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Pistons bring in ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey

/ Jun 12, 2018

Pistons bring in ex-Raptors coach Dwane Casey

Dwane Casey lost his job in Toronto because the Raptors wanted to advance further in the playoffs. In Detroit, it would be an accomplishment if Casey can simply get the Pistons into the playoffs. The Pistons hired the NBA coach of the year finalist Monday, hoping ...

Warriors to give Kevin Durant a blank check

/ Jun 12, 2018

Warriors to give Kevin Durant a blank check

Warriors general manager Bob Myers expects swift negotiations to re-sign two-time reigning NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant and coach Steve Kerr. Durant could sign for as long as four years and about $160 million, and Myers is prepared to give him "whatever he wants." Durant ...

Warriors sweep Cavs to repeat

/ Jun 9, 2018

Warriors sweep Cavs to repeat

There were still a few seconds left on the clock when the Golden State Warriors stormed off their bench to begin a celebration that wasn't guaranteed. They couldn't wait any longer. They had reached their destination: dynasty. Stephen Curry scored 37 points, Kevin Durant added a triple-double ...

Pelicans give Alvin Gentry a two-year contract extension

/ Jun 8, 2018

Pelicans give Alvin Gentry a two-year contract extension

Alvin Gentry's ability to coach the New Orleans Pelicans into the second round of the playoffs despite the mid-season loss of All-Star DeMarcus Cousins persuaded the club that Gentry deserved to be under contract beyond next season. Gentry agreed on Thursday to an extension covering ...

Kevin Durant ignites Warriors with 43-point performance in Game 3

/ Jun 7, 2018

Kevin Durant ignites Warriors with 43-point performance in Game 3

Kevin Durant stood calmly near midcourt — and a very familiar spot — as teammates Stephen Curry and Draymond Green screamed at him in celebration. Another momentous shot for Durant. And soon, probably another NBA championship. Durant scored a career playoff-high 43 points, draining a long 3-pointer ...

Cavaliers turning to seldom-used Hood against Warriors

/ Jun 6, 2018

Cavaliers turning to seldom-used Hood against Warriors

Rodney Hood's most significant moment in these playoffs came while sitting on the bench. Well, he's getting up and getting in the NBA Finals. Looking for an offensive weapon to negate Golden State's size and ability to switch assignments on defense, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said ...

Warriors, Cavs not going to White House

/ Jun 6, 2018

Warriors, Cavs not going to White House

Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the White House anytime soon. On the day when the Philadelphia Eagles were supposed to ...

Andre Iguodala poised for return during NBA Finals

/ Jun 5, 2018

Andre Iguodala poised for return during NBA Finals

Golden State forward Andre Iguodala completed an individual workout pain-free on Saturday and is close to being cleared to return for the NBA Finals, ESPN's Chris Haynes reported Monday. It is unclear whether Iguodala can join Golden State's active roster in time for Game 3 ...

Stephen Curry, Warriors overwhelm Cavaliers in Game 2

/ Jun 4, 2018

Stephen Curry, Warriors overwhelm Cavaliers in Game 2

Stephen Curry backpedaled in pure joy. He skipped, hollered and let the ball fly from everywhere with that feeling he gets when there's no way it will miss — unwavering even with a defender's hand in his face. Curry dazzled in outdueling LeBron James as ...