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1 hr ago | WSB-TV

Mavs roll past Spurs 113-92, even series at 1-1

Monta Ellis scored 21 points and the Dallas Mavericks rolled to a 113-92 victory over San Antonio on Wednesday night, snapping a 10-game skid against the Spurs and evening their first-round series at a game apiece.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Tiago Splitter, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard, Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors, Monta Ellis, Jose Calderon, Toronto Raptors

2 hrs ago | Sporting News

NBA Playoffs: Heat go up 2-0, hold off Bobcats 101-97

LeBron James scored 32 points and added eight assists, Chris Bosh scored 20 points and the Miami Heat held on to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 101-97 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round series.


Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, Charlotte Bobcats, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Mario Chalmers, NBA Players, James Jones

6 hrs ago | ESPN

Jackson: Dolan loyal to promise of autonomy

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson responded on Wednesday to a New York Daily News report that said that he and team owner James Dolan have had friction over personnel decisions.


Related Topix: Sports, New York Knicks

10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Pistons' Drummond gets vote for NBA Most Improved Player, but Suns' Dragic wins it

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe celebrates with Goran Dragic against the New Orleans Pelicans.


Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, Goran Dragic, NBA Players, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, Eric Bledsoe, Andre Drummond

12 hrs ago |

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Bobcats coach Steve Clifford says the team was planning to have Jefferson participate in at least some of Wednesday morning's shootaround, but not in anything involving contact.


Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, Al Jefferson, Utah Jazz, NBA Players

12 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

Pacers fight each other on eve of playoffs...

INDIANAPOLIS On the eve of this Eastern Conference series, the wobbling No. 1 seed punctuated its final playoff preparations in a most self-destructive way: Two Indiana Pacers dragged a cursing, cut Evan Turner out of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse court, untangling him from a practice-floor fistfight with teammate Lance Stephenson .


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Players, Lance Stephenson, David West, New Orleans Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, Paul George, Luis Scola, Evan Turner, Houston Rockets

14 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

Oakland: With Warriors gone, Coliseum City faces new hurdles

The struggle for Oakland to keep its sports teams suffered a twin blow this week when the Golden State Warriors made clear they are leaving for San Francisco and the Oakland Raiders appeared to backtrack on their desire to stay.


Related Topix: Sports, Golden State Warriors, NFL Football, Oakland Raiders

18 hrs ago | The Columbian

Rockets' Harden trying to be better in key Game 2

James Harden missed 20 shots, including two in the final seconds of Houston's Game 1 loss to Portland in overtime.


Related Topix: Sports, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Orlando Magic, NBA Players, James Harden, Portland Trail Blazers, LaMarcus Aldridge

Tue Apr 22, 2014

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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