Justin Abdelkader lined Toni Lydman up and launched himself into the Anaheim defenseman, knocking him over and sending the Detroit crowd into a frenzy.
The Grizzlies won an old-time Memphis wrestling match Friday night, and now they’re headed back to the Western Conference semifinals for the second time in three seasons after getting the final takedown.
Blake Griffin’s sprained right ankle is hurting enough that he didn’t start Game 6 for the Los Angeles Clippers against the Memphis Grizzlies, though he is active and on the bench.
Gustav Nyquist’s power-play goal at 1:21 of overtime after the Red Wings blew a three-goal lead in the third period gave Detroit a 5-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks to even their playoff series Thursday night.
Defenseman Barret Jackman scored his first career playoff goal with 50.4 seconds remaining, lifting the St. Louis Blues to a 2-1 win over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings for the second straight time Thursday night.
Dwight Howard apologized on Twitter Sunday night after getting ejected from what became the Los Angeles Lakers’ last game of the season.
Tim Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pushed the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of first-round playoff elimination with a 120-89 victory in Game 3 on Friday night, the worst home playoff loss in franchise history.
Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and be out indefinitely.
The Miami Heat’s latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs.
Carmelo Anthony won the scoring title without playing, and the Atlanta Hawks lost their chance to move up in the East standings.
Stephen Curry looks to set an NBA record and help the Golden State Warriors build some momentum heading into the playoffs.
The time for experimenting is over. P.J. Carlesimo has to play his best guys for as long as they can go.
Dwight Howard scored 16 points and grabbed 21 rebounds, Kobe Bryant chipped in with 19 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Chicago Bulls 90-81 Sunday.
Ryan Leaf has taken a road that had him at the top of his game to not even having his freedom.
Coaches are allowed to change their minds, right?