Johnson Nails Last Second 3 As Nets Pull Out Dramatic 105-104 Win Over DenverForward Joe Johnson hit the game-winning 3-pointer with one-tenth of a second remaining and the Brooklyn Nets squandered a 16-point lead before pulling out a dramatic 105-104 victory.
Knicks Beat Denver 112-106, Remain Unbeaten At HomeCarmelo Anthony returned from a two-game absence with 34 points against his former team, and the New York Knicks beat the Denver Nuggets 112-106 on Sunday night to remain the NBA's lone unbeaten team at home.
Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Metta's Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.
Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Nuggets Roll Past Lakers To Win Game 3Ty Lawson scored 25 points and the Denver Nuggets raced to an early 24-point lead on their way to a 99-84 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night in Game 3 of their first-round series.
Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In SeriesKobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver's late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.
Lakers' Jordan Hill Charged With Felony AssaultLos Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney's office.
Metta World Peace Makes Elbow Jokes On TwitterMetta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) "I'm out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling"
NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And PredictionsThe NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
Report: Nets, Nuggets Reach Deal, Pending Carmelo's ApprovalMultiple NBA sources tell The Bergen Record that the Nets and Nuggets have reached a tentative agreement on a deal involving Carmelo Anthony. The trade is pending Anthony's agreement on a three-year, $65 million contract extension with New Jersey.
Source: Deal Sending Anthony To Nets Is 'Dead'A person with knowledge of the discussions says a four-way deal that would have sent Nuggets All-Star Carmelo Anthony to New Jersey is "dead."