04/24/2014 12:20amLaMarcus 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.
04/24/2014 1:10amHere'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.
04/24/2014 8:11amIn Miami, it's called the Big Three for a reason.
04/24/2014 11:11amGrizzlies 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.
04/24/2014 2:40pmMarshall hired Los Angeles Lakers assistant Dan D'Antoni as its men's basketball coach Thursday.
04/24/2014 3:20pmDirk 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.
04/24/2014 3:40pmCharlotte 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.
04/24/2014 4:21pmIf 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.
04/24/2014 5:20pmIf Dwane Casey has any concerns coming to Brooklyn, they aren't about his players.
04/24/2014 5:50pmNBA 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.
04/24/2014 6:00pmHouston has a LaMarcus Aldridge problem.
04/24/2014 9:00pmAs the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Atlanta Hawks celebrated and their fans serenaded the Indiana Pacers with chants of "Overrated!"
04/24/2014 10:40pmThe Grizzlies know they have to stop blowing fourth-quarter leads. Consecutive overtime wins makes the needed corrections much easier for Memphis.
04/24/2014 11:40pmJustin 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.