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Former NBA owner Michael Heisley dies at 77

04/27/2014 12:50am
Michael Heisley, the billionaire businessman who bought the Vancouver Grizzlies and moved the NBA team to Memphis, died Saturday. He was 77.

NBA probing alleged recording of Clippers owner

04/27/2014 1:20am
Anger, frustration and calls for action echoed around the NBA on Saturday after an audio recording surfaced of a man identified as Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling telling his girlfriend not to bring black people to games.

AP Sportlight

04/27/2014 8:10am

Obama: Reported comments by team owner 'racist'

04/27/2014 8:32am
President Barack Obama said Sunday that comments reportedly made by the owner of a U.S. pro basketball team are "incredibly offensive racist statements," before casting them as part of a continuing legacy of slavery and segregation that Americans must confront.

OKC, Grizzlies putting in overtime this postseason

04/27/2014 11:00am
Nobody is working harder, or longer, than the Oklahoma City Thunder and Memphis Grizzlies right now.

Jordan 'disgusted' by alleged Sterling comments

04/27/2014 12:00pm
Michael Jordan said he's both disgusted and outraged by the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Bulls-Wizards, Box

04/27/2014 1:40pm

NBA Playoff Glance

04/27/2014 1:40pm

Bobcats look to avoid first-round sweep by Heat

04/27/2014 2:00pm
Coach Steve Clifford said if the Charlotte Bobcats hope to avoid a first-round sweep by the Miami Heat and earn their first postseason win in franchise history, they're going to need someone other than Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker to come through on offense.

Pacers turn focus to consistency against Hawks

04/27/2014 3:50pm
Indiana coach Frank Vogel got tough on his players Saturday, and the Pacers responded with a gritty, series-tying win at Atlanta.

Wizards beat Bulls 98-89, take 3-1 series lead

04/27/2014 3:51pm
Even with the team's "X-factor" suspended, the Washington Wizards had a No. 42 sitting next to the bench. The 57-year-old with graying hair couldn't box out or grab a rebound, but owner Ted Leonsis waved his red towel and egged on a cheering crowd that chanted "Free Nene!"

Mavs up on Spurs without huge game from Nowitzki

04/27/2014 4:01pm
Dirk Nowitzki had the only miss in a final minute filled with clutch shots by Dallas and San Antonio, topped by Vince Carter's buzzer-beating 3-pointer that gave the Mavericks a Game 3 win.

Bulls' Dunleavy hurts thumb in loss to Wizards

04/27/2014 4:20pm
Chicago forward Mike Dunleavy is nursing a thumb injury from the Bulls' Game 4 loss to the Washington Wizards.

LA Kings still alive, headed to Game 6 vs Sharks

04/27/2014 7:10pm
The Los Angeles Kings have stared down playoff elimination twice without blinking.

Kerr says he spoke with Knicks' Jackson on weekend

04/27/2014 7:22pm
Steve Kerr said Sunday he spoke with Phil Jackson twice over the weekend and that they will continue discussing the possibility of him becoming coach of the New York Knicks.

Raptors-Nets, Box

04/27/2014 7:50pm

NBA Playoff Glance

04/27/2014 7:50pm

UCLA's Adams changes mind and enters NBA draft

04/27/2014 8:11pm
UCLA guard Jordan Adams has changed his mind and decided to enter the NBA draft, leaving the Bruins without their two best players from last season.

Warriors top Clippers 118-97, even series 2-2

04/27/2014 8:30pm
The Los Angeles Clippers made a silent protest against owner Donald Sterling before Game 4 of their Western Conference playoff series against Golden State. The Warriors made a different kind of statement during the game.

Clippers stage silent protest to owner

04/27/2014 9:10pm
The Los Angeles Clippers chose not to speak publicly about owner Donald Sterling before they faced the Golden State Warriors for Game 4 of their first-round series Sunday. Instead, they made a silent protest to generate attention.

Raptors even series with Nets, win 87-79

04/27/2014 9:11pm
The most pressure-packed moments of playoff basketball, when the legs get heavy and the palms sweaty, seem to suit those young Toronto Raptors just fine.

NBA Playoff Glance

04/27/2014 11:01pm

Stars in trouble in NBA's 1st round

04/27/2014 11:10pm
that the outcome is too predictable.

NBA Playoff Capsules

04/27/2014 11:30pm
Stephen Curry made a career playoff-high seven 3-pointers and scored 33 points, leading the Golden State Warriors past the Los Angeles 118-97 on Sunday to even a first-round series that has been pulled into a race-related scandal involving the Clippers' owner.