James scored 16 of his 30 points in the 3rd quarter and the Heat beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 on Thursday night.
Miami’s LeBron James and Indiana’s David West and Lance Stephenson have all been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping policy.
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.
It may seem as if the Spurs are playing for an NBA title every year. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker know only too well how very long it’s been since their last chance.
Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.
Tony Parker had 20 points and nine assists, and the San Antonio Spurs made a franchise postseason-record 14 3-pointers in routing Memphis 105-83 on Sunday.
Tim Duncan had 19 points and six rebounds, Kawhi Leonard added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs held off a rally to eliminate the Warriors with a 94-82 win on Thursday.
In a season that seemed doomed once All-Star Russell Westbrook was lost to a knee injury, Kevin Durant couldn’t save the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Memphis Grizzlies are showing a knack for closing out tight games against the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Jarrett Jack added 20 and Carl Landry 16 for Golden State. No other Warriors player had more than nine points.
Tony Parker had 25 points and 10 assists, and the Spurs held the Warriors starting backcourt to 13 points for a 109-91 victory Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their series.
The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.