Archive for April 10th, 2013

Kevin Love has knee surgery, recovery time is 4-6 weeks

The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced that Kevin Love underwent a successful arthroscopic procedure on his left knee today to remove a buildup of scar tissue. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. A typical recovery time for this type of procedure is 4-6 weeks.
Love […]

Warriors clinch spot in 2013 NBA playoffs

Chants of ”Playoffs! Playoffs! Playoffs!” rang out from fans. Confetti flew around the lower bowl of the arena. Finally, the public address announcer told the crowd what they had longed to hear: ”The Golden State Warriors are heading to the 2013 NBA playoffs!”
Believe it.
Klay Thompson scored 25 of his 30 points in the first half, […]

Rockets clinch spot in 2013 NBA playoffs

Jermaine O’Neal saw James Harden’s last-second 3-pointer bounce off the rim, went up for it and figured Phoenix and Houston were headed to overtime.
Referee David Jones saw goaltending and counted the basket that gave the Rockets a 101-98 victory on Tuesday night.
Harden scored 33 points and Omer Asik tied his career high with 22 rebounds […]

Joakim Noah trying to deal with plantar fasciitis

Add cortisone shot to the list of treatments Joakim Noah has attempted to quell his nagging plantar fasciitis.
The Bulls’ center, who also has tried platelet rich plasma injections, sleeping in a splint and — three seasons ago — shock wave therapy, received the shot Monday night in an attempt to salvage regular-season action. Twice in […]

Judge rules DeJuan Blair must pay $53k to jeweler

Spurs center DeJuan Blair is scheduled to be deposed next week after a judge ruled he must pay more than $53,000 to Rivercenter Jewelers for merchandise the store allowed him to take on credit nearly three years ago, according to court documents and the attorney representing the jewelry store.
If Blair fails to show on Wednesday […]

Knicks win first Atlantic division title since 1994

The Atlantic Division title has gone from preseason goal to late-season stepping stone.
The New York Knicks celebrated their first division title in nearly 20 years Tuesday, a goal they’ve discussed since training camp, then quickly turned their attention to their future plans:
-Earning the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference.
-Extending their 13-game winning streak.
-Beating Chicago […]