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Arizona's Alkins withdraws from draft, will return to Tucson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:35pm

Arizona guard Rawle Alkins has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to the Wildcats for his sophomore season.

Seton Hall center Angel Delgado returning for senior season

Tom Canavan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:35pm

Seton Hall center Angel Delgado has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season.

Texas guard Jones leaves NBA draft to return to Longhorns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:14pm

Texas guard Andrew Jones has withdrawn from the upcoming NBA draft and will return for his sophomore season.

Romanian border police say Turkey canceled Kanter's passport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:49am

Romanian border police said Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.

Celtic pride: Bradley's last-second shot stuns Cavs 111-108

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:35pm

Leprechauns are imaginary. Celtic pride is very real.

Romanian minister defends keeping Kanter at airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:11pm

Romania's foreign minister says his country had no choice in detaining Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter in the capital's airport.

Celtics stagger on: Isaiah Thomas done, may need surgery

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 12:22pm

Isaiah Thomas pushed his undersized body — and the Boston Celtics — as far as he possibly could.

Citizen/King: LeBron James wins NBA citizenship award

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:52am

Snubbed in the MVP voting, LeBron James received an award maybe more significant.

Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:41pm

The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions.

Celtics' Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:54pm

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the rest of the playoffs because of a hip injury, further damaging — if not outright dooming — the team's chances in the Eastern Conference finals against Cleveland.

Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing Celtics

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:33pm

LeBron James wrapped up his postgame news conference, popped a toothpick in his mouth and pushed back from the podium as if he had just completed a satisfying meal.

NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 3:14pm

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport.

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:03am

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will not play against Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals because of a sprained left ankle.

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against Warriors

Raul Dominguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:26am

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will not play against Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals because of a sprained left ankle.

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:46am

An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record.

Thomas injured, Celtics find new low in Game 2 loss to Cavs

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:42pm

After Boston was beaten up in the Eastern Conference finals opener, Isaiah Thomas was confident the Celtics could bounce back in Game 2.

Westbrook, Harden, Leonard finalists for NBA MVP

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:56pm

LeBron James will have to settle for trying to win another NBA title. He isn't even a finalist for the MVP award.

Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:10pm

The Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record on Friday night by opening a 41-point halftime lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals.

Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 5:27pm

Stephen Curry pulled Zaza Pachulia aside and made one thing clear to the Warriors big man: We got your back.