Knicks Morning News (Saturday, May 19 2012)
The 76ers scored only 31 points in the first two quarters, but they bounced back and tied their series with the Celtics.
Trailing in the series, Miami has failed to cope with the loss of Chris Bosh, while the star guard Dwyane Wade has openly clashed with his coach.
Without their All-Star power forward, the Heat have compiled a terrible offensive efficiency of 84.4, or nearly 20 points less than their regular season mark of 104.3.
Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife received multiple online threats after he missed a big shot late in Game 2 of Los Angeles’s second-round playoff series with Oklahoma City.
With their Game 2 collapse still fresh in their minds, the Los Angeles Lakers avoided a sequel with the only game plan they’re confident will work against the younger, faster Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kobe Bryant refused to let a second successive game slip through his fingers as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-96 in a cliffhanger on Friday to avoid going down 3-0 in their NBA playoff series.
Andre Iguodala squared up for a 3-pointer from the wing like he had hundreds of times in his career.
Down 2-0 against the San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Clippers face the tough task of needing two victories at home to keep pace with the NBA’s hottest team. Making things worse are injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin that have robbed the superstars of their effectiveness.
Lakers guard Steve Blake and his wife received multiple online threats after he missed a big shot late in Game 2 of Los Angeles’ second-round playoff series with Oklahoma City.
As panic ensued along South Beach and the national scrutiny intensified, the Miami Heat decided to chill out.
The Philadelphia 76ers roared back from a 14-point deficit to start the game to defeat the Boston Celtics 92-83 and tie their Eastern Conference semi-final series at 2-2 on Friday.
The starters or minutes-played leaders of four of the eight remaining N.B.A. playoff teams, on average, are just 26.6 years old or younger.
Boris Diaw’s passing ability has made a profound impact on the San Antonio Spurs.
Chris Bosh is hurt. Dwyane Wade does not seem to be himself. If the Heat are to hold off the Pacers, LeBron James will have to take over.