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Warriors oust Rockets again

Basketball / NBA May 11, 2019

Warriors oust Rockets again

After Stephen Curry bounced back from the first scoreless first half of his playoff career to score 33 points in the last two quarters and help the Golden State Warriors eliminate the Houston Rockets and advance to the Western Conference finals on Friday night, ...

76ers down Raptors, force Game 7

Basketball / NBA May 10, 2019

76ers down Raptors, force Game 7

Jimmy Butler lived up to his Jimmy Buckets nickname. With "Jimmy! Butler!" chants ringing from the rafters, he helped Philadelphia force a seventh game against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals, hitting big baskets in bunches and scoring 25 points in the 76ers' 112-101 victory ...

Lakers to interview Frank Vogel for coaching vacancy

Basketball / NBA May 10, 2019

Lakers to interview Frank Vogel for coaching vacancy

The Los Angeles Lakers are trying to quickly rebound in their head coaching search after failing to land Tyronn Lue. A person familiar with the search said former Indiana and Orlando coach Frank Vogel will be interviewed for the opening. The person spoke to The ...

Raptors crush Sixers to take 3-2 series lead

Basketball / NBA May 8, 2019

Raptors crush Sixers to take 3-2 series lead

The Toronto Raptors came up with a new load management plan for Kawhi Leonard. It was to make sure their star forward didn't have to shoulder the entire offensive burden. Leonard had 21 points and 13 rebounds, Pascal Siakam scored 25 points and the Raptors ...

Rockets hold off Warriors to even series at 2-2

Basketball / NBA May 7, 2019

Rockets hold off Warriors to even series at 2-2

James Harden and the Houston Rockets dug out of a 0-2 hole to even their Western Conference semifinals series with the Golden State Warriors after another game where they fought, scrapped and held off a late rally to get a victory. Harden scored 38 points ...

Nuggets shake off fatigue to beat Blazers in Game 4

Basketball / NBA May 6, 2019

Nuggets shake off fatigue to beat Blazers in Game 4

The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season. Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep this team down. Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Nuggets evened ...

Raptors bounce back in Game 4 to even series

Basketball / NBA May 6, 2019

Raptors bounce back in Game 4 to even series

Kawhi Leonard got some help from his teammates to stay close and then finished it off himself. Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday to even the Eastern Conference semifinal ...

Rockets get back in series with win over Warriors in Game 3

Basketball / NBA May 5, 2019

Rockets get back in series with win over Warriors in Game 3

James Harden made a 3-pointer to finish off the Golden State Warriors in overtime. Eric Gordon helped the Rockets get to that point with the best playoff performance of his career. Harden scored 41 points, and Houston outlasted the Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut ...