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Mar 27, 2015

Ilyasova ignites Bucks to victory

Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 34 points and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 111-107 on Thursday night. Khris Middleton added 17 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 16 for the Bucks. They have won two straight after breaking a six-game losing streak. ...

Mar 27, 2015

Price named Charlotte 49ers coach

Mark Price doesn’t have much coaching experience at the college level. But the former four-time NBA All-Star is confident the knowledge he’s gained from playing and coaching in the league will translate to success at his new job as head coach of the Charlotte ...

Cavs put on clinic against Grizzlies

Mar 26, 2015

Cavs put on clinic against Grizzlies

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent dominance carried over to a trouncing of one of the best teams in the Western Conference. The Cavaliers built a 29-point lead in the third quarter, maintained the cushion through the fourth and defeated Memphis 111-89 on Wednesday night, handing ...

Warriors win division

Mar 25, 2015

Warriors win division

The music was turned up in the locker room and the mood was festive, but Golden State didn’t overdo the celebration of the team’s first division title in 39 years. These Warriors aren’t done yet. “We might be a little subdued, but I think ...

Mar 24, 2015

Legends guard Togashi sidelined for rest of D-League season

Texas Legends guard Yuki Togashi will miss the remainder of the NBA Development League season due to an injured left ankle, his management company said Tuesday. The 167-cm Togashi, 21, injured his left ankle in a game against the Oklahoma City Blue on Feb. ...

Forty years later, Golden State fetes last title team

Mar 24, 2015

Forty years later, Golden State fetes last title team

Rick Barry has seen a lot of Golden State Warriors try to accomplish what his team did 40 years ago. He has never seen a group with as good a chance to win another NBA title as the current club. “I hope that they ...

Warriors win 57th in a rout

Mar 24, 2015

Warriors win 57th in a rout

Closing in on the NBA’s top playoff seed, the Golden State Warriors have been at their best. Stephen Curry scored 24 points, and the Warriors used a smothering defensive effort in the third quarter to pound the Washington Wizards 107-76 on Monday night. “I ...

Mar 24, 2015

Obama niece target of threat: source

A threat against President Barack Obama’s niece, a player on Princeton’s women’s basketball team, prompted increased security at the Tigers’ NCAA Tournament game at Maryland on Monday night, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to AP on condition of ...

Mar 24, 2015

Howland hired by Mississippi State

Mississippi State needed barely 48 hours to find its new basketball coach, settling on a veteran who has taken three different schools to the NCAA Tournament and advanced to three Final Fours. The school announced on Monday night it had hired former UCLA coach ...

Griffin leads Clippers past Pelicans

Mar 23, 2015

Griffin leads Clippers past Pelicans

Doc Rivers and his Los Angeles Clippers are safely in playoff position, though home-court advantage would be preferred. It’s quite a different story for the New Orleans Pelicans, who are losing ground — and time. Blake Griffin scored 23 points, Chris Paul had 23 ...