Derrick Rose Wins 2010-2011 MVP & The Top NBA News

Derrick Rose Wins 2010-2011 MVP & The Top NBA News

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Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose has won the 2010-2011 regular season MVP award; Rose has become the youngest player to win the honor.

Rose wins MVP: Dime Magazine

The Latest on the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers lost Game 1 to the Dallas Mavericks, 96-94. Here is a quarter-by-quarter recap of the game. [LakersNation]

Phil Jackson backs Brian Shaw as the Lakers’ next head coach. [Sporting News]

Phil Jackson has apologized to the Maloof brothers, the owners of the Sacramento Kings. [Sporting News]

Kobe Bryant believes the Dallas Mavericks have the ability to win the series. [ESPN Dallas]

The Latest on the NBA

An MRI revealed a Grade 2 sprain on Derrick Rose’s ankle. [Pro Basketball Talk]

The Miami Heat wants its fans to sing the national anthem in tonight’s Game 2 versus the Boston Celtics. [Slam Magazine]

Denver Nuggets’ Nene will likely opt of his contract and will test the free-agency market. [Pro Basketball Talk]

NBA Playoffs- May 2nd, 2011

Atlanta Hawks-103 Chicago Bulls-95-F (Atlanta leads series 1-0)

Dallas Mavericks-96 Los Angeles Lakers-94-F (Dallas leads series 1-0)

NBA Playoffs- May 3rd, 2011

Boston Celtics at Miami Heat- Game 2- TNT- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST (Miami leads series 1-0)

Memphis Grizzlies at Oklahoma City Thunder- Game 2- TNT- 9:30 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST (Memphis leads series 1-0)