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Millsap, Hardaway boost Hawks past Celtics

/ Apr 7, 2017

Millsap, Hardaway boost Hawks past Celtics

With Paul Millsap back on the floor, Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer likes his team’s chances to get in the playoffs. “At some point, we just needed to win a game, and I think that’s where our focus is,” Budenholzer said. “These are good ...

Westbrook ties triple-double mark in victory

/ Apr 5, 2017

Westbrook ties triple-double mark in victory

For just a few moments, Russell Westbrook slowed down. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s mile-a-minute point guard took the time to soak in the atmosphere Tuesday night after he matched Oscar Robertson’s single-season record with his 41st triple-double. The home crowd stood and chanted “MVP! ...

Ewing hired as new Georgetown coach

Apr 4, 2017

Ewing hired as new Georgetown coach

Patrick Ewing put Georgetown basketball on the map, turning the Hoyas into a national power as the menacing force in the middle in the 1980s. Three decades later, Ewing is the Big Man on Campus again. Georgetown hired Ewing on Monday, bringing the Hoyas ...

Towns sparks T-Wolves past Trail Blazers

/ Apr 4, 2017

Towns sparks T-Wolves past Trail Blazers

As Karl-Anthony Towns powered through Portland’s smaller frontcourt, the Trail Blazers found out just how much they’re going to miss big man Jusuf Nurkic down the stretch. Towns had 34 points and 12 rebounds as the Minnesota Timberwolves snapped Portland’s six-game winning streak with ...

Tar Heels down Gonzaga to win NCAA hoop title

Apr 4, 2017

Tar Heels down Gonzaga to win NCAA hoop title

It’s OK, Carolina, you can open your eyes. An unwatchable game turned into a beautiful night for the Tar Heels, who turned a free-throw contest into a championship they’ve been waiting an entire year to celebrate. Justin Jackson delivered the go-ahead 3-point play with ...

LeBron outduels George

/ Apr 3, 2017

LeBron outduels George

The playoffs are nearing. The Cavaliers are already feeling the pressure. LeBron James made a big 3-pointer in the final minute of the second overtime and scored 41 points to offset 43 by Indiana’s Paul George, and Cleveland opened its April schedule with an ...