Another playoff season, another sweeping and one more loss for the NBA record books. It’s depressing for Knick fans to think about, but it’s where Jim Dolan’s franchise will find itself by dinner time.
Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire looked ready to return the lineup Sunday with his well-stitched left hand as his team attempts to stave off elimination in Game 4 against the Heat at the Garden.
The Knicks said that the status of Amar’e Stoudemire, who seriously cut his hand after Game 2, would probably be a game-time decision Sunday.
James Harden scored 29 points as Oklahoma City knocked defending N.B.A. champion Dallas out of the playoffs.
Chris Paul scored 24 points and made the shot that put the Clippers ahead for good against the Grizzlies in Game 3.
The referee Joey Crawford discussed his sports psychologist, his biggest regrets from 35 years in the N.B.A. and washing shirts in the sink, among other topics.
George Hill hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left in overtime, helping Indiana after squandering a 19-point lead over the Orlando Magic in the fourth quarter.
The former N.B.A. star Shaquille O’Neal received his doctoral degree in education from Barry University during commencement ceremonies in Miami Shores, Fla.
The Oklahoma City Thunder roared home with a final quarter blitz to eliminate last season’s NBA champions Dallas from the Western Conference playoffs, rallying for a 103-97 victory on Saturday.
Tony Parker scored 27 points, including 16 in the fourth quarter, as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Utah Jazz 102-90 Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
Down by 13 points with less than 10 minutes remaining, youthful Oklahoma City could have easily have been content knowing they could go home for a Game 5 still needing to win only one more game.
Oklahoma City’s Kendrick Perkins is out of Game 4 of the playoff series against Dallas because of a right hip strain.
If the Los Angeles Clippers hadn’t been so inept at the free throw line, Rudy Gay’s last-second shot wouldn’t have mattered.
The Oklahoma City Thunder roared home in a final quarter blitz to eliminate the NBA champion Dallas Mavericks from the Western Conference playoffs with a 103-97 comeback victory on Saturday.