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Warriors set NBA wins mark

Apr 14, 2016

Warriors set NBA wins mark

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73. Down to their final chance at the record, the Warriors became the first 73-win team in NBA history on Wednesday night ...

Kobe signs off with 60-point night

Apr 14, 2016

Kobe signs off with 60-point night

Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. Bryant scored 60 points in his final game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase in the Los Angeles Lakers’ 101-96 victory over the Utah ...

Cavs beat Hawks to clinch Eastern Conference top seed

Apr 12, 2016

Cavs beat Hawks to clinch Eastern Conference top seed

LeBron James did all he could to downplay getting the No. 1 seed. And then did everything he could to get it. James scored 34 points with six rebounds and six assists in just three quarters, Kyrie Irving scored 35 and the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

Warriors beat Spurs in San Antonio to tie Bulls' record

Apr 11, 2016

Warriors beat Spurs in San Antonio to tie Bulls' record

The Golden State Warriors got a momentous victory in the one place they hadn’t won in nearly two decades. Now, they’re one win away from pushing Michael Jordan and the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls off a major record. Stephen Curry had 37 points and the ...

Pistons win to clinch playoff berth

Apr 9, 2016

Pistons win to clinch playoff berth

Reggie Jackson and Aron Baynes pushed the Detroit Pistons into the playoffs. Jackson had 39 points and nine assists, Baynes hit eight fourth-quarter free throws and the Pistons clinched their first postseason spot in seven years with a 112-99 victory over the Washington Wizards ...

Warriors record 70th win of season to keep record in reach

Apr 8, 2016

Warriors record 70th win of season to keep record in reach

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors reached a milestone that only Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls have achieved in the history of the NBA. All that’s left for Golden State to do now is win three more games and become the winningest team of ...

Apr 7, 2016

Hawks' Sefolosha sues NYC over arrest

Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha filed a federal lawsuit against New York City on Wednesday, alleging he was unjustly arrested outside of a trendy nightclub last year during a fracas that left him with a broken leg and ended his NBA season. The guard-forward ...

Pacers beat Cavs in LeBron's absence, edge closer to playoffs

Apr 7, 2016

Pacers beat Cavs in LeBron's absence, edge closer to playoffs

When LeBron James took a seat Wednesday night, the Indiana Pacers took a step forward. With the four-time MVP resting, the Pacers got their offense on track, their defense in sync and proved they could finally close out a game. Paul George scored 29 ...

Timberwolves surge past record-chasing Warriors in OT

Apr 6, 2016

Timberwolves surge past record-chasing Warriors in OT

Coach Steve Kerr knows just what his players are going through down the stretch of a potentially record-setting season. Having stumbled to the finish of a 72-win season as a player with the Chicago Bulls two decades ago, Kerr is watching his Golden State ...

Mutombo encourages more Asians to follow Yao's lead

Apr 5, 2016

Mutombo encourages more Asians to follow Yao's lead

Dikembe Mutombo on Tuesday hailed the induction of “best friend” Yao Ming into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and urged more Asians to follow the Chinese star’s lead. Mutombo said more Asian players should leave their comfort zone and take risks just ...