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Top-seeded Gonzaga edges West Virginia to reach Elite 8

Mar 24, 2017

Top-seeded Gonzaga edges West Virginia to reach Elite 8

Jevon Carter fired up two potential tying 3-pointers only to see them go off-target and Gonzaga didn’t allow West Virginia to get off a third. A defensive stop was a fitting way for this offensively challenged Sweet 16 matchup to end. Jordan Mathews hit ...

Westbrook, Thunder trample over 76ers

/ Mar 23, 2017

Westbrook, Thunder trample over 76ers

Add another first for Russell Westbrook — a triple-double without missing a shot. Westbrook recorded his 35th triple-double of the season with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 14 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on ...

/ Mar 22, 2017

Former Bulls GM Krause dies at 77

Jerry Krause, the general manager of the Chicago Bulls during a 1990s dynasty that included six NBA championships with Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen, has died. He was 77. The Bulls confirmed his death on Tuesday. A Chicago native, Krause spent 18 seasons leading ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league’s board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as “an extremely significant issue for our league” and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...

Teague gives Pacers big lift against Jazz

/ Mar 21, 2017

Teague gives Pacers big lift against Jazz

Indiana Pacers guard Jeff Teague looked like a natural playing a leading role Monday night. With Paul George struggling and the Pacers in desperate need of a win, the former All-Star jumped in and didn’t miss a beat. Teague had 21 points, five rebounds ...

Lillard on fire as Trail Blazers scorch Heat

/ Mar 20, 2017

Lillard on fire as Trail Blazers scorch Heat

The end of a five-game road trip, capped by a back-to-back, is not the usual scenario for someone to have an offensive explosion. Damian Lillard apparently disagrees. Lillard scored a season-high 49 points, tied a career high with nine 3-pointers, and carried the Portland ...

Wisconsin shocks top-seeded Villanova

Mar 19, 2017

Wisconsin shocks top-seeded Villanova

When the season ended suddenly and shockingly, much earlier than Villanova expected, Kris Jenkins bent over in disbelief near mid-court. There would be no game-winning shot, no confetti-filled celebration, no more games. The defending champions — and No. 1 overall seed — are done. ...

76ers jump on Mavericks in third en route to rout

/ Mar 18, 2017

76ers jump on Mavericks in third en route to rout

After being traded to Philadelphia by Dallas, Justin Anderson couldn’t wait for the opportunity to prove his worth to his former team. Anderson tied his career high with 19 points and Robert Covington scored 12 of his 18 points in Philadelphia’s dominant third quarter, ...