NBA Roundup From April 23, Schedule

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Published on April 24 2013 10:34 am
Last Updated on April 24 2013 10:34 am
Written by Millie Lange

Heat, Knicks Jump Out To Leads, Warriors Even Up With Nuggets

The Heat and Knicks are both out to 2-0 series leads in their respective NBA playoff series.  Miami dropped the Milwaukee Bucks 98-86 to grab its lead while New York cruised by the Boston Celtics, 87-71.  Out West, the Golden State Warriors pulled even at one game each in their series with the Denver Nuggets by grabbing a 131-117 victory.

 

Cavs, Brown Reportedly Have Deal In Place

(Cleveland, OH) -- Mike Brown is set to become the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers for the second time.  ESPN reports Brown has agreed to a five-year, $20-million contract. Brown would replace Byron Scott, who was fired after three seasons. Brown spent five seasons as head coach of the Cavs before a brief stint with the Lakers.

 

Tuesday, April 23 Scoreboard

NBA Playoffs

Miami Heat 98, Milwaukee Bucks 86 (Heat lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

New York Knicks 87, Boston Celtics 71 (Knicks lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 2-0)

Golden State Warriors 131, Denver Nuggets 117 (Best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals tied, 1-1)

 

Wednesday, April 24 Schedule (All Times Central)

NBA Playoffs

6:00 p.m. - Houston Rockets at Oklahoma City Thunder(Thunder lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 1-0)

6:30 p.m. - Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers (Pacers lead best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarterfinals, 1-0)

8:30 p.m. - Los Angeles Lakers at San Antonio Spurs(Spurs lead best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinals, 1-0)