This is the March 20, 2013 news archive. View today's NBA Central rumors and news.
NBA Central News and Rumors
Heading into Wednesday night's road contest against the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat looked primed to extend their winning streak to 24 games and push closer to the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers' all-time record of 33 in a row. The Cavs entered the …
Improbable comeback runs Heat's streak to 24 gamesUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetLeBron James scored 25 points as the Miami Heat overcame a 27-point deficit to win their 24th straight game, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 98-95 on Wednesday and extending the second-longest winning streak in NBA history.Source: nba.comShare TweetA weird night in Cleveland (delayed start due to condensation followed by the Cavs jumping out to a 20-point lead on Miami) got stranger when a fan rushed onto the court and managed to shake LeBron James's hand.Read more...Source: deadspin.comShare TweetOn Wednesday night, the Miami Heat ventured to Cleveland, the old home of LeBron James, to attempt to extend their historically great winning streak to 24 games. However, they had to wait a little while to get things started. Moments before the schedule…
Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank says the team is ‘disheartening to watch’Updated Mar 20 Share TweetFor the past several seasons, the Detroit Pistons have been a picture of NBA irrelevance. In the summer of 2009, general manager Joe Dumars used the team's considerable cap space to hand out above-market deals to Charlie Villanueva and Ben Gordon, too c…Share TweetBulls analyst reportedly erupts after disputed call
George Hill clarifies his concerns, after remarking that it ‘sucks’ to play in front of Laker fans in IndianaUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetSomething we neglected to point out, over an exhausting weekend, is the fact that George Hill is an Indianapolis native. This adds to the frustration that the Indiana Pacers guard expressed on Friday night, when pointed to what he termed a 70 percent Lo…Share TweetCLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James wasn't just satisfied with dunking over Jason Terry. On Wednesday, he threw it in the Boston guard's face again.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe playoffs are getting close, and that means playoff seedings, which are as jumbled as ever this year after more than two thirds of the regular season has elapsed. The East, especially, has bunched up just below the winning streak that’s catapulted thSource: dimemag.com
Chris Webber fires up the telestrator, analyzes the heck out of the ‘Ice Cream Couple’ (Video)Updated Mar 20 Share TweetWith all due respect to fans of the Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic, there really wasn't a whole lot that was exciting about the first half of their Tuesday night game at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The two teams combined to shoot 27.7 percent from the fl…
The Denver Nuggets Put A Thumping On OKC; Sacramento Pulls Off A Huge UpsetUpdated Mar 20 Share TweetThe star of the night might’ve been the random ice cream guy (more on this later), but the theme of the night had to be based around the Denver Nuggets. Even up until this point - which is now 13 wins in a row for them - no one (and that’s includiSource: dimemag.com
Heat Erase 27-Point Deficit To Extend StreakMar 20LeBron James records a triple-double to carry the Heat past the Cavs 98-95 and to their 24th straight win.
Heat StreakingMar 20Tim Legler discusses when Miami's winning streak might end. Digger Phelps and Herm Edwards discuss how to prepare for a team with a long winning streak.
Teague Powers Hawks Past BucksMar 20Jeff Teague drops a double-double on the Bucks.
Dunk Of The NightMar 20LeBron James gets around Alonzo Gee for the baseline jam.
NBA - Most intriguing 2013 draft prospects in the NCAA tournamentMar 20Our five-man team names the most intriguing NBA draft prospects in each region of the NCAA tournament.
Ian Thomsen: In season full of injuries, Parker's may prove most crucialMar 20We've seen several injuries over the last week, with Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler and Kobe Bryant going down. Which injury situation, including the injuries to Tony Parker, Derrick Rose and the recovering Pau Gasol, will affect the postseason the mos…
LeBron James of Miami Heat says posterizing Boston Celtics' Jason Terry wa…Mar 20It's fair to say LeBron James has no regrets about putting one of the dunks of the year on Celtics guard and personal rival Jason Terry on Monday night.