2009 Big East Men's Basketball Finals in New York
The Louisville Cardinals Earl Clark dunks the ball in the second half against the Syracuse Orange in the Big East Basketball Championship Finals at Madison Square Garden in New York City on March 14, 2009. Louisville defeated Syracuse 76-66 to win the 2009 Big East Championship. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)
Kobe Bryant notched a triple-double while leading the Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-81 thrashing of the visiting Dallas Mavericks.
Dwight Howard scored 19 points and Kobe Bryant added just four points and nine assists in the Los Angeles Lakers 91-85 win over the Phoenix Suns Tuesday.
Dwyane Wade led a fourth-quarter charge that enabled the Miami Heat to pull away Sunday and record a 107-97 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.
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Kobe Bryant came close to a triple-double Friday in helping rally the Los Angeles Lakers from a 19-point deficit to a 100-93 win over Charlotte.
Kobe Bryant put in 21 points Tuesday and the Los Angeles Lakers bested Brooklyn 92-83 despite playing without Dwight Howard and Metta World Peace.
Dwight Howard scored 24 points and Earl Clark added 20 and picked off a dozen rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Lakers past visiting New Orleans 111-106 Tuesday.
Ryan Anderson's 26 points and 16 rebounds helped the Orlando Magic overcome an injury-riddled frontcourt to post a 113-100 win over Philadelphia Monday.
Jameer Nelson pumped in 21 points and handed out nine assists Sunday, propelling Orlando to a 100-84 win over Cleveland and a post-season berth.
Al Horford scored 24 points and Joe Johnson added 17 Monday, boosting the Atlanta Hawks to a 91-81 win over trade-retooled Orlando.