Basketball

Celtics ready for next challenge after tough…

Just as things really were starting to look bleak, Boston began to show just why it earned the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference

Paul scores 29, Clippers beat Jazz 98-93 to force…

Chris Paul scored 29 and the Los Angeles Clippers staved off elimination with a 98-93 win over the Utah Jazz to force Game 7. The Clippers will play host in the do-or-die series finale on Sunday

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.

Bradley scores 23, Celtics eliminate Bulls 105-83

Avery Bradley scored 23 points, and the hot-shooting Boston Celtics pounded the Chicago Bulls 105-83 to clinch their first-round series 4-2 on Friday night

John Wall scores 42 points, Wizards knock out…

John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards withstood a furious Atlanta comeback to close out the Hawks with a 115-99 victory, winning the opening-round playoff series 4-2

AP source: Larry Bird steps down as Pacers…

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

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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.

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

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.

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

'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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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

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.

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

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.

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

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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

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

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.