Western Conference

NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round PreviewThe NBA regular season has come to an end and now we've got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.
Durant's Thunder Take On Spurs After Clipping LAMr. Unreliable was rock-solid and relentless yet again. Kevin Durant's reward is another trip to the Western Conference finals with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Ellis Plays Key Role In Mavs' Playoff BerthMonta Ellis has been shrugging off the skeptics throughout his first season with Dallas.
Ducks Hope Playoff Success Finally Starts vs StarsFrom the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his former teammates in the first round of the playoffs.
Mavs G Monta Ellis Named Western Conference Player Of The WeekThe NBA announced Monday that Dallas Mavericks guard Monta Ellis was named as the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played from April 7-13, 2014.
Mavs Need To Beat Best Of West In Playoff PursuitDallas hasn't beaten any of its likely first-round opponents in more than two months -- and that's assuming the Mavericks get in after a 12-year streak of reaching the playoffs ended last season.
Mavs Top Knicks On Dirk's 'Ugly' Game-WinnerThe Mavericks blew an eight-point lead in the final 90 seconds, then pulled out their third straight victory when Nowitzki's jumper that seemed to have missed instead fell through.
NBA Playoff ScheduleConference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
Warriors Beat Spurs 97-87 In OT, Even Series 2-2Curry scored 22 points to go with six rebounds and four assists on a bum ankle, rallying the Golden State Warriors past the San Antonio Spurs 97-87 in overtime Sunday to even the Western Conference semifinal at two games apiece.
Carter Puts Kings Past Stars 4-3 In OTJeff Carter deflected the winning goal off of his upper body with 51 seconds left in overtime, and the Kings landed a 4-3 victory over the Stars on Sunday night.
Stars Cruise To 5-1 Victory Over CanucksCody Eakin, Jamie Benn and Ray Whitney scored goals in the third period to break open a tie game and help the Stars cruise to a 5-1 victory over the Canucks on Thursday night.
Stars Still Contending For NHL Playoff SpotWith six games left, the Stars on Wednesday were 10th in the Western Conference. But they were only two points out of the eighth and final playoff spot.