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  • With two wins in Chicago, Wizards seize control over Bulls (NBC Sports)
    Bradley Beal, Nene help Washington take 2-0 series lead

  • Kevin Durant scores 42 as Thunder slip by Pistons (Automated Insights)
    Kevin Durant put up 42 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a close victory over the Detroit Pistons, 112-111. Oklahoma City (59-23) gets one in the win column after losing to New Orleans on Monday.

  • Woodson, Corbin fired: Adelman decides to retire (The Associated Press)
    Mike Woodson and Tyrone Corbin lost their jobs, and Rick Adelman decided it was time to walk away from his.

  • Blakely's Mock Draft 1.0: A surprise for the Celtics? (Comcast SportsNet New England)
    BOSTON One of the perks of being one of the best in the NBA for years is the lottery isn't something you put a ton of energy, effort or thought into.

  • By the numbers: Joakim Noah's impressive defensive season (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)
    Joakim Noah was named the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year today, capping off an incredible run by the Bulls center that helped the Bulls once again become one of the NBA's elite defensive units. Here's a look, by the numbers, on how and why Noah became the NBA's most valuable defender. And in that category, Noah's defensive play contributed nearly seven wins to the Bulls' 48-34 record. His 6.6 DWS led the NBA, slightly above Paul George (6.4), DeAndre Jordan (5.8) and Roy Hibbert (5.0), three other players who garnered votes for Defensive Player of the...

  • D.C. sports topics worthy of own show (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)
    Like most of my Twitter pals, I spent a chunk of this past Thursday night watching the 30 for 30 documentary, "Bad Boys" about the two-time NBA Champion Detroit Pistons. *Redskins/Joe Gibbs 1.0 era: When the NFL's best teams/dynasties are mentioned, seems like the three-time champion Redskins don't get enough love. *Gilbert Arenas: "Agent Zero," coin flipping, dropping 60 points on the Lakers in Los Angeles, sharks, knee injuries, the last contract which still netted him crazy money this season, social media, how initial reporting on guns in the locker room shaped the reaction and of course, DAGGER!!...

  • Celtics exec Zarren considered for Pistons GM job (Comcast SportsNet New England)
    BOSTON - Mike Zarren, the Celtics' well-respected, numbers-crunching, assistant general manager, is again under consideration for another job. He is among the early names to surface for the soon-to-be vacant GM job with the Detroit Pistons. Longtime Pistons GM Joe Dumars will not have his contract renewed this summer as the Pistons failed to make the playoffs for the fifth consecutive season. The Pistons have hired the firm Korn Ferry to help conduct the search, although the final call on the team's next GM will be made by team owner Tom Gores.

  • NBA roundup: Woodson wants to know status with Knicks (The SportsXchange)
    New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson does not want to meet face to face with new team president Phil Jackson until he is informed whether or not he will be retained for next season, ESPN reported Friday. Woodson reportedly would prefer that Jackson contact his agent if he is going to be fired. The New York Daily News reported Thursday night that Jackson and Woodson were scheduled to talk over the phone to plan a meeting or work out terms of Woodson's departure. The Daily News also reported that Woodson told management that he does not see...

  • Warriors-Clippers Preview (The Associated Press)
    There's an All-Star point guard on each side, they're both young and athletic, and each franchise is trying to distance itself from an inglorious past that cast them as afterthoughts for most of their years in the NBA. They've tangled while splitting their four games this season, most famously on Christmas, when Blake Griffin was elbowed by Warriors forward Draymond Green. In March, Griffin and Warriors backup center Jermaine O'Neal squabbled in a Clippers victory and it carried over after the game. ''I don't know if there's a lingering issue or not.'' With both teams having been down so long...

  • Motivated LeBron preps for the playoff grind (The Associated Press)
    LeBron James was walking down the hallway that the Miami Heat call ''Championship Alley'' a few minutes after last season's NBA Finals, when he decided the time was right to send a message. ''Keep giving me motivation! I need it!'' James shouted in the crowded corridor, as the champagne for a second straight NBA title started spraying in the nearby locker room. But with the start of this year's playoffs looming, the four-time NBA MVP said Friday he doesn't necessarily need to be fueled by them anymore, not with the Heat having a chance to become just the...

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