The Memphis Grizzlies call it grit and grind, and it got them through another ugly game.
Marc Gasol scored 20 points and hit two free throws with 1:03 left to put Memphis ahead to stay, and the Grizzlies held off Oklahoma City 87-81 Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in this Western Conference semifinal.
The NBA fined Golden State coach Mark Jackson $25,000 on Thursday for making public comments in an attempt to influence the officiating in the Warriors’ playoff series with Denver.
When Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph click together, the Memphis Grizzlies are very, very tough to beat.
Gasol and Randolph had 24 points apiece and led a strong rebounding effort by the Grizzlies in a 104-83 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday that evened their first-round playoff series at 2-all.
The NBA suspended Knicks guard J.R. Smith on Saturday night for Game 4 of New York’s playoff series against Boston for elbowing the Celtics’ Jason Terry in the chin.
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will be out for about a month with a left ankle sprain.
Parker, the team’s leading assist man, injured the ankle in the third period of Friday night’s win over the Sacramento Kings.
By Musong Castillo
Talk ‘N Text tries to wrap up its semifinal series with Alaska Friday in Game 6 of their own best-of-seven duel in the PBA Philippine Cup at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.
By Inquirer Sports Staff
(Part 1) Defeat, more than victory, defined what otherwise had been a momentous year in Philippine sports. Funny, but it continues to haunt us as we close a 365-day chapter in local sports.
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When the AL MVP award went to Miguel Cabrera on Thursday, it was a big hit back home.
By Cedelf P. Tupas
Guards Baser Amer and Ryusei Koga shone in the second half as San Beda nipped Letran, 62-60, Thursday night and moved within a victory of nailing a record 17th senior title in the 88th NCAA basketball tournament before a roaring crowd at Mall of Asia Arena.
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will have surgery on his broken left ankle and could need four to five months to completely recover.
By Tim Reynolds
LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-79 on Monday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Hope Christian High School routed St. Jude Catholic School, 89-64, to barge into the finals of the Metro Manila Tiong Lian Basketball Association (MMTBA) tournament for the second straight year Monday at the Uno High School gym.