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Warriors pounce on listless Spurs

/ May 17, 2017

Warriors pounce on listless Spurs

Steve Kerr provided a strong message, just not from his usual spot on the bench: Play with urgency from the opening tip this time. The Golden State Warriors did just that for their ailing coach watching from the locker room, and left Gregg Popovich ...

/ May 17, 2017

Celtics win NBA Draft lottery

The Celtics won by beating out the Lakers, giving the draft lottery an old NBA Finals feel. Yet, obvious by Magic Johnson’s smile, the hated rivals were both celebrating. The Celtics won the lottery Tuesday night to continue another amazing basketball springtime in Boston, ...

Celtics push past Wizards in Game 7

/ May 16, 2017

Celtics push past Wizards in Game 7

Isaiah Thomas said he didn’t feel any pressure entering his first Game 7. His play backed up his confidence and with the help of Kelly Olynyk and the Boston Celtics bench, Thomas earned the biggest win of his career. Thomas scored 29 points and ...

Spurs' Leonard to miss Game 2

/ May 16, 2017

Spurs' Leonard to miss Game 2

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with a sprained left ankle caused by what Popovich described as a “dangerous” and “unsportsmanlike” closeout by Golden State’s Zaza Pachulia. Leonard had an MRI on Monday ...

Cavaliers itching to get going again

/ May 14, 2017

Cavaliers itching to get going again

Kyrie Irving misses the sounds, the sights, the stress of the NBA Playoffs. The All-Star point guard isn’t the only one. “We’re itching to play,” Irving said. The Cavaliers are still waiting. With Washington and Boston headed to a Game 7 on Monday, Cleveland’s ...

Wall's late 3 helps Wizards force Game 7

/ May 13, 2017

Wall's late 3 helps Wizards force Game 7

John Wall stood atop the scorer’s table, popping his jersey, yelling and celebrating his 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left for the go-ahead basket that put his Washington Wizards into a Game 7 against the Boston Celtics. After Washington’s 92-91 victory extended the Eastern Conference ...