Monday, April 15, 2013
Kobe Bryant had surgery on his torn Achilles tendon on Saturday, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
Courtney Lee scored 20 points and Jeff Green added 17 as the Boston Celtics cruised to a 120-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Nate Robinson scored a season-high 35 points and the Chicago Bulls stopped another lengthy winning streak, rallying to beat New York 118-111 in overtime Thursday night and end the Knicks' 13-game run.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Kobe Bryant scored a season-high 47 points as the Los Angeles Lakers pulled closer to a playoff berth with a 113-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The New York Knicks romped to their first Atlantic Division title since 1994, getting 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and beating the Washington Wizards 120-99 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight victory.
Jeremy Lin, the first NBA player of Taiwanese descent, is set to make his debut in the postseason run after the Houston Rockets beat the Phoenix Suns in a dramatic 101-98 home game on Tuesday.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Louisville won the 75th edition of the NCAA men's basketball championship on Monday, beating Michigan 82-76 in a pulsating final in front of more than 74,000 fans at the Georgia Dome.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
What a week for Rick Pitino! He's elected to the Hall of Fame. His horse is headed to the Kentucky Derby. His son gets a prominent head coaching job.
The playoff-bound Clippers beat Los Angeles rivals the Lakers 109-95 to clinch their first Pacific Division title in club history against a team that has long overshadowed them.