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The best three point shooter in NBA history Ray Allen has turned down the Celtics offer and agreed to a contract with the Miami Heat.
Jason Terry and the Celtics have agreed to a deal that will see the Mavericks man move to Boston on a three year deal.
Jason Kidd has left the Mavericks and agreed to a deal with the Knicks.
Hall of Fame point guard Steve Nash has left the Phoenix Suns and joined Kobe in Los Angeles.
All Star Joe Johnson has signed with the Brooklyn Nets helping to prompt Deron Williams to resign.
Elton Brand has been amnestied by the Sixers while Rashard Lewis has been by the Wizards
Nick Young has agreed to a deal with the Sixers, leaving the Clippers.
Beasley and Eric Gordon both sign with the Suns, bring back Goran Dragic as well.
Batum likely to sign with the Timberwolves.
Jameer Nelson resigns with Magic.
A thunderous opening statement from OKC quickly opened up the option of a blood bath in this series as the Thunder destroyed the Lakers by a ridiculous 29 points. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had 25 and 27 points respectively to lead the Thunder while newly crowned 6th man of the year James Harden contributed 17 points. Kobe and Bynum each had 20 apiece.
The 76ers got the win they need on the Celtics court as they won a close game by a single point. They managed the impossible as they became the first team since the San Antonio Spurs during the regular season to defeat the Celtics on their floor. Look out for a big response in Philly!
The Heat and the Thunder both got one step closer to closing out their first round series with ease. Both teams had easy victories over their opponents. The two superstar small forwards LeBron James and Kevin Durant dominated for their teams, both recording 30 point + games.
In what is likely to be Deron Williams last game for the New Jersey Nets, he sat out as the Nets struggled to score all night. The now Brooklyn Nets were held to just 27 points in the first half as the Raptors built a 27 point lead. Ed Davis had 24 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as both sides played with skeleton teams. Solomon Alabi had 19 rebounds off the bench.
Ben Gordon had 26 points, including 8-10 shooting from behind the arc, off the bench as the Detroit Pistons took down the Philadelphia 76ers. As most teams are at this time of the year, most of the Sixers top players were resting up for the playoffs and looking after niggling injuries.
The Boston Celtics played the exception to the rule as their usual starting line up, barring Ray Allen, all suited up and played as they won against the Milwaukee Bucks. Avery Bradley had 14 points as Doc Rivers emptied his bench throughout the game.
The Big Three sat out for Miami as the Washington Wizards tore through the Heat at home, winning by 34 points. The lead only changed hands three times as the Wizards were dominant throughout the night. Without Wade and James in the lineup, Wall dominated the fast break. Maurice Evans led the Wizards off the bench with 18 points.
With Melo and Tyson Chandler sitting out, Amare Stoudemire proved he thrived being the man as the Charlotte Bobcats are officially the worst team in NBA history. Amare had 21 to lead the Knicks including an absolutely nasty dunk over Tyrus Thomas. Next stop: Miami Heat.
Josh Smith had 23 points 9 rebounds and 7 assists in a near triple double effort as the Atlanta Hawks took down the Dallas Mavericks. The lead only changed hands once as the Hawks comfortably won by 17 points.
John Lucas had 25 points off the bench as the Bulls finished off their regular season with a 32 point win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. With the win the Bulls claimed the Number One overall seed throughout the playoffs, ensuring that they will have homecourt advantage no matter how far in they go.
The Memphis Grizzlies claimed home court advantage for the first time in franchise history as the Memphis Grizzlies won over a seriously slumping Orlando team. Marc Gasol had 22 points to lead all comers while Hedo Turkoglu returned to the line up with a 18 point game.
The New Orleans Horents only scored 6 points in the final quarter as they lost to the Houston Rockets. Chase Budinger had 27 points to lead both teams as the Hornets shot themselves in the foot with their terrible final quarter.
JaVale McGee had 19 points over a vertically challenged Minnesota Timeberwolves as the Nuggets won by 29 points. Riddled by injuries, the Wolves gave rookies and bench players the start in a game that had no point.
Like most playoff teams, the Utah Jazz rested their starters but still had enough to beat the Portland Trailblazers. Rookie center Enes Kanter showed some of what Jazz fans have been ranting about, scoring 12 points in 33 minutes of play.
Literally half the Laker team sat the game out as the veteran group prepared themselves for the playoffs. However, their reserves were unable to pick up the slack as they lost to the Sacramento Kings. Jimmer Freddete had 10 points off the bench while DeMarcus Cousins led all comers with 23.
Australian guard Patty Mills had a career night as he 34 points and 12 assists as he was given the start once more against the Golden State Warriors. DeJuan Blair had 22 points and 13 rebounds as well to help the resting Spurs to the win.
Eight players scored in double figures for the Hawks as they romped to a 20 point victory over the Charlotte Bobcats. Cory Higgins led the Bobcats with a career high 22 point off the bench. Zaza Pachulia had 12 points on 5-6 shooting and grabbed 16 points in the landslide victory.
The Boston Celtics suffocated the Indiana Pacers, holding them to just 35% shooting from the field, winning 86-72. Ray Allen had 19 off the bench and Paul Pierce lead both teams with 24 points as the Celtics continued their push up the standings. Danny Granger had 20 for the Pacers.
Dwight Howard’s 20 points, 20 rebound and 6 assist game combined with Glen Davis’ 23 and 12 proved too much for the 76ers as they lost 88-82. Thaddeus Young led the Sixers with 20 points off the bench.
Rudy Gay’s 25 points lead the Grizzlies as they bested the Dallas Mavericks 89-94. Gilbert Arenas looked good for his 14 points off the bench and could prove to be an x-factor in the upcoming playoffs. Dirk had 17 points in the loss.
Kaman and Smith combined for a total 47 points and 20 rebounds as the New Orleans Hornets took down the Minnesota Timberwolves. Kevin Love had 29 points and 12 rebounds but it just wasn’t enough as they lost 90-99.
Beno Udrih and Brandon Jennings both had 21 points apiece as the Milwaukee Bucks blew out the Portland Trailblazers by 22 points. The disappointing Blazers didn’t offer a great deal of resistance, barring Alridge’s 21 points, as they went down in double figures.
Big 2nd and 3rd quarters from Michael Redd and Shannon Brown lead the Phoenix Suns to a 20 point victory over arch rival Los Angeles. Veteran point guard Steve Nash got the better of his younger compatriot Ramon Session, scoring 13 points and dishing out 11 assists as Pau Gasol had 30 for the Lakers.
Blake Griffin’s 27 points were supplemented by Chris Paul’s 19 point, 15 assist and 7 steal game as the LA Clippers beat the Sacramento Kings by 15. DeMarcus Cousins had 15 points and 20 rebounds in the loss.
7 players scored in double figures and Brandon Rush had 20 points off the bench as the Golden State Warriors won against the Denver Nuggets. Ty Lawson had 21 points in the loss.
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