Archive for October 19th, 2008

Warriors waive Dan Dickau

The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Dan Dickau, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Chris Mullin announced today.

Dickau, who was originally signed as a free agent October 1, appeared in two of Golden State’s first four preseason games, averaging 5.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.00 steals in 12.0 minutes per game.

The Warriors roster now stands at 16 players.

Oct 18: Mavs 124, Kings 109

The AP reports: Gerald Green scored 29 points and Josh Howard had 25 to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 124-109 preseason victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night. Dirk Nowitzki added 21 points and Brandon Bass had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Mavericks (4-2). Green went 10-for-12 from the field, 4-for-5 from 3-point range, in only 20 minutes. Kevin Martin led the Kings (1-5) with 26 points.

Oct 18: Spurs 106, Pacers 98

The AP reports: Tony Parker had 19 points and eight assists in 23 minutes, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Indiana Pacers 106-98 in a preseason game Saturday night. Matt Bonner, starting in place of the resting Tim Duncan, scored 15 points and Michael Finley added 13 on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point territory for the Spurs (3-2). Marquis Daniels led Indiana (3-3) with 18 points, going 4-of-6 from behind the arc… Troy Murphy, playing for the first time this preseason after missing the first five games with a sore left foot, scored 12 points in 19 minutes while shooting 5-of-7.

Oct 18: Jazz 88, Bulls 80

The AP reports: Carlos Boozer had 17 points and 15 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the Chicago Bulls 88-80 in a preseason game on Saturday night despite losing Deron Williams to injury in the first quarter. Williams left the game after falling awkwardly and spraining his left ankle. Williams had X-rays, which were negative, but he didn’t return to the game… Derrick Rose, the No. 1 overall pick, started and scored 11 points in 40 minutes. Tyrus Thomas, who fouled out in the fourth quarter, led the Bulls (1-4) with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Larry Hughes scored 10 points.

Oct 18: Cavs 100, Sixers 93

The AP reports: Delonte West scored six of his team-high 17 points down the stretch as the Cavaliers, trailing 91-80 with 4:14 left, finished the game on a 20-2 run. Daniel Gibson made the go-ahead basket with 1:22 left… Andre Iguodala scored 17 points for Philadelphia and Donyell Marshall added 15 on 5-of-6 3-pointers. Lou Williams also scored 15. LeBron James scored 16 points in 26 minutes… Cleveland center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, who had 17 points, was given a technical in the third quarter.

Oct 18: Raptors 93, Clippers 89

The AP reports: Chris Bosh scored 26 points, Jermaine O’Neal added 20, and the Toronto Raptors capitalized on the absence of three injured Clippers regulars to beat Los Angeles 93-89 on Saturday. O’Neal, preparing for his first season with the Raptors after eight years with Indiana and four with Portland, finished 7-for-15 from the field in 33 minutes and grabbed nine rebounds. Bosh had 11 boards. Reserve Ricky Davis led the Clippers (3-1) with 14 points. First-round draft pick Eric Gordon, the third player off the bench, had 10 points in 18 minutes after scoring 33 points in Wednesday’s victory over Sacramento.

Oct 18: Magic 100, Heat 92

The AP reports: Dwight Howard scored 26 points, and the Orlando Magic used a second-quarter run to build a big lead Saturday night before holding off the Miami Heat, 100-92 for their fourth consecutive preseason victory. Howard also had 16 rebounds but was just 6-of-13 from the free throw line… Dwyane Wade, who finished with 29 points, had back-to-back baskets off steals midway through the third period, cutting it to 65-56.

Oct 18: Hawks 102, Bobcats 96

The AP reports: Joe Johnson scored 22 points and Mike Bibby added nine of his 14 points in the final 3 minutes—long after May was disqualified—as the Hawks beat Charlotte for the second time this week… Flip Murray came off the bench to score 18 for Atlanta (4-2), which overcame spotty shooting, plenty of foul trouble and growing pains with its new, bigger lineup… Emeka Okafor had 18 points and 11 rebounds, but got little help up for the frontcourt-deficient Bobcats (0-5), whose disjointed offense produced 20 turnovers.

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