Through all of it — the late-season swoon, the questions about team unity, the deficits in the first two playoff rounds — this is what Paul George and the Indiana Pacers wanted.
One night after winning a showdown for control of the Eastern Conference’s top seed, the Miami Heat gave it right back by losing to a sub-.500 opponent – even with Dwyane Wade returning. Now the Heat’s hopes of claiming that spot could be gone Monday night if they don’t win on the road against the Washington Wizards.
Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night.
The Miami Heat is hoping to avoid a four-game losing streak when the team plays the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night. One of the biggest questions in the game will be the status of center Greg Oden.
The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.
Greg Oden played in his first NBA regular-season game in more than four years Wednesday night, coming off the bench in the second quarter of the Miami Heat’s game against the Washington Wizards.
Bradley Beal scored 29 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Miami Heat 100-82 Tuesday night to hand the two-time defending champions their first loss of the preseason.
The 2013 NBA Draft kicks off tomorrow and here is our list of potential picks, what each teams weaknesses are and what voids need to be filled.
NBA center Jason Collins became the first active player in a major professional sport to come out as gay Monday. Collins’ story was released by SI.com as the cover story for this week’s magazine.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.