Well the Los Angeles Clippers have won their third postseason series in 41 years – their second since relocating from Buffalo…
On the hardwood yesterday in Memphis, Chris Paul shook off a strained hip flexor to score a team-high 19 points, as the Clippers knocked out the Grizzlies in Game 7 82-72. Los Angeles advances to take on San Antonio in the Western Conference semifinals.
Game 6 on the hardwood last night in Boston, Kevin Garnett scored 28 points, draining a go-ahead jumper with 31 seconds left, to lead the Celtics to an 83-80 series-clinching win over Atlanta.
Boston advances to take on Philadelphia Saturday night at TD Garden. The 76ers reached the Eastern Conference semis by becoming just the fifth No. 8 seed to knock out a No. 1 seed after eliminating Chicago 79-78. Andre Iguodala clinched the series by knocking down a pair of free throws with 2.2 seconds left – he finished with 20.
Well the Rangers are heading back to New York. The only problem? They’re bringing the Capitals with them!
Game 6 on the ice last night in Washington D.C., Alex Ovechkin and Jason Chimera both scored and Braden Holtby made 30 saves, as the Capitals skated past the Rangers 2-1 to force a decisive Game 7 back in New York Saturday night. The winner advances to take on New Jersey in the Eastern Conference finale.
Well the Hawks have forced a Game 6 against the Celtics…
On the hardwood last night in Atlanta, Al Horford netted 19 points and grabbed 11 boards, as the Hawks got by the Celtics 87-86. Boston, who still leads three-games-to-two, will host Game 6 tomorrow night.
Well a dramatic comeback win lifts the Rangers over the Capitals…
Game 5 on the ice last night in New York, Marc Staal's goal at 1:35 of overtime capped the Rangers’ rally as they skated past the Capitals 3-2. Sound courtesy of the NHL. Staal’s overtime winner came after Brad Richards tied the game with just seven seconds remaining. The Rangers, who now lead the series 3-2, can finish off the Capitals tomorrow night in Washington D.C.
Yesterday Game 4 in New York, Amare Stoudemire returned to the lineup, netting 20 points, in guiding the Knicks to an 89-87 win over the Heat. Carmelo Anthony led all scorers with 41. The win snaps the Knicks' NBA-record 13-game postseason losing streak. Game 5 is Wednesday.
Game 4 in Boston, Paul Pierce dropped in 24 in just 18 minutes, as the Celtics opened up a 37-point third-quarter lead, coasting past the Hawks 101-79. Boston, who leads three-games-to-one, can finish off Atlanta in Game 5 tomorrow.
Well now would be a good time to push, not punch, the panic button…
On the court last night in New York, Lebron James poured in 32 points, Dwayne Wade added 20, as the Heat rolled over the Knicks 87-70 to take a three-games-to-none series lead. The Knicks are setting all sorts of records that nobody wants, shooting a franchise-playoff record low 32 percent from the floor in dropping their 13th straight postseason game dating back to 2001. Miami can finish off New York Sunday afternoon at the Garden.
“Sad." ''Hard to understand." ''I'm shocked." ''I just can't imagine this."
Those were some of the stunned reactions from people who knew Junior Seau best. The former 12-time Pro Bowl linebacker was found dead at his Southern California home in what police are saying is an apparent suicide. Seau was 43.
Former Chargers GM Bobby Beathard said he never recalled Seau being "in a down frame of mind. He was always so upbeat and he would keep people up."
No Rondo. No Allen. Big problem for Boston, right?
Last night in Atlanta, with Rajon Rondo suspended and Ray Allen sidelined, the Celtics rode Paul Pierce, who poured in a game-high 36 points, as they stunned the Hawks 87-80 to even the Eastern Conference quarterfinal at one game apiece. Sound courtesy of CSN.
In Chicago, Jrue Holiday poured in 26 points for the 76ers, who shot a scorching 59 percent from the field, as they routed the Derrick Rose-less Bulls 109-92. This series is even at 1.