Basketball

Rockets determined to play better in conference…

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are feeling great heading into the Western Conference semifinals for one big reason

Warriors get a break after drama-filled opening…

The Warriors can breathe for a bit after a first-round series filled with drama

Russell Westbrook Falls One Assist Shy of…

The Houston Rockets advance to the Western Conference semifinals as Russell Westbrook falls one assist shy of fourth-straight triple-double in Game 5 loss to Rockets.

Cleveland OKs last chunk of financing to upgrade Cavs' arena

Cleveland officials have committed the final chunk of financing for $140 million in upgrades planned at the Cavaliers' home, Quicken Loans Arena

The old guys are coming up big so far in these…

Joe Johnson, Nene and others are showing how much veteran experience matters at playoff time

Little Big Man: Celtics' Thomas finding stride…

It's been only a week since the death of Isaiah Thomas' younger sister, Chyna Thomas, in a car accident triggered what he has called the "hardest week of my life."

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Report: Rajon Rondo May Attempt to Play with an…

Rajon Rondo may attempt to play with an injured thumb in Game 5 against the Celtics, according to the Vertical.

Hayward scores 27, Jazz beat Clippers 96-92 to take 3-2 lead

Gordon Hayward scored 27 points, Utah controlled the paint, and the Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 96-92 to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series

Marbury in talks with other clubs after Beijing…

Stephon Marbury's agent says they are in talks with several clubs in China after the former NBA All Star parted ways with the Beijing Ducks at the weekend

Balanced Hawks hold off Wizards 111-101, even…

Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101 to even the opening-round playoff series at 2-all

Lebron's Heroics Lead Cavaliers to Sweep of Pacers

Lebron James scored a game-high 33 points, along with 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and two blocks as the Cavaliers swept the Pacers with a 106-102 victory in Game 4 of their first-round Eastern Conference series.

NBA Playoff Capsules

Tuesday's NBA Playoff Capsules

Powell scores 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-93 in…

Norm Powell scored a career playoff-high 25 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 118-93 in Game 5 of their first round playoff series

Larry Bird delivers Pacers' 2021 All-Star bid in…

Indiana wants the NBA All-Star Game and sent Larry Bird to get it _ in an Indy car

Milwaukee Bucks Troll the Toronto Raptors

The Milwaukee Bucks did a masterful job of trolling the Toronto Raptors during their playoff series.

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Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series

Cavaliers looking forward to respite before…

The Cleveland Cavaliers can finally take a break after a first-round sweep of the Indiana Pacers

Mike Brown is more than capable of leading the…

With coach Steve Kerr ailing, the Golden State Warriors are in capable hands with assistant Mike Brown

Blake Griffin to Miss Remainder of 2017 Playoffs

Blake Griffin injured his big toe in the Clippers victory over the Jazz on Friday night and will miss the remainder of the 2017 playoffs.

Kawhi Leonard locked in a playoff duel with Mike Conley

After an MVP-caliber regular season, Kawhi Leonard has been even better for the San Antonio Spurs in the playoffs

Johnson scores 28, Jazz beat Clippers 105-98 to…

Joe Johnson scored 28 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-98 to even their first-round playoff series at 2-all

Nene's 28 lead Rockets past Thunder for 3-1…

Nene scored 28 points on perfect shooting from the field, and the Houston Rockets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-109 to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round series

Bulls Stun Celtics 111-97 to Take 2-0 Series Lead

The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 111-97 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their series against the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.

From crybaby to MMA, bad blood boils over for Wizards-Hawks

From MMA to crybaby, there's plenty of bad blood in the NBA playoff series between the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks

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Ailing Kerr won't coach Warriors in Game 4

Ailing Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says he won't be on the sidelines for Game 4 on Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers

Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics…

The NBA has fined Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo $25,000 for attempting to trip Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder from the bench in Game 3 of their first-round series

Carmelo Anthony and Wife Have Separated

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony and his wife, La La, have separated after seven years of marriage, according to TMZ.