May 6, 2013 |
BIGGER, BADDER, and so far better. Physical beat finesse yesterday, as the Indiana Pacers outworked and outmuscled the New York Knicks in a 102-95 victory in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden. David West scored 20 points and Paul George added 19 for the Pacers, who outrebounded the Knicks 44-30, showing the smaller team that in the rugged East, size does matter. "I thought guys did a good job just putting them on their heels," West said.
May 6, 2013
David West scored 20 points, Paul George added 19 and the Indiana Pacers beat the New York Knicks, 102-95, on Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden. D.J. Augustin had 16 points for the Pacers, who built a 16-point lead while New York's Carmelo Anthony was on the bench in foul trouble in the third. Anthony finished with 27 points and 11 rebounds. Thunder top Grizzlies. Down by one in the final minute, Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher poked the ball away from Memphis' Mike Conley, springing Kevin Durant into the open court with a chance to put the Thunder on top. Durant sank a jumper with 11.1 seconds left for the last of his 35 points, lifting the Thunder to a 93-91 victory over the Grizzlies in Game 1 of the Western Conference semis.
April 30, 2013 |
BROOK LOPEZ had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat visiting Chicago, 110-91, last night, cutting the Bulls' lead to 3-2 in their first-round playoff series. The Bulls were outscored 15-1 down the stretch and failed to set up a second-round series with Miami. Instead they will host Game 6 on Thursday. The Bulls' Nate Robinson had 20 points and eight assists starting in place of point guard Kirk Hinrich, who bruised his left calf in Saturday's game.
April 21, 2013 |
Bernard Cross, 89, of Elkins Park, former president of Cross Bros. Meat Packers Inc. in Kensington, died Thursday, April 18, of cancer at his home. Once one of the largest meatpacking companies on the East Coast, Cross Bros. closed in 1979. Mr. Cross was past president of Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park, and a board member of the Jewish Theological Seminary and Solomon Schechter Day Schools. He was the founder and an officer of the Hebrew Free Loan Society and was a member of Ashbourne Country Club, Philmont Country Club, and Hackenburg Masonic Lodge.
April 19, 2013 |
Paul Lightfoot, marathon runner and local food zealot, is determined to change the way highly perishable, expensive-to-ship produce is grown and distributed to supermarkets in the Northeast and other parts of the nation. Starting in Yardley. As CEO of BrightFarms Inc., a big-picture company with a hyper-local focus, Lightfoot wants to "create beautiful local produce, near grocery retailers, that's thousands of miles fresher, and do it with the same food safety and year-round commercial volume as a large, centralized supplier might have been doing from a huge facility in California.
April 14, 2013
LeBron James scored 20 points in 29 minutes and Rashard Lewis added 19 on a huge night for the Miami bench as the Heat beat the Boston Celtics, 109-101, Friday, to tied their franchise record for home wins in a season. The Heat erased an early 13-point deficit with a 41-point second quarter to win their 35th home game to tie the standard set in 2004-05. Dwyane Wade, back after missing six games with a bruised right kneecap, scored 11 points in 34 minutes. Elsewhere: Deron Williams scored 33 points to lead Brooklyn, 117-109, over host Indiana, securing home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.
April 12, 2013
Warren: Son got gun on Internet LOS ANGELES - The gun that Rick Warren's son used to kill himself last week was unregistered and purchased on the Internet, the pastor tweeted Thursday afternoon. Warren's tweet read: Someone on the internet sold Matthew an unregistered gun. I pray he seeks God's forgiveness. I forgive him.#MATTHEW 6:15 Sheriff's Department records show no one in the Warren family is registered to carry a concealed weapon in Orange County, and authorities have said they were struggling to determine where Matthew Warren, 27, obtained the weapon.
April 9, 2013 |
Former Phillies and Red Sox manager Terry Francona, now the newest Cleveland skipper, made an error in his first home game with the Indians. He got lost making the two-block walk from his apartment to Progressive Field and had to ask for directions. Eventually, a team employee picked him up in a golf cart. Can't blame him. When his father, Indians star Tito - who threw out the ceremonial first pitch - played in Cleveland (and when Terry had a late 1980s stint there), the Tribe played in Municipal Stadium, a crumbling hulk better known as the "Mistake by the Lake.
April 8, 2013 |
DRIVING TO the basket in crunch time, Raymond Felton slipped and lost the basketball. All he could do was lunge back at it and bat it toward J.R. Smith as the shot clock ticked closer to zero. For the second straight possession, Smith beat the buzzer - this time with a three-pointer - and the visiting Knicks closed out a 125-120 victory Sunday over Oklahoma City. "He makes plays like that. He makes tough shots. Sometimes I think he likes to take the tougher shot than the easier shot.
April 4, 2013 |
Edward W. Gormley, 64, of Fort Washington, a banking executive in eastern Montgomery County for many years, died on Thursday, March 28, of sepsis at Abington Hospice at Warminster. Born in the East Falls section of Philadelphia and raised in Warminster, he was the son of Edward and Marian Kinsky Gormley. After graduating from William Tennent High School in 1967, he attended Bucks County Community College for two years before earning a bachelor's degree in business from Bloomsburg State College in 1971.