Posted on: May 1, 2009 10:50 am

Bulls win in 3 OTs and the Magic, Rockets move on

Coming up Roses

Real surprise: Celtics-Bulls go OT. But three? Derrick Rose's block of the potential winner helps Chicago survive Ray Allen's 51 and beat Boston 128-127 to force Game 7 -- in the best series ever, Ken Berger says.

Related Links: Series | Berger: Suspensions? | Rose | Yo!

Bring it on

Not every series is a Boston-Chicago type thriller. The Magic head to the 2nd round after dispatching the 76ers 114-89, and later, Houston has no trouble eliminating Portland 92-76. | Freeman: Smarten up, Orlando

Related Links: Series: ORL | Yo! | HOU | Yo! | Bracket

Keep it rolling

Round 2 is under way. Vancouver picks up where it left off and defeats Chicago 5-3. Wes Goldstein says the Blackhawks' explosive offense erases a late 3-0 deficit, but their aggressiveness costs them in the end.

Related Links: Series: Canucks 1, Blackhawks 0 | Picks | B/R | Talk!

Category: NBA
Posted on: April 22, 2009 10:47 am
Edited on: April 22, 2009 10:54 am

Roy drops 42 on Houston and the Blues get swept

About a Roy

Portland could not afford to fall behind 2-0 heading into Houston. Thanks to Brandon Roy, the Blazers don't have to worry about that. Roy drops a roof-shaking 42 points in a 107-103 win that ties the series. Full story

Related Links: Series: POR 1, HOU 1 | Mutombo finished? | B/R | Yo!

Sweep in St. Louis

It's a short-lived series and the first to end. The Canucks close out the Blues in four games with a 3-2 OT win. Wes Goldstein says despite being swept, St. Louis should be proud and has a lot to look forward to.

Related Links: Canucks 4, Blues 0 | Expert Picks | Bracket | Icing!

Draft needs: Niners

Sure, the Niners started showing a steadier pulse under Mike Singletary. But draft help is wanted virtually roster-wide if they are to finally make more of a move in the very tame NFC West, Clark Judge says. Story

Related Links: Mocks: WR? | Blogs: Draft | Rang

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