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Stephen Curry back in full practice mode for Warriors

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:27pm

Stephen Curry has resumed full practice with contact and could play for the defending champion Golden State Warriors as soon as Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Saturday night against New Orleans.

Stephen Curry has resumed full practice with contact and could play for Golden State as soon as Saturday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:25pm

Stephen Curry has resumed full practice with contact and could play for Golden State as soon as Saturday.

NBA says referees missed LeBron goaltending call in Game 5

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:59pm

The NBA said LeBron James' block in the closing seconds of Game 5 on Indiana's Victor Oladipo should have been called goaltending.

Mason Plumlee undergoes surgery to fix core-muscle injury

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:57am

Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee underwent surgery to fix a core-muscle injury.

Budenholzer's 'harmonious' exit starts Hawks' coach search

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:39am

Hawks general manager Travis Schlenk on Thursday described coach Mike Budenholzer's exit as "harmonious" and "as mutual as parting can be."

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.