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Rockets Clip Thunder 105-103 for First Win of Series

Rockets Clip Thunder 105-103 for First Win of Series

Bob Levey/Getty Images(HOUSTON) –  The Houston Rockets avoided elimination with a 105-103 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night.
Chandler Parsons scored 29 points, while Patrick Beverly added 16 to help the Rockets avoid a four-game swe…

Nets Stave Off Elimination in Rout of Bulls

Nets Stave Off Elimination in Rout of Bulls

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The Brooklyn Nets set out to make sure that they will live to fight another day.
They were able to do just that as they crushed the Chicago Bulls 110-91 on Monday night, cutting the Bulls’ lead to 3-2 in th…

Curry Explodes as Warriors Push Nuggets to Brink

Curry Explodes as Warriors Push Nuggets to Brink

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) –  Even with a sore left ankle, Stephen Curry couldn’t be stopped.
He scored 31 points to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 115-101 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 series lead.
Curry …

Spurs Bash Lakers 103-82 to Complete Series Sweep

Spurs Bash Lakers 103-82 to Complete Series Sweep

Jeff Gross/Getty Image(LOS ANGELES) –  Just like that, it was the end of a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers.
Tony Parker scored 23 points as the San Antonio Spurs completed its first-round sweep of the injury-plagued Lakers with a 103…

Heat Finish Off Sweep of Bucks, 88-77

Heat Finish Off Sweep of Bucks, 88-77

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE, WI) –  No Dwayne Wade?  No problem.
LeBron James scored 30 points to lead the Miami Heat to an 88-77 series-clinching victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.
The Heat got their first playoff sweep …

Celtics Withstand Knicks Comeback, Win in Overtime

Celtics Withstand Knicks Comeback, Win in Overtime

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(BOSTON) — The Boston Celtics blew a 20-point third quarter lead, but regained composure and defeated the New York Knicks in overtime 97-90, to force a fifth game in their best-of-seven playoff series.
Jason Terry scored Bo…

Thunder Hold Off Rockets, 104-101, One Game Away From Sweep

Thunder Hold Off Rockets, 104-101, One Game Away From Sweep

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Kevin Durant took the Oklahoma City Thunder on his back and guided them to a 104-101 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night to take a 3-0 series lead.
Without All-Star guard Russell Westbrook, who will miss t…

Hawks Rout Pacers, 90-69

Hawks Rout Pacers, 90-69

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — The Atlanta Hawks cruised past the Indiana Pacers 90-69 on Saturday night to pull within one-game of tying the series up at two. 
Al Horford dominated Indiana the entire game and finished with 26 points and 16…

Grizzlies Power Past Clippers To Even Series

Grizzlies Power Past Clippers To Even Series

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) –  Marc Gasol scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 104-83 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
Zach Randolph added 24 points and nine rebounds as the Grizzli…

Bulls Outlast Nets 142-134 In Triple Overtime Thriller

Bulls Outlast Nets 142-134 In Triple Overtime Thriller

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) –  The Brooklyn Nets held a 14-point lead over the Chicago Bulls late in the fourth quarter, thinking they would head back to Brooklyn with homecourt advantage and the series tied.
That was when Nate Robinso…

Russell Westbrook To Miss Remainder Of Postseason

Russell Westbrook To Miss Remainder Of Postseason

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) –  Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent knee surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the postseason, the team announced Saturda…

Warriors Edge Nuggets, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Warriors Edge Nuggets, Take 2-1 Series Lead

John Leyba/The Denver Post(OAKLAND, Calif) — Stephen Curry, who was playing on a sprained left ankle, scored 29 points and dished out 11 assists leading the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 110-108 Friday night.
The Warriors now…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/26/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/26/13

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs: New York Knicks 90 – Boston Celtics 76 (Knicks lead series 3-0)
San Antonio Spurs 120 – Los Angeles Lakers 89 (Spurs lead series 3-0)
Golden State Warriors 110 – Denver Nuggets 108 (Warriors lead Series 2-…

Randolph Leads Grizzlies Past Clippers

Randolph Leads Grizzlies Past Clippers

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(MEMPHIS) — The Memphis Grizzlies have crawled back into their first round playoff series.
Zach Randolph scored 27 points and pulled down 11 boards as the Grizzlies devoured the Los Angeles Clippers 94-82 Thursday night. The Gri…

Ray Allen Makes History in Heat’s Playoff Victory Over Bucks

Ray Allen Makes History in Heat’s Playoff Victory Over Bucks

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE) — Ray Allen helped the Miami Heat win a playoff game and made history on the way.
Allen scored a game high 23 points, and also broke Reggie Miller’s career playoff record for most 3-pointers made, as the Heat topp…

Bulls Nip Nets, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Bulls Nip Nets, Take 2-1 Series Lead

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The Brooklyn Nets scored 17 points in the first 5:36 minutes of the game and then proceeded to miss 25 of its next 26 field goals as they fell to the Chicago Bulls, 79 to 76. The Bulls now have a 2-1 lead in thei…

Spurs Cruise Past Lakers: Take 2-0 Series Lead

Spurs Cruise Past Lakers: Take 2-0 Series Lead

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Tony Parker scored 24 of his game high 28 points in the second half, as he led the San Antonio Spurs past the Los Angeles Lakers 102-91, Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven playoff ser…

Durant and Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Rockets

Durant and Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Rockets

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant each had 29 points leading the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Houston Rockets 105-102 Wednesday night.
The win gives the Thunder a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven…

Stephen Curry Shoots Warriors Past Nuggets

Stephen Curry Shoots Warriors Past Nuggets

Golden State Warriors/NBA (DENVER) –  The Golden State Warriors shot the lights out of the Pepsi Center.
Stephen Curry had 30 points and 13 assists to lead the Warriors to a 131-117 rout of the Denver Nuggets to even their playoff series at one g…

Heat Burn Bucks to Take Control of Series

Heat Burn Bucks to Take Control of Series

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) –  Dwayne Wade and LeBron James combined to score 40 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 98-86 win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.
With the score 68-65 entering th…

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