NBA Pacific News and Rumors
Apr 28, 2012
Dave McMenamin, ESPN.com
Matt Barnes, who missed the Lakers regular-season finale Thursday after suffering a moderately sprained right ankle last week against Oklahoma City, has been cleared to return to the lineup, Lakers coach Mike Brown said Saturday.
MIAMI -- This was a big day for the Heat, who controlled everything within their reach and benefited from the worst kind of luck. Derrick Rose is out of the way, sadly, and the Knicks provided little resistance in their playoff-opening 100-67 bludgeonin…