Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Wizards head to playoffs with win

Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario, right, drives against Boston Celtics center Joel Anthony during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

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Hill leads Lakers over Spurs in finale, 113-100

Los Angeles' Jordan Hill (27) pulls down a rebound next to San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili (20), of Argentina, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jordan Hill had 18 points and 14 rebounds and the Lakers closed their worst season since they moved to Los Angeles with a 113-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night.

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Woodson still believes he’s right coach for Knicks

New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson calls out to his team during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Woodson won’t lobby to keep his job with the New York Knicks. He believes he’s already proven he deserves it.

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Knicks sign Lamar Odom

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks have signed former NBA champion Lamar Odom, who was out of the league this season.

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Rockets rest Harden, Lin, Parsons for finale

Houston Rockets' Jeremy Lin (7) drives the ball past San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, April 14, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Houston Rockets, already locked into the fourth seed in the Western Conference playoffs, have decided to rest James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons for Wednesday night’s regular season finale against the New Orleans Pelicans.

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