04/18/2014 12:20amThe San Jose Sharks spent seven games struggling to get the puck past Jonathan Quick in a playoff loss a year ago.
04/18/2014 1:10amJohn Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds, or when the sentences come out a bit funky.
04/18/2014 9:11amFormer Chicago high school star Aaron Simpson has signed a letter of intent to play at DePaul next season.
04/18/2014 10:30amTulsa businessman George B. Kaiser has joined the Oklahoma City Thunder's ownership team.
04/18/2014 12:30pmPaul George already has a winning resume.
04/18/2014 12:30pmDuke sophomore Rodney Hood is entering the NBA draft.
04/18/2014 1:30pmGolden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson says Jermaine O'Neal will start in place of injured center Andrew Bogut for Game 1 of their opening-round playoff series at the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
04/18/2014 1:30pmBefore the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast.
04/18/2014 1:42pmEven as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college.
04/18/2014 2:51pmArmy graduate Mike Krzyzewski will lead a U.S. national team practice at his alma mater, and the U.S. women will train at the Naval Academy as part of an increased partnership among the NBA, USA Basketball and the Department of Defense.
04/18/2014 3:40pmThe Pacers believe things have changed.
04/18/2014 3:42pmTaj Gibson flashed back to the grueling workouts in the searing Southern California heat last summer.
04/18/2014 4:11pmCharlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts remembers feeling so depressed last year that he didn't want to get out of bed.
04/18/2014 4:30pmDirk Nowitzki has the spring back in his pogo stick of a jump shot.
04/18/2014 4:40pmLeBron James was walking down the hallway that the Miami Heat call "Championship Alley" a few minutes after last season's NBA Finals, when he decided the time was right to send a message.
04/18/2014 4:50pmPhoenix Suns general manager Ryan McDonough is plotting the team's future after an unexpectedly successfully season, and he's confident that future includes Eric Bledsoe.
04/18/2014 4:50pmAs much as the Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors don't like each other, they're a lot alike in some ways.
04/18/2014 5:00pmThe Toronto Raptors won the Atlantic Division and set a franchise record with 48 wins. They've still been labeled the weakest of the top four playoff teams in the Eastern Conference.
04/18/2014 5:10pmJonathan Quick realizes that even the NHL's best defensive team is powerless against a few bad bounces of the puck.
04/18/2014 5:30pmTNT analyst Craig Sager will miss the NBA playoffs as he undergoes treatment for leukemia.
04/18/2014 5:42pmBillions of dollars couldn't console Philadelphia 76ers owner Joshua Harris this season. Ok, maybe just a little.
04/18/2014 6:10pmA year ago, Memphis blew past Oklahoma City in the Western Conference semifinals.
04/18/2014 6:40pmFreshman guard Elijah Brown is transferring out of Butler's basketball program.
04/18/2014 7:00pmMike D'Antoni was still the Los Angeles Lakers' coach when he left their training complex to spend the Easter weekend out of town with his family.