The got milk? Rookie Challenge will be televised live
nationally on TNT in the United States and on Rogers Sportsnet in Canada at 7
p.m. MT/ 9 p.m. ET. Live audio broadcasts are available on ESPN Radio and on
NBA.com in multiple languages.
Last year, the Sophomores defeated the Rookies, 142-118, with Amaré
Stoudemire of the Phoenix Suns earning the Most Valuable Player award.
(Dwight) Howard will be joined on the Rookie team by Tony Allen of the
Boston Celtics, Luol Deng and Ben Gordon of the Chicago Bulls, Devin Harris of the Dallas Mavericks, Andre Iguodala of the Philadelphia 76ers, Emeka Okafor of the Charlotte Bobcats, Josh Smith of the Atlanta Hawks and Beno Udrih of the San Antonio Spurs. Deng and Udrih are among the record number of 79 active international players in the NBA.
(LeBron) James is joined on the sophomore team by Carmelo
Anthony of the Denver Nuggets, Chris Bosh of the Toronto Raptors, Udonis Haslem
of the Miami Heat, Kirk Hinrich of the Chicago Bulls, Josh Howard of the Dallas Mavericks, Kyle Korver of the Philadelphia 76ers, Luke Ridnour of the Seattle SuperSonics and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat.
Justin Reed to be Activated for Matchups against Suns?
Fri Jan 28 2005 - Justin Reed is expected to be activated from the injured list for tonight's game as a replacement for Al Jefferson. Coach Doc Rivers wants Reed available for matchup purposes against the Suns, but the Celtics may then place Reed back on the IL tomorrow to activate Tom Gugliotta.