Forward Bonzi Wells was suspended for Tuesday's game against the Sonics by coach Maurice Cheeks for conduct detrimental to the team. Cheeks said the suspension stemmed from "a basketball matter" and "an isolated incident" that occurred during practice Monday. He said Wells would not be fined.
WILLIAMS TRIAL: Jayson Williams will go to trial under a new manslaughter indictment, meaning the former NBA star could face a tougher prison sentence if convicted. A judge has dismissed the original indictment, and the new indictment was handed up last week. Williams will be arraigned March 20, when the judge could set a trial date, assistant prosecutor Steven Lember said.