Rudy Gay leads Kings past the Lakers

Rudy Gay leads Kings past the Lakers

Rudy Gay had 31 points and the Sacramento Kings defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 107-102 Wednesday night.

T-Wolves deal Johnson, sign Kirilenko

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves sent forward Wes Johnson to the Phoenix Suns Friday as part of a three-team, transaction.

First-year players win in Rookie Challenge

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- No. 1 draft choice John Wall handed out 22 assists Friday in pacing the rookies to a 148-140 win over the sophomores to start the NBA All-Star weekend.

COL BKB: Syracuse 87, Gonzaga 65

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 21 (UPI) -- Wes Johnson pumped in 31 points Sunday to power No. 1 seed Syracuse to an easy 87-65 win over Gonzaga in a second-round NCAA Tournament West Region game.

COL BKB: Syracuse 99, Providence 85

PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Rick Jackson and Andy Rautins had 28 points apiece Tuesday to lead fourth-ranked Syracuse to a 99-85 win over Providence.

COL BKB: Syracuse 73, Georgetown 56

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Fourth-ranked Syracuse's Kris Joseph and Andy Rautins each scored 15 points Monday, pacing a balanced Orange attack in a 73-56 victory over No. 11 Georgetown.

COL BKB: Syracuse 84, Notre Dame 71

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Fifth-ranked Syracuse, led by Wes Johnson with 22 points and Andy Rautins with 21, won its fifth straight game Monday, taking down Notre Dame 84-71.

COL BKB: Syracuse 81, Rutgers 65

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 13 (UPI) -- A big overall game from Andy Rautins Wednesday sent No. 5 Syracuse rolling to an 81-65 victory over Rutgers.

COL BKB: Syracuse 74, Memphis 57

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Wes Johnson scored six of his 19 points during a key second-half run Wednesday, carrying No. 7 Syracuse to a 74-57 win over Memphis.

COL BKB: Pittsburgh 82, Syracuse 72

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Ashton Gibbs's 24 points and eight rebounds Saturday keyed Pittsburgh's 82-72 upset of unbeaten and fifth-ranked Syracuse.

COL BKB: Syracuse 80, Seton Hall 73

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Wes Johnson had 20 points and 19 rebounds to lead No. 5 Syracuse past Big East rival Seton Hall 80-73 Tuesday.

COL BKB: Syracuse 92, Oakland 60

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Fifth-ranked Syracuse got 27 points from hot-shooting freshman guard Brandon Triche Tuesday and stayed unbeaten with a 92-60 blitz of Oakland University.
COL BKB: Syracuse 85, St. Bonaventure 72

COL BKB: Syracuse 85, St. Bonaventure 72

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Rick Jackson's 18 points and 10 rebounds Saturday paced fifth-ranked, unbeaten Syracuse in an 85-72 win over St. Bonaventure.

COL BKB: Syracuse 92, Colgate 58

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Wes Johnson scored 19 points for No. 7 Syracuse and the unbeaten Orange led all the way Monday in a 93-58 blitz of the winless Colgate Raiders.

COL BKB: Syracuse 88, Cornell 73

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Brandon Triche scored 21 points, including six in a 12-0 second-half run, to spark No. 9 Syracuse to an 88-73 triumph over Cornell Tuesday.
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Wes Johnson
Georgetown Hoyas Austin Freeman gets poked by Syracuse Orange Wes Johnson fighting for a rebound in the second half at the NCAA Big East Basketball Championship at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 11, 2010. Georgetown defeated Syracuse 91-84. UPI/John Angelillo

Wes Johnson (born June 6, 1961) is an American actor, cartoonist, comedian and voice artist, who has appeared in such films as A Dirty Shame, Head of State, The Invasion, For Richer or Poorer and Hearts in Atlantis.

Wes co-presented the last radio comedy made by Wolfman Jack, and has spent many years in various troupes including Fresh Victims, Gross National Product and The Loyal Opposition. He also created the comic strips Martini 'N Clyde and Joe Fan, which have been published in The Washington Times and Sports Fan Magazine, respectively.

Wes is the current series announcer for America's Most Wanted on FOX. He replaced the legendary, late Don LaFontaine in September 2008.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Wes Johnson."
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