NBA Roundup From April 24, Schedule

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Published on April 25 2013 10:42 am
Last Updated on April 25 2013 10:42 am
Written by Millie Lange

Grizzlies' Gasol Named Defensive Player of Year

(New York, NY) -- Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year.  He received 30 first-place votes and 212 points to beat out Heat star LeBron James. "King James" received 18 first-place votes and 149 points. Oklahoma City's Serge Ibaka was third with 14 first-place votes and 122 points.

 

Thunder, Pacers, Spurs All Take 2-0 Series Leads

The Thunder, Pacers and Spurs are all up 2-0 in their respective playoff series. The Thunder edged the Rockets, 105-102. The Pacers pounded the Hawks, 113-98. The Spurs sank the Lakers, 102-91.  Tonight, the Heat and Clippers look to take commanding 3-0 leads, while the Nets and Bulls meet in Game Three in Chicago with that series tied at a game apiece. Miami meets the Bucks in Milwaukee and L.A. is in Memphis to battle the Grizzlies.

 

Wednesday, April 24 Scoreboard

NBA Playoffs

Oklahoma City Thunder 105, Houston Rockets 102
(Thunder lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

Indiana Pacers 113, Atlanta Hawks 98
(Pacers lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

San Antonio Spurs 102, Los Angeles Lakers 91
(Spurs lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

 

Thursday, April 25 Schedule (All Times Central)

NBA Playoffs

6:00 p.m. - Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks
(Heat lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

7:30 p.m. - Brooklyn Nets at Chicago Bulls
(Best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals tied, 1-1)

8:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Clippers at Memphis Grizzlies
(Clippers lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)