NBA: Milwaukee Bucks confirm Adrian Griffin head coach appointment
The Milwaukee Bucks confirmed the hiring of Adrian Griffin as the team's new head coach on Monday following the sacking of Mike Budenholzer last month.
NBA: Celtics pummel Miami Heat to keep title hopes alive
Boston poured in 16 three-pointers in a dominant 110-97 victory over the Miami Heat on Thursday that kept the Celtics alive in the NBA championship chase.
NBA: Jamal Murray sinks LA Lakers to put Denver Nuggets on brink
Jamal Murray scored 37 points as the Denver Nuggets routed the Los Angeles Lakers 119-108 to move within one win of reaching the NBA finals for the first time in the team's history.
‘Day of joy’ as Brittney Griner returns to WNBA
Griner was released by Russia in exchange for notorious Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, known as the ‘Merchant of Death’, in December
NBA: 'Amazing' Jamal Murray leads Denver Nuggets rally in 108-103 win over Los Angeles Lakers
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Nikola Jokic racked up another triple-double with 23 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists for the Nuggets, but it was Murray who starred when it mattered most
NBA: Jimmy Butler fuels Heat in 123-116 game 1 win over Celtics
Jimmy Butler's 35 points and a scorching third quarter propelled the eighth-seeded Miami Heat to a 123-116 victory over the Celtics in game one of the NBA Eastern Conference finals in Boston.
Los Angeles Lakers rout Golden State Warriors, Heat rip Knicks to grab NBA series leads
Davis Anthony scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds while LeBron James added 21 points to lead the host Lakers over the Warriors 127-97
NBA: Devin Booker, Kevin Durant score big as Suns cut Nuggets's lead with 121-114 win
Booker scored 47 points, Kevin Durant added 39 and the Phoenix Suns beat the Denver Nuggets 121-114 to cut Denver's lead to 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal series
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid named Most Valuable Player
Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player after comfortably winning a ballot ahead of the Denver Nuggets' two-time award winner Nikola Jokic.
NBA: Denver Nuggets thrash Phoenix Suns in Western Conference semi-final opener
The Denver Nuggets, fueled by 34 points from Jamal Murray, dominated Kevin Durant and the Phoenix Suns 125-107 in game one of their NBA Western Conference semi-final series.
NBA Playoffs: Sixers sweep Nets to advance, Suns on brink as Lakers maul Grizzlies
Philadelphia 76ers overcame the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 96-88, and now await the winner of the series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks.
NBA: Memphis Grizzlies, Milwaukee Bucks bounce back as Nuggets see off Wolves
Top seeds Milwaukee shrugged off the injury absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo to thrash the Miami Heat 138-122 to tie their best-of-seven Eastern Conference series at 1-1.
NBA: Sacramento Kings' Mike Brown name coach of the year
Mike Brown also won the award in 2009 with the Cleveland Cavaliers, guiding a team that won 66 games as LeBron James was named the league's Most Valuable Player.
Russia, Belarus denied entry into 2024 Olympic men's basketball qualifying tournament
Russia and Belarus men's basketball teams have been banned from the second-chance qualification tournaments for the 2024 Olympics, FIBA announced
NBA: Sacramento Kings guard De'Aaron Fox named Clutch Player of the Year
De'Aaron Fox, 25, received 91 of 100 possible first-place votes from a media panel after being among the nominees by league head coaches.
NBA: Injury fears for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ja Morant as LA Lakers, Miami Heat win
Lakers took advantage of Morant's absence late in the fourth quarter for a late surge that produced a 128-112 victory at Memphis while the top-seeded host Bucks, who lost Antetokounmpo, fell 130-117 to Miami Heat.
All you need to know about the NBA playoffs that start on Saturday
All five teams from the Pacific Division — Sacramento, Phoenix, the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State and the Los Angeles Lakers,have made the playoffs, which start Saturday.
Kerala's Ann Mary Zachariah to play NCAA Division 1 college basketball
The Kerala native becomes the fourth player overall from NBA Academy India to earn a Division I basketball scholarship.
NBA: Gilgeous-Alexander leads Oklahoma City Thunder past New Orleans Pelicans to stay in play-off contention
Gilgeous-Alexander scored 25 of his 32 points after halftime, including a go-ahead baseline jumper and four clutch free throws in the final 29 seconds, and Oklahoma City beat the Pelicans 123-118 on Wednesday night to remain alive in the Western Conference play-in tournament
‘Air’ hero Sonny Vaccaro, the man behind Nike Jordan
During a 1984 meeting at Nike headquarters, Vaccaro proposed devoting all the money that Nike had earmarked to recruit future NBA players to one man — rising sports star Jordan. Nearly 40 years later, the Nike partnership with Jordan has grown into an empire, with $5.1 billion in sales last year