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Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Knicks Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win Over Raptors

Steve Russell/Toronto Star via Getty Images(TORONTO) — Carmelo Anthony had 30 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead the New York Knicks past the Toronto Raptors Friday night, 108-100.
Amar’e Stoudemire had a season-high 24 points and 11 rebo…

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Pierce Becomes 18th Member of 25,000 Point Club

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce became the 18th member of the NBA’s 25,000 point club in the team’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks Friday.
Pierce hit a 3-pointer with 3:09 remaining in the second quarter giving him 25…

Pelicans Shut Down Anthony Davis for the Season

Pelicans Shut Down Anthony Davis for the Season

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images(METAIRIE, La.) — New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis’ breakout season has come to an end as the team has decided to shut him down for the final four games of the regular season.
Despite his stellar sophomore season,…

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Pacers Beat Milwaukee, Regain Lead in East

Christian Petersen/Getty Images (MILWAUKEE, Wisc.) — Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel benched his usual starters for the entire game against Milwaukee on Wednesday. The reserves delivered with a 104-102 win over the Bucks that helped put Indiana …

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Joel Embiid Declares for NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — The Kansas Jayhawks have now lost two star freshman to the NBA. On Wednesday, Joel Embiid declared for the NBA draft joining teammate Andrew Wiggins as rookies who will be leaving college after one season.
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Scoreboard Roundup – 4/9/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 4/9/14

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(NEW YORK) — MLB:  Cleveland Indians 2 (5-3) – San Diego Padres 0 (2-6) Game 1
San Diego Padres 2 (3-6) – Cleveland Indians 1 (5-4) Game 2
Oakland Athletics 7 (5-3) – Minnesota Twins 4 (3-5) 11 Innings
Cinc…

Steve Nash Climbs Assists List

Steve Nash Climbs Assists List

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(LOS ANGELES) — Lakers guard Steve Nash passed Mark Jackson on the all-time assists list during Tuesday night’s 145-130 loss to the Rockets.
Nash hit Jodie Meeks with a lead pass for his fifth assist of the night that passed …

Nowitzki Reaches Career Milestone in Mavs’ Victory

Nowitzki Reaches Career Milestone in Mavs’ Victory

NBA via Dallas Mavericks (SALT LAKE CITY) –  Dirk Nowitzki has played his way into the top 10 of the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
Nowitzki scored 21 points as the Dallas Mavericks dunked the Utah Jazz 95-83 on Tuesday night, giving him 26,714 for…

Nets Complete Season Sweep of Heat in Thriller

Nets Complete Season Sweep of Heat in Thriller

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Sport (MIAMI) –  Meet the Brooklyn Nets, the only NBA team this season to go undefeated against the Miami Heat.
Rookie Mason Plumlee blocked LeBron James’ dunk attempt at the rim with two seconds left, and the Nets hung …

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Basketball Hall of Fame Announces 2014 Class

Tom Pennington/Getty Images(DALLAS, Texas) — The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced its Class of 2014, set to be inducted on August 8 in Springfield, Mass. The inductees were announced at a press conference at the site of the 2014 Fin…

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Marcus Smart to Enter NBA Draft

Cooper Neill/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Marcus Smart returned to Oklahoma State for his sophomore year with the goal of improving his draft stock. After a tumultuous second season, the guard has declared for the NBA draft.
“I had a great season he…

Heat Burn Knicks 102-91

Heat Burn Knicks 102-91

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(MIAMI) –  LeBron James scored 38 points as the Miami Heat dealt a significant blow to the New York Knicks’ playoff hopes with a 102-91 victory on Sunday.
Chris Bosh added 14 points for the Heat (53-23), who were playi…

Bobcats Secure Playoff Berth With 96-94 Overtime Win Over Cavaliers

Bobcats Secure Playoff Berth With 96-94 Overtime Win Over Cavaliers

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — Bobcats center Al Jefferson scored a team-high 24 points and pulled down 15 rebounds as Charlotte (39-38) outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers (31-47) in overtime, 96-94 on Saturday night to clinch their sec…

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

James Michael McAdoo Declares for the NBA Draft

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — North Carolina forward James Michael McAdoo is headed to the NBA Draft come June.
After averaging 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds this season, McAdoo announced on Thursday that he’d be declaring for the d…

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Durant, Thunder End Spurs’ Win Streak

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — While one streak continued, another one went down. Kevin Durant scored 25 or more points for the 39th straight time, helping Oklahoma City defeat Western Conference-leading San Antonio 106-94 on Thu…

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Bavetta Refs 2,633rd Straight NBA Game

Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images (NEW YORK) — Longtime NBA referee Dick Bavetta has been officiating games since the 1975 season. On Wednesday, Bavetta refereed his 2,633rd straight game when the New York Knicks beat the Brooklyn Nets, 110-81 at Madison S…

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Spurs Extend Record Streak to 19 Games

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) — The San Antonio Spurs continued their quiet dominance of the NBA’s Western Conference with a 111-90 win over Golden State on Wednesday. It was the 19th consecutive win for the Spurs (59-16), extending…

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

Kyrie Irving Practices with Cavs

NBA via Cleveland Cavaliers(CLEVELAND) — Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving is ready to get back on the court.
Irving has been sidelined the past eight games due to a bicep injury, but practiced with the team for the first time in two weeks on …

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/31/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/31/14

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: Washington Nationals 9 (1-0) – New York Mets 7 (0-1) – 10 Innings
Pittsburgh Pirates 1 (1-0) – Chicago Cubs 0 (0-1) – 10 Innings
Milwaukee Brewers 2 (1-0) – Atlanta Braves 0 (0-1)
Detroit Tigers 4 (1-0) -…

Andrew Wiggins Declares for the NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins Declares for the NBA Draft

John Weast/Getty Images Sport(LAWRENCE, Kan.) — Andrew Wiggins officially declared for this year’s NBA Draft on Monday after spending only one season with the Jayhawks.
Wiggins is expected by many experts to be selected in the top three picks come Jun…

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