Eight teams are still alive in the chase for the NBA title. Five of the eight first-round NBA playoff series were won by the higher seeded teams, with sixth-seeded Memphis being the lowest seed still remaining. Here's a look at the match-ups for the Eastern and Western Conference semifinals:
Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Boston Celtics, 88-80, in Boston on Friday night to win Game 6 and take the first-round, best-of-seven NBA playoff series, four games to two
George Hill and David West scored 21 points apiece, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Atlanta Hawks, 81-73, in Atlanta on Friday night to win Game 6 and take the first-round, best-of-seven NBA playoff series, four games to two
After playing for the New England Patriots from 2000 to 2004, guard Joe Andruzzi was already loved in Boston, but now he's a certified hero. After yesterday's deadly explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Andruzzi, who was at the scene as an observer hosting an event for his cancer foundation, left no doubt that he's an even larger star off the field than he was on it
Adrian Dantley, a six-time NBA All-Star, two-time scoring champion, and the 1997 NBA Rookie of the Year, is now making $17,000 a year, working as a school crossing guard, just outside of the Washington, D.C. area.
New Orleans Hornets forward Ryan Anderson, the NBA leader in 3 pointers, will take part in the three-point shootout on All-Star weekend. Find out who else joins him, as well as who will be competing in the Slam Dunk contest.
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