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Heat rally late, beat Pacers 99-87 in Game 3

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen (34) drives to the basket over Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) during the second half of Game 3 in the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals playoff series, Saturday, May 24, 2014, in Miami. AP.

LeBron James scored 26 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 as the Miami Heat shook off a horrid start to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-87 on Saturday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Thunder’s Ibaka may be available vs Spurs

Los Angeles Clippers forward Glen Davis, left, shoots as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, center, and center Kendrick Perkins defend in the first half of Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Los Angeles. AP

The San Antonio Spurs never believed Serge Ibaka was out for the Western Conference finals, even after the Thunder said they expected him to miss the rest of the playoffs with a calf injury.

Posted: May 24th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Ibaka will miss remainder of playoffs due to calf injury

Serge Ibaka. AP

Thunder forward Serge Ibaka will miss the rest of the N.B.A. playoffs because of a left calf injury.

Posted: May 17th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Clippers rally to beat Thunder

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin, front right, celebrates along with Chris Paul, third from left, Danny Granger, center, Darren Collison, right, as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Serge Ibaka, left, and center Ryan Hollins look on as the Clippers win Game 4 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 101-99. AP

Darren Collison scored 10 of his 18 points in the final 2:58 as the Los Angeles Clippers came back to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Monday (Manila time) to level the Western Conference semifinal series 2-2.

Posted: May 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Nets cool Heat, cut East semifinal deficit to 2-1

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) fouls Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) as he drives through the lane to score in the first period during Game 3 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA playoff basketball game on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in New York. Pierce was called for a flagrant foul and James scored on the play. AP

Joe Johnson scored 19 points, Andray Blatche had career playoff highs of 15 points and 10 rebounds, and the Brooklyn Nets handed the Miami Heat their first loss this postseason, 104-90 on Saturday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Posted: May 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

George, Pacers beat Wizards 85-63, lead series 2-1

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) drives past Washington Wizards forward Martell Webster (9) during the second half of Game 3 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff game in Washington, Friday, May 9, 2014.  AP FILE PHOTO

Paul George had his best game of the series with 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held the Washington Wizards to a franchise-low playoff total Friday night in an 85-63 victory for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Posted: May 10th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Hibbert, Pacers rebound to beat Wizards

Roy-Hibbert

Roy Hibbert overcame his lackluster playoffs with a season-best 28 points and nine rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to an 86-82 victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday (Manila time) to level the Eastern Conference semifinals at 1-1.

Posted: May 8th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Clippers, Pacers and Thunder progress from Game 7s

Clippers-Warriors

The Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City all capitalized on home-court advantage to win their respective Game 7s on Saturday, progressing to the second round of the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Posted: May 4th, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Hot Mixers grab 2-1 buffer over Express

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Mark Cardona of Air21 (dark) vs Joe Devance and Mark Barroca of San Mig Coffee (light). PHOTO BY NUKI SABIO/PBA

San Mig Coffee showed its most lethal form yet Saturday night and moved within another win of gaining a crack at a third straight PBA title.

Posted: May 4th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,PBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Nets beat Raptors, 97-83, to force game 7

Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Garnett, left, knocks the ball away from Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan (10) during the first half of Game 6 of the opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Friday, May 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Deron Williams had the Brooklyn Nets speeding toward a Game 7 when suddenly everything stopped. He had just crashed to the court with what looked like yet another ankle injury. Kevin Garnett waved for help, and Williams slowly began limping back toward the bench. Then he decided to stay in.

Posted: May 3rd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

LeBron denies staring at Jordan during playoff game

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LeBron James AP FILE PHOTO

LeBron James, arguably one of the decade’s best athletes, has already etched his chapter in the basketball annals but still lacked the “greatest” tab.

Posted: April 28th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Hawks and Grizzlies revel in home wins

Atlanta Hawks managing partner Bruce Levenson, center, reacts after a close call in the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Indiana Pacers, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Atlanta. The Hawks won 98-85. AP

Atlanta and Memphis both capitalized on a return to their home courts by beating their more-fancied opponents on Thursday to take 2-1 leads in their NBA first-round playoff series, while the Los Angeles Clippers won a nail-biter to also go up 2-1.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Wizards beat Bulls in OT to take 2-0 series lead

Washington Wizards guard Andre Miller (24) watches his shot after being fouled by Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler (21) as Joakim Noah also defends during the second half of Game 2 in an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Chicago. The Wizards won 101-99. AP

Washington took a 2-0 lead over Chicago in their NBA first-round playoff series with a topsy-turvy 101-99 overtime win on Tuesday, while Toronto and Indiana both posted the victories they needed to square their respective series.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos,Section | Read More »

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