With defense clicking, Raptors focused on deep…

With offense and defense both clicking, retooled Raptors ready for deep playoff run

Lillard has 50 and Blazers oust Thunder in 5 games

Damian Lillard hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points and the Portland Trail Blazers eliminated the Oklahoma City Thunder from the playoffs in five games with a 118-115 victory on Tuesday night

Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in…

A former sports reporter who is suing Luke Walton for sexual assault says the new Sacramento Kings coach held her down, kissed and groped her in a hotel room, then laughed at her

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Oh, yes! Nurse, Raptors look to finish series…

The Toronto Raptors can close out a first-round series against Orlando and earn a little bit of rest

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over…

Mitchell scores 31, Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets

Warriors will try to eliminate Los Angeles at home

The Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets are closing in on a highly anticipated second-round matchup

Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 losing season

The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Igor Kokoskov after one season

Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of…

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit 127-104, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2001

APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal with…

APNewsBreak: CBS Sports signs multiyear deal to air 40 WNBA games in prime time and on weekends on CBS Sports Network

Bucks advance for 1st time in 18 years and face Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo will have his unique talents on display in the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time in his six-year career

Celtics face tough road after sweeping Pacers

Celtics prove they're every bit as physical as Pacers, and they may need to get tougher

Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for…

Lillard's strong 3rd quarter sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead

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Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3…

Leonard scores 34, and Toronto moves within a game of the second round by topping Magic 107-85

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to…

Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Klay Thompson added 32 points, and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 113-105 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series

Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

James Harden overcome a horrible shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets to a 104-101 win over the Utah Jazz for a commanding 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series

Bucks beat Pistons 119-103 to take 3-0 series lead

Khris Middleton had 20 points and nine rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 119-103 to take a 3-0 lead in the first-round series

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round series at two games apiece

NBA rescinds technical on Warriors' Durant…

The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series

Finally a playoff game at Detroit Pistons' new…

Little Caesars Arena in Detroit will finally host its first playoff game _ in what is probably the last chance the Pistons have to make their series against Milwaukee competitive

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers…

Russell Westbrook had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 to cut their series deficit to 2-1

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 for a 3-0 lead in the first-round series

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