The Los Angeles Lakers beat the Orlando Magic last night, 97-84; here is a quarter-by-quarter of the win. [LakersNation]
The Latest on the NBA
Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem is working his way back to basketball shape. [ESPN.com NBA]
Nene says he wants to be a Denver Nugget for the rest of his career. [Pro Basketball Talk]
The New Jersey Nets have sent rookie Ben Uzoh to the NBA Developmental League. [NBA.com]
The Los Angeles Clippers players paid for the cancer treatment of former assistant coach Kim Hughes in 2004. [ESPN Los Angeles]
The New Orleans Hornets will receive $7 million from the state of Louisiana. [Slam Magazine]
NBA Game Previews for March 15th, 2011
Milwaukee Bucks at Atlanta Hawks- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
The Bucks are coming off an embarrassing loss to the Boston Celtics, but their road gets tougher as they visit the Hawks. The Hawks are fighting for a top seed in the Eastern Conference, and they should be able to beat the Bucks with little trouble.
New York Knicks are Indiana Pacers- 7:00 P.M. EST/ 4:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
The Pacers upset the Knicks Sunday at Madison Square Garden, and tonight they will host the Knicks for the second game in a home-and-home. In order for the Knicks to restore their reputation, they must find a way to beat the Pacers in Indiana.
Washington Wizards at Chicago Bulls- 8:00 P.M. EST/ 5:00 P.M. PST- NBA League Pass
The Chicago Bulls can claim sole possession of the number one seed in the Eastern Conference with a win tonight. The Bulls clearly have a more talented team than the Wizards and their skill-set will overwhelm Washington.
Dallas Mavericks at Portland Trail Blazers- NBA TV- 10:00 P.M. EST/ 7:00 P.M. PST
The Dallas Mavericks are battling the Lakers for playoff position, while the Blazers are trying to escape from the seventh seed in the West. A win would greatly benefit both teams, so expect to see a very intense game.