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  • Winderman's view: Bulls 89, Heat 78

    Winderman's view: Bulls 89, Heat 78
    Observations from Thursday night's 89-78 loss to the Chicago Bulls at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- The Michael Beasley Game? -- Seemed to be too good to be true. -- And it was. -- It certainly wasn't the Dwyane Wade Game. -- And that makes you...
  • Clippers' Austin Rivers is excited his postseason includes playoffs

    Clippers' Austin Rivers is excited his postseason includes playoffs
    Austin Rivers has repeated the same ritual at the end of each regular season — cleaning out his locker. The point guard has never made the playoffs in his brief NBA career, leaving him with several summer alternatives. He's gone home to see family...
  • Monday's recap: Bulls 113, Nets 86

    Monday's recap: Bulls 113, Nets 86
    The summary Derrick Rose didn't play in the fourth quarter. This time, he didn't have to. The Bulls cruised to a 113-86 blowout of the Nets on Monday night at the Barclays Center, clinching home-court advantage in the first round and moving a half-game...
  • 3-pointers: Breaking down Bulls' win over Nets

    3-pointers: Breaking down Bulls' win over Nets
    The Bulls improved to 49-32 with their 113-86 road victory Monday over the Nets. Here are three observations. Derrick Rose has increased the offensive pace. Forget his statistics. Just watch the way Rose plays. He is consistently advancing the ball...
  • Westbrook scores 36; Thunder beat Trail Blazers 101-90

    Russell Westbrook made the most of his second chance. The NBA's scoring leader tallied 36 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, and the Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 101-90 on Monday night to keep their playoff hopes alive. Westbrook almost...
  • Derrick Rose, Bulls eager for his 1st playoff appearance in 3 years

    Derrick Rose, Bulls eager for his 1st playoff appearance in 3 years
    NEW YORK — Joakim Noah, who sat out the Bulls' 113-86 victory over the Nets on Monday with left hamstring tendinitis, has been one of Derrick Rose's staunchest supporters, through high points and low, awards and injury. So on a day the Bulls...
  • Virginia's Justin Anderson decides to bypass his senior season and prepare for the NBA draft

    Virginia's Justin Anderson decides to bypass his senior season and prepare for the NBA draft
    After three seasons at Virginia that featured two NCAA tournament appearances, two outright Atlantic Coast Conference regular season titles and an ACC tournament title, Justin Anderson has decided he's ready for a bigger challenge. His next move will be...
  • Terps' Melo Trimble named ECAC Rookie of the Year

    Terps' Melo Trimble named ECAC Rookie of the Year
    Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference men's basketball Rookie of the Year and was named to the ECAC first team. Trimble helped the Terps to a 28-7 record and a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament. The All-Big...
  • Clippers' Blake Griffin has learned not to be bugged by NBA thuggery

    Clippers' Blake Griffin has learned not to be bugged by NBA thuggery
    The NBA playoffs are upon us. For Blake Griffin, that means the beginning of his two-sport season. Basketball and Wrestlemania. The days of finesse in Dr. Naismith's game are as long gone as the peach baskets. The sport is about as noncontact as NASCAR....
  • Warriors beat Grizzlies; Thompson scores 37 in sizzling first half

    OAKLAND, Calif. Klay Thompson has been solid throughout the Golden State Warriors' second half, but perhaps not at the All-Star level he played at during the first three months of the season. But Monday night, the spectacular version of Thompson returned...
  • Clippers will open playoffs at home after 110-103 win over Nuggets

    Clippers will open playoffs at home after 110-103 win over Nuggets
    When the game started Monday night, the Clippers had dropped from the third seed in the Western Conference to the fifth seed. When the Clippers found the energy to finally put away the Denver Nuggets, 110-103, at Staples Center, they had moved back up...