SCOREBOARD
Friday, May 11
Utah at Golden State. (9 p.m. EDT). The Jazz have a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.

STAR
Thursday
-Tayshaun Prince, Pistons, scored 23 points and had 11 rebounds in Detroit's 81-74 victory against Chicago.

SWEEPS
Detroit rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Chicago 81-74 on Thursday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. The Pistons after sweeping the Orlando Magic in the opening round are now up 3-0 in its series against the Bulls. No NBA team has ever comeback from a 3-0 deficit to win a series.

ALL-NBA TEAM
Phoenix point guard Steve Nash was an unanimous selection to the All-NBA team and was joined by teammate Amare Stoudemire on a squad made up entirely of Western Conference players. Dallas forward Dirk Nowitzki, San Antonio forward Tim Duncan and Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, the league's leading scorer, rounded out the first team.

SPEAKING
``I know it's the playoffs. I understand a hard foul,'' ``But that wasn't a hard foul at all. That was just a purpose kick trying to injure someone.'' - Amare Stoudemire claimed after being kicked by San Antonio Spurs Bruce Bowen during the Suns 101-81 victory.
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