The NBA playoffs have picked up right where the regular season left off — with key players fighting to stay healthy when they are needed most.
A grand jury in Arizona has indicted Phoenix Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris on two counts of aggravated assault relating to an incident after a basketball tournament in January, court papers showed on Tuesday.
Dwight Howard scored 28 points and James Harden added 24 to help the Houston Rockets coast to a 111-99 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference playoff series.
LeBron James scored 30 points, 15 in the fourth quarter, to pass the Hall of Famer Jerry West on the career playoff scoring list and make sure Cleveland did not slip up at home.
John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 117-106 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round series.
Phil Jackson addressed the media for nearly 45 minutes on Tuesday, and perhaps his shortest answer was the most revealing one.
Phil Jackson owes it to James Dolan, the Knicks and their fans to be sitting on the dais during next month’s NBA Draft Lottery.