NBA Playoff Roundup -- May 16
Published on May 17 2013 6:24 am
Last Updated on May 17 2013 6:24 am
Written by Millie Lange
Knicks Avoid Elimination
(New York, NY) -- The Knicks avoided elimination last night with an 85-75 victory over the Pacers in Game Five of their Eastern Conference semifinals. Indiana is still up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 28 points in the win. Game Six is in Indianapolis on Saturday.
Spurs Advance Past Warriors
(Oakland, CA) -- The Spurs are into the Western Conference finals for the second straight season after dropping the Warriors 94-82 in Game Six of their West semifinals. Tim Duncan had a team-high 19 points for San Antonio, which plays the Memphis Grizzlies for a spot in the NBA Finals. The Grizzlies defeated the Spurs in the first round of the 2010-11 postseason.
Maloofs Sell Kings To Sacramento Group
(Sacramento, CA) -- The Sacramento Kings have a new owner. According to the "Sacramento Bee," the Maloofs have sold the NBA franchise to a local group. The deal is worth a reported 535-million-dollars. The transaction comes one day after the NBA voted against the Kings to be relocated and sold to a Seattle investor.
Thursday, May 16 Scoreboard
New York Knicks 85, Indiana Pacers 75
(Pacers lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals, 3-2)
San Antonio Spurs 94, Golden State Warriors 82
(Spurs win best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 4-2)
Friday, May 17 Schedule (All Times Central)
No Games Scheduled