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76ERS: Forward Rodney Carney has a torn rotator cuff and labrum in his right shoulder.

Carney, listed as day-to-day, is averaging 6.3 points and 1.8 rebounds in 55 games this season.

RAPTORS: Rookie Andrea Bargnani, expected to miss two games due to an illness in his family, played against Milwaukee after all.

Bargnani was unable to get a flight home to Italy because of bad weather in Toronto. He's now scheduled to fly home today.

For the season, he is averaging 11.1 points and 3.7 rebounds.

WOLVES-JAZZ: The start of Friday night's game between Minnesota and Utah was delayed by 30 minutes because one of the baskets was too high.

The rim on the north end of Target Center was nearly 2 inches higher than 10 feet.

JAZZ: Utah waived veteran forward Alan Henderson, eight days after they acquired him in a trade with Philadelphia.

SUNS: All-Star forward Shawn Marion missed his second consecutive game because of a bruised right hand.

HEAT: Dwyane Wade had his dislocated left shoulder examined by specialist Dr. James Andrews, and Miami coach Pat Riley said there's no rush for a decision on whether season-ending surgery or rehabilitation is the best treatment.

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