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.
Danny Granger scored 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers beat the Los Angeles Clippers 102-89 on Tuesday night.
Turns out Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant wasn’t the only one who was a little bit worked up over his team’s coaching search, which eventually ended with Mike Brown taking the reins from a retiring Phil Jackson. Back in May, you might remember, Bryant expressed surprise that Brown had been named head coach and Lakers VP Jim Buss ended up admitting that Bryant should have been more included in the process.
With the 15th overall pick in the NBA draft, the Indiana Pacers selected Kawhi Leonard out of San Diego State and reportedly are going to trade him to the San Antonio Spurts for George Hill.
Brian Shaw was supposed to be first in line to succeed Phil Jackson as head coach of the Lakers. That didn’t happen, as Mike Brown was handed the job. The question then was, what’s to become of Shaw, who is considered a rising coaching star?
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird says he’s interested in contacting Mike Brown and Rick Adelman about filling the head coaching spot.
Indiana Pacers owner Herb Simon says team president Larry Bird’s job is safe through the rest of the season, and he could be back next year.
Blake Griffin had a career-high 47 points and 14 rebounds for his 27th consecutive double-double, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers 114-107 on Monday.
It was Griffin’s 33rd double-double of his rookie season, and his 19 field goals made were a career best.
Kobe Bryant scored 25 of his 31 points in the second half to help the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers 109-94 on Wednesday night.
(AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have won five of six since a four-game slide, beating four opponents that have lost a combined 51 games more than they’ve won. There’s little chance they’ll be overlooking […]
Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and Kobe Bryant scored 41 points but missed two tying 3-point attempts in the final seconds of the Indiana Pacers’ first victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center, 95-92 Sunday night.
Danny Granger scored 22 points and the short-handed Indiana Pacers beat the banged-up Los Angeles Clippers 107-80 on Thursday night.