Thunder clobber Lakers, Sixers even series with Boston

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (Sporting Alert) — The Oklahoma City Thunder hammered the Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals series. Russell Westbrook scored 27 points and Kevin Durant added 25 for the Thunder, which showed no signs of being off for eight days with the dominating performance…

Boston Celtics look for second win against confident Philadelphia 76ers

BOSTON (Sporting Alert) — The Philadelphia 76ers took the fight to the Boston Celtics in game one of their Eastern Conference semifinals on Saturday, but were unable to keep the intensity up to the final whistle. Another impressive Rajon Rondo triple-double stole the moment for the Sixers, which fell 92-91 to the more experienced Celtics,…

Chris Paul scores 19, Clippers beat Memphis, advanced

Memphis, TN (Sporting Alert) — The Los Angeles Clippers bench came up big when needed and the visitors outscored the Memphis Grizzlies 27-16 in the final quarter to win game seven of their Western Conference first round game on Sunday. Star point guard Chris Paul scored 19 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals…

Pacers coach Frank Vogel says Miami Heat are NBA’s biggest floppers

INDIANAPOLIS (Sporting Alert) — Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel wasted no time in taking shots at the Miami Heat ahead of the teams Eastern Conference semifinals clash on Sunday. Vogel, who many believes is looking for a way to mess with the heads of the Heat stars and staff, claims that Florida team – centered…

Paul Pierce stars as short-handed Boston rally to beat Atlanta

Atlanta, GA (Sporting Alert) — Captain Paul Pierce answer the call and carried the short-handed Boston Celtics on his back with a masterful performance in the thrilling comeback 87-80 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. The win saw the Celtics leveling the series 1-1. Pierce scored 36 points and 14 rebounds for Boston,…

DAY 2: San Antonio, Lakers, Clippers – NBA Playoffs fixtures

(Sporting Alert) — The NBA playoffs continues on Sunday with another set of games, following Saturday’s opening playoffs fixtures. Amongst those that will be in action today are the San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Lakers. San Antonio are in fantastic form this season, and the Tony Parker-led side will be hunting his 11th…

FINAL SCORE: Indiana Pacers 105, Miami Heat 90

FINAL SCORE: Indiana Pacers 105, Miami Heat 90 Coverage: Sun Sports 7:00 PM ET, March 26, 2012 Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis, IN (Sporting Alert) — The Miami Heat were beaten on the road again, after the Indiana Pacers registered a 105-90 results at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Monday night. Miami (35-13) suffered a…