Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Clarkson shines in OT to lead Lakers over Wolves, 101-99

Los Angeles Lakers’ Jordan Clarkson, right, watches his successful shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jordan Clarkson took a step back before helping the Los Angeles Lakers take one forward.

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Loyola Chicago wins CBI semifinal

CHICAGO (AP) — It’s been more than 50 years since Loyola Chicago played for any postseason championship.

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Howard returns, Rockets beat Pelicans 95-93

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis (23) is blocked by Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard during  the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — James Harden had 25 points and 10 assists, Dwight Howard had seven rebounds and a block on Anthony Davis in his return from a two-month absence, and the Houston Rockets handed New Orleans its fourth straight loss with a 95-93 victory on Wednesday night.

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Bulls beat Raptors for fifth straight time, 116-103

Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) drives along the base line as Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

TORONTO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls are feeling good about themselves as they head toward the playoffs.

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George Hill’s layup lifts Pacers over Wizards 103-101

Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill (44) shoots in front of Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Hill’s driving layup with 2.7 seconds left lifted the Indiana Pacers over the Washington Wizards 103-101 on Wednesday night, snapping the Pacers’ six-game losing streak.

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