News  /  Sports  /  More  /  NBA  / 

Most Recent

Spurs advance: San Antonio beats Grizzlies 103-96 in Game 6

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 11:52pm

The San Antonio Spurs wanted no part of playing a seventh game against the Grizzlies, not with the Houston Rockets looming in the next round.

Whew! Raptors blow 25-point lead, but beat Bucks 92-89

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 9:40pm

The crowd on the road was rowdy. The 25-point lead was gone. The Toronto Raptors were frazzled, in danger of losing a Game 6 in the playoffs again.

Top-seeded Celtics headline trio of elimination games

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 8:58pm

The top-seeded Boston Celtics are back from the brink of disaster.

Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury

Paul Ladewski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 3:25pm

If the Chicago Bulls are to extend their postseason, they almost certainly will have to do it without Rajon Rondo.

Knicks' Noah has shoulder surgery to repair rotator cuff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 27th - 1:10pm

Knicks center Joakim Noah has had right shoulder surgery to repair his rotator cuff, a procedure that could sideline him until training camp.

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:44pm

The Celtics and Bulls found another thing to argue about after Game 5 of their spirited first-round playoff series:

Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past Hawks, 103-99

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:33pm

John Wall figured the credit went to the down-the-stretch defense displayed by his Washington Wizards.

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:01pm

Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries.

NBA fines Rockets owner $100,000 for confronting referee

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:55pm

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action.

Milwaukee Bucks settle lawsuit over cheerleader pay

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:53pm

A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader who claimed in a lawsuit that she and her colleagues were underpaid has reached a settlement with the team but the organization maintains it did nothing wrong.

Cavs coach hosting TV party to watch Bucks-Raptors series

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:16pm

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is throwing a TV watch party.

Work load: LeBron not slowing as playoff minutes increase

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:56pm

Except for his backpedaling hairline, LeBron James shows no visible signs of age.

Rockets determined to play better in conference semis

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:52am

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are feeling great heading into the Western Conference semifinals for one big reason.

NBA Playoff Capsules

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:41pm

James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:31pm

The Spurs turned to their "grandpa" for the lift their young stars have struggled to provide in the past two games.

Rockets advance with 105-99 win over Thunder

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:33pm

James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

NBA Playoff Capsules

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:33pm

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over Oklahoma City on Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:54pm

Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series.

UNC's Berry withdrawing from draft to return for senior year

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:56pm

North Carolina point guard and Final Four most outstanding player Joel Berry II is withdrawing from the NBA draft to return for his senior season.