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Butler, Dudley tossed after Embiid's foul in 76ers-Nets game

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:47pm

Jimmy Butler and Jared Dudley were ejected Saturday in the third quarter of Game 4 between Philadelphia and Brooklyn after a scuffle that spilled into the stands.

Georgia sophomore forward Nicolas Claxton enters NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:22pm

Nicolas Claxton, the 6-foot-11 slender forward who led Georgia in scoring, rebounding and blocks, has declared for the NBA draft.

Wake Forest's Hoard to remain in NBA draft, leave college

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:03pm

Wake Forest forward Jaylen Hoard says he is staying in the NBA draft and won't return to school for his sophomore year.

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:17am

The stars have been stars in these playoffs.

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:27pm

Russell Westbrook called his play in Game 2 "unacceptable."

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Michael Marot, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:14pm

The Boston Celtics keep following the same game plan.

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant, Clippers' Green

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 6:54pm

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series.

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new arena

Noah Trister, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:55pm

in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive.

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs Nets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:57pm

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets.

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes diagnosed with cancer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:23pm

Seattle Storm coach Dan Hughes has been diagnosed with an undisclosed form of cancer that was discovered after a recent emergency appendectomy.

Michigan State star Winston coming back, Ward leaving

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:09pm

All-America guard Cassius Winston wants to accomplish more at Michigan State. He is coming back for his senior season.

Jerry Stackhouse adds Adam Mazarei to staff at Vanderbilt

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:01am

Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has hired Adam Mazarei to his coaching staff, adding an assistant who spent the past six seasons with the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies.

Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132-105 win

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:29pm

He's Kevin Durant, and the Los Angeles Clippers got reminded of it.

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without Embiid

Brian Mahoney, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:03pm

Joel Embiid took off his warmup gear and changed into street clothes, his left knee feeling too sore to play.

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:13pm

Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee.

Seattle NHL arena not expected to open until middle of 2021

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 5:14pm

The arena for Seattle's new NHL franchise won't be completed until late spring or summer of 2021 but that shouldn't have any impact on the expansion team's first season.

Mavericks guard Hardaway has surgery for stress fracture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 4:12pm

Dallas Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. has undergone surgery for a stress fracture in his lower left leg and is expected to resume basketball activities before the start of training camp in September.

Thunder's Paul George out of sync, looking to find rhythm

Cliff Brunt, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:49pm

When Paul George has been rolling this season, so has Oklahoma City.

Grizzlies' Anderson undergoes surgery on right shoulder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 2:51pm

Memphis Grizzlies forward Kyle Anderson has undergone surgery on his right shoulder.