Basketball

James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Dwight Howard battle for position with Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers during Game One in the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 4, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Clippers Topple Rockets 117-101 In Game 1

Blake Griffin had his second straight triple-double to lift the Clippers to a 117-101 victory over the Rockets on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/05/2015

San Antonio Spurs Big Three (Credit:  Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Face Most Uncertain Future Ever

San Antonio has only five players under contract for next season. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili have not decided whether they will return or retire from their Hall of Fame careers.

05/05/2015

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Arlington Man Dead After Shooting At Pick-Up Basketball Game

What started as a pickup basketball game Sunday evening in Arlington ends with one man dead.

05/04/2015

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors   (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Golden State Star Stephen Curry Wins NBA MVP

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry has won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award, beating out Houston’s James Harden in a race that turned out not to be that close.

05/04/2015

Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers leaps to the basket against Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the AT&T Center on April 30, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. (credit: Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Clippers Beat Spurs 102-96 To Force Game 7

Blake Griffin had 26 points and Chris Paul had 19 points as the Clippers held on for a 102-96 victory over the Spurs on Thursday night, forcing a Game 7 in their series.

05/01/2015

Shaka Smart (Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Longhorns Basketball Coach Shaka Smart With Shan & RJ

Shan and RJ sat down with the newest head coach of the University of Texas, Shaka Smart, and asked what fans can expect from the new era of Longhorns basketball.

04/29/2015

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Dirk, Mavs Head Into Yet Another Uncertain Offseason

Dirk and the Mavs are headed into yet another uncertain offseason after failing to advance in the playoffs for the fourth straight year since winning the franchise’s first championship.

04/29/2015

Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers drives against Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs during Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on April 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Spurs Edge Clippers 111-107 In Pivotal Game 5

Tim Duncan scored 21 points, and the Spurs hung on for a 111-107 victory over the Clippers in Game 5 on Tuesday night, taking a 3-2 series lead.

04/29/2015

Brittney Griner of the Phoenix Mercury holds the championship trophy after a win over the Chicago Sky during Game 3 of the WNBA Finals at the UIC Pavilion on September 12, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Griner To Get Domestic Violence Counseling

Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner has entered into a diversion agreement after being arrested on suspicion of assault following a fight last week with her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson.

04/29/2015

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Atlanta Hawks To Be Sold For $850 Million

While the top-seeded Hawks were playing Brooklyn in an opening-round series Wednesday night, they announced a deal to sell the team for $850 million to a group led by billionaire businessman Antony Ressler.

04/23/2015

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Preview: NBA Playoffs 1st-Round Matchups

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter Here is a look at the eight first-round series in the NBA playoffs: EASTERN CONFERENCE No. 1 ATLANTA HAWKS (60-22) vs. No. 8 BROOKLYN NETS (38-44) Season Series: Hawks, 4-0. Atlanta led by […]

04/16/2015

22. Los Angeles Lakers (22-44)

Nash Says Injuries Prepared Him For Retirement

Suffering through three injury-plagued seasons in Los Angeles is not exactly how Steve Nash wanted to end his basketball career. But it helped him with the transition.

04/16/2015

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