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Notebook: Pacers 97, Heat 93
THE FACTS: Roy Hibbert had 29 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 97-93 victory against the Miami Heat Friday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The series is now tied at 1-1 as it heads back to Indiana.
Report: Raptors going after Ujiri for GM vacancy
Masai Ujiri has done a masterful job of reshaping the Nuggets into a Western Conference contender ever since Carmelo Anthony forced his way out of Denver.
City of Memphis, Grizzlies ready to 'believe' vs Spurs
The towels are showing up all around Memphis. They hang over neighborhood signs and even at a door to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
NBA fines Grizzlies G Tony Allen $5,000 for flop
The NBA has fined Grizzlies guard Tony Allen $5,000 for violating the league's anti-flopping rule during Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the San Antonio Spurs.
Flynn Robinson, on first L.A. Lakers title team, dies at 72
Flynn Robinson, who was on the 1971-1972 Lakers team that won Los Angeles its first NBA title, has died at age 72.
Grizzlies' Allen to match fans' donations for tornado relief
The American Red Cross will be accepting donations from fans attending the Memphis Grizzlies' next two home games in the Western Conference finals against San Antonio, and guard Tony Allen will matching those gifts.
Andersen becoming a playoff force for Heat
When Chris Andersen does something particularly impressive for the Miami Heat, a heavy metal guitar riff blares through their arena. Some children have shown up for games with replicas of his tattoos drawn upon their bodies. Others have gotten their hair gelled and shaped to match his Mohawk `do.
Mayors from San Antonio, Memphis bet BBQ on series
The mayor of San Antonio says everyone knows the best barbecue and basketball comes from Texas. The mayor of Memphis notes barbecue is prized in his city, where restaurant smoke stacks rise like steeples.
Lakers comment on passing of Flynn Robinson
The following statement was issued today by the Los Angeles Lakers regarding the death of former Laker Flynn Robinson:
Carlesimo: Nets good, but not title ready
P.J. Carlesimo thinks the Brooklyn Nets' goal of winning a championship within the next two years is "maybe not totally realistic," though he believes they are a contender in the Eastern Conference.