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Nets win Game 7, move on to Miami

05/05/2014 1:30am
After a nail-biting triumph in Toronto, the Brooklyn Nets are moving on to Miami.

Bigger stage, brighter spotlight for Wall, Lillard

05/05/2014 1:30am
John Wall was the No. 1 pick in the 2010 NBA draft. Damian Lillard hit perhaps the signature shot of the opening round of these playoffs.

Spurs dispatch Mavs, look ahead to Blazers

05/05/2014 1:50am
The San Antonio Spurs barely had time to exhale Sunday after a grueling seven-game series with the Dallas Mavericks before an even more demanding test was presented.

Shelly Sterling approves NBA plan for new Clippers CEO

05/05/2014 10:21am
The estranged wife of banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling says she supports the decision by the National Basketball Association and the team to work together to find the franchise a new chief executive officer.

Hawks expecting far fewer changes this offseason

05/05/2014 3:50pm
After two summers of jarring change, the Atlanta Hawks expect things to be a lot quieter this offseason.

Nets have 4 wins over Heat _ but need 4 more

05/05/2014 4:30pm
Dwyane Wade hardly thinks the regular-season series between Brooklyn and Miami was meaningless.

LeBron James: Durant deserves to win NBA MVP award

05/05/2014 4:31pm
LeBron James of the Miami Heat says Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant would be a deserving winner of the NBA MVP award.

Warriors players want Jackson to return as coach

05/05/2014 4:41pm
As co-captains and team leaders, Stephen Curry and David Lee carry the loudest voices in the Golden State Warriors locker room, which is why what they said Monday is significant.

76ers guard Carter-Williams wins Rookie of Year

05/05/2014 4:41pm
Michael Carter-Williams has something to show for being a bright spot in a dismal season for the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA Playoffs: Can the incredible drama of Round 1 be eclipsed in Round 2?

05/05/2014 4:45pm
The NBA has reinvented must-see television. There is no drama on TV right now that's anywhere near as compelling as the just- concluded first round of the NBA playoffs. Is it possible that Round 2 could be even better?

Nowitzki will return, other vets in limbo for Mavs

05/05/2014 5:01pm
The last time Dirk Nowitzki was a free agent in the offseason, Dallas won the championship the next year.

Lowry ponders future after playoff exit

05/05/2014 6:32pm
Still stinging from the heartbreaking end of Toronto's playoff run, Kyle Lowry wasn't quite ready to decide his future Monday. Even if that's all anyone else wanted to talk about.

Wizards take 1-0 lead with 102-96 win at Indiana

05/05/2014 9:21pm
Washington keeps finding ways to break through old, stubborn barriers.

NBA Playoff Capsules

05/05/2014 10:40pm
Chris Paul made a career-high eight 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat Oklahoma City 122-105 on Monday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinal.

LA Kings shut down Ducks 3-1, take 2-0 series lead

05/05/2014 11:00pm
Jonathan Quick made 36 saves, Marian Gaborik scored his third goal in two games, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round series.

Paul scores 32; Clippers roll past Thunder 122-105

05/05/2014 11:51pm
Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers showed what they can do when their minds are on basketball.