Avery, continuing his plan to rest players before the playoffs, has chosen to sit Jerry Stackhouse and Jason Terry tonight. Erick Dampier isn't expected to play because of his shoulder.
This will be the second game in a row that Jerry Stackhouse has sat out. It makes sense because Stack benefits from a little rest more than anyone else on the team. Here are Stack's stats this season on the second night of a back-to-back compared to all other games.