Posted February 28, 2012 on
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Cavaliers guard Anthony Parker is in the starting lineup for Cleveland's game against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night after missing 12 games because of a lower back strain.
Parker, playing for the first time since Jan. 29, is averaging six points in 18 games.
Celtics center Jermaine O'Neal missed his second straight game with a sprained left wrist. He remained in Boston and will be examined by doctors Wednesday.
Forward Brandon Bass, who has missed the last six games with a sore left knee, and center Chris Wilcox, who didn't play in the final game before the All-Star break because of a strained right adductor, are both available for Boston.
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Cleveland Cavaliers guard Anthony Parker returned to the court for Tuesday's game against the Boston Celtics.
The 36-year-old Parker had missed the team's last 12 contests with a lower back strain.
Parker, who was playing for the first time since Jan. 29, is averaging 6.0 points and 2.4 rebounds this season.
Though no injury update was given prior to Wednesday night’s loss to the New York Knicks, Cavaliers swingman Christian Eyenga apparently did not travel with the team due to what is being called a “toe laceration” that received multiple stitches.
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