|Thu May 5||00:33||F/C Chris Bosh (blood clot in leg) will not return during NBA pl...||Chris Bosh||PF||Heat||The Schellackers|
F/C Chris Bosh (blood clot in leg) will not return during the NBA playoffs."The Heat, Chris, the doctors and medical team have been working together throughout this process and will continue to do so to return Chris to playing basketball as soon as possible," the team said in a statement.Bosh missed the final 29 games of the regular season after a blood clot in a leg was detected before the NBA All-Star Game break, but he expressed a desire to return to the court during the playoffs. He also was sidelined because of the same medical issue the previous season.
|Thu May 5||00:33||G Kyle Korver held to just two 3-point attempts Wednesday and ha...||Kyle Korver||SG||Bulls||Free Agent|
G Kyle Korver was held to just two 3-point attempts Wednesday and has hoisted just three 3-point tries over the first two games of the series. He scored seven points Wednesday after he was held to three points (all from the free-throw line) in Game 1.
|Thu May 5||00:33||F LeBron James scored 27 points and hit four of six 3-point atte...||LeBron James||SF||Heat||Buchanalia|
F LeBron James scored 27 points and hit four of six 3-point attempts Wednesday as part of the Cavs' NBA-record total of 25 made 3-pointers.James tied Robert Parish on Wednesday for 13th place on the postseason games played list with 184.
|Thu May 5||00:33||F Paul Millsap had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Atlanta in Game...||Paul Millsap||PF||Jazz||The Schellackers|
F Paul Millsap had 16 points and 11 rebounds for Atlanta in a Game 2 loss to the Cavs on Wednesday.
|Thu May 5||00:33||G J.R. Smith shot 7-13 from 3-point range Wednesday as part of C...||J.R. Smith||SG||Nuggets||Doppelganger|
G J.R. Smith shot 7-for-13 from 3-point range Wednesday as part of the Cavs' NBA-record total of 25 made 3-pointers. Smith, who finished with 23 points on the night, has 28 treys to lead the NBA this postseason.
|Thu May 5||00:33||F Kevin Love contributed 11 points and 13 rebounds to Cavs' Game...||Kevin Love||PF||Timberwolves||Iavaronis|
F Kevin Love contributed 11 points and 13 rebounds to the Cavs' Game 2 win over the Hawks on Wednesday.
|Wed May 4||17:47||Bosh declared out for rest of Heat season||Chris Bosh||PF||Heat||The Schellackers|
Chris Bosh's season is officially over.The Miami Heat announced in a statement on Wednesday afternoon that the veteran forward will not return during the NBA playoffs."The Heat, Chris, the doctors and medical team have been working together throughout this process and will continue to do so to return Chris to playing basketball as soon as possible," the team said.Bosh missed the final 29 games of the regular season after a blood clot in a leg was detected before the NBA All-Star Game break, but he had expressed a desire to return to the court during the playoffs. He also was sidelined because of the same medical issue the previous season.The medical concern is that the clots can hinder breathing and heart function. As part of the treatment, Bosh was placed on blood thinners, which could lead to internal bleeding should Bosh be struck by a hard blow. The National Basketball Players Association issued a statement a day earlier, saying "our top priority is Chris' health and well-being. We have spoken with Chris and his agent, and have reached out to the Miami Heat. We are hopeful that all parties involved can meet as soon as possible to resolve the situation."The 11-time All-Star traveled with the team to Toronto on Wednesday, but he has refused to comment on the situation.
|Wed May 4||15:36||James welcomes matchup with Wade, Heat||LeBron James||SF||Heat||Buchanalia|
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the midst of an Eastern Conference playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks, but that hasn't stopped him from thinking ahead to a potential matchup against his former team.The Cavs, who lead the Hawks 1-0 in their best-of-seven series, could face the Miami Heat in the conference finals later this month. The Heat also lead 1-0 in their series against the Toronto Raptors.Game 2 in the Cavs-Hawks series is Wednesday night.Asked after Wednesday morning's shootaround if he was pondering the possibility of facing Dwyane Wade and his former team, James answered, "Naturally, of course. "That's since I've came back. It'd be great to play against those guys in the postseason."Throughout my whole career, I've always wanted to go against Wade in a playoff series. We've always talked about it even before we became teammates in '10. It's not been heavy on my mind, but it's crossed my mind throughout my whole career."James and Wade won two NBA titles to... [More
|Wed May 4||03:23||G DeMar DeRozan chipped in with 22 points, six rebounds and four...||DeMar DeRozan||SG||Raptors||Doppelganger|
G DeMar DeRozan chipped in with 22 points, six rebounds and four assists during the Raptors' overtime loss to the Heat in Game 1 on Tuesday.
|Wed May 4||03:23||F Blake Griffin isn't going anywhere||Blake Griffin||PF||Clippers||Team Lorin|
F Blake Griffin isn't going anywhere. The popular trade target will be with the Clippers next season, coach Doc Rivers said. Griffin missed 41 games and returned for just five games before the playoffs, where he injured his quadriceps again.
|Wed May 4||03:23||F Joe Johnson chipped in with 16 points and seven rebounds in He...||Joe Johnson||SG||Hawks||Team Lorin|
F Joe Johnson chipped in with 16 points and seven rebounds in the Heat's Game 1 overtime win at Toronto.
|Wed May 4||03:23||G Kyle Lowry continued shooting struggles in Raptors' 102-96 Gam...||Kyle Lowry||PG||Rockets||Doppelganger|
G Kyle Lowry continued his shooting struggles in the Raptors' 102-96 Game 1 overtime loss to the Heat on Tuesday night. Lowry went 0-for-5 from 3-point range before sending the game into the extra period with a 39-foot, buzzer-beating 3-pointer. The 30-year-old Philadelphia native, who averaged 21.2 points and 6.5 assists per game during the regular season, finished Game 1 with seven points on 3-of-13 shooting from the field.
|Wed May 4||03:23||G Dwyane Wade contributed 24 points, six rebounds and four assis...||Dwyane Wade||SG||Heat||Buchanalia|
G Dwyane Wade contributed 24 points, six rebounds and four assists for the Heat in a Game 1 overtime win at Toronto.
|Wed May 4||03:23||G Goran Dragic continued hot play in postseason, leading Heat wi...||Goran Dragic||PG||Rockets||The Sith Lords|
G Goran Dragic continued his hot play in the postseason, leading the Heat with 26 points and six rebounds in a 102-96 overtime victory against the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 on Tuesday night. The 29-year-old Slovenian, who is averaging 14.1 points and 4.6 rebounds per game, helped the Heat to a 106-73 Game 7 win over Charlotte with a team-high 25 points and six rebounds on Sunday.
|Wed May 4||03:23||C Anderson Varejao assessed flagrant foul by NBA for leg-whippin...||Anderson Varejao||C||Cavaliers||Free Agent|
C Anderson Varejao was assessed a flagrant foul by the NBA for leg-whipping Trail Blazers SG Gerald Henderson in the third quarter of Game 1.
|Wed May 4||03:23||SG Stephen Curry (sprained right knee) sat out Game 2 on Tuesday...||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
SG Stephen Curry (sprained right knee) sat out Game 2 on Tuesday, and he is questionable for Game 3 on Saturday.He worked out following his team's morning shootaround at Oracle Arena but did not warm up before the game. Curry said he received platelet-rich plasma treatment to promote healing on his knee, the San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday.
|Wed May 4||03:23||PG Shaun Livingston scored in double figures for fifth consecuti...||Shaun Livingston||PG||Bucks||Free Agent|
PG Shaun Livingston scored in double figures for the fifth consecutive time as PG Stephen Curry's injury replacement Tuesday in the Warriors' win over the Trail Blazers. Livingston has made 55.6 percent of his shots (30-for-54) and averaged 14.8 points in his five starts.
|Wed May 4||00:20||Heat say Bosh still out, contrary to star's wishes||Chris Bosh||PF||Heat||The Schellackers|
The specter of Chris Bosh's future hangs over Miami as the Heat open the second round of playoffs on Tuesday against the Toronto Raptors.Bosh has been sidelined since the All-Star break because a blood clot was found in his left leg. Bosh's 2015 season also was curtailed because of a blood clot.The 11-time All-Star missed the final 29 games of the regular season and the entire postseason, but wants to return to action.The power forward/center was averaging 19 points per game before being sidelined. And since then, very little information about his health has been released by both Bosh and the Heat.On March 10, Bosh did release a statement giving the public a glimpse of his health and his belief that he would play again this season."I know there have been many questions regarding my health and when I will play again. My situation this year has never been life-threatening. I am feeling great and currently I do not have deep-vein thrombosis."Together with the Miami Heat, I am working with... [More
|Wed May 4||00:20||Report: Warriors G Curry receives platelet-rich plasma treatment||Stephen Curry||PG||Warriors||Iavaronis|
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry said he received platelet-rich plasma treatment to promote healing on his sprained right knee, the San Jose Mercury News reported Tuesday.Curry hurt his knee while slipping to the floor during Game 4 of the Warriors' first-round playoff series with the Houston Rockets. Golden State eliminated Houston in Game 5. Curry sat out the first two games of the team's Western Conference semifinal series against the Portland Trail Blazers, on Sunday and Tuesday.Before Game 1 against Portland, Curry said he hoped to return for Game 3 on Saturday.Curry missed the second and third games of the Houston series due to a sore right ankle.During the regular season, Curry, the league's reigning MVP, led the NBA with an average of 30.1 points and shattered his own league record by sinking 402 3-pointers.According to the Mercury News, Warriors general manager Bob Myers told 95.7 The Game on Tuesday that he knew Curry opted for platelet-rich plasma treatment, but he declined to discuss the issue further.
|Tue May 3||21:32||F Chris Bosh made trip to Toronto, where he spent first seven se...||Chris Bosh||PF||Heat||The Schellackers|
F Chris Bosh, who has been in a dispute with the club over his health status, made the trip to Toronto, where he spent the first seven seasons of his career, but was inactive for Game 1. Bosh has been sidelined since the All-Star break because a blood clot was found in his left leg.