Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The Chicago Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Kevin Durant scored 35 points and hit a pair of jumpers in the final minute to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 93-91 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.
Miami Heat forward LeBron James was named the National Basketball Association's Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season on Sunday.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Joakim Noah scored 24 points and grabbed 14 rebounds Saturday to lead the injury-ravaged Chicago Bulls to a 99-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets and into the second round of the NBA playoffs.
Talk is cheap in these NBA playoffs, and it seems as if everyone wants in on the act.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
New York, Oklahoma City, Indiana and Memphis all won their first-round NBA playoff series with Game 6 victories on Friday, leaving only one spot up for grabs in the Conference semifinals.
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.