1:07 PM EDT, Wed April 23, 2014
Bobcats' Jefferson plans to play in Game 2

Bobcats' Jefferson plans to play in Game 2

Ahead of Charlotte’s shootaround Wednesday morning, Al Jefferson said he plans to be on the court when the Bobcats try to even their opening-round playoff series against the Heat tonight.
Miami Herald 2 hours ago

Bobcats' Al Jefferson still in walking boot

Al Jefferson was still in his walking boot when the Charlotte Bobcats arrived for their shootaround hours before facing the Miami Heat in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series.
Rufus on Fire 3 hours ago

Game Preview: Bobcats vs Heat Playoffs Game 2

After a loss to the Heat in game one, the Bobcats are looking to even the series in game two. As of Tuesday night, head coach Steve Clifford is uncertain of Al Jefferson's availability after sustaining an injury early in game one. The issue isn't Jefferson's willingness to play, but his capability...
Inside the NBA | Charlotte Observer 1 hour ago

Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson: 'I should be good for tonight'

MIAMI – Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson sounded optimistic at morning shootaround about his ability to perform tonight against the Miami Heat, three days removed from a Plantar Fascia injury. “I can’t say there won’t be any kind of pain....
The Dream Shake 1 hour ago

Rockets playoff notes: Jeremy Lin misses practice, will play in game two

After missing practice yesterday with flu-like symptoms, Jeremy Lin will play in game two. Yesterday morning, Jeremy Lin was forced to miss the Rockets practice after experiencing flu-like symptoms. He was listed as day-to-day, and today he returned to the team as expected. He will play tonight barring any other changes to his status. Ordinarily, little tidbits like this don't mean much, but with the importance of game two, his sickness takes on a little more importance. Patrick Beverley will play tonight after spraining his knee in game one, but he may be hobbled and Lin may be called...
Rotoworld 1 hour ago

Jeremy Lin (illness) ready to play in Game 2 - Jeremy Lin (G) Houston Rockets

Jeremy Lin (illness) is feeling much better on Wednesday and he's ready to play in Game 2.
Tim Bontemps / New York Post 12 hours ago
Pierce unable to repeat late heroics in Nets loss to Raptors

Pierce unable to repeat late heroics in Nets loss to Raptors

TORONTO — As Paul Pierce let go of the potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining Tuesday night, everyone on the Nets expected Pierce to come through once again. “He...
New York Daily News 14 hours ago

The Truth not enough as DeRozan, Raptors even series with Nets

Paul Pierce and the Nets couldn’t do it this time. Now they’re going home with an even series. On the same day he touted his clutch “DNA” as unique and unbreakable, Pierce missed a potential go-ahead 3-pointer with 24 seconds left and the Nets fell to the Raptors, 100-95, in Game 2 of their contentious series.
Celtics Today 12 hours ago

Paul Pierce calls team "soft" after game 2 loss to Toronto

Paul Pierce scored 9 clutch points in game 1, giving the Nets a game 1 win over the Raptors. In game 2, Paul Pierce struggled, but when the game was on the line. Pierce scored 6 points in the 4th, but missed two big three's that could have changed the outcome in game 2. With those misses, Pierce and...
SNY 3 hours ago
Video: Nets head back to Brooklyn tied after 2

Watch: Nets head back to Brooklyn tied after 2

SNY hears from Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Jason Kidd, and Deron Williams after the Brooklyn Nets lost to the Toronto Raptors in Game 2 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, 100-95.

Heat's Mario Chalmers a game-time decision for Game 2 | Get Heat text alerts!

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers is a game-time decision for Wednesday's first-round Game 2 against the Charlotte Bobcats.
Miami Herald 13 hours ago

Miami Heat guard Mario Chalmers questionable for Game 2 with bruised knee

Miami Heat starting point guard Mario Chalmers is questionable for Wednesday’s playoff game against the Charlotte Bobcats after bruising his knee Sunday in Game 1.
Joe Goodman / On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald 1 hour ago

Chalmers likely to play in Game 2 but will be a game-time decision; Bobcats' Jefferson says he's playing

Heat point guard Mario Chalmers participated in a portion of the Heat’s shootaround on Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena, but his status remained uncertain for Game 2 of the Heat and Bobcats’ first-round playoff series. Chalmers bruised his leg early in...
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

Beal, Hinrich get technical fouls for dust up in Game 2 (VIDEO)

Bradley Beal and Kirk Hinrich both received technical fouls after getting tangled up in the second quarter of Game 2. Watch it here.
Chicago Sun-Times 11 hours ago

Bradley Beal delivers big-time for Wizards

First, Bradley Beal dissed our pizza. Then he hit Chicagoans where it really hurt: the basketball court. One day after the Wizards guard went to Giordano’s and ate the thin...
NBA 8 hours ago
Video: Wizards vs Bulls: Game 2 Flash Recap

Watch: Wizards vs Bulls: Game 2 Flash Recap

Bradley Beal led the Wizards' charge in Chicago to go up 2-0 with an exciting 101-99 overtime win over the Bulls. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with game
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Wiz Insider: Wizards-Bulls Game 2: By the Numbers

Around this time last week, when it was clear that the Washington Wizards had clinched the fifth seed and would face the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, just about all the experts wrote off the Wizards, saying they would have been better off resting their starters like Brooklyn did in its regular-season finale so they could face third-seeded Toronto. Read full article >>
Wizards Insider | Washington Post 1 hour ago

Wizards-Bulls Game 2: By the Numbers

Around this time last week, when it was clear that the Washington Wizards had clinched the fifth seed and would face the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs, just about all the experts wrote off the Wizards, saying they would have been better off resting their starters like Brooklyn did […]
CSN Washington 12 hours ago

Wall 'serious' after Game 2 victory

John Wall talks with Chris Miller after an overtime win in Chicago to make the series 2-0 as it makes its way to DC.
NetsDaily 3 hours ago
Kevin Garnett: 'I don't know if you can say 'F*** Brooklyn' and then come into Brooklyn'

Kevin Garnett: 'I don't know if you can say 'F*** Brooklyn' and then come into Brooklyn'

The Toronto Raptors rebounded against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night -- quite literally, to the tune of 52-30 off the glass -- beating the Nets in Game 2, 100-95, and evening the series at 1-1. Now, the series heads to Brooklyn on Friday night, where the Nets look to protect home court. After Tuesday's loss, the human soundbite, Kevin Garnett, gave us another gem. First, speaking about the 36 points the Nets allowed in the fourth quarter, Garnett said, "Thirty-six points, that's too many points, for anybody -- preschool, little league, YMCA, Raptors -- too many points." He then followed...
YESNetwork Apr 21, 2014
Video: Alan Anderson on Brooklyn Nets energy going into the NBA Playoffs

Watch: Alan Anderson on Brooklyn Nets energy going into the NBA Playoffs

Alan Anderson talks to the media about the energy the team had in the series opener against Toronto Raptors.
Toronto Sun 14 hours ago
Raptors' Johnson steps up big in Game 2 win

Raptors' Johnson steps up big in Game 2 win

The Raptors needed a whole lot more from starting big man Amir Johnson in Game 2 Tuesday.
NBA 8 hours ago
Video: Nets vs Raptors: Game 2 Flash Recap

Watch: Nets vs Raptors: Game 2 Flash Recap

DeMar DeRozan led the Raptors with 30 points as they knotted the series 1-1 with the 100-95 win over the Nets. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with games a
CBS Sports 5 hours ago
Video: Dolan, Jackson clash over Knicks personnel

Watch: Dolan, Jackson clash over Knicks personnel

James Dolan and Phil Jackson have reportedly clashed over personnel decisions. Boomer and Carton discuss the issues in the Knicks front office.
New York Post 7 hours ago

After DNP, Kirilenko solid in Game 2

TORONTO — It was one of the great mysteries of Game 1. Where in the world was Andrei Kirilenko? His wife wondered on social media. But the Nets won that...
YESNetwork 30 mins ago
Video: Brooklyn Nets Andrei Kirilenko on the game 2 loss to the Toronto Raptors

Watch: Brooklyn Nets Andrei Kirilenko on the game 2 loss to the Toronto Raptors

Watch as Brooklyn Nets forward Andrei Kirilenko talks about Brooklyn's loss in game 2 against the Toronto Raptors!
Chicago Sun-Times 13 hours ago

Taj Gibson for NBA Sixth Man Award? He thinks Ginobili, Crawford

Backup big man Taj Gibson smiled at the possibility he would bring the Bulls their second individual honor this month. And then he explained why he probably won’t win the Sixth Man of the Year award when it’s announced in the next 10 days or so. Center Joakim Noah was named defensive player of the year Monday. “It would be great,” Gibson said Tuesday before Game 2 against the Wizards. “I don’t even think I’m going to win it, to tell you the truth.”...
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
Would you trade the Browns, Indians or Cavaliers for an NHL team in Cleveland? Question of the Day

Would you trade the Browns, Indians or Cavaliers for an NHL team in Cleveland? Question of the Day

What if the city of Cleveland was able to attain an NHL team -- with a catch? If you had to trade one of the big three professional sports teams in order to get a NHL team, which one would you choose?
The Dream Shake 1 hour ago
Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers game two playoff coverage

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers game two playoff coverage

The Rockets take on the Blazers looking to avenge a game one defeat. Get all your coverage here! The Rockets and Blazers head back to the Toyota Center on Wednesday night for game two, three days after the Blazers took down the Rockets in overtime of game one. To get ready for game two, Dave Deckard of Blazer's Edge and I had an email exchange, discussing what had happened in game one and what each team can do in game to. I hope you enjoy it! Dave: Ok, as a fairly-experienced, fairly-savvy, mostly-astute basketball guy my most reasoned reaction to last night's game was, "What the hell just...
Miami Herald 2 hours ago
(7) Charlotte Bobcats (0-1) at (2) Miami Heat (1-0), 7 p.m. (ET)

(7) Charlotte Bobcats (0-1) at (2) Miami Heat (1-0), 7 p.m. (ET)

The Miami Heat will try to take a commanding 2-0 lead over the Charlotte Bobcats in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals when the teams meet for Game 2 Wednesday night at American Airlines Arena.

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Spurs seek better offensive flow in Game 2

Caught off guard by the Spurs' switching defense in Game 1, the Spurs seek a return to their customary offensive rhythm as their playoff series with Dallas resumes Wednesday at the AT&T Center.
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Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports

Power Lunch: Chat with Berry Tramel from H&H Shooting Sports

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Marlins recall RHP Carter Capps

Marlins recall RHP Carter Capps

The Marlins have called up right-handed reliever Carter Capps, who had a 1.64 ERA in seven minor-league outings.
Rip City Project 2 hours ago

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