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Bogans breaks thumb, will miss 4 to 6 weeks

Orlando Magic backup guard Keith Bogans will be out from four to six weeks because of a broken thumb on his non-shooting hand.

The former University of Kentucky star was injured during the Magic's game against Houston on Saturday.

The 6-foot-5 Bogans, who has been the Magic's top sub during their strong start, has averaged six points in 24 minutes a game. His 36 percent three-point shooting has helped open the inside game for All-Star center Dwight Howard.

With Bogans out, J.J. Redick, Anthony Johnson and rookie Courtney Lee, the former Western Kentucky star, will get more time backing up starters Jameer Howard and Mickael Pietrus.

Monday's highlights

Bulls 101, Jazz 100: Larry Hughes hit a 22-foot jumper as time expired to hand Utah its first home loss of the season.

Hughes got the rebound after Derrick Rose missed inside with Utah leading 100-99 and got off the winning shot in time as the Jazz stood stunned on the floor, looking to see if it counted. The play was reviewed and the shot stood to give the Bulls their second road win.

Rose had 25 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter, and nine assists.

Spurs 94, Grizzlies 81: Manu Ginobili scored 12 points in his first game of the season to help visiting San Antonio.

Ginobili missed San Antonio's first 12 games after off-season ankle surgery. He entered the game with 5:34 left in the first quarter and promptly made his first two shots, the first from outside the arc and the second on a dunk. He played 11 minutes.

Rookie George Hill scored 20 points to lead the Spurs.

O.J. Mayo scored 23 of his 26 points in the second half to lead Memphis.

Magic 108, Bucks 101: Dwight Howard had 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead host Orlando.

Hedo Turkoglu and Rashard Lewis each added 22 points for the Magic.

Richard Jefferson scored 25 points to lead Milwaukee, which lost Andrew Bogut to a left knee bruise in the third quarter. The Magic saw point guard Jameer Nelson leave with a groin strain.

Rockets 107, Heat 98: Yao Ming scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, Ron Artest scored 20 and Houston finished off a perfect three-game road trip against the Eastern Conference.

Rafer Alston added 14 points for Houston, which finished with six players in double figures and outrebounded Miami 51-35.

Dwyane Wade scored 23 points for Miami. Mario Chalmers added a career-best 23, including five three-pointers.

Bobcats 93, 76ers 84: D.J. Augustin scored 25 points and added a career-high 11 assists, backcourt mate Raymond Felton added 23 points, and host Charlotte beat Philadelphia.

Elton Brand had 18 points for the Sixers.

Wizards coach fired

Eddie Jordan was fired as coach of the Washington Wizards on Monday after opening the season 1-10 without injured starters Gilbert Arenas and Brendan Haywood.

"That's an unacceptable record, obviously," team president Ernie Grunfeld said at a news conference to introduce director of player development Ed Tapscott as interim coach. "We had to do something."

The Wizards' record matches the worst start in franchise history; the only other time the team was 1-10 was in 1966, when it was called the Baltimore Bullets.

Around the league

Heat: Forward Dorell Wright will have debris removed from his surgically repaired left knee on Tuesday, which will further delay his comeback plans.

Bobcats: Charlotte signed journeyman center Dwayne Jones. The move comes after the team waived forwards Andre Brown and Linton Johnson last week.

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