Rookie forward Michael Sweetney was activated from the injured list.
PACERS: Forward Jermaine O'Neal left the game against Boston in the second quarter with what team officials called a neck strain. The All-Star forward apparently injured himself blocking a shot.
GRIFFIN IN REHAB: Nets forward Eddie Griffin plans to enter the Betty Ford Center this week for six weeks of alcohol abuse treatment, his lawyer told the New York Times. "Eddie feels he needs further help with his drinking problem," Rusty Hardin said. The Nets signed Griffin after the Rockets released him. He recently was convicted of marijuana possession and faces a separate charge of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.