Hornets guard David Wesley never really wanted to leave Charlotte, the city he considers home. But when his employer packed up and moved to New Orleans, Wesley had to move as well. Now the Hornets are back in Charlotte tonight, preparing to face the expansion team that replaced them.

STACKHOUSE AILING: Mavericks guard Jerry Stackhouse missed Monday night’s game against the Bulls with a sore right hand and is listed as day-to-day.

HEAT LOSES WADE: The Heat lost leading scorer Dwyane Wade with an ankle injury in the first half of Monday night’s game against the Wizards.

MONDAY’S GAMES

HEAT 106, WIZARDS 83

WASHINGTON (83) — Jamison 5-17 1-4 12, Jeffries 2-3 1-2 5, Haywood 2-3 2-4 6, Arenas 5-18 6-6 18, Hughes 5-22 2-2 12, Hayes 3-6 0-0 7, Peeler 2-4 0-0 4, Brown 6-9 4-5 16, Ruffin 1-1 1-2 3, Dixon 0-2 0-0 0, Profit 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-86 17-25 83.

MIAMI (106) — E.Jones 6-13 1-3 14, Haslem 4-8 1-2 9, O’Neal 15-23 10-16 40, D.Jones 3-7 4-4 12, Wade 0-4 0-0 0, Butler 6-9 3-4 16, Anderson 1-1 0-0 2, Doleac 1-5 4-4 6, Dooling 0-3 1-2 1, Laettner 2-6 0-0 4, Wang 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-81 24-35 106.

Washington 16 16 30 21 — 83

Miami 20 23 28 35 — 106

3-Point Goals—Washington 4-17 (Arenas 2-6, Hayes 1-2, Jamison 1-4, Dixon 0-1, Hughes 0-2, Peeler 0-2), Miami 4-12 (D.Jones 2-6, E.Jones 1-3, Butler 1-3). Fouled out—Haywood. Rebounds—Washington 52 (Jamison 10), Miami 64 (O’Neal 12). Assists—Washington 19 (Jamison 5), Miami 25 (D.Jones 9). Total fouls—Washington 27, Miami 23. Technicals—Miami Defensive Three Second. A—19,600 (19,600).

SUNS 121, MAGIC 100

ORLANDO (100) — Hill 9-21 5-6 23, Howard 2-10 3-3 7, Battie 0-1 0-0 0, Francis 5-14 8-9 18, Mobley 6-16 1-2 15, Kasun 3-3 2-2 8, Turkoglu 2-10 1-1 5, Nelson 3-6 2-3 8, Garrity 3-7 1-2 7, Augmon 1-2 3-4 5, Stevenson 1-3 0-0 2, Bradley 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 36-94 26-32 100.

PHOENIX (121) — Richardson 10-20 0-0 26, Marion 8-14 3-4 19, Stoudemire 9-14 3-8 21, Nash 2-7 0-0 6, Johnson 7-17 2-2 18, S.Hunter 3-4 3-4 9, Barbosa 6-8 4-6 19, Jacobsen 0-2 0-0 0, Cabarkapa 1-2 1-1 3, Tabuse 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 46-90 16-25 121.

Orlando 23 26 30 21 — 100

Phoenix 28 28 32 33 — 121

3-Point Goals—Orlando 2-14 (Mobley 2-6, Francis 0-2, Garrity 0-3, Turkoglu 0-3), Phoenix 13-30 (Richardson 6-12, Barbosa 3-4, Nash 2-3, Johnson 2-7, Jacobsen 0-1, Marion 0-3). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 57 (Howard 18), Phoenix 60 (Marion 10). Assists—Orlando 15 (Francis 6), Phoenix 30 (Nash 10). Total fouls—Orlando 26, Phoenix 22. Technicals—Phoenix Defensive Three Second. A—14,228 (18,422).

MAVERICKS 94, BILLS 93

DALLAS (94) — Howard 7-13 1-1 16, Nowitzki 4-18 13-19 21, Dampier 4-5 1-2 9, Finley 10-20 4-4 27, Armstrong 3-10 0-0 6, Bradley 1-1 0-0 2, Daniels 2-8 0-1 5, Terry 1-4 0-0 2, Harris 0-0 0-0 0, Henderson 1-1 0-0 2, Booth 1-2 2-2 4. Totals 34-82 21-29 94.

CHICAGO (93) — Deng 7-16 2-4 16, Davis 1-2 1-2 3, Curry 9-12 2-4 20, Hinrich 5-15 0-0 12, Duhon 2-6 0-0 4, Chandler 5-7 2-2 12, Gordon 6-12 0-0 14, Nocioni 6-8 0-0 12, Piatkowski 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 41-78 7-12 93.

Dallas 20 26 19 29 — 94

Chicago 23 23 24 23 — 93

3-Point Goals—Dallas 5-17 (Finley 3-5, Daniels 1-2, Howard 1-4, Terry 0-1, Armstrong 0-2, Nowitzki 0-3), Chicago 4-18 (Gordon 2-5, Hinrich 2-9, Deng 0-2, Duhon 0-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Dallas 46 (Howard 10), Chicago 52 (Chandler 11). Assists—Dallas 17 (Daniels 4), Chicago 29 (Hinrich, Duhon 9). Total fouls—Dallas 20, Chicago 22. Technicals—Chicago Defensive Three Second, Curry. A—16,191 (21,711).

CAVALIERS 92, GRIZZLIES 86

CLEVELAND (92) — Gooden 5-8 1-2 11, James 14-22 2-4 31, Ilgauskas 4-12 3-4 11, McInnis 6-14 3-4 18, Newble 4-6 0-0 9, Harris 0-6 0-0 0, Snow 1-4 0-0 2, Varejao 1-2 0-0 2, S.Williams 2-3 2-2 6, Diop 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-78 11-16 92.

MEMPHIS (86) — Battier 1-4 2-3 5, Gasol 8-14 3-9 19, Wright 8-11 0-0 16, Watson 2-9 0-0 5, Miller 6-11 1-1 16, Posey 2-7 0-0 5, Jones 0-1 0-0 0, Burks 3-3 1-1 7, Swift 4-10 5-6 13, Tsakalidis 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-71 12-20 86.

Cleveland 28 21 23 20 — 92

Memphis 21 30 22 13 — 86

3-Point Goals—Cleveland 5-12 (McInnis 3-6, Newble 1-1, James 1-3, Harris 0-1, Varejao 0-1), Memphis 6-9 (Miller 3-3, Battier 1-2, Watson 1-2, Posey 1-2). Fouled out—None. Rebounds—Cleveland 47 (Ilgauskas 9), Memphis 43 (Wright 10). Assists—Cleveland 23 (James 8), Memphis 25 (Watson 7). Total fouls—Cleveland 25, Memphis 22. Technicals—Cleveland Defensive Three Second, McInnis, Gooden, Memphis Defensive Three Second. A—15,516 (18,119).

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