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Durant and Westbrook Combine for 63 as Thunder Roll Over Clippers

Durant and Westbrook Combine for 63 as Thunder Roll Over Clippers

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) –  If Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook continue playing like this, the Oklahoma City Thunder will be hard to beat.
The All-Star duo combined to score 63 points as the Thunder dunked the Los Angeles Cl…

Hibbert Leads Pacers to Game 2 Victory over Wizards

Hibbert Leads Pacers to Game 2 Victory over Wizards

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) –  Roy Hibbert picked the perfect game to come out of his slump.
The center scored 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds as the Indiana Pacers topped the Washington Wizards 86-82 on Wednesday night to even thei…

Parker’s 33 Points Lead Spurs over Blazers in Game 1

Parker’s 33 Points Lead Spurs over Blazers in Game 1

Chris Covatta/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) — Experience usually trumps youth during the NBA postseason, and the San Antonio Spurs are a prime example of that. Tony Parker scored 33 points and dished out nine assists as the Spurs rocked the Portland Trail…

Heat Rout Nets to Take 1-0 Series Lead

Heat Rout Nets to Take 1-0 Series Lead

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images(MIAMI) — The Brooklyn Nets went 4-0 against the Miami Heat during the regular season, but all that went out the window on Tuesday night.
LeBron James scored 22 points as the Heat routed the Nets 107-86 to take a 1-0 lead in t…

Warriors Fire Mark Jackson

Warriors Fire Mark Jackson

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(OAKLAND, CA.) — The Golden State Warriors fired head coach Mark Jackson on Tuesday.
Jackson led the team to a 51-31 record this year before they were eliminated in the first round in seven games by the Los Angeles Clipp…

Paul, Clippers Cruise to Game One Win

Paul, Clippers Cruise to Game One Win

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) — Chris Paul hit a career high eight 3-pointers as the Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 122-105 win over Oklahoma City on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. Paul finished wi…

Wizards Hold Off Indiana in Game One

Wizards Hold Off Indiana in Game One

Win McNamee/Getty Image(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) — The Washington Wizards took a 13-point lead into halftime before holding off a late Indiana rally to win Game One of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, 102-96. It is the first second-round playoff …

Scoreboard Roundup 5-5-14

Scoreboard Roundup 5-5-14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs: Washington Wizards 102 – Indiana Pacers 96 (Wizards lead series 1-0)
Clippers 120 – Thunder 101 (Clippers lead series 1-0)
NHL Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins 2 – New York Rangers 0 (Penguins lead series 2-1…

Report: Raptors Reward Head Coach Dwane Casey with Extension

Report: Raptors Reward Head Coach Dwane Casey with Extension

Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After some surprise success this season, the Toronto Raptors have rewarded head coach Dwane Casey with a three-year contract extension, according to The Toronto Star.
In his third season in Toronto, expecta…

Sixers’ Michael Carter-Williams Officially Named NBA Rookie of the Year

Sixers’ Michael Carter-Williams Officially Named NBA Rookie of the Year

Jim McIssac/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams has officially been named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year, the league announced Monday morning.
Carter-Williams is the first 76er to win the award since Al…

Nets Hold Off Raptors, 104-103 in Game 7, Prepare for Heat

Nets Hold Off Raptors, 104-103 in Game 7, Prepare for Heat

Elsa/Getty Images(TORONTO) — Paul Pierce was brought to Brooklyn for veteran leadership and clutch plays this offseason and delivered in Brooklyn’s 104-103 win in Game 7 against Toronto.
Pierce only had 10 points, but blocked Raptors guard Kyle Lowry …

ESPN: Sixers Michael Carter-Williams to be Named Rookie of the Year

ESPN: Sixers Michael Carter-Williams to be Named Rookie of the Year

Scott Halleran/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It may have bee a tough season for the Philadelphia 76ers on the court, but it wasn’t all so bad as ESPN is reporting that point guard Michael Carter-Williams will be named the NBA’s Rookie of the Year.
He is th…

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/2/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/2/14

Getty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) — NBA Playoffs – First Round: Brooklyn Nets 97 – Toronto Raptors 83 (Series tied, 3-3)
Dallas Mavericks 113 – San Antonio Spurs 111 (Series tied, 3-3)
Portland Trail Blazers 99 – Houston Rockets 98 (Trail Blazers win seri…

Grizzlies’ Randolph Suspended for Decisive Game 7

Grizzlies’ Randolph Suspended for Decisive Game 7

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Memphis forward Zach Randolph has been suspended for the Grizzlies’ Game 7 meeting with Oklahoma City on Saturday. The punishment handed down by the NBA on Friday comes after Randolph punched Thunder center Steven …

ESPN: Clippers’ Jamal Crawford Wins Sixth Man of the Year Award

ESPN: Clippers’ Jamal Crawford Wins Sixth Man of the Year Award

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For the second time in his career, Los Angeles Clippers’ guard Jamal Crawford has won the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year Award.
Crawford last won the award in 2010 while with the Atlanta Hawks. He’s the fourth…

Raptors Hold Off Nets’ Rally, Take 3-2 Series Lead

Raptors Hold Off Nets’ Rally, Take 3-2 Series Lead

Claus Andersen/Getty Images(TORONTO) –  Kyle Lowry scored 36 points as the Toronto Raptors held off the Brooklyn Nets 115-113 on Wednesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Toronto led by as many as 26 point…

Mike D’Antoni Resigns as L.A. Lakers Head Coach

Mike D’Antoni Resigns as L.A. Lakers Head Coach

Stephen Dunn/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Mike D’Antoni resigned as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, the club announced on Wednesday night.
D’Antoni took over as head coach of the Lakers on Nov. 12, 2012 and compiled a record of 67-87 …

Grizzlies Edge Thunder 100-99; Take 3-2 Series Lead

Grizzlies Edge Thunder 100-99; Take 3-2 Series Lead

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) –  Another day, another overtime playoff game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
With 2.9 seconds remaining in overtime, Kevin Durant missed a long three-point attempt that wou…

Wizards Power Past Bulls 75-69 to Win Series 4-1

Wizards Power Past Bulls 75-69 to Win Series 4-1

Win McNamee/Getty Images(CHICAGO) –  John Wall scored 24 points as the Washington Wizards topped the Chicago Bulls 75-69 on Tuesday night to close out their first-round Eastern Conference series in five games.
Nene added 20 points as the fifth-se…

NBA Bans Clippers Owner Donald Sterling ‘For Life’

NBA Bans Clippers Owner Donald Sterling ‘For Life’

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
(NEW YORK) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the NBA on Tuesday.
The ban comes after audio surfaced this weekend where Sterling is heard making racial remarks towards minorities and …

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