Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for…

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

Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs…

Nets general manager Sean Marks suspended 1 game without pay, fined $25K for entering referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of playoff series

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

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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

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for…

Joel Embiid had 31 points and 16 rebounds, and passed to Mike Scott for the go-ahead 3-pointer with 18 seconds left as the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Brooklyn Nets 112-108 to take a 3-1 series lead

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The NBA has rescinded technical fouls called on Golden State's Kevin Durant and JaMychal Green of the Clippers in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Celtics looking to finish off a sweep, while Warriors, Raptors and Blazers trying to move 1 win away from advancing

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

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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

Siakam has 30 points, Raptors top Magic 98-93 for…

Siakam scores 30, Raptors dig in late to top Magic 98-93 and take 2-1 series lead

Embiid listed as doubtful for 76ers' Game 4 vs…

The Philadelphia 76ers are listing Joel Embiid as doubtful for Game 4 of their first-round series against the Brooklyn Nets

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat…

Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee

Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's No. 13 at June 8…

Lynx to make Whalen's No. 13 the franchise's first retired jersey during ceremony on June 8

Pelicans' Griffin: Gentry staying, and perhaps…

The Pelicans' newly hired top basketball executive says coach Alvin Gentry will be retained

Antetokounpo leads Bucks past Pistons for 2-0…

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series

Irving scores 37, Celtics beat Pacers 99-91 for 2…

Kyrie Irving scores 37, Celtics take advantage of Pacers mistakes to earn 99-91 Game 2 win

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Warriors, Spurs try to forget blown chances for 2…

The Golden State Warriors are trying to regain the lead in a series they probably still can't believe is tied

'We're excited': Knicks have hopes for lottery…

The New York Knicks are excited and optimistic

Injured DeMarcus Cousins unlikely to return this…

Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle