Originally created 12/16/06

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Pistons: Forward Rasheed Wallace will miss the next two games with an ankle injury.


Team president of basketball operations Joe Dumars said Wallace will sit out today's game at New Jersey and Sunday's home game against Seattle.


Wallace is averaging 13.5 points and 9.3 rebounds per game.

Raptors: Forward Chris Bosh missed Toronto's game against New Jersey on Friday and will be sidelined indefinitely because of an injured left knee.


The former Georgia Tech star injured the knee Dec. 8 in Chicago. He is averaging 20.5 points and 12.2 rebounds per game.

Nets: Forward Richard Jefferson missed New Jersey's game against Toronto on Friday with a sore right ankle.


Jefferson, who is listed as day-to-day, is averaging 16.1 points and 4.8 assists a game. He missed five games in November with a sore left ankle.