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76ers add 2 executives to front office, promote key exec

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 12:50pm

The Philadelphia 76ers have named Marc Eversley as vice president of player personnel and Ned Cohen as associate vice president.

Wizards All-Star guard John Wall undergoes knee surgery

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:00am

Washington Wizards All-Star guard John Wall underwent left knee surgery and is expected to be ready for the start of next season.

Indiana Pacers not renewing contract of coach Frank Vogel

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 9:30am

Indiana Pacers not renewing contract of coach Frank Vogel.

Former Lakers coach Byron Scott 'shocked' over firing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 4:20am

Former Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott says he thought he had more time to right the ship before the team fired him last week.

3 for all: Cavaliers make record 25 3-pointers, rout Hawks

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 10:50pm

Dropping jumpers from every corner and angle, the Cleveland Cavaliers drained an NBA record 25 3-pointers — the most in any regular season or playoff game — during a 123-98 runaway win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night in Game 2 of their second-round series.

Cavaliers set NBA playoff record for 3-pointers

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 8:00pm

The Cavaliers have set an NBA playoff record by making 22 3-pointers in Game 2 against Atlanta on Wednesday night.

Bosh officially declared out for remainder of Heat season

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 5:10pm

Chris Bosh's season is now officially over, regardless of how far the Miami Heat advance in the postseason.

Miami Heat announce All-Star forward Chris Bosh will not return to play this season.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 2:50pm

Miami Heat announce All-Star forward Chris Bosh will not return to play this season.

UNC's Meeks back for senior year after NBA draft flirtation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 11:30am

North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks will withdraw from the NBA draft and return for his senior season.

Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 4th - 12:10am

The defending champions mounted a remarkable comeback without MVP Stephen Curry.

Wade, Heat beat Raptors in OT after Lowry's halfcourt heave

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 10:40pm

It only counts as one win, though the Miami Heat had to work twice as hard to get it.

Warriors' Varejao says tripping Henderson not intentional

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:40pm

Golden State backup big man Anderson Varejao insists he didn't deliberately trip Trail Blazers guard Gerald Henderson in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.

Bosh travels to Toronto for Game 1 of conference semifinal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 5:51pm

Miami forward Chris Bosh is in Toronto for the Heat's opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Raptors but remains on the inactive list.

NBA: 5 incorrect non-calls at end of Spurs-Thunder game

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 2:42pm

The NBA said Tuesday there were five incorrect non-calls on the wild final sequence in San Antonio, including a foul on Oklahoma City's Dion Waiters that referees earlier had already acknowledged they missed.

Curry wins pro basketball writers' Magic Johnson Award

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 1:10pm

Stephen Curry has won the Magic Johnson Award, given by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player who combines excellence on the court with cooperation with the public and media.

Raptors ratings still struggling to compete with NHL, Jays

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 11:50am

Despite getting more attention from Canadian TV viewers, the Toronto Raptors are still struggling to compete with hockey and baseball.

Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 9:50am

The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season.

Preview of all NBA and NHL playoff games this evening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 7:40am

The first game of the second round NBA playoff series involving the Raptors and Heat is being played tonight in Toronto. They met four times during the season with Toronto coming out on top in three of the games. The Raptors advanced with a seven game win over the Indiana Pacers in the first round while the Heat needed seven games to dispose of Charlotte.

Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 3rd - 12:10am

The Oklahoma City Thunder nearly gave the game away in a wild final sequence that referees acknowledge should have been blown dead before it started.