After former Florida Basketball Forward and current Atlanta Hawks Rookie took out T.J. on December 11th in Atlanta, Ford finally returned to play last night. Ford came back strong with 4 points, 4 assists in 18 minutes of play including a dunk to help the Toronto Raptors escape with a close 114-82 win over the mighty Miami Heat. Ford and the Raptors return to action Friday, Feb. 8th at home agianst the Clippers.
Other Longhorns in the NBA:
LaMarcus had an off night shooting but lead the TrailBlazers in rebounds with 12 and blocks with 4. Portland came up just short in a 105-103 loss in OT to Denver.
Kevin Durant played well agianst Chicago even though the Bulls ended Seattle's win streak. KD shot 7-15 from the field finishing with 20 pts, 4 rebs, 3 stls, 3 assts, 1 blk, and 0 TO.
Maurice Evans now with the Orlando Magic finished second on the team in scoring with 16 pts, shooting 6-8 from the field.
-Boobie Gibson and the Cavs play Boston tonight at 6 p.m.
-Royal Ivey and the Bucks play Memphis tonight at 7 p.m.