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Players who aren't household names and spent the entire regular season shaded behind their teams' superstar are able to make a big enough impact on a big enough stage to really get noticed.
Illinois head coach John Groce is already looking to the future when it comes to recruiting and he is going to his old "home" state of Ohio for talent.
LeBron James has seen his free-throw average rise during the playoffs after enlisting the help of teammate and specialist Ray Allen.
The Miami Heat have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The Spurs have dominated for years with the trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
With the New York Knicks defeating the Indiana Pacers 85-75 Thursday night, forcing that Eastern Conference semifinal series to a Saturday Game 6, the schedule for the Eastern Conference finals has come into focus.
Coach Tom Thibodeau also did not rule out the possibility of foot surgery for Joakim Noah , and Kirk Hinrich 's badly bruised left calf is a concern.
The chatter entering Wednesday night's playoff game here centered on the thick elastic wrap on Wade's right knee and the pain barking underneath it.
LeBron James scored 23 points, Dwyane Wade added 18 and the Heat rallied from an 11-point second-half deficit to beat the Chicago Bulls 94-91 on Wednesday night and close out their second-round series in five games.
Roy Hibbert has been a dominant force in the postseason, averaging 13.8 points, 9.6 rebounds and 2.3 blocks.
One of the top shooting guards set to enter the 2013 NBA draft, Victor Oladipo opted not to participate at the 2013 NBA Draft Scouting Combine in Chicago on Thursday, according to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Rabjohns : Victor Oladipo told reporters in Chicago his agent advised him not to take part in drills at the NBA Draft Combine.
The Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the finals of the Western Conference, and the Miami Heat moved on to the finals of the Eastern Conference.
Authorities in South Florida are investigating whether there are connections between recent burglaries at the homes of Miami Heat players Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem.
He benched Pablo Prigioni, the player with the single best per-minute plus-minus of anyone on the roster.
Doc Rivers is off on a golf course somewhere, pondering his future with the Celtics and asking for time to think.
Dwyane Wade is limping around in obvious pain. LeBron James' shooting percentage is down.
Huntington Prep's Andrew Wiggins goes for the block against HCYA's Josh Hughes in the Signature Series bracket on day 3 of the City of Palms Classic at Bishop Verot High School in Fort Myers.