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Dwane Casey dismissed by Raptors

/ May 12, 2018

Dwane Casey dismissed by Raptors

Masai Ujiri believes Dwane Casey deserves to be recognized as the best coach in the NBA, but the Toronto president doesn't think Casey should be leading the Raptors. So the Raptors fired Casey, praising him on his way out the door. Hours after the Raptors announced ...

Hornets name James Borrego coach

/ May 11, 2018

Hornets name James Borrego coach

James Borrego has been hired as the new head coach of the Charlotte Hornets. The sides agreed to a three-year deal with a team option in the fourth year, according to multiple reports on Thursday. Borrego, 40, spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach ...

Raptors' Dwane Casey receives Coach of the Year honor

/ May 10, 2018

Raptors' Dwane Casey receives Coach of the Year honor

Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey was named as the NBCA's Coach of the Year on Wednesday as speculation about his future with the franchise continued to swirl. A statement from the National Basketball Coaches Association said Casey was the recipient of the annual Michael ...

Celtics oust 76ers, to face Cavs in Eastern finals

/ May 10, 2018

Celtics oust 76ers, to face Cavs in Eastern finals

With 2.4 seconds left and the Boston Celtics leading by two, Marcus Smart had a chance to clinch Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals and eliminate Philadelphia by making a pair of free throws. He missed the first. He could have made things more difficult ...

Dogged Paul leads Rockets into West finals

/ May 9, 2018

Dogged Paul leads Rockets into West finals

Chris Paul didn't want to talk about his postseason failures, not after Houston's win Tuesday over Utah finally got him into the Western Conference finals. "For us it was just . . . they were in the way," Paul said. "So we were just trying ...

/ May 8, 2018

Pistons dismiss coach, president Stan Van Gundy

After four seasons of mostly mediocre results, the Detroit Pistons are moving on without Stan Van Gundy. He won't return as president of basketball operations and he isn't staying on as Detroit's coach, either. Van Gundy held both those roles for four years, and at times ...

Knicks announce hiring of David Fizdale as new coach

/ May 8, 2018

Knicks announce hiring of David Fizdale as new coach

David Fizdale has been hired as coach of the Knicks, saying he is hoping to "build the type of winning team the passionate fans of New York will be proud of." The Knicks announced the hiring Monday after agreeing to terms with the former Memphis ...

LeBron, Cavs turn out lights on Raptors again

/ May 8, 2018

LeBron, Cavs turn out lights on Raptors again

Once the sweeping was done, LeBron James peeled off his jersey and headed toward the locker room. He stopped on the way to share a moment with his two sons, who held basketballs while patiently waiting to take some shots. James hugged his kids and ...