Kevin Durant and the Thunder came up just short of the Houston Rockets, who decided to throw two to four players at KD at any given time. He did his best, scoring 38, but it wasn't enough to overcome the effort from role players like Chandler Parsons, who had 27 points and 10 boards, and Omer Asik, who had 17 and 14. The Rockets forced Game Five, winning 105-103 on a play that Serge Ibaka will remember for a while.

 

The Atlanta Hawks followed Josh Smith to another home victory, beating the Pacers 102-91.

 

Brook Lopez and the Brooklyn Nets rolled in Game Five to bring the series back to Chicago.

 

The Sacramento Kings appear to be staying in Sacramento.

 

Brandon Moss hit a home run with two outs in the bottom of the 19th to give the A's a win over the Angels. 

 

Meanwhile, the Mets lost to the Marlins in 15.

 

Greg Norman advocates for stronger drug testing in golf. 

 

Tim Tebow has been offered a job in the Legends Football League.

 

Phil Jackson is heading to Canada to meet with the Toronto Raptors, on what will likely be the first of many interviews.

 

Charles Barkley discusses Jason Collins' announcement.

 

FLASHING LIGHTS

 

Pusha-T announces his album, My Name Is My Name, will be released on July 16th.

 

J. Cole drops another jam from his upcoming album, Born Sinner.

 

T.I. released the artwork for the Hustle Gang mixtape, due May 7.

 

Big Sean hit the studio with Eminem.

 

Spike Lee will direct Big KRIT's "Praying Man" video.

 

Danny Brown had a good time in New Zealand.

 

Check out Snoop Lion's Reincarnated in full.

 

DID YOU REALIZE?

 

Authorities are investigating several new leads in the Boston Bombing case, including potential connections to other radicals, as well as looking into female DNA that was found on the bomb (though they noted that since these were household products, it is not necessarily an implication of guilt).

 

Anthony Weiner has gone from disgraced politician to skilled capitalist during his two years after leaving office, as he began almost immediately providing helpful consulting for businesses attempting to navigate government red tape.

 

Will the Internet put universities out of business?

 

A legal online poker site has launched in Nevada.

 

California is on the verge of passing a bill that would force companies like Google and Facebook to let you know how they are using your information.

 

There has been another arrest made in the case of ricin being mailed to the White House.

 

A second female soldier has pled guilty to desertion after fleeing the US for Canada to avoid a second term in Iraq.

 

 

EVERYTHING I AM

 

There are 166 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, though just three have been convicted of a crime. One hundred prisoners are now on a hunger strike and some are being forced food via nasal tubes. I'd give you some American news coverage of it, but there isn't any. 

 

 

GOTTA HAVE IT

 

P-Money and MOP are the hardest MFers in hip-hop.