Basketball

'NBA Awards' show to include awards for best dunk…

The inaugural NBA Awards show on June 26 will include several categories voted on exclusively by the fans, including dunk of the year and performance of the year

Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in series

The Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 to open a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series

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.

Top-seeded Celtics headline trio of elimination games

The top-seeded Boston Celtics have dug themselves out of an 0-2 hole and the opportunity to close out the Chicago Bulls on the road

Home, sweet home: Beal, Wall lead Wizards past…

Bradley Beal scored 27 points, and John Wall added 20 points and 14 assists, leading the Washington Wizards to a 103-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks for a 3-2 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series

Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to…

Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a successful solution to his debilitating health issues and be back on the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries

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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.

Column: Refs won't bite as Hoiberg tries 'palming' off blame

Bulls coach Hoiberg's complaint about opponent 'palming' the ball won't carry any weight with refs

NBA fines Rockets owner $100,000 for confronting…

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action

Work load: LeBron not slowing as playoff minutes…

LeBron James isn't showing any signs of slowing down

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.

Bulls' Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from thumb injury

Rajon Rondo a 'long shot' to return from broken thumb as Bulls try to stay alive against Celtics

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

Drake to host first-ever 'NBA Awards' on June 26

Drake has been tapped to host the NBA's first-ever awards show this June

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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Milwaukee Bucks settle lawsuit over cheerleader pay

A former Milwaukee Bucks cheerleader who claimed in a lawsuit that she and her colleagues were underpaid has reached a settlement with the team but the organization maintains it did nothing wrong

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."

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.

Spurs, Raptors try to move on to second-round showdowns

With their next opponents waiting, the San Antonio Spurs and Toronto Raptors can set up second-round showdowns with Game 6 victories

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

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.

Young Bucks hope they've learned lessons in time for Game 6

Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd hopes his players build on the lessons learned from a blowout loss to Toronto in Game 5 of their opening-round playoff series

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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

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.