The Boston Bruins will try to extend their winning streak to six games as they face the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center. The game is Wednesday, April 8, 2015, and the puck drops at 8 p.m. ET.
The Capitals have already secured their place in the playoffs as they are second in the Metropolitan Division with 99 points.
Meanwhile, the Bruins currently hold the last playoff spot in the Atlantic but have to fend off the Detroit Red Wings, who are trying to take away their place. more >>
The Orlando Magic will try to extend their winning streak to three games as they host the Chicago Bulls at the Amway Center in the NBA. Tip-off is on April 8, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
Despite already being eliminated from the playoff race, the Magic are continuing to play hard as they develop their young stars.
With a 24-53 record, they still have a big margin over the bottom two teams in the Philadelphia 76ers and New York Knicks. more >>
The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to dominate in the remaining weeks of the NBA 2014-15 season.
After a bland start at the season, the Cavs have definitely turned things around in the past month, winning eight of their last 10 games, with the surging Bulls its most recent victim.
In that game over Chicago on Sunday night, Cleveland drained 16 three-pointers, keeping their Central Division rivals at bay, for a 99-94 win. LeBron James posted 20 points, 12 assists and 10 boards – his first triple-double after returning to Cleveland. Meanwhile, Kyrie Irving and J.R. Smith had 27 and 24 points respectively. more >>
With only a few more games to go before the end of the season, NBA fans and experts have talked about the race for the MVP award more than ever.
Currently, the top two players who are reportedly being considered for the award include Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and James Harden of the Houston Rockets.
Looking at both of these players' stat lines, it will be really close. more >>
The Kentucky Wildcats are an intercollegiate basketball team from the University of Kentucky. They have had a tremendous season, that wouldn't be possible without the heart of their team, Kevin Massey.
When Kevin was 16, he went through an ordeal, first discovering a brain tumor and then spending weeks in the hospital with not many body functions. He experienced all of this while trying to choose a school to attend. His mother was very concerned with finding him a university that was close to home, because it was a struggle for him just to stay alive. But, Kevin wouldn't stop chasing his dreams, he loved the Wildcats and knew that if he tried hard enough, he could become a part of the school.
When the basketball coach heard his story, he didn't hesitate to go and visit him. Realizing instantly how much of a fan he truly was, he knew he had to help him. That's exactly what he did. more >>
Metropolitan Division rivals will meet for the last time this season as the New Jersey Devils host the New York Rangers at the Prudential Center. The match is on April 7, 2015 at 7 p.m. ET.
New Jersey is currently seventh in the division with 77 points and have had a bad spell in their last eight games. In that stretch, the Devils only managed to win once, while only collecting two points in the other seven matches.
Their lone win was a 3-2 penalty shootout victory over the Montreal Canadiens at home. more >>