SCOREBOARD
Friday, May 25
No NBA playoff games scheduled.

STAR
Thursday
-Rasheed Wallace, Pistons, scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Detroit to a 79-76 victory and a 2-0 series lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals.

ON THE LINE
JeBron James missed a shot with 7.9 seconds left, allowing Detroit to escape again with a 79-76 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. James, who passed up a shot in the final seconds of the series opener, dribbled into the lane and missed a spinning shot in the lane with Richard Hamilton draped on him.

SECOND CHANCE
lawyers'' working for him.

BEHIND BARS
Former NBA player Henry Charles James was sentenced to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling crack cocaine to an undercover police officer last summer. James played in the 1990s for Cleveland, Sacramento, Utah, the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston and Atlanta.

SPEAKING .
``Down the stretch, he wanted the ball in a lot of situations. He made some big plays in the fourth quarter.'' - Pistons coach Flip Saunders about the play of Rasheed Wallace after Detroit's 79-76 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

Top NBA Public Bets

NBA Top Stories

Thumbnail Jazz vs. Clippers Game 5 Pick Will the Los Angeles Clippers be able to regroup at home when they host the Utah Jazz in Game 5 of their...
Thumbnail Grizzlies vs. Spurs Game 5 Pick Can the San Antonio Spurs find a way to get back on track when they take on the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at 9PM ET in Game...
Thumbnail Thunder vs. Rockets Game 5 Pick Will the Houston Rockets close out the Oklahoma City Thunder when the two met today at in Game 5 at 8PM ET?
Thumbnail Warriors vs. Blazers Game 4 Pick Will the Golden State Warriors close out their NBA Playoffs series with the Portland Trail Blazers when the two meet in Game 4 tonight at 10:30PM...
Thumbnail Wizards vs. Hawks Game 4 Pick Will the Atlanta Hawks pull even with the Washington Wizards when the two meet up in Game 4 of their playoff...

NBA Team Pages