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Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said center Kevin Garnett suffered something similar to a hip pointer during Tuesday's loss to the New York Knicks in Game 2 of an Eastern Conference first-round series at Madison Square Garden.Upvote Share Tweet
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Brooklyn Nets guard Joe Johnson might miss Game 3 against Chicago because of a foot injury.Upvote Share Tweet
Xavier Silas & The Price To Pay To Make It In The D-LeagueA former Husky from Northern Illinois University, Xavier Silas was one of the best players in the country in 2011, scoring more points than future NBA first-round draft picks MarShon Brooks and Jimmer Fredette. Seemingly at the top of the world, it seem…Upvote Share Tweet
Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: The 5 Best Fits For PhillyEach Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know andUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Apr 24, 2013Smith hoists Sixth Man hardware but has bigger burden to bear in playoffsUpvote Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is AmazingAt the half of New York’s 87-71 Game 2 win over Boston, Charles Barkley called for Carmelo Anthony to give him more, saying New York doesn’t have enough scorers to have off nights from Anthony and still expect to win. ‘Melo had made just three buckeUpvote Share Tweetgrantland.com Updated Apr 24, 2013Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers sure knows how to make a room full of reporters shift in their seats. "I guess they say 'The series hasn't start...Upvote Share Tweet
Everything's good for the KnicksApr 24The reason behind why the Knicks are up 2-0 on the Celtics heading into Game 3 on Friday.
Johnson A Game-Time Decision For Game 3Apr 24Mike Mazzeo says Nets guard Joe Johnson is listed as a game-time decision for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals.
Stoudemire's Role In Knicks' OffenseApr 24Antonio Davis discusses Amar'e Stoudemire's possible return to the Knicks in Round 2 of the playoffs.
NBA RewindApr 24Check out the top action from the past week in the NBA.
Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls shouldn't be second-guessed for not playingApr 24Those who criticize Derrick Rose for not playing should consider the risk of returning too soon from ACL surgery.