Center uncertain for Kings-Celtics on Tuesday

LOS ANGELES -- Sacramento Kings center Brad Miller injured
his right ankle late in the third quarter of Sunday night's
All-Star game.

Miller had eight points on 4-of-5 shooting and three rebounds in
the game. The injury initially was described as a sprain, but
X-rays were inconclusive.

The two-time All-Star will be re-evaluated in Sacramento on

Miller went down hard under the East basket shortly before time
expired in the quarter. He got up slowly and walked to the bench
unaided, but left the court later.

"He looked like he was in pain," said Peja Stojakovic, his
Sacramento teammate. "I hope it's not that bad. I feel really bad
for him. Hopefully he'll be ready soon. Let's hope it's nothing

Miller is averaging 15.0 points, 10.8 rebounds, 4.7 assists and
1.3 blocks for the Kings this season -- all career highs. He was
selected for his second straight All-Star game, his first since
joining the Kings in an offseason trade.

Sacramento, leading the Los Angeles Lakers by six games in the
Pacific Division, hosts the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.

If Miller is out for an extended period, the Kings' NBA-best
37-13 record could suffer. Miller has been an enormous success in
his first season in Sacramento, seamlessly fitting into the Kings'
passing offense.