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Warriors Rout Clippers, 118-97, Los Angeles Protest

Warriors Rout Clippers, 118-97, Los Angeles Protest

NBA via Golden State Warriors(OAKLAND, Calif.) — The Los Angeles Clippers made a silent protest against owner Donald Sterling before Sunday’s game against the Golden State Warriors.
Los Angeles players got rid of their warm-up jerseys and wore red shi…

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/26/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/26/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs – First Round: Indiana Pacers 91 – Atlanta Hawks 88 (Series Tied 2-2)
Dallas Mavericks 109 – San Antonio Spurs 108 (Mavericks lead series, 2-1)
Miami Heat 98 – Charlotte Bobcats 85 (Heat lead series, 3-0)
O…

Carter’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Mavericks to Victory

Carter’s Buzzer-Beater Lifts Mavericks to Victory

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(DALLAS) –  Half-man, half-amazing.  Vince Carter hit a buzzer-beating three-pointer as time expired to give the Dallas Mavericks a 109-108 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of their Western Conference first…

Wizards’ Nene Suspended One Game for Head-Butting

Wizards’ Nene Suspended One Game for Head-Butting

National Basketball Association(WASHINGTON) –  Washington Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Chicago Bulls for head-butting forward Jimmy Butler, the NBA announced on Saturday.
W…

Nets Fend Off Late Raptors’ Rally, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Nets Fend Off Late Raptors’ Rally, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Paul Pierce and Joe Johnson each hit two clutch free throws down the stretch to help the Brooklyn Nets fend off the Toronto Raptors, 102-98 Friday night, to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven first round playoff se…

Hawks Blitz Pacers to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Hawks Blitz Pacers to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jeff Teague had 22 points and 10 assists to help the Atlanta Hawks blitz the Indiana Pacers 98-85 Thursday, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven first round playoff series. Kyle Korver scored 20 and DeMarre …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/24/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/24/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –NBA Playoffs – First Round: Atlanta Hawks 98 – Indiana Pacers 85 (Hawks lead series, 2-1)
Memphis Grizzlies 98 – Oklahoma City Thunder 95 OT (Grizzlies lead series, 2-1)
Los Angeles Clippers 98 – Golden State Warriors 96…

Aldridge Torches Rockets, Portland Takes 2-0 Series Lead

Aldridge Torches Rockets, Portland Takes 2-0 Series Lead

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Texas) — For the second time is as many games, LaMarcus Aldridge set it off. The Portland power forward scored 43 points on Wednesday for the second straight game, leading the Trail Blazers to a 112-105 win over H…

Wizards Edge Bulls in OT for 2-0 Series Lead

Wizards Edge Bulls in OT for 2-0 Series Lead

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) –  Bradley Beal scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the Washington Wizards topped the Chicago Bulls 101-99 in overtime to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
Nene added 17 points as the Wi…

Memphis Evens Series with Thunder in OT Win

Memphis Evens Series with Thunder in OT Win

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — Zach Randolph had 25 points, including the go-ahead bucket in overtime, as Memphis outlasted Oklahoma City for a 111-105 overtime win on Monday night.
The victory now evens the series between the t…

Spurs Get Past Mavericks in Game 1, 90-85

Spurs Get Past Mavericks in Game 1, 90-85

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Some things just never chance, even in sports. The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks 90-85 on Sunday thanks in large part due to the performance of none other than Tim Duncan.
Duncan scored …

Durant’s 33 Leads OKC past Memphis, 100-86 in Game 1

Durant’s 33 Leads OKC past Memphis, 100-86 in Game 1

Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Kevin Durant scored 33 points and led Oklahoma City to a 100-86 win over the Grizzlies on Saturday night to take a 1-0 series lead in the first round series.
Durant put in 13 of his 33 points in the four…

Warriors Stun Clippers 109-105, Take 1-0 Series Lead

Warriors Stun Clippers 109-105, Take 1-0 Series Lead

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) –  Klay Thompson and Blake Griffin combined to score 42 points as the Golden State Warriors stunned the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 in their playoff series opener.
Stephen Curry added 14 points fo…

Nets Top Raptors 94-87 in Series Opener

Nets Top Raptors 94-87 in Series Opener

Claus Andersen/Getty Images(TORONTO) –  The Brooklyn Nets acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett for moments like these.
Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the fourth quarter, Garnett stepped up defensively during crunch time, and the Nets to…

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Heat Fall to Wizards, Give Pacers Top Seed

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(WASHINGTON, D.C.) — The Indiana Pacers clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Monday night — without even playing. That’s because the Miami Heat suffered a 21-point loss to the Washington Wizards, 114-93…

NBA Changes Finals Format

NBA Changes Finals Format

National Basketball Association(NEW YORK) — For the first time since 1985 the NBA Finals will have a 2-2-1-1-1 format instead of the 2-3-2 system. Team owners voted unanimously Wednesday to change the rule, which will be enforced at the 2014 Finals. “…

Dwayne Wade Drained Knee Before Game Seven

Dwayne Wade Drained Knee Before Game Seven

NBA via Miami Heat (MIAMI) — Miami Heat star Dwayne was had his left knee drained right before Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
Wade’s knee had been hampering him for the majority of the postseason.  He revealed in an interview with The Associated Press…

Miami Heat Win NBA Title

Miami Heat Win NBA Title

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(MIAMI) –  LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on top of the basketball world for the second straight year as the team repeated as NBA champions, beating the San Antonio Spurs in a decisive Game 7 Thursday night.James r…

Heat Edge Spurs in Overtime to Force Game 7

Heat Edge Spurs in Overtime to Force Game 7

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) — LeBron James did everything in his power to save the Miami Heat’s season, but the NBA Finals would have ended Tuesday night if weren’t for Ray Allen.
Allen hit a three-pointer to tie the game at 95 with 5.2 seconds r…

Ginobili Awakens, Leads Spurs Past Heat in Game 5

Ginobili Awakens, Leads Spurs Past Heat in Game 5

Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Apparently Manu Ginobili just needed to get in the game earlier.
Ginobili, who struggled the first four games of the NBA Finals, was in the starting lineup Sunday night for the first time since the 2012 Western…

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