Three minutes from a far-sooner-than-expected summer vacation, the Indiana Pacers turned to their rock.
After a first-round series filled with drama on the court and off it, the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers will put the focus back on basketball in the biggest way possible.
Stephen Curry scored 24 points as Golden State avoided elimination, the latest twist in a competitive series overshadowed by the Donald Sterling scandal.
Behind 36 points from Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City won at Memphis on Thursday night to force a deciding game at home on Saturday.
After spotting the Hawks a sizable early lead, Indiana stretched the series to a seventh game at home.
The Indiana Pacers have changed who they are, going to a different style in hopes of surviving the opening round of the playoffs.
Kevin Durant scored 36 points to break out of a slump, and the Oklahoma City Thunder routed the Memphis Grizzlies 104-84 on Thursday night to force a deciding seventh game in the first-round Western Conference series.
With the Nets down three games to two in their series against the Toronto Raptors, Coach Jason Kidd declined to address the possibility that the team could crash out of the playoffs Friday.
Kevin Johnson, the N.B.A. star turned mayor of Sacramento, made it clear to N.B.A. Commissioner Adam Silver what needed to be done to address the Donald Sterling situation.
The Los Angeles Lakers say they’re in no rush to hire their next head coach.
Alan Rothenberg, a longtime sports lawyer who has known Donald Sterling for decades, said, “He’ll fight as hard as he can legally.”
Steve Kerr could be in position to take Phil Jackson’s dream job in Los Angeles, although the more plausible scenario is that Kerr, as expected, will be joining Jackson in New York.
Steve Kerr, the overwhelming favorite to be the next Knicks coach, is not on the Lakers' candidate list, according to an NBA source. The Lakers believe Kerr is too far…