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Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

Kyle Hightower, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:42pm

The Celtics expected to see a different LeBron James in Cleveland after the Cavaliers fell into a 2-0 hole to open the Eastern Conference finals.

Delle Donne scores 23, Mystics top Aces 75-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:38pm

Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Washington Mystics beat the Las Vegas Aces 75-70 on Tuesday night

Shorthanded Sparks keep Fever winless, 87-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:19pm

Nneka Ogwumike had 25 points and 10 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Indiana Fever 87-70 on Tuesday night.

Dikembe Mutombo to receive Sager Strong Award

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:45pm

Hall of Fame basketball player Dikembe Mutombo will receive the Sager Strong Award at this year's NBA Awards show.

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:52pm

Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team.

LA moves to top of AP WNBA power poll after win vs Lynx

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:40am

Los Angeles has jumped over Minnesota to the top spot in The Associated Press WNBA power poll following the Sparks' season-opening victory over the Lynx.

BIG3 league to conduct youth 3-on-3 tournaments this season

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:40am

The BIG3 will host 3-on-3 tournaments and skills clinics for children in the cities where it plays games this season.

Milwaukee police to release video of Bucks guard's arrest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:55am

Milwaukee's mayor is expressing concern about police conduct in the stun-gun arrest of Bucks guard Sterling Brown in January.

All tied up: LeBron's 44 helps Cavs even series with Celtics

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:04am

LeBron James knows the path to the NBA Finals better than anyone in today's game.

Rockets-Warriors a roller-coaster of blowouts after 3 games

Josh Dubow, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:08pm

One thing is clear through three games of the power-packed Western Conference finals between a Golden State team that has won two of the past three championships and a Houston team that had a league-best 65 wins.

Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks' defensive potential

Genaro C. Armas, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:50pm

Preparing for Giannis Antetokounmpo kept Mike Budenholzer up at night.

Warriors' Andre Iguodala doubtful for Game 4 with sore knee

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Warriors forward Andre Iguodala is listed as doubtful for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals Tuesday night against Houston because of a sore left knee.

South Carolina forward Chris Silva withdraws from NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:10pm

South Carolina's leading scorer and rebounder Chris Silva is withdrawing from the NBA draft and returning to the Gamecocks for his senior year.

Georgia Tech guard Josh Okogie remains in NBA draft

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 1:35pm

Josh Okogie has decided to remain in the NBA draft, ending his career at Georgia Tech after two seasons.

LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 11:02am

LeBron James may go from idolized to immortalized in his hometown.

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

Janie McCauley, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:16pm

Stephen Curry shook, shimmied and screamed, letting his adoring fans and the Rockets know that Oracle Arena was his house.

Griner has 29 points and 10 boards, Mercury beat Storm 87-82

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:46pm

Brittney Griner had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help the Phoenix Mercury hold on for an 87-82 victory over the Seattle Storm on Sunday night.

Quigley scores 22 to help Sky beat Liberty 80-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:10pm

Allie Quigley scored 15 of her 22 points in the fourth quarter to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 80-76 on Sunday night.

Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:30pm

There was no better way for the WNBA to open its 22nd season than with another intense matchup between the Los Angeles Sparks and the Minnesota Lynx.