Topics

Warriors guard Curry reportedly wins MVP

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award, a person familiar with the decision said Sunday. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the league has not released the voting results. An official announcement was expected Monday, and Curry will ...

Big Bulls extinguish Firebonds to reach next round

May 4, 2015

Big Bulls extinguish Firebonds to reach next round

by Ed Odeven

An abundance of highlight reel plays raised the excitement level for the already ecstatic home fans. But the second-seeded Iwate Big Bulls excelled in their execution of the fundamentals in a 95-71 triumph over the seventh-seeded Fukushima Firebonds in Game 2 of their bj-league ...

Clippers eliminate Spurs in thrilling Game 7

May 3, 2015

Clippers eliminate Spurs in thrilling Game 7

It figured that the most entertaining first-round series in the NBA playoffs would come down to a play involving Chris Paul and Tim Duncan. Paul, who willed himself back from an early hamstring injury, banked in a shot over Duncan with a second left ...

Big Bulls dismantle Firebonds in playoff opener

May 2, 2015

Big Bulls dismantle Firebonds in playoff opener

by Ed Odeven

Aggressive. Alert. Attentive. Those were the defining traits that shined through for the Iwate Big Bulls in their playoff opener. In a teacher’s grade book, the second-seeded Big Bulls would’ve received satisfactory scores — straight As — for their overall effort and execution. It ...

Hawks finish off Nets

May 2, 2015

Hawks finish off Nets

Being tied after four games of the first round brought out the best in the Atlanta Hawks. And as they showed in delivering a devastating third-quarter knockout, their best was better than anyone else in the Eastern Conference this season. Paul Millsap had 25 ...

May 2, 2015

Mavericks' Parsons has knee surgery

Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons has undergone knee surgery, and there is no timetable for his return. Parsons had cartilage damage in his right knee. The arthroscopic procedure Friday was done by team physician Dr. T.O. Souryal. Parsons just finished the first season of a ...

Clippers battle past Spurs, force Game 7

May 1, 2015

Clippers battle past Spurs, force Game 7

The Los Angeles Clippers are aware their toughness, resolve and focus have been questioned for years. They also know there is only one way to silence that talk. Los Angeles proved its mettle against the veteran San Antonio Spurs again, overcoming another disappointing loss ...

May 1, 2015

Thunder hire Donovan

The Thunder hired Florida’s Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City. “We warmly welcome Billy and his family to Oklahoma City,” team chairman Clayton Bennett said. “He is the perfect fit for ...

May 1, 2015

Wiggins named NBA's top rookie

Dressed in a Navy blue tuxedo with shiny black lapels, Andrew Wiggins certainly looked the part while collecting his NBA Rookie of the Year Award Thursday. He looked even better on the court in his first season in the league. Wiggins, drafted No. 1 ...

Grizzlies put Trail Blazers away, advance to Western semis

Apr 30, 2015

Grizzlies put Trail Blazers away, advance to Western semis

The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State Warriors. They didn’t waste a second, especially on their own court. Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Grizzlies ...