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Wizards' Lawson among late pickups helping NBA playoff teams

Howard Fendrich, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:29am

Less than three weeks ago, Ty Lawson was playing professional basketball in China.

Pacers believe LeBron goaltended on block in final seconds

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:07am

The Indiana Pacers felt cheated — by LeBron James and the officials.

Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:45am

The Houston Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

Capela scores 26, Rockets eliminate Wolves with 122-104 win

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:29pm

James Harden had another huge third quarter to propel the Houston Rockets to their latest win, and coach Mike D'Antoni wants to know what's behind those scoring bursts.

Mike Budenholzer out as coach of Atlanta Hawks

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:39pm

Mike Budenholzer wanted to coach elsewhere. The Atlanta Hawks finally agreed it's a good idea.

Shot, save: LeBron bails out Cavs with Game 5 buzzer-beater

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:34pm

The game, the series, the season and perhaps Cleveland's future were in jeopardy.

DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:19pm

The Toronto Raptors rode to a seldom-used lineup to move within a game of advancing in the NBA playoffs.

The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:18pm

The Atlanta Hawks and coach Mike Budenholzer have mutually agreed to part ways.

LeBron's last-second shot gives Cavs 98-95 win in Game 5

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:09pm

LeBron James hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer, a crowning moment for another brilliant performance, to give Cleveland a 98-95 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night in Game 5, putting the Cavaliers within one victory of advancing in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Meek Mill: People going through same ordeal depending on him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:47pm

Rapper Meek Mill said Wednesday that now that he's out of prison, a lot of people facing similar battles with the criminal justice system are depending on him.

Raptors honor victims of van attack before Game 5

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:13pm

The Toronto Raptors honored the victims the deadly van attack Monday with a moment of silence Wednesday night before Game 5 of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards/

The Latest: Mill says many jailed people now counting on him

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:29pm

The Latest on rapper Meek Mill's release from prison while he appeals drug and gun convictions (all times local):

Cavs guard Hill to miss Game 5 vs. Pacers with back spasms

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 3:27pm

Cavaliers starting point guard George Hill will miss Game 5 against Indiana with lingering back spasms.

Bledsoe, Bucks say point guard's left hand is fine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 3:21pm

Milwaukee guard Eric Bledsoe says an injury to his left hand didn't affect his play in the Bucks' Game 5 loss to the Boston Celtics.

College commission's plea to NBA: Bring back prep-to-pros

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:13am

The commission proposing reforms to college basketball wants 18-year-olds to be eligible again for the NBA draft, and the NBA Players Association would make that deal today.

On Basketball: And now, Wade decides if this was the end

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:14am

Dwyane Wade's first NBA game was in Philadelphia.

Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:48am

Kevin Durant drove coast-to-coast just before halftime for a monster two-handed slam.

Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:26am

Klay Thompson has rediscovered his shooting touch at the perfect time for the playoffs, Draymond Green is crashing the boards and doing it all on both ends as usual, while Kevin Durant is piling up the points even when not shooting at his most efficient.

Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

Dan Gelston, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:14am

Kevin Hart laughed as he tried to floss dance with a kid as they were both egged on by rapper Meek Mill. Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie awkwardly waved his arms around the way any 60-something-year-old man would attempting to look hip next to star entertainers.