Miami Heat beat Atlanta Hawks, 92-87 in preseason opener

MIAMI (Sporting Alert, Box Score) — The Miami Heat jumped on the Atlanta Hawks early and then held out for a 92-87 victory in their opening preseason game at AmericanAirlines Arena Monday night. Miami rushed out to a 25-16 first quarter lead and then a 49-30 lead at half-time. Entering the fourth quarter the home side…

Game 1 Playoff Series Live TV Channels, Previews, Game Times – April 21

(Sporting Alert) — The NBA playoff continues on Sunday with four more Game 1 clashes in the Eastern and Western Conferences. Among the teams in action Sunday are the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder, the two finalists from last season and two teams in red hot form. However, the action will get underway…

Timberwolves end Thunder 12-game streak with 99-93 win

Minneapolis (Sporting Alert) — The Minnesota Timberwolves rushed out to a commanding lead and then held off the charging Oklahoma City Thunder to register a 99-93 victory at Target Center Thursday night. Oklahoma City, with the defeat, saw its 12 game winning streak snapped. Kevin Love collected 28 points, including 4-of-9 from three-point range, 11…