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Nurkic won't play for Portland in Game 4 vs. the Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:02pm

Jusuf Nurkic won't play for the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 4 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Monday night.

James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:26pm

LeBron James stuck to the old script Sunday.

Rockets' Beverley fined $25,000 for confronting fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:34pm

The NBA has fined Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley $25,000 for confronting a fan after Game 3 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

John Stevens promoted to head coach by Los Angeles Kings

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

The Los Angeles Kings have promoted associated head coach John Stevens to become their next head coach.

Hawks deliver early playoff KO, romp past Wizards 116-98

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:04am

The Hawks are back in the series, and the bad blood with the Washington Wizards shows no signs of letting up.

Warriors take 3-0 series lead over Blazers with 119-113 win

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:11am

Stephen Curry wasn't trying to be a hero. He just wanted the win.

Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:01pm

Grizzlies guard Mike Conley said he was an option to take the final shot and that the San Antonio Spurs thought so, too, on a night when he scored a franchise postseason record 35 points.

Nurkic to start for Portland in Game 3 against the Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:52pm

Jusuf Nurkic will start for the Portland Trail Blazers in Game 3 of their playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night.

Warriors' Durant and Kerr out for Game 3 against the Blazers

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:33pm

Golden State's Kevin Durant won't play in Saturday's Game 3 against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a strained left calf.

Warriors' Kerr out for Game 3 vs Blazers with illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:33pm

Steve Kerr won't coach the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of their playoff series Saturday night because of an illness.

Raptors beat Bucks 87-76 in slugfest, tie series at 2-2

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:31pm

DeMar DeRozan reverted back to his playmaking form. The Toronto Raptors reasserted themselves on defense.

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:06pm

Chris Paul and his Los Angeles Clippers teammates are more concerned with supporting Blake Griffin than worrying about Game 4 against the Utah Jazz.

AP source: NBA investigating Beverley incident with fan

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:56pm

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the NBA is investigating an incident between Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley and an Oklahoma City Thunder fan.

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder past Rockets 115-113

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:02am

Russell Westbrook figured out that he didn't have to do it all.

Blake Griffin leaves Game 3 with bruised right big toe

Kareem Copeland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 10:00pm

Clippers forward Blake Griffin has left Game 3 against the Jazz with a bruised right big toe and will not return.

Bulls guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken thumb

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:41pm

Just when it seemed everything was going right for the Chicago Bulls, Rajon Rondo broke his right thumb.

Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls 104-87 in Game 3

Andrew Seligman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 9:03pm

The Boston Celtics got pep talks from a past champion as well as their current superstar. Then, they put a charge in a series that was slipping from their reach.

Celtics shuffle lineup with Green starting over Johnson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 5:04pm

The Boston Celtics are shuffling their lineup, with veteran Gerald Green starting over Amir Johnson against the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 of their first-round series.

Kevin Durant still questionable for playoff Game 3 Saturday

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 21st - 4:55pm

Kevin Durant dealt with so much scrutiny when he decided to join Golden State last July, he keeps reminding himself of that and considering the big picture as he waits again to get healthy and help his team.