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Spurs beat Blazers, back in West finals

05/15/2014 12:01am
The veteran San Antonio Spurs showed Portland a few things about succeeding in the playoffs. The biggest lesson was how not to panic when an All-Star goes down.

Wednesday's Sports In Brief

05/15/2014 2:00am
The Golden State Warriors are taking another chance on a television analyst and former NBA guard who has never been a head coach at any level.

Spurs beat Blazers, back in West finals

05/15/2014 2:00am
After a grueling seven-game series with the Dallas Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs earned some rest by making quick work of the Portland Trail Blazers.

Evans has arthroscopic surgery on right knee

05/15/2014 10:21am
The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Tyreke Evans has undergone minor arthroscopic surgery to clean out scar tissue in his right knee.

Cooper brings championship pedigree to Dream

05/15/2014 12:10pm
The Atlanta Dream know the path to the WNBA finals. They've played — and lost — in three of the past four championship rounds.

With Magic as boss, Sparks chase WNBA title

05/15/2014 2:12pm
There's a new boss of the Los Angeles Sparks, and he answers to Magic.

Playoff run over but Blazers have bright future

05/15/2014 2:21pm
Damian Lillard provided the emblematic moment for the Trail Blazers' resurgence, a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that propelled Portland into the second round of the playoffs for the first time in 14 seasons.

Intriguing Exum remains big mystery in draft

05/15/2014 4:30pm
The clips that show Dante Exum exploding toward the rim, finishing with a thunderous dunk or contorting his body as he flips in a layup, sure are impressive.

Pistons formally introduce Van Gundy

05/15/2014 5:00pm
Stan Van Gundy expects the Detroit Pistons' front office to be on the same page as the coaching staff.

Blazers sign coach Stotts to contract extension

05/15/2014 5:31pm
Fresh off their surprising run in the playoffs, the Portland Trail Blazers have signed head coach Terry Stotts to a multi-year contract extension.

NBA owners approve sale of Bucks to Edens, Lasry

05/15/2014 5:40pm
The NBA's board of governors unanimously approved the sale Thursday of the Milwaukee Bucks to New York investment firm executives Wesley Edens and Marc Lasry, bringing the forlorn franchise one step closer to starting a new era.

Nets want to keep Pierce, Garnett, rest of core

05/15/2014 5:50pm
Jason Kidd's shirt read "GOLF," which he said was more random wardrobe choice than upcoming itinerary.

San Antonio eager for healthy season

05/15/2014 7:21pm
The San Antonio Stars are healthy. For a team that was not healthy at any point last season, that's big news.

Doc Rivers welcomes $25,000 fine for ripping refs

05/15/2014 8:11pm
Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes his $25,000 fine for criticizing officials is money well spent.

Heat know the biggest tests are still ahead

05/15/2014 9:40pm
During the dog days of the regular season, the Miami Heat often spoke about the need to not take any shortcuts on the way to the playoffs.

Pacers clinch series with 93-80 win over Wizards

05/15/2014 10:40pm
The doubts raised about the Indiana Pacers were more than justified. The way they dispatched the Washington Wizards shows that perhaps the Pacers have dismissed any and all dysfunction.

NBA playoff capsules

05/15/2014 11:40pm
David West scored 29 points, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 93-80 Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year.