Posts Tagged NBA Playoffs

Rondo finished with Mavs, knee bumps Parsons from playoffs

In this photo taken Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Dallas Mavericks' Rajon Rondo makes his way to bench after being called for a foul against the Houston Rockets during the third quarter of Game 2 in the first round in the NBA basketball playoffs in Houston. Rondo sat nearly the entire second half of the Mavs' loss to Houston and didn't get a lot of support from his coach afterward in what is clearly an experiment gone wrong.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo is out in Dallas.

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Even without playoffs, Heat see business success

MIAMI (AP) — On the court, the Miami Heat season was disappointing.

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Wall has 26 points, 17 assists, Wizards rout Raptors 117-106

Washington Wizards' Otto Porter Jr. (22) heads for the basket as Toronto Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas (17) defends during the second half in Game 2 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs, Tuesday, April 21, 2015,  in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.

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Parsons and Harris out for Dallas against Houston

Dallas Mavericks' Chandler Parsons (25) is defended by Houston Rockets' Josh Smith (5) as he looks to score during the first quarter of game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Chandler Parsons and Devin Harris are out with injuries for the Dallas Mavericks in Tuesday night’s Game 2 of their Western Conference playoff series with the Houston Rockets.

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Injuries again playing prominent role in NBA playoffs

Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford (15) holds his finger as he walks off the court after being injured in the second half of an NBA playoff basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 99-92. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

The NBA playoffs have picked up right where the regular season left off — with key players fighting to stay healthy when they are needed most.

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