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Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the East

Bruins Clinch Top Seed in the EastBrian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- Milan Lucic had two goals and an assist and Loui Ericksson added four assists to lead the Boston Bruins past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 Saturday, clinching the B's the top-seed in the Eastern Conference....

Evgeni Malkin Out 2-3 Weeks with a Foot Injury

Evgeni Malkin Out 2-3 Weeks with a Foot InjuryBruce Bennett/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH) --  The Penguins will be without one of their best players as the postseason draws closer. Center Evgeni Malkin will miss the next two to three weeks while recovering from a foot injury, the team announced Tu...

Wade Helps Heat Burn Wizards, Clinch Playoff Spot

Wade Helps Heat Burn Wizards, Clinch Playoff SpotNBA via Miami Heat (MIAMI) --  LeBron James and Dwayne Wade combined to score 45 points as the Miami Heat burned the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night to clinch a playoff berth. Wade scored 13 of his 22 points during the fourth quarter to h...

ESPN: Knicks Reach out to Phil Jackson

ESPN: Knicks Reach out to Phil JacksonKevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The rollercoaster season continues for the New York Knicks. According to ESPN, Knicks president and general manager Steve Mills met with legendary coach Phil Jackson about two weeks ago about the possib...

Pacers Rally to Outlast Heat 90-84

Pacers Rally to Outlast Heat 90-84Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) --  In a clash of two of the Eastern Conference's best teams, Paul George set out to prove which squad is better. George and Roy Hibbert combined to score 41 points as the Indiana Pacers rallied to defeat the ...

Kevin Durant Says Derrick Rose Looks Healthy

Kevin Durant Says Derrick Rose Looks HealthyChristopher Trotman/Getty Images(CHICAGO) --  Add Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant to the long list of people who think Derrick Rose will benefit from sitting out all of last season. Durant worked out with the Chicago Bulls point guard d...

Detroit Pistons Hire Maurice Cheeks as Head Coach

Detroit Pistons Hire Maurice Cheeks as Head CoachDoug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  Maurice Cheeks will receive another chance to coach an NBA team. The Detroit Pistons hired Cheeks to be the team's next head coach on Monday, replacing Lawrence Frank. The 56-year-old Cheeks spent the prev...

Danny Granger To Have Season-Ending Knee Surgery

Danny Granger To Have Season-Ending Knee SurgeryNBA Via Indiana Pacers (INDIANAPOLIS) --  Indiana Pacers forward Danny Granger will undergo left knee surgery and is expected to miss the rest of the season, the team announced Thursday. The 29-year-old Granger has been limited to just five games ...

Andrew Bynum Suffers Another Setback

Andrew Bynum Suffers Another SetbackNBA Via Philadelphia 76ers (PHILADELPHIA) --  Andrew Bynum may not play this season after all. After suffering yet another setback in his recovery from knee injuries, any hopes of the center playing this season for the Philadelphia 76ers are fadin...

Heat Win 10th Straight Behind LeBron’s Triple-Double

Heat Win 10th Straight Behind LeBron’s Triple-DoubleRon Elkman/Sports Imagery/ Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) --  LeBron James posted his 35th career triple-double to lead the Miami Heat to a 114-90 romping of the Philadelphia 76ers, their 10th straight victory. James had 16 points, 11 assists and 10 r...

Devils Down Penguins, Take Over Eastern Conference Lead

Devils Down Penguins, Take Over Eastern Conference LeadJim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEWARK, N.J.) -- The New Jersey Devils rebounded from an early 1-0 deficit, as it beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1, to take over first place in the Eastern Conference. Brandon Sutter scored 1:23 into the first period, giving th...

Knicks Hold Off Bucks, 111-107

Knicks Hold Off Bucks, 111-107Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) -- The New York Knicks called Wednesday nights game against the Bucks a must-win game.  They can thank J.R. Smith for their 111-107 win over Milwaukee, after his three-pointer with 1:04 left in the game that...

Lin-Sanity Shut Down in Miami

Lin-Sanity Shut Down in MiamiMike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) -- The Miami Heat (27-7) had a day to rest up for the New York Knicks and found a way to shut down Jeremy Lin on Thursday night. Miami held Lin to eight points, three assists, and eight turnovers in their 102-88 rout of...

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