November 22, 1999
The undersized Trojan front line gets a sizable test against the fifth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels tonight in the Maui Invitational. Start with 7-foot, 271-pound junior center Brendan Haywood, who is North Carolina's leading returning scorer (12 points a game). Then add sophomore forwards Jason Capel, at 6-7, 230, and Kris Lang (6-11, 240). USC cannot allow the Tar Heels to have a huge gap in rebounding to have a chance for the upset.
December 13, 2009
Mike Dunleavy benefited from two replay reviews and made two free throws with one-tenth of a second left to help the Indiana Pacers withstand Gilbert Arenas' first triple-double in 5 1/2 years and beat the Washington Wizards, 114-113, on Saturday night. Arenas had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for his fourth career triple-double and his first since March 19, 2004. With Indiana down by a point and out of timeouts, T.J. Ford drove to the basket, and the ball was tipped out of bounds by Washington's Brendan Haywood.
February 23, 2010
Milwaukee 83, at New York 67: Andrew Bogut had 24 points and 20 rebounds, his third career 20-20 game, and the Bucks won their third straight and swept the three-game season series. Tracy McGrady had 15 points in his second game with the Knicks, who shot 33.8% from the field in their season-high seventh straight loss. at Washington 101, Chicago 95: Andray Blatche had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Wizards, who have their first three-game home win streak since April 4-12, 2008.
March 21, 2012 |
Reporting from Dallas -- Ramon Sessions has 12 points and seven assists as the Lakers lead Dallas at halftime, 57-44, Wednesday at American Airlines Center. Sessions didn't start the game but appeared to be only a matter of time -- or maybe one game -- before he overtook Steve Blake. Kobe Bryant has 15 points and Pau Gasol has 12 points for the Lakers (28-18), who are trying to forget their late collapse Tuesday in Houston. They're also trying to improve an ugly 9-15 road record.
March 27, 2005 |
The bomb threat that delayed the game between the Detroit Pistons and the Indiana Pacers for 1 hour 25 minutes Friday at Auburn Hills, Mich., was one of four received that night regarding the game, police said. The game was delayed after a caller told officials at the Palace there was a bomb in the Pacers' locker room. It was Indiana's first game in Detroit since a brawl Nov. 19 between the teams that spilled into the stands, and back onto the court.
December 24, 2000 |
The Bruins couldn't help but notice. In the waning moments of Saturday's game, when it became clear UCLA had no miracle comebacks left, fans started streaming for the exits. In a matter of minutes, things looked pretty sparse at sold-out Pauley Pavilion. "As a player you definitely pay attention to that," point guard Earl Watson said. "But you can't ask for too much in L.A.
May 1, 2005 |
The defining moment came late in the first quarter, when the Washington Wizards became more than the Big Three. Larry Hughes drew a double team and passed to an open Etan Thomas, whose two-handed dunk set the tone for the rest of the game. The Wizards won their first playoff game in 17 years Saturday, defeating the Chicago Bulls, 117-99, with a big-man attack notably absent in the first two games of the series.
May 6, 2006 |
It was Damon Jones' turn to make the game-winning shot in Game 6, and it put the Cleveland Cavaliers into the second round of the playoffs for the first time in 13 years. Jones' 17-foot baseline jumper with 4.8 seconds left in overtime gave the Cavaliers a 114-113 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night, their third one-point victory in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference series.
December 19, 2000 |
After going 89 seasons without officially recording a triple-double, North Carolina has collected two in three games as it prepares for Saturday's game against UCLA at Pauley Pavilion. Brendan Haywood, a 7-foot center, had 18 points, 14 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocks in a 67-45 victory over Miami on Dec. 4. And in a 95-74 victory over Buffalo on Sunday, forward Jason Capel contributed 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.
March 21, 2012 |
Reporting from Dallas -- Ramon Sessions didn't start Wednesday's game against Dallas, but it appeared to be only a matter of time before he overtook Steve Blake. As in, one more game. Sessions had 17 points and nine assists in the Lakers' 109-93 victory over the Mavericks at American Airlines Center . It was Sessions' fourth game with the Lakers but he already looked plenty familiar with the offense. He made seven of eight shots and also took five rebounds in 28 minutes.