BOSTON CELTICS VS DENVER NUGGETS
Denver Nuggets guard Allen Iverson (L) starting for the first time since his trade from Philadelphia drives against Boston Celtics guard Tony Allen (R) in the first quarter at Pepsi Center in Denver December 26, 2006. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
Tony Allen brought an end to an Oklahoma City comeback Wednesday and Memphis earned a berth in the conference semifinals by downing the Thunder 88-84.
Miami forward LeBron James has been voted onto the NBA All-Defensive Team for a fifth-consecutive season, the NBA announced Monday.
Marc Gasol scored 12 of his 20 points during the third quarter Saturday and Memphis bested Oklahoma City 87-81 for a 2-1 lead in their second-round series.
Zach Randolph and Mike Conley both scored 23 points Friday, sending Memphis to a 118-105 win over the Los Angeles Clippers and a playoff series triumph.
Zach Randolph broke loose for 27 points Thursday and Memphis went to the foul line 38 times in a bruising 94-82 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
Chris Paul's driving bank shot at the buzzer Monday lifted the Los Angeles Clippers to a dramatic 93-91 win over Memphis in Game 2 of their NBA playoff series.
J.R. Smith ignited New York to a big halftime lead Wednesday and the Knicks held off a second-half charge to defeat Memphis 108-101.
Mike Conley fired in 22 points and dished off eight assists Saturday in the Memphis Grizzlies' 96-85 triumph over New Orleans.
Mike Conley and Tony Allen each made two free throws in the final 16 seconds Wednesday to wrap up a 91-85 triumph for Memphis over Portland.
Tayshaun Prince netted 14 points Sunday and the Memphis Grizzlies stayed on a roll with a 108-82 win over Orlando.