Latest Wally Szczerbiak Stories

2009-05-07 21:58:26

LeBron James scored 27 points Thursday and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers blow the game open early en route to a 105-85 victory over Atlanta. The Cavaliers remained unbeaten in the playoffs, boosting their lead over Atlanta in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 2-0 after having swept Detroit in the first round. Atlanta suffered greatly from the absence of center Al Horford, who missed the game with a sore right ankle. Horford sprained the ankle in the fifth game of Atlanta's opening-round...

2009-04-10 21:04:01

A 27-point performance by LeBron James Friday brought Cleveland a 102-92 win over Philadelphia that clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers will have home-court advantage throughout the conference playoffs. They went into the night's action with a half-game lead over the Los Angeles Lakers for the best overall record in the NBA. Cleveland has lost only one home game in 39 appearances this season, but that one loss came against the Lakers. James added 10 assists and...

2009-02-04 22:17:22

LeBron James poured in 52 points and recorded a triple-double Wednesday, allowing Cleveland to fight off New York 107-102. Two nights after the Knicks surrendered a Madison Square Garden-record 61 points to Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, James produced his season-high total. He also had 11 assists and 10 rebounds, becoming the first player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in 1975 to put together a triple-double while scoring 50 points. New York also became the first NBA team in 47 years to...

2009-01-07 21:13:32

LeBron James keyed a run late in the first period Wednesday that sent Cleveland coasting past Charlotte 111-81. The Cavaliers remained perfect in their 18 home games this season. Cleveland had a 15-11 advantage with 3 minutes to play in the opening quarter and finished off the period on a 14-1 surge. James scored nine of those 14 points and finished with 21 in 31 minutes. Mo Williams, Daniel Gibson and Wally Szczerbiak each delivered 15 points for Cleveland, which led by 18 at halftime and by...

2008-12-27 17:41:26

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Wally Szczerbiak is expected to be out of action for about a week because of right knee contusions. Szczerbiak had an MRI exam, which confirmed the contusions, at the Cleveland Clinic Friday. In 28 games this season, Szczerbiak is averaging 6.6 points and 2.6 rebounds.

2008-12-17 22:00:04

LeBron James shot 70 percent from the floor and scored 32 points Wednesday, sending Cleveland sailing past Minnesota 93-70. James turned in such an outstanding performance, he received a standing ovation from a majority of the Minnesota fans when he left the game with 3:20 to play in the fourth period. The Cavaliers bounced back from a Sunday loss to Atlanta that ended their 11-game winning streak. Delonte West chipped in 21 points, Anderson Varejao had 13 and Wally Szczerbiak had 10....

2008-11-25 21:48:14

LeBron James led seven Cleveland players in double figures with 26 points Tuesday and the Cavaliers blasted the New York Knicks, 119-101. Delonte West added 16 points and Wally Szczerbiak 15 for the Cavaliers, who have won 10 of their last 11 games. James sat out the fourth quarter as the Cavaliers held a 29-point lead going into the final 12 minutes. Quentin Richardson scored 22 points and David Lee added 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Knicks, who have lost four of their last five games.

2006-04-07 11:30:07

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boston Celtics forward Wally Szczerbiak will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left knee next week and is expected to miss the remainder of the season. A six-year NBA veteran, Szczerbiak has been bothered by pain and swelling in his knee for the past several months. He had an MRI scan on the knee Thursday. "I know a bone bruise showed on the MRI that we didn't foresee," Celtics coach Doc Rivers told the Boston Globe. "The bone bruise made it more of an...

2006-03-08 01:21:24

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Houston's Yao Ming scored 30 points and hauled down 13 rebounds to help the Rockets overcome the absence of Tracy McGrady and defeat the Timberwolves 93-87 in National Basketball Association play in Minneapolis on Tuesday. McGrady was sidelined once again with back problems, but Yao continued his recent strong offensive production to help Houston to its third straight victory. Yao has now scored at least 20 points in eight consecutive games, giving the Rockets...

2006-01-27 00:52:28

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Minnesota Timberwolves sent Wally Szczerbiak to the Boston Celtics for guard Ricky Davis on Thursday as part of a seven-player deal designed to shake up the underperforming teams. Also going to Minnesota are Mark Blount, Marcus Banks, Justin Reed and two conditional second-round draft picks while the Celtics will also receive center Michael Olowokandi, Dwayne Jones and a future first-round draft pick. "We are ecstatic to acquire a player of Wally Szczerbiak's...

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