The Indiana Pacers ended the New York Knicks’ season on Saturday with a 106-99 victory, winning the series 4-2. The Pacers will play the Miami Heat on Wednesday for game one of the eastern conference finals. This marks the seventh conference finals appearance for the Pacers since they joined the NBA in 1976, and their first appearance in nine years.
Saturday’s semifinals game 3 between the Thunder and the Grizzlies ended with an 87-81 victory for Memphis and another series loss for OKC. With a 2-1 series lead, the Griz are positioned to end the Thunder’s season earlier than expected. If OKC is knocked out of the playoffs in this series, is Durant proving that finishing second is his destiny?
The events that take place during NBA All-Star weekend are some of the most entertaining events of the NBA season, and the Slam-Dunk Contest is the most anticipated event of them all. But in recent years the most anticipated event has been dry and disappointing. Unless you consider partially jumping over vehicles impressive, or throwing a ball into the hoop
Nobody knows when it began but Kobe Bryant has seemingly sought to eclipse Michael Jordan before he was even an 18-year-old NBA rookie. His next championship would be his sixth, like Jordan, and his next gold medal would give him two, like Jordan. He even grew a goatee similar to the one worn on Jordan’s face during the ’92 Olympic
Apr 27, 2012 - It seems like decades ago that 18-year old phenom Lebron James and 19-year old national champion, Carmelo Anthonyembarked on their NBA careers with a mountain of expectations on their teenage shoulders. James appeared destined to lift the moribundCleveland Cavaliers franchise from perennial bottom feeders while Anthony brought relevancy and hope to the downtrodden Denver Nuggets. Part of the anticipation that