Sunday, May 5, 2013
Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin returned to court in Game 6 before a home crowd Saturday after missing two games because of a bruised chest, but was unable to stop the first-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder and the Rockets were eliminated from the playoffs.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The Brooklyn Nets kept their NBA playoff hopes alive Thursday with a 95-92 victory over the short-handed Chicago Bulls that forced a deciding game seven in their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Golden State's Andrew Bogut put in the best performance of his injury-riddled season to lead the Warriors to a 92-88 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday, clinching their NBA playoff series 4-2.
After enduring a roller-coaster season described by Hall of Famer Earvin “Magic” Johnson as “one of the worst” in franchise history, Los Angeles Lakers fans are scratching their heads over what may happen next.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Kevin Garnett had 16 points and 18 rebounds and the Boston Celtics stayed alive in the NBA playoffs, cutting the New York Knicks' lead to 3-2 with a 92-86 victory Wednesday night.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The Denver Nuggets kept their NBA playoff hopes alive but touched off a controversy over dirty tactics Tuesday while the Memphis Grizzlies moved one victory shy of reaching the second round.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
It says something, nearly all of it good, that on the day a male athlete in one of the major United States professional sports came out as gay, the reaction from the NBA, fellow players and fans was almost uniformly positive.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Jason Terry scored Boston's last nine points as the Celtics weathered a strong comeback by the Knicks and avoided being swept with an overtime 97-90 win on Sunday night.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets 142-134 in triple overtime Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.