Kyrie Irving is limping. Pau Gasol is aching. Chris Paul is limited. Kevin Love is gone. And the injury list around the NBA just keeps growing.
Zach Randolph scored 22 points and Marc Gasol added 21 points and 15 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Golden State Warriors 99-89 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.
The Memphis Grizzlies held off a late charge by the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night at FedExForum for a 99-89 victory and a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series.
Pierce’s jumper lifted the Wizards over the visiting Atlanta Hawks, despite the absence of John Wall and after letting a 21-point lead evaporate.
In what has become an annual ritual, Rose has been building himself up to his utmost potential, a deliberate process that has also been a hopeful one.
Paul Pierce’s banked-in 21-foot jumper at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 103-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night, even with an injured John Wall reduced to cheerleading, and a 21-point lead that had dwindled down to nothing.
Derrick Rose, the Bulls’ superstar, has faced mountains of criticism from fans and the sports media for putting himself and his health first, but he has pushed back.
Forward Paul Pierce banked in the winning jumper at the buzzer as the short-handed Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 103-101 in Game Three of their Eastern Conference semi-final playoff series on Saturday.