a 22-foot jumper as time expired and Chicago dealt the short-handed Jazz their first home loss of the season 101-100.
-Yao Ming, Rockets, had 28 points and 12 rebounds to help Houston finish 3-0 on an Eastern Conference road swing with a 107-98 win over Miami.
-D.J. Augustin, Bobcats, scored 25 points and added a career-high 11 assists to help Charlotte end a four-game skid with a 93-84 win over Philadelphia.
-Brandon Roy, Trail Blazers, scored a season-high 28 points and Portland rallied during the final six minutes to beat Sacramento 91-90.
cond on a dunk. He played 11 minutes.
Heat forward Dorell Wright will have debris removed from his surgically repaired left knee on Tuesday, which will further delay his comeback plans. The team said Monday night that Wright is not having anything repaired in the joint, but that team doctors believe ``loose bodies'' within the knee are disrupting his rehabilitation and recovery.
Eddie Jordan was fired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Monday after opening the season 1-10 without injured starters Gilbert Arenas and Brendan Haywood. The Wizards' record matches the worst start in franchise history. The only other time the team was 1-10 was in 1966, when it was called the Baltimore Bullets. Ed Tapscott, the Wizards' director of player development, took over for Jordan on an interim basis.
Greg Oden, the first pick of the 2007 NBA draft, returned to the starting lineup for the first time this season since Portland's opening game. He was held to three points, six rebounds, and four turnovers in 19 ineffective minutes.
``We needed a stop somewhere in that last span. We kept trading baskets and you can't win games trading baskets, especially when they hit the last one.''- Utah's Ronnie Price, who had 11 points and eight assists in the Jazz's 101-100 last-second loss to the Chicago Bulls on Monday.