At 27-27, A Look At Pistons' Chances To Make PlayoffsAt the All-Star break, ESPN’s advanced statistics site FiveThirtyEight gave the Pistons a 53 percent chance to make the postseason.
Pistons Fall To Mavericks 92-77A lackluster third quarter put the Detroit Pistons in a hole they couldn't dig out of losing to the Dallas Mavericks 92-77 on Saturday night.
Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Metta's Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.
Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In SeriesKobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver's late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.
Lakers' Jordan Hill Charged With Felony AssaultLos Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney's office.
Metta World Peace Makes Elbow Jokes On TwitterMetta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) "I'm out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling"
NBA Western Conference Playoff Matchups And PredictionsThe NBA lockout-shortened regular season has come to a close and the playoff teams have been decided. Let’s take a look at the Eastern Conference matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.