Jazz Williams Shoots a Free Throw Against the Nuggets in Denver
Utah Jazz guard Deron Williams takes a free throw against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter at the Pepsi Center in Denver on January 16, 2010. Denver leads the hotly contested Northwest division that has four teams within 3.5 of first place. UPI/Gary C. Caskey..
Joakim Noah's double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds Saturday lifted Chicago to a 99-93 win over Brooklyn in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference series.
Andray Blatche scored the last five Brooklyn points over the closing 1:15 Thursday and the Nets forced a decisive playoff game with a 95-92 win over Chicago.
Brook Lopez's 28 points and 10 rebounds Monday helped the Brooklyn Nets stave off elimination with a 110-91 first-round playoff win over Chicago.
Nate Robinson scored 23 points in the fourth quarter Saturday and the Chicago Bulls went on to beat Brooklyn 142-134 in triple-overtime for a 3-1 series lead.
Carlos Boozer helped stake Chicago to a big lead Thursday and the Bulls narrowly avoided a fourth-quarter collapse to edge Brooklyn 79-76.
Deron Williams and Brook Lopez combined for 43 points Saturday and Brooklyn pounded Chicago 106-89 to open its first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.
Toronto's DeMar DeRozan pumped in 36 points Sunday and the Raptors notched a fifth win in six games, 93-87 over Brooklyn.
Deron Williams, Joe Johnson and Brook Lopez combined for 81 points Friday in pacing Brooklyn to a 117-109 victory over Indiana.
Deron Williams was one of three Brooklyn players to reach 20 points Wednesday, lifting the Nets to a 101-93 decision over Boston.
Reggie Evans and Brook Lopez combined for 46 points and 35 rebounds Tuesday, carrying the Brooklyn Nets to a 104-83 win over Philadelphia.
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