The NBA in January: A Month of Random Notes

Jason ColdironCorrespondent IFebruary 1, 2009

On just the second day of the New Year, the league sets a record by having all 30 teams playing in 15 games on one night.

Knicks shock Celtics.

Wizards upset Cavs.

Raptors survive Howard’s 31.

Lakers beat Blazers for sixth-straight win.

F Miles on active roster for Memphis.

Ilgauskas out 3-4 weeks.

Knicks-Bobcats play bulk of game with no shot or game clocks.

Pistons beat Clippers for seventh-straight win.

Wizards call LeBron on "crab dribbling."

Melo to miss 3-4 weeks.

Celtics lose in OT to Bobcats.

Thunder top Knicks.

Kings upset Mavs.

Magic hold off the Spurs.

Ray Allen goes for 36 in Celtic win.

Al Horford to miss three games with knee bruise.

Lakers beat Miami for 30th win.

D.J Augustin to miss a week.

Boozer has surgery, will miss a month.

Clippers lose 11th-straight game.

Bulls got back Hinrich and Deng.

McGrady to miss two weeks for conditioning.

Kings beat Warriors in triple overtime.

Spurs sign Croshere to 10-day contract.

Blazers’ Blake out two to four weeks with shoulder injury.

Cavs’ Delonte West to miss six weeks with wrist injury.

Mark Cuban fined $25,000 for walking on the court to confront Nuggets J.R. Smith.

Bobcats get Diop from Mavs for Carrol and Hollins.

Miles signs second 10-day contract with Grizzlies.

Mourning retires for good.

King James gets triple -double in Cavs’ 22nd-straight home win.

Wizards’ Blatche out two to four weeks.

Grizzlies waive Francis.

Reinsdorf calls Bulls season “a disaster.”

Bobcats’ Wallace suffers broken rib and collapsed lung.

Bynum sprains knee in collision with Kobe.