Report: Larry Bird Steps Down As Indiana Pacers PresidentA person with knowledge of the situation says that Larry Bird is stepping down as president of the Indiana Pacers.
San Antonio Spurs Beat Memphis Grizzlies To Advance In NBA PlayoffsKawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating Memphis 103-96 on Thursday night to take the series 4-2.
NBA Fines Rockets Owner $100,000 For Confronting RefereeHouston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action.
Leonard, Mills Lead Spurs By Grizzlies For 3-2 Series LeadManu Ginobili hit the court, literally, providing an early spark that helped carry San Antonio to a 116-103 victory over Memphis.
Warriors Move On In NBA Playoffs With Sweep Of Trail BlazersStephen Curry scored 37 points and Golden State beat the Blazers 128-103 on Monday night to advance to the conference semifinals. The Warriors will face the winner of the series between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Clippers, which is tied at 2.
Westbrook Fined $15,000 For Postgame CommentThe NBA has fined Thunder star Russell Westbrook $15,000 for using inappropriate language during a postgame media interview. The Rockets beat Oklahoma City by a score of 115-111 on Wednesday night.
Grizzlies Pull Within 2-1 Of San Antonio Spurs With 105-94 WinMike Conley had 24 points and eight assists, helping the Grizzlies snap a 10-game postseason skid against the San Antonio Spurs with a 105-94 victory Thursday night.
Rockets Overcome Westbrook's 51, Take 2-0 Lead Over ThunderThe Houston Rockets got a more modest performance from James Harden, but a collective scoring effort helped them rally for a 115-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round Western Conference playoff series.
Memphis Coach Fizdale Blasts 'Unprofessional' NBA OfficiatingMemphis coach David Fizdale blasted the officiating in Game 2 of the Grizzlies' first-round series against the Spurs, deeming it "unprofessional" and "unacceptable" before slamming his fist on a table and storming off.
Leonard's 37 Points Lead Spurs Past Grizzlies 96-82Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds, and San Antonio beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
10 Things To Watch In The NBA PlayoffsThe NBA Playoffs start on Saturday. From the odds in Vegas to the oldest NBA players to LeBron's first-round win streak, here are 10 things that you should know before the postseason begins.
NBA Playoffs Open With Westbrook Vs. HardenRussell Westbrook and the Thunder facing off against James Harden and the Rockets is a sensational start to the NBA postseason. The playoffs open this weekend.