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Bulls Bump Nets 90-82 to Even Series

Bulls Bump Nets 90-82 to Even Series

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images(BROOKLYN) –  If there is any way to rebound from a blowout loss, the Chicago Bulls have found it.
After a 17-point loss in Game 1, the Bulls used stifling defense to defeat the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 on Monday night to eve…

Durant, Thunder Take Care of Rockets 120-91

Durant, Thunder Take Care of Rockets 120-91

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) –  Playing against a former teammate in the postseason is not an easy thing, but Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook managed to get it done.
Durant scored 24 points, Westbrook finished two assists shy…

Heat Burn Bucks to Take 1-0 Series Lead

Heat Burn Bucks to Take 1-0 Series Lead

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) –  There’s just something about playoff basketball that drives LeBron James.
James scored 27 points on 9-of-11 shooting to go along with 10 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Miami Heat to a 110-87 win over th…

Paul George’s Triple-Double Propels Pacers Past Hawks

Paul George’s Triple-Double Propels Pacers Past Hawks

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — Paul George put up his first postseason triple-double of his young career, as he lead the Indiana Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks, 107-90 Sunday, in Game 1 of their first-round playoff matchup.
The 22-year-old Geo…

Spurs Knock Off Lakers in Game One

Spurs Knock Off Lakers in Game One

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili each scored 18 points, as the San Antonio Spurs leveled the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79 in Game 1 of their first round playoff series Sunday.
Veteran Tim Duncan had 17 points and 1…

Nets Crush Bulls, 106-89

Nets Crush Bulls, 106-89

Mike Stobe/Getty Images(BROOKLYN) –  The Nets were clicking on all cylinders in the franchise’s first playoff game in Brooklyn.
Deron Williams had 22 points and seven assists, Brook Lopez added 21 and the Nets crushed the Chicago Bulls 106-89 on …

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/20/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/20/13

TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round:  New York Knicks 85 (1-0) – Boston Celtics 78 (0-1)
Brooklyn Nets 106 (1-0) – Chicago Bulls 89 (0-1)
Western Conference First Round:  Denver …

Nash Plans to Play Sunday

Nash Plans to Play Sunday

Los Angeles Lakers/NBA(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) — Steve Nash, who has missed the last eight games with an injured right hip, hamstring and lower back, says he plans to play Sunday in Game 1 of the Lakers playoff series against the Spurs.
The 39-year-old Na…

Miller, Nuggets Stun Warriors 97-95

Miller, Nuggets Stun Warriors 97-95

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(DENVER) –  Andre Miller turned back the clock on Saturday night.
He scored a playoff career-high 28 points, including the game-winning layup with 1.3 seconds remaining to lift the Denver Nuggets to a 97-95 win over the…

Carmelo Leads Knicks To Game 1 Victory

Carmelo Leads Knicks To Game 1 Victory

NBA Via New York Knicks (NEW YORK) –  Carmelo Anthony scored 36 points to lead the New York Knicks to an 85-78 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup.
“It’s a wonderful feeling to know that we got o…

Joakim Noah Doubtful For First Playoff Game

Joakim Noah Doubtful For First Playoff Game

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images(DEERFIELD, Ill.) — With the playoffs looming, the Chicago Bulls recieved some bad news.
Bulls center Joakim Noah has suffered a setback with the plantar fascitis in his right foot, and may miss Saturday’s playoff open…

Heat Force Game 7, Beat Celtics 98-79

Heat Force Game 7, Beat Celtics 98-79

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(BOSTON) — LeBron James had a playoff game to remember on Thursday night in a must win situation if the Miami Heat had any chance of getting back to the NBA Finals.
James came through with 45 points and 15 rebounds to lead his …

Thunder Eliminate Spurs, Advance to Finals

Thunder Eliminate Spurs, Advance to Finals

Brett Deering/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma City Thunder are moving on to the NBA finals for the first time since moving to Oklahoma after a 107-99 game 6 win over the Spurs.
Kevin Durant scored 34 points in the close-out game to send his…

Thunder Zap Spurs In Game 4 Of Western Conference Finals

Thunder Zap Spurs In Game 4 Of Western Conference Finals

Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The Oklahoma City Thunder zapped the San Antonio Spurs Saturday night, 109-103, in Game Four of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals. Forward Kevin Durant led the way for the Thunder scoring 18 of his 36…

Thunder Rout Spurs In Game 3

Thunder Rout Spurs In Game 3

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) — The streak has been snapped.  The San Antonio Spurs entered game 3 of their Western Conference Finals with a 20-game winning streak dating back to the regular season but after Thursday night, they&rsq…

Spurs Win 20th Straight, Take 2-0 Western Conference Finals Lead

Spurs Win 20th Straight, Take 2-0 Western Conference Finals Lead

Steve Dykes/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker scored 34 points and dished out eight assists, as the Spurs won Game 2 of the Western Conference finals 120-111 over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The win is the Spurs 20th in a …

Avery Bradley Out for the Season

Avery Bradley Out for the Season

Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(WALTHAM, Mass.) — Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley will have surgery Friday to repair small tears in his left shoulder and will miss the rest of the season.
“It’s disappointing,” Celtics head coach Doc Ri…

Heats’ Haslem, Pittman Suspended

Heats’ Haslem, Pittman Suspended

National Basketball Association(MIAMI) — Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem and center Dexter Pittman have been suspended for their flagrant fouls in Game 5 of the Heat’s Eastern Conference Semifinal versus the Indiana Pacers.
Haslem was suspended for G…

Heat-Pacers Game 5 Preview

Heat-Pacers Game 5 Preview

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MIAMI) — It’s down to the best of three in the Eastern Conference semi-finals match between the Heat and Pacers.
Indiana would love to take game 5 tonight and head back home with a chance to close out the series but Miami …

Spurs Move On, Eliminate Clippers 102-99

Spurs Move On, Eliminate Clippers 102-99

Steve Dykes/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) –  The San Antonio Spurs had six players score in double figures, as they upended the Los Angeles Clippers 102-99, advancing to the Western Conference Finals for the seventh time since 1999.
The Spurs have go…

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