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Aldridge's 43 lifts Blazers over Rockets 112-105

04/24/2014 12:20am
LaMarcus Aldridge's son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers' playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks.

Road teams off to flying start in NBA playoffs

04/24/2014 1:10am
Here's the list of teams that had home-court advantage entering the opening round of these NBA playoffs: Indiana, Miami, Toronto, Chicago, San Antonio, Oklahoma City, Houston and the Los Angeles Clippers.

AP Sportlight

04/24/2014 6:31am

When Bosh steps up, Heat reap benefits

04/24/2014 8:11am
In Miami, it's called the Big Three for a reason.

Grizzlies' Conley wins NBA's sportsmanship award

04/24/2014 11:11am
Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger calls guard Mike Conley the kind of man a father would want to marry his daughter. Conley's peers certainly think highly enough to award him the NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship.

Marshall hires LA assistant Dan D'Antoni as coach

04/24/2014 2:40pm
Marshall hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Dan D'Antoni as its men's basketball coach Thursday.

Mavs home after split at Spurs, but is that good?

04/24/2014 3:20pm
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are coming home after showing they won't go quietly in a first-round series with top-seeded San Antonio.

Bobcats' McRoberts fined $20,000 for LeBron foul

04/24/2014 3:40pm
Charlotte Bobcats forward Josh McRoberts was fined $20,000 by the NBA on Thursday for making unnecessary and excessive contact with Miami Heat forward LeBron James.

Wizards seek real homecourt advantage vs. Bulls

04/24/2014 4:21pm
If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.

Raptors ready for road test in Game 3 in Brooklyn

04/24/2014 5:20pm
If Dwane Casey has any concerns coming to Brooklyn, they aren't about his players.

Silver: Premature to say union will opt out of CBA

04/24/2014 5:50pm
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday he has "no expectation" that players will opt out of the collective bargaining agreement in 2017, potentially leading to another lockout.

Blazers return home with a 2-0 advantage

04/24/2014 6:00pm
Houston has a LaMarcus Aldridge problem.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/24/2014 7:41pm

Pacers-Hawks, Box

04/24/2014 8:10pm

Teague, Korver lead Hawks past Pacers 98-85

04/24/2014 9:00pm
As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Atlanta Hawks celebrated and their fans serenaded the Indiana Pacers with chants of "Overrated!"

NBA Playoff Glance

04/24/2014 9:10pm

Grizzlies blow big lead, beat Thunder 98-95 in OT

04/24/2014 10:40pm
The Grizzlies know they have to stop blowing fourth-quarter leads. Consecutive overtime wins makes the needed corrections much easier for Memphis.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/24/2014 11:30pm

NBA Playoff Glance

04/24/2014 11:30pm

LA Kings avoid elimination in 6-3 win over Sharks

04/24/2014 11:40pm
Justin Williams and Marian Gaborik scored two goals apiece, and the Los Angeles Kings emphatically avoided first-round playoff elimination with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 on Thursday night.

Sharks-Kings Sums

04/24/2014 11:50pm

Sharks-Kings Sum

04/24/2014 11:50pm