Basketball

Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead…

Nikola Mirotic scored a career-playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory

Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo to enter NBA draft, not hire an agent

Goran Dragic says Heat can't get into shootouts…

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic says the team can't afford to get into shootouts against the 76ers and that they have to play their style.

The Latest: Warriors beat Spurs 110-97

The latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Greg Popovich, whose wife died at 67

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1…

Embiid scores 23 points in his postseason debut, leading Philadelphia past Miami 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a…

Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies at 67, and tributes echo across NBA

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76ers' Joel Embiid in startling lineup for Game 3…

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid goes from doubtful to starting in a span of a few hours before Game 3 against Miami

Joel Embiid lifts Sixers over Heat in first game…

Justise Winslow: We lost our focus, intensity for…

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow says the team lost its focus and intensity for a couple of minutes at a critical time in the Game 3 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82…

Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even…

Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

Celtics' Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks

Point guard Terry Rozier is making a name for himself in the Boston Celtics' first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks

Holiday, Pelicans have Portland on the brink in NBA playoffs

Jrue Holiday, Pelicans have Portland on the brink in NBA playoffs after two road wins

Dwyane Wade says Heat couldn't keep it going…

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade discusses the Game 3 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, saying the team struggled to keep things going on the offensive end late in the game.

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King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series…

LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1

Holiday has 33 and Pelicans beat the Blazers to…

Jrue Holiday had a career playoff-high 33 points and the New Orleans Pelicans took a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 111-102 victory on Tuesday night

Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over…

Brown scores playoff career-high 30 points, Celtics take 2-0 series lead with 120-106 win over Bucks

DeRozan scores 37, Raptors win Game 2, beat…

DeRozan matches career playoff-high with 37 points as Raptors beat Wizards 130-119 to take 2-0 series lead for first time in team history

Erik Spoelstra: You have to play 48 minutes…

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra breaks down the Game 3 loss to the 76ers, saying the team struggled with execution in the fourth quarter and Philadelphia was able to get the looks they wanted.

Kyle Korver's delicate balance: time to grieve…

Delicate balance: Cavs' Kyle Korver mourns brother's death while a playoff season goes on

Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Game 2…

Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance and scored 28 points to spoil the 76ers' 17-game winning streak and led the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over Philadelphia

Oklahoma City's George rolling heading into Game 2 vs. Utah

Oklahoma City's Paul George rolling heading into Game 2 vs. Utah

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Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 series…

Kevin Durant sparked a decisive 3rd-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 in another superb playoff performance and the Warriors rallied in the second half to beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-101 for a 2-0 lead in the series

Jason Whitlock explains why he'd rather build his…

Jason Whitlock offers up his opinion on Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell. Find out why Whitlock would rather build around Mitchell than Simmons.