New format leaves Eastern Conference and John Wall winners of dunk contest – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNEW ORLEANS – The new format in the NBA’s slam dunk contest had the same old story line: Too bad LeBron James wasn’t in it. The eventual … Read More

Andrew Bynum Signing Another Step in Indiana Pacers’ Bid to Topple Miami Heat – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportWe’ve known for months that the Eastern Conference will come down to the Indiana Pacers versus the Miami Heat. Well, the Pacers may have just grabbed the upper hand … Read More

Hibbert’s All-Star selection gives Pacers a rare double – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarRoy Hibbert’s selection as an NBA Eastern Conference All-Star was almost lost Thursday night in the hullabaloo about … Loading… Post to Facebook. Hibbert’s All-Star selection gives Pacers a … Read More

Rivalry renwed: Blackhawks bring out best in Red Wings –

FOXSports.comDETROIT — The only bad thing about the Red Wings moving to the Eastern Conference is that they don’t get to play the Chicago Blackhawks as often as they used … Read More

Pacers notes: High-flying Paul George picks up weekly honor – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarOn Monday, the NBA announced Indiana Pacers forward Paul George as the Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Loading… Post to Facebook. Pacers notes: High-flying Paul George picks up … Read More

Bucks-Lakers Preview – ESPN

ESPNLos Angeles will welcome another Eastern Conference lightweight to town, as league-worst Milwaukee (6-24) begins a three-game trip. The Bucks have lost eight of nine, and are 0-6 against West … Read More

The NBA’s Eastern Conference managed to get even worse – USA TODAY

USA TODAYOn Friday, the Atlanta Hawks announced that Al Horford is out indefinitely with a torn right pectoral muscle. Losing the two-time All-Star center is a huge blow to the … Read More

Penguins’ Pascal Dupuis to have ACL surgery, likely done for year – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Pittsburgh Penguins, sitting in first in the Eastern Conference, haven’t used their litany of injuries as an excuse all season. So they won’t let their latest blow, a … Read More

How to watch Bulls vs. Nets online, TV schedule, radio and more –

Philly.comThe first Christmas Day game is between two struggling Eastern Conference teams who entered the season with high expectations. This isn’t the Christmas Day matchup the league wanted it to … Read More

1. Heat Edge Tough Spurs Team From Atlanta – ESPN

ESPNMIAMI — Bash the Eastern Conference all you want — and most of it is deserved — but the Miami Heat and Atlanta Hawks put on a 2013-NBA-Finals-like performance at … Read More

Carmelo Anthony hoping ankle injury won’t keep him out of Christmas Day game … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe surprise from Orlando is that the Knicks didn’t see their name added to the list of unlucky Eastern Conference teams that have had their seasons all … Read More

Pistons hold on to hand Pacers first home loss – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS — It looked like the Detroit Pistons were headed to yet another fourth-quarter collapse. An 11-point lead early in the fourth quarter against the Eastern Conference power Indiana … Read More