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Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State's last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan earned a spot on this season's All-NBA second team. The 28-year-old set a career high in assists average while leading the Raptors to a franchise-record 59 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time.
Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been disciplined.
The Houston Rockets will don a patch on their jerseys to memorialize the 10 people killed by a gunman at nearby Santa Fe High School last week for Thursday night's Game 5 against the Golden State Warriors. The patches will be emblazoned with the words "Santa Fe HS."
James Harden scored 30 points, Chris Paul had 27 and the Houston Rockets sustained the latest second-half flurry by Stephen Curry, evening the Western Conference finals at two games apiece with a 95-92 victory Tuesday night.
DeMar DeRozan has fans worried about his mental health once again. The Toronto Raptors star, who features in the NBA's mental health PSA, posted on his Instagram story "Dark days, darker nights …" early Tuesday morning.
LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a post-season list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics, who are looking forward to getting home.
Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, shooting over James Harden and driving past the Houston star as the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 on Sunday night for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Canadian Kia Nurse had an impressive WNBA debut, scoring 17 points off the bench for the New York Liberty in a 80-76 road loss against the Chicago Sky.
LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cleveland Cavaliers looked like a different team on their home floor, tightening the Eastern Conference finals with a 116-86 victory in Game 3 over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.
In the wake of this week's landmark Supreme Court ruling opening the door for legalized sports gambling in the U.S., pro leagues are working to ensure they get their cut — one way or another.
James Harden and Eric Gordon each scored 27 points to lead a balanced attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one game apiece.
Less than a week after being fired by the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey was named a finalist for NBA's Coach of the Year.
Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and the Boston Celtics withstood a 42-point night by LeBron James to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-94 on Tuesday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
For the first time in franchise history the Phoenix Suns will pick No. 1 in the NBA draft. Brooklyn will host the draft on June 21st.
Frustrated with the National Basketball League of Canada's inability to become more than "a shoestring business," Niagara River Lions owner Richard Petko is aiming to create something better with the help of former CFL receiver Mike Morreale.
A day after being fired by the Toronto Raptors, Dwane Casey wrote a letter to the city of Toronto and Raptors fans thanking them for their support during his seven-year tenure.