Point guard John Wall, the No. 1 pick by the Washington Wizards in the National Basketball Association draft, was among five University of Kentucky players taken in the first round to set a record.
The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the New York Knicks 97-80, while the Houston Rockets topped the Brooklyn Nets 119-106 in National Basketball Association contests.
The Philadelphia 76ers continue to defy the Las Vegas oddsmakers and have extended their National Basketball Association record to 3-0 with a 107-104 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
The Philadelphia 76ers charged back from an 18-point deficit to defeat the Boston Celtics 92-83 and even their National Basketball Association second-round playoff series to two games each.
The New York Knicks won their fourth straight game and snapped a six-game unbeaten run for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Kevin Garnett had 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Boston Celtics to a 92-91 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers in the first game of their best-of-seven National Basketball Association’s Eastern Conference semifinal.
Boos rang out around Madison Square Garden as the New York Knicks lost their fifth straight game, 106-94 at home against the Philadelphia 76ers.
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- Evan Turner on Aug 22, 2014