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1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

Nene scored the first six points in overtime after being held in check by Defensive Player of the Year Joakim Noah in regulation, and the Wizards hung on after Kirk Hinrich failed to convert at the foul line in the closing seconds.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, Jimmy Butler, Indiana Pacers, Taj Gibson, Mike Dunleavy, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin

4 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

DeRozan scores 30 as Raptors beat Nets 100-95

Amir Johnson scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 14 as the Raptors rebounded from a 94-87 loss in Game 1. Patrick Patterson had 12 points and Greivis Vasquez finished with 11. Joe Johnson scored 18 points, Deron Williams had 15 and Mirza Teletovic 14 for the Nets, who will host Game 3 on Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Amir Johnson, NBA Players, Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, New Orleans Hornets, Greivis Vasquez, Patrick Patterson, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

8 hrs ago | KTUL-TV Tulsa

Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi's Tyndall

Tennessee is counting on Southern Mississippi's Donnie Tyndall to make the same solid transition from the mid-major ranks as the Volunteers' last two basketball coaches.


Related Topix: Kenneth Faried, Sports, Denver Nuggets, NBA Players

12 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Clippers turn around and rout Warriors

After a foul-plagued outing and a surprising setback in Game 1, Blake Griffin returned with a vengeance on Monday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers, Danny Granger, Indiana Pacers, DeAndre Jordan, Phoenix Suns, Orlando Magic, New Orleans Hornets, Chris Paul, Hedo Turkoglu, NBA Players

15 hrs ago | 98.5 The FOX

Grizzlies grind out win in Oklahoma City

After an unlikely sequence sent the game to overtime, the Grizzlies rebounded to grab a 111-105 win against the Thunder in Game Two from Oklahoma City.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks, Beno Udrih, Sacramento Kings, Tony Allen, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Oklahoma City Thunder, Kevin Durant

15 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, left, argues a call during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs

19 hrs ago |

Game 2 win key for Pacers' survival

Paul George, a 6-foot-9 forward, will likely be tasked with guarding Hawks point guard Jeff Teague tonight.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, Paul George, NBA Players, Roy Hibbert, San Antonio Spurs, George Hill, Atlanta Hawks, Jeff Teague

23 hrs ago | Northern Michigan News

Ageless Duncan enjoys Spurs' latest playoff run

It's a tense moment on the court and Tim Duncan is focused, watching one opponent out of the corner of his eye as he sizes up another.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Aron Baynes, NBA Players, Cory Joseph

Mon Apr 21, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Struggling Jazz part ways with head coach Corbin

Utah Jazz head coach Tyrone Corbin reacts during the second half against the Oklahoma City Thunder at EnergySolutions Arena on Oct 30, 2013 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA.


Related Topix: Sports, Utah Jazz


Noah named Defensive Player of Year

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was selected as the 2013-14 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, the league announced Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Los Angeles Clippers, Joakim Noah, NBA Players, Michael Jordan


Rockets PG Beverley expected to play Game 2

Houston Rockets point guard Patrick Beverley is expected to play Game 2 of the first-round playoffs series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday after an MRI revealed no new damage to his injured right knee.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Damian Lillard

The News-Press

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman announces retirement

Adelman is one of just eight coaches to be part of the 1,000-win club, finishing with a 1,042-749 mark and a .582 winning percentage.


Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Timberwolves, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Fred Hoiberg

CBS Local

Knicks Fire Coach Mike Woodson

Mike Woodson was fired as coach the New York Knicks on Monday after his team fell from division champions to out of the playoffs in one season.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks, Carmelo Anthony, Dallas Mavericks, Tyson Chandler, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets

Nanaimo Daily News

Houston's Slim Thug, Bun B drop Rockets' rap before playoff game after request from GM Morey

Daryl Morey is not only the general manager of the Houston Rockets and a graduate of MIT, he's also a fan of Houston's rap scene.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets

Nanaimo Daily News


Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau, right, reacts to a call during the second half in Game 1 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Washington Wizards in Chicago, Sunday, April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Joakim Noah, Milwaukee Bucks, Indiana Pacers, Mike Dunleavy

Washington Times

Thunder, Grizzlies look to control pace in Game 2

Pace was a word in fashion after Oklahoma City 's 100-86 win over Memphis in their first-round playoff opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Memphis Grizzlies, Oklahoma City Thunder, Courtney Lee, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Young Clippers try to mature against Warriors

The Clippers insist they just weren't themselves in losing their series opener. They chalk it up to being too amped, which led to mistakes on both ends.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Clippers, Milwaukee Bucks, David Lee, Philadelphia 76ers, Andre Iguodala, Draymond Green, NBA Players, Denver Nuggets, Andrew Bogut


James, Wade Lead Heat Past Bobcats 99-88 in Game 1

LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Miami Heat, Los Angeles Lakers, Josh McRoberts, Indiana Pacers, Al Jefferson, Orlando Magic, Gary Neal, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz, NBA Players, Kemba Walker

The Washington Post

Duncan scores 27 points, Spurs beat Mavs 90-85

Dallas Mavericks' Monta Ellis drives to the basket between San Antonio Spurs' Matt Bonner, left, and Tim Duncan, right, during the first quarter of Game 1 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, April 20, 2014, in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan, NBA Players, Tiago Splitter, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili

The Republic

NBA playoffs open with 3 road wins

Indiana, Toronto and the Los Angeles Clippers all gave it away Saturday, a day when road teams enjoyed a slew of opening-day success.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, Blake Griffin, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, Glen Davis, Boston Celtics