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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.

Kentucky's Adebayo will hire agent, stay in NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:07am

Kentucky freshman Bam Adebayo will hire an agent and stay in the NBA draft. He is the fifth Wildcat to leave school for the June draft.

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:24am

Drake will host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June.

Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:19am

Long after the Trail Blazers had left their court, many of Golden State's players celebrated on the floor at the Moda Center to the delight of a rather large contingent of yellow-clad fans who chanted "War-ri-ors! War-ri-ors!"

Marbury in talks with other clubs after Beijing Ducks era

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:19am

Stephon Marbury's agent said Tuesday that they are in talks with several clubs in China after the former NBA All-Star parted ways with the Chinese Basketball Association's Beijing Ducks at the weekend.

Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even series 2-all

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:02pm

In a year when the geezers are coming up big in the NBA playoffs, add another one to the list.

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in Game 5

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:23pm

Putting Norm Powell in the starting lineup has changed the playoff fortunes of the Toronto Raptors.

Warriors F Durant available for Game 4 against the Blazers

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:32pm

Golden State's Kevin Durant is available to play in Monday night's Game 4 against the Portland Trail Blazers after missing the past two games because of a strained left calf, the Warriors announced.