This is the April 18, 2013 news archive. View today's Rockets rumors and news.
By the time their season finale tipped off at Staples Center on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Lakers already knew they'd clinched the West's final playoff berth thanks to the Memphis Grizzlies' 86-70 win over the Utah Jazz. But both the Lakers and their op…Share Tweet
CNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013This won't be the most competitive first-round series, but it may be the most entertaining, however long it lasts. Conventional wisdom says pace slows and scores dip in the playoffs, but that won't be the case with Houston and Oklahoma City, who rank se…Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 18, 2013LOS ANGELES -- Five-and-a-half months after the Los Angeles Lakers tipped off with a $100 million payroll, four future Hall of Famers and one of the most decorated starting lineups ever assembled, the ball settled into the hands of Darius Morris, a seco…Share TweetESPN.com Apr 18, 2013After the Los Angeles Lakers rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 99-95 in overtime to clinch the seventh seed in the Western Conference playoffs, Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak confirmed that head coach Mike D'Antoni will return next season.Share Tweetdimemag.com Apr 18, 2013On a day that saw the last of Rasheed Wallace, as well as the NBA’s regular season, we saw the first of something else: the first NBA player to hit 270 three-pointers in one season. Stephen Curry broke Ray Allen‘s record last night in Golden State’sShare Tweet