Joakim Noah says he needs to be more aggressive.
Now you have a team bad enough.
The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the country and the NBA that the Pacers are here to stay.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
Boozer had a double-double in all four games last week — including wins against the Celtics, Hawks and Raptors — including 19 points and 20 rebounds against Boston on Friday.
It’s not easy to watch a team in the process of waiting.
LeBron James scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 and the Miami Heat pulled off the biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to beat the Boston Celtics 115-111 in overtime on Wednesday night.
The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Eastern Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.
The opening game of a potential prime-time matchup between the Chicago Bulls and Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals could get bumped a day due to another “prime-time” event.
The Atlanta Hawks took heart from the way they played in the first two games at Chicago. And they’re taking note of what’s happening in the rest of the NBA playoffs.
The Bulls last night showed everyone why they had the best regular-season record in the NBA, as they dispatched the pesky Indiana Pacers in a dominating Game Five.
In his first year as an NBA head coach, Tom Thibodeau led the Chicago Bulls to a league-best 62 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
The Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat are top two seeds in the Eastern Conference, and if the seeding holds up over the first two rounds, they’ll meet each other in the Eastern Conference Finals.
We all knew that the Chicago Bulls were going to be a pretty good team when the season began back in late October.
The Chicago Bulls’ Tom Thibodeau has been named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month, for games played in April.
The Bulls secured the top spot in the Eastern Conference awhile back and after winning their ninth straight game have home-court advantage throughout the playoffs.
The complete schedules for the first round of the NBA Playoffs won’t be released until Wednesday night, but the Chicago Bulls have announced that their opening game will take place on Saturday (4/16) at 12 noon (CST).
The Chicago Bulls defeated the New York Knicks on Tuesday night to bring their regular season record to 61-20.
If there is one thing I hate about the playoffs–be it the NBA, NFL, or NHL–it is when a team with a losing record makes it in, while a team from the opposite conference–with a winning record–has to stay home.