Archive for the ‘ NBA ’ Category

U.S. Wins Second Straight Olympic Gold Medal

The U.S. men’s basketball team defeated Spain 107-100 in the gold-medal game to repeat as Olympic champions.

Lakers Acquire Steve Nash

The Lakers have acquired All-Star Steve Nash in a sign-and-trade with the Suns.

Miami Heat Win NBA Championship

The Miami Heat beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 for their second NBA championship.

Heat To Play Thunder In NBA Finals

LeBron James scores 31 points as the Miami Heat beats the Boston Celtics 101-88 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat now move on to face the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2012 NBA Finals.

Thunder Advance To NBA Finals

The Oklahoma City Thunder rally to beat the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 and advance to the NBA Finals.

Celtics Advance To Eastern Conference Finals

The Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 85-75 in Game 7, to advance to the NBA Eastern Conference finals versus the Miami Heat.

Magic Parts Ways With Coach And GM

The Orlando Magic announce they’ve parted ways with both head coach Stan Van Gundy and general manager Otis Smith.