The longer the Chicago Bulls stay alive in the NBA playoffs, the louder the clamoring will grow for the return of their injured budding superstar, Derrick Rose. Before the din becomes overwhelming, critics should remember the story of an injured budding superstar of another era: Grant Hill.
Phil Jackson, who guided the Los Angeles Lakers to five National Basketball Association championships and the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls to six, will advise the Detroit Pistons on their coaching search.
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach Byron Scott while the Philadelphia 76ers announced that Doug Collins resigned, less than 24 hours after both teams played their final games of the National Basketball Association season.
LeBron James scored 29 points to help the Miami Heat defeat the Detroit Pistons 103-89 and extend their winning streak to 25 games, while the New York Knicks clinched a playoff berth with a 99-94 victory at the Toronto Raptors.