NBA: With LeBron James' departure, new generation of players and teams will shape this year’s Eastern Conference
There is no denying that LeBron's journey to the west will leave a gaping hole atop the east. The conference will be more unpredictable and the remaining contenders will fight to determine who will be crowned as their new king.
NBA Playoffs: Celtics survive late Sixers challenge to book spot against Cavaliers in Eastern Conference finals
The Boston Celtics punched their ticket to the NBA Eastern Conference finals with a 114-112 win over Philadelphia 76ers.
NBA Playoffs: LeBron James leads Cavaliers into Eastern Conference finals; Sixers beat Celtics to keep series alive
James, the buzzer-beating hero of Cleveland Cavaliers' epic victory in Game Three on Saturday, finished with 29 points as Toronto's bid to avoid the ignominy of a 4-0 series loss ended in abject failure.
NBA Playoffs: LeBron James inspires Cavaliers' rout of Raptors; Celtics rally to take 2-0 lead over Sixers
Cavaliers, who broke Raptors hearts with a 113-112 overtime triumph on Tuesday, may well have broken their spirit as they won a second straight game at Air Canada Centre, putting themselves in position to sweep Toronto.
Terry Rozier scored 29 points as Boston outmuscled Philadelphia 117-101 to win the opening game of their Eastern Conference semi-final series on Monday.
NBA Playoffs: Pelicans sweep Trail Blazers 4-0 to complete upset; Ben Simmons records triple-double in 76ers' win
Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday combined to post one of the greatest duo performances in NBA history as the New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 131-123 to sweep the Trail Blazers from the playoffs.
NBA Playoffs: Spurs on brink of elimination after emotional loss to Warriors; 76ers' Joel Embiid shines on debut
Kevin Durant scored 26 points as the Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 lead over the Spurs who were playing with heavy hearts after the death of Gregg Popovich's wife.
NBA: Markelle Fultz returns from injury in 76ers' win over Nuggets; Celtics beat Suns despite Kyrie Irving's absence
The return of guard Fultz, who was a top pick in the 2017 NBA entry draft, comes a day after the 76ers clinched their first playoff spot in six years.
NBA: Warriors fall to Kings after Kevin Durant gets sidelined for two weeks; Raptors edge past Mavericks
Golden State Warriors saw Kevin Durant sidelined for two weeks and their bid to overtake Houston for the NBA's best record falter with a 98-93 loss to Sacramento.
The 76ers, who had lost 11 straight games to the Cavs, were fueled by 22 points from shooting guard JJ Redick.
Russell Westbrook lifted the Oklahoma City Thunder to a dramatic 119-117 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, capping a heart-pounding three overtime NBA contest.
James scored Cleveland's last 13 points — and delivered the final dagger with a jump shot from just inside the three-point line with five seconds remaining.
NBA: Golden State Warriors stunned by Sacramento Kings; LeBron James inspires Cleveland Cavaliers to victory
The Kings won for just the second time on the road — first since 20 October at Dallas — and ended an eight-game losing streak on Warriors' home floor.
No player in NBA history had scored 46 points with 15 rebounds in a game while adding so many blocks and assists and Embiid warned he still isn't in top form.
NBA: Lonzo Ball, Lakers get last word on Wizards feud with overtime win; Russell Westbrook leads Thunder to victory
Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers had the last word on John Wall and visiting Washington after days of NBA trash talk, prevailing 102-99 in overtime Wednesday.
NBA 2017-18: From Joel Embiid to Milos Teodosic, the underrated players to watch out for this season
Here is a look at the players who might not make the NBA Finals, but will still be discussed through the season as they will be tremendously entertaining to watch.
"Our events have become an annual opportunity for basketball fans across Europe to come together and share their passion for the NBA," league commissioner Adam Silver said.
Markelle Fultz joins a 76ers' team which already has 2016 No 1 pick Ben Simmons, 2016-17 Rookie of the year finalist Dario Saric and 2014 No 3 pick Joel Embiid.
Take a look at our picks for the candidates who should win the NBA Awards this year.
LeBron James reached 27,000 career points as the Cavaliers won, while DeMar DeRozan propelled the Raptors to victory.