Posts Tagged Men’s basketball

Thunder rallies to 109-97 win at Phoenix

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives on Phoenix Suns center Alex Len during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix coach Jeff Hornacek said it was a must-win, and the Oklahoma City Thunder struggled with the Suns’ intensity early in Sunday night’s game.

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Nets keep up playoff push, beat Lakers for 3rd straight win

Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson (11) goes to the basket against Brooklyn Nets forward Earl Clark and center Mason Plumlee (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, at  New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming “Spartan!” so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week.

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Hundreds celebrate, 3 arrested after MSU Final Four advance

Members of the Michigan State men's basketball team applaud after watching a highlight clip Sunday, March 29, 2015, in East Lansing, Mich., from their NCAA college basketball tournament East Regional championship win over Louisville in Syracuse. (AP Photo/The State Journal, Kevin W. Fowler)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Hundreds of Michigan State University students and fans have gathered at the team’s home basketball arena to celebrate the victory that sent them to the Final Four of the NCAA men’s tournament.

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Leonard has double-double to lead Spurs past Grizzlies

San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, left, drives around Memphis Grizzlies' Mike Conley during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Michael Thomas)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio’s emphasis on continuous ball movement was cast aside in the fourth quarter. Even coach Gregg Popovich was content to see the ball stick in Kawhi Leonard’s over-sized hands.

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Clippers beat Celtics 119-106 for 7th straight win

Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan (6) dunks over Boston Celtics' Evan Turner during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have responded quite nicely to a pair of disappointing losses to Western Conference contenders.

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