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Russell Westbrook on matchup with Ricky Rubio: ‘Let’s get past that. We’re done with that’
Thunder star hyped his defense of Rubio prior to Game 4
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Rockets 50, Timberwolves 20: Most dominant playoff quarter in shot-clock era (video)
James Harden singlehandedly outscored Minnesota
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As expected, Wesley Matthews says he will pick up $18.6 million option with Mavericks
Opting in makes him an interesting trade piece.
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Draymond Green is texting Joel Embiid advice during playoffs
Embiid makes his home playoff debut Tuesday.
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Mitt Romney taunts Russell Westbrook after fourth foul
Twitter enjoyed Romney wearing a Rodney Hood jersey over a button down shirt. As it should.
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James Harden puts on show to start second half vs. Timberwolves
James Harden started Game 4 0-of-7 from the floor, including missing a lay-up. It was an extension of Game 3, and it let the Timberwolves hang around for a half despite their own offensive woes. Then in the...
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Tyronn Lue doesn’t hold back with retort to heckling Pacers’ fan
It’s a part of the NBA experience that most fans don’t get to hear — some fans courtside heckling opposing players and coaches, and those guys occasionally firing back. We only tend to hear...
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Report: Suns talk to Jason Kidd, Vinny Del Negro about coaching job
Mike Budenholzer is out (and may be thinking New York). Suns’ interim coach Jay Triano and former Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale are still in the mix. The Suns also have reached out to Jason Kidd...
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Hours after game-winning tip, restaurant told Giannis Antetokounmpo he had to wait
When the toast of the town wants a table, you get him a table.
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Kevin Durant apparently likes Instagram comment critical of Russell Westbrook (photo)
Not the conversation Warriors star wants to be having (I think)
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Amir Johnson on South Beach: 2006 Pistons ‘let the streets beat us’
Now a veteran on the 76ers, Johnson warned Philadelphia of challenge
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Gregg Popovich to miss Spurs-Warriors Game 5
Ettore Messina still filling in following death of Erin Popovich
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Jared Dudley: Giannis Antetokounmpo practiced mean mugging in locker room
Practice made for perfect after dunk on Al Horford
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Report: Knicks are Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer’s top choice for job
Budenholzer wants a team more interested in winning now
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Could Pacers wear down LeBron, Cavs?
The Indiana Pacers' lack of intimidation is going to push their series against the Cavaliers to seven games, says Reggie Miller.
Andrew Bogut signs to play in NBL in native Australia
The former No. 1 pick and NBA champion is going home.
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When Lance Stephenson gets a traveling call, he earns it (VIDEO)
Never change Lance. Never change.
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Matthew Dellavedova steals pass, hits wild scoop shot at buzzer (VIDEO)
Dellavedova came through with whatever you want to call it -- hustle, grit, moxie, gumption.
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Cavaliers tie series with Pacers in Indiana, 2-2
A late surge by LeBron James and Kyle Korver helped bury the Pacers.
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Wizards beat Raptors in Game 4, tie series at 2-2 heading to Toronto
The series will head back to Toronto for Game 5 on Wednesday.
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Marcus Smart wants to be back for Game 6 vs. Bucks
Game 6 would be on Thursday, April 26 if need be.
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Manu Ginobili leads Spurs over Warriors
The series heads back to Oakland for Game 5 with the Spurs trailing, 3-1.
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Kevin Durant on Giannis Antetokounmpo: ‘I would tell him to play for himself’
Like Giannis, Kevin Durant was once the big star in a little city.
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Giannis beats Celtics with late-game tip-in
Boston was unable to convert on a final play, and Milwaukee grabbed the win, 104-102.
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Report: Ime Udoka, Ettore Messina, David Fizdale to interview for Hornets job
All three have extensive coaching experience under their belts.
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LeBron James, Cavaliers hope to even series with Pacers
LeBron James has been in this playoff position before, just not in the first round.
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Rumor: Portland coach Terry Stotts could lose job after being swept out of playoffs
There is plenty of blame to go around for Portland's quick exit from the postseason.
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Westbrook promises to shut down Rubio
Ricky Rubio outplayed Russell Westbrook Saturday night in Utah to give the Jazz a 2-1 series lead.
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Gregg Popovich will not coach Game 4 following death of his wife, Erin
Ettore Messina will again coach the Spurs.
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Davis, Pelicans sweep Blazers out of playoffs
Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half.
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Twins Marcus, Markieff Morris each fined by league for separate instances
Markieff outdid his brother Marcus on this one... if you consider getting the bigger fine the "win."
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As expected, likely top-three pick Luka Doncic files to enter NBA draft
He's not going to be a bust, and he could be elite.
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Simmons leads Sixers to 3-1 series lead
Philadelphia heads home in command of this series with a chance to close it out.
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Tempers flare in chippy Game 4 between Heat, Sixers
Miami is a physical defensive team, and in Game 4 at home Saturday they cranked that up. The Heat also are a handsy team they clutch, grab, hold, and get away with what they can (that isn’t new to...
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Advantage Utah? Jazz’s Derrick Favors “100 percent” back
When Derrick Favors can find ways to impose his will, good things happen for the Utah Jazz.
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Heat have work cut out vs. surging Sixers
Joel Embiid's return to the Sixers changes this series.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo laid waste to Aron Baynes with this dunk
For the first time this series Friday night, the Bucks looked like the more talented team. That got them a comfortable win at home against the Celtics and set up a huge Game 4 on Sunday, with the Celtics...
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Packers’ QB Aaron Rodgers completes pass to become part owner of Bucks
This is a smart time to buy into the Bucks as they move into a new building next season.
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Pelicans look to pull off sweep of Trail Blazers
With a win , the Pelicans would become the first team seeded sixth or lower to sweep a first-round series since 2001.
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Heat’s Justise Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid’s mask
Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series.
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Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics
Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Milwaukee Bucks won Game 3.
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Wizards show some fight in Game 3 win
What was once a dull, lopsided series is suddenly quite interesting.
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Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round...
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Shaq attacks verse in new TV series "Poetry in America"
Shaquille O'Neal now can call himself "The Big Shakespeare."
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LeBron James bought Cavs teammates matching designer suits to wear to game tonight
I'm still trying to decide if this is cool or a little too Stepford. 
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Stephen Curry to begin “modified” practices with Warriors
The target has always been a return somewhere during the second round, and that still seems to be on track.
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