Basketball

Chris Paul wills Clippers to deciding Game 7…

The opening round of the NBA playoffs is down to the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers, the only series to be extended to seven games

Led by Wall and Beal, Wizards moving on to face…

Led by the dynamic duo of John Wall and Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards are moving on to face the top-seeded Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals

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.

Thomas heads to sister's funeral after Celtics…

Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas headed to his sister's funeral after scoring 12 points to help Boston beat Chicago and advance in the playoffs

AP source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers…

Person with knowledge of situation tells AP: Larry Bird is stepping down as Pacers president

Cavs, Warriors sweeps mean time to rest, get…

The star-studded teams expected by many to face off once more in the NBA Finals each swept through their respective first-round playoff series in four games

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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.

Phoenix trial date set for NBA players accused of assault

An Aug. 21 trial date has been set for NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris, who are accused of assaulting a man outside a Phoenix recreation center in 2015

Spurs get much-needed time off before semifinal…

Gregg Popovich feels like his San Antonio Spurs survived the Memphis Grizzlies and is grateful their first-round series finally is over after six games

Tested again, resilient Raptors rest up for Cavs…

The Toronto Raptors earned a few extra days off after ending their first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks in six games with a 92-89 win

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.

Detroit Pistons submit bids for future NBA All-Star Game

The Detroit Pistons have put in bids to host a future NBA All-Star Game at Little Caesars Arena

'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

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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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

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.

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

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.

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

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In tense political times, NBA heading to Israel…

The NBA is holding its Basketball Without Borders program in Israel for the first time this summer

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.

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