New York forward Charles Oakley was scheduled to undergo surgery today for a partially dislocated toe. Oakley, expected to be sidelined 6-8 weeks, made the decision to have surgery Sunday night after the Knicks' 107-104 loss at Chicago.

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MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota guard Isaiah Rider was suspended without pay for the Timberwolves' 82-81 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers after missing the team's mandatory morning shootaround.