Samuel Dalembert endures incessant teasing from his teammates on a daily basis. They believe the sixth-year center has All-Star caliber potential.
Big Baby was the big man for the Boston Celtics. Rookie Glen Davis made his first start since taking his power game and cute name to the NBA from LSU and led Boston to a 90-78 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night that kept the Celtics unbeat
Kris Humphries had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Chris Bosh scored 17 points and Toronto beat Dallas 92-76 Wednesday night for the Raptors’ first win over the Mavericks in more than four years.
Raymond Felton scored 26 points and keyed a fourth-quarter surge as the Charlotte Bobcats rallied to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 108-103 on Wednesday night.
Kareem Rush scored 22 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 117-102 win over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
The Warriors took advantage of Tim Duncan sitting out another game for San Antonio, beating the Spurs 96-84 on Tuesday.
Ben Gordon scored 27 points and the Chicago Bulls scored their most lopsided victory of the season by pounding Seattle 123-96 on Tuesday night.
Martell Webster scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers won on the road for just the second time this season, beating the Utah Jazz 97-89 on Tuesday night.
Chauncey Billups had 28 points and 14 assists, while Richard Hamilton scored 27 points as the Detroit Pistons beat the Memphis Grizzlies 113-103 on Tuesday night.
Chris Kaman and Tim Thomas both scored 18 points to lead the Los Angeles Clippers past the Nets 91-82 on Tuesday night for their first win in New Jersey in nearly 10 years.
T.J. Ford scored 26 points before he was sent crashing to the floor with an apparent injury on a flagrant foul late in the game, casting a pall over Toronto’s 100-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.
LeBron James came back – as a reserve – and the Cleveland Cavaliers, sparked by their superstar’s return, snapped a six-game losing streak with a 118-105 win over the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday night.