Posts Tagged NBA Playoffs

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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Ailing Wade, aching Heat find a way to beat Pistons, 109-102

CORRECTS DAY OF WEEK - Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (3) leaps to score against the Detroit Pistons in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Miami. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. An already decimated Miami Heat roster had two more players scratched at halftime.

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James Harden’s 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, right, hangs from the rim after dunking the ball in front of Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin (13), from France, in the second half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Washington. The Rockets won 99-91. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall’s Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.

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Column: Is Kentucky the greatest college team ever? Might be

Kentucky's Andrew Harrison is congratulated by Willie Cauley-Stein (15) during the second half of a college basketball game against West Virginia in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)

With every dominating win — we’re up to 37-0 — it becomes more and more apparent that Kentucky really isn’t competing against the remaining teams in the NCAA Tournament.

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Young Bucks seek lift from buzzer-beater after losing skid

Milwaukee Bucks' Khris Middleton is smothered by teammates after making the game-winning shot in an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Milwaukee. The Bucks won 89-88. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Somewhere at the bottom of a pile of giddy Milwaukee Bucks on the floor of the Bradley Center, Khris Middleton laughed and smiled with his teammates.

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