Rockets Advance In NBA Playoffs With Eyes On Bigger GoalsThe Rockets spent almost no time celebrating their first-round playoff series win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday. The victory simply moved them a little closer toward their goal.
Anthony Davis Leading Pelicans On Path To NBA Small-Market SuccessWith every Anthony Davis dunk, alley-oop, 3-pointer or block in the playoffs, the Pelicans take a step closer to becoming the NBA's next small-market success story.
Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich Loses Wife As Team Trails In NBA PlayoffsThe wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. She was 67 years old. The Spurs confirmed Erin Popovich's death on Wednesday. The team did not provide any further details.
The NBA's First-Round Playoff Pairings Are Filled With IntrigueThe best time of the NBA year is finally here. The playoffs are back, with Golden State and Cleveland not looking like the overwhelming favorites that the league has come to expect.
The NBA MVP Votes Are Due, So Let The Annual Debate BeginThe argument happens almost every year. Who is the NBA's MVP? Is it the player most valuable to his team? Is it the player most valuable to the game? Is it the best player?
NBA Looks For Playoffs Not Marred By Conflict Between Players & RefsThe NBA wants to avoid headline-grabbing confrontation with the playoffs starting on Saturday, as stakes and emotions becoming even higher.
Warriors Beat Cavs 129-120 To Win NBA TitleDurant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers
Durant's Late 3 Gives Warriors 3-0 Finals Lead Over CavsDurant drained the shot of his professional life — a 3-pointer over LeBron James with 45.3 seconds left — and scored 31 points as the Warriors, rallied to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113
Curry, Durant Lead Warriors To 2-0 Lead With 132-113 RoutThe Golden State Warriors grabbed a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals by downing the Cleveland Cavaliers 132-113 Sunday night.
Curry, Durant Power Warriors Past Cavs In Game 1, 113-91Durant finished with 38 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to lead Golden State past LeBron James and the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-91 on Thursday night in Game 1.
Cavs The Champs But Warriors The Favorites In NBA FinalsBeaten last year by Cleveland's historic comeback, the Warriors will try to avenge that defeat and get back on top when they face the Cavaliers again, the first time two teams have met three straight times in the NBA Finals.
12 Referees Selected For NBA FinalsDanny Crawford has been chosen to officiate his 23rd NBA Finals, making him the most experienced of the 12 referees selected for the series between the Warriors and the Cavaliers.