Basketball

LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after…

LeBron James had one of the worst games of his playoff career on Sunday night and got into an exchange with a fan afterward

Finals are 1 win away for Warriors, who have…

Golden State can finish off a three-sweep march through the West playoffs with another win at San Antonio

Isaiah Thomas on Draymond Green: 'I don’t know…

Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas came to the defense of his teammate Kelly Olynyk after Golden State Warriors guard Draymond Green called him a "dirty player" in a recent podcast appearance.

Celtics stagger on: Isaiah Thomas done, may need…

Celtics confront a big playoff hole knowing star guard Isaiah Thomas is done for season

Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3…

Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs 120-108 to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals

Boston creamed: Cavs back home after demolishing…

LeBron and Cavaliers back at home after two blowout wins in Boston

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Warriors Sweep Jazz, Advance to Western…

The Golden State Warriors made quick work of the Utah Jazz, sweeping them to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in…

Romanian border police spokesman: NBA player Enes Kanter is returning to the United States after being detained in a Romanian airport

Spurs' Leonard will not play Game 3 against…

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard will not play against Golden State in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals because of a sprained left ankle

Cavs set NBA record with 41-point halftime lead

The Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record on Friday night by opening a 41-point halftime lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals

Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for…

Zaza Pachulia is expected to hear boos from every corner of AT&T Center during Game 3 of the Western Conference finals

LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for…

Must-win for Celtics in Game 2? Pretty much, after Cavs' dominating Game 1 win

Harden, James top All-NBA team; George, Hayward…

All-NBA first team: James Harden a unanimous pick, joined on team by LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, Kawhi Leonard and Anthony Davis

David West's reliable passing off the bench key for Warriors

David West is making the most of every minute he is on the floor for the Golden State Warriors

LaVar Ball ups shoe deal asking price to $3…

LaVar Ball has upped the ante, raising the asking price for a shoe deal to $3 billion

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Warriors become just the 5th team to start NBA…

History shows Warriors' 10-0 playoff start doesn't necessarily mean title is inevitable

Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

The San Antonio Spurs splurged on LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency two summers ago to balance their roster and give them a scorer in the post

Ainge's patience pays off with Celtics' draft…

With a victory in the draft lottery, the Boston Celtics have a bright future to go with their current success

Andre Iguodala out for Warriors with soreness in…

The Golden State Warriors will be without one of their top reserves, Andre Iguodala, for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against San Antonio

Where's the drama? Blowouts the rule in these NBA playoffs

Ratings are high for the NBA playoffs, though the down-to-the-wire games have been in short supply

Back to Boston: LeBron, Celtics meet again in…

LeBron's road again points to Boston, with Cavaliers awaiting Celtics in conference finals

Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, Kelly Olynyk scored a career-playoff high 26 points and the Boston Celtics used a big fourth quarter to outlast the Washington Wizards 115-105 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals

Celtics follow euphoria of winning lottery with dud on court

The euphoria of the Boston Celtics fans over winning the NBA draft lottery didn't last very long

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the…

Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Steve Nash are gone, though on Tuesday they won't be forgotten

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Spurs' Kawhi Leonard ruled out for Game 2 vs…

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals

Nearly arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

Acting Warriors coach Mike Brown had quite the adventure getting to Oracle Arena for Game 2