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San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker has successful surgery on ruptured quadriceps tendon

Earlier today Spurs guard Tony Parker underwent a successful surgery to repair a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. The procedure was performed in San Antonio by Spurs team physician Dr. David R. Schmidt. The injury occurred at the 8:52 mark of the fourth quarter of the Spurs-Rockets game on May 3. A timeline for Parker's return will be determined at a later date.

Atlanta Hawks remove Wes Wilcox as GM, Mike Budeholzer resigning as president of basketball operations but will remain coach

ATLANTA (AP) -- Mike Budenholzer is resigning as the Atlanta Hawks' president of basketball operations and will remain as coach.

Shootaround (May 5) -- Kyle Lowry's health could shape Toronto Raptors' Game 3 hopes

No. 1: Raptors' hopes of comeback hinge on Lowry's health -- The Toronto Raptors find themselves in a similar to one they faced in the 2016 Playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers. They're in a 2-0 series hole to the Cavs -- much like they were in the Eastern Conference finals a year ago. Show More Summary

Washington Wizards' Kelly Oubre ejected for bowling over Kelly Olynyk

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. has been ejected from Game 3 against the Boston Celtics for charging at Kelly Olynyk and knocking him over.

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry misses practice with bad ankle

TORONTO (AP) -- All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors missed practice Thursday because of his sprained left ankle, and the team says more tests are scheduled to determine the severity of the injury.

George Hill (toe) will miss Game 2 vs. Golden State Warriors

Utah Jazz point guard George Hill played in just 49 games during the regular season after a variety of maladies sidelined him. Those nagging injuries haven't been a problem for Hill so far in the playoffs as he has appeared in all eight of Utah's games to date.

Tony Parker (ruptured left quadriceps tendon) out for remainder of playoffs

One of Gregg Popovich's top priorities in the final weeks of the regular season was making sure the San Antonio Spurs got veteran point guard Tony Parker healthy and in rhythm for the playoff push.

17 NBA teams to take part in inaugural NBA 2K esports league in 2018

NEW YORK -- The NBA 2K esports league announced today that 17 National Basketball Association (NBA) teams will participate in its inaugural season, set to debut in 2018. Participating organizations include:

Shootaround (May 4) -- San Antonio Spurs await word on extent of Tony Parker's injury

No. 1: Ginobili on Parker: 'Not going to see him anytime soon' -- Last night's victory against the Houston Rockets allowed the San Antonio Spurs to knot their Western Conference semifinal series up at 1-1. That's the good news. The bad news? Spurs star guard Tony Parker suffered a left leg injury late in that game and had to be carried off the court. Show More Summary

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker carried off court with knee injury

SAN ANTONIO — Spurs point guard Tony Parker had to be carried off the court with 8:43 left in the fourth quarter of Game 2 Wednesday night when it appeared that he hyper-extended his left knee.

Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry leaves Game 2 against Cleveland Cavaliers with ankle injury

Raptors guard Kyle Lowry suffered an ankle injury in the third quarter against the Cavaliers and has been ruled out for the game.

After playoff loss, Atlanta Hawks pondering front office changes

ATLANTA -- After a disappointing season ended with a first-round playoff loss, the Atlanta Hawks are evaluating possible changes in their front office.

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng has surgery on pectoral muscle

EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng has undergone surgery to repair his right pectoral muscle.

LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for No. 2 on playoff scoring list

CLEVELAND -- LeBron James has moved past Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the No. 2 scorer in NBA playoff history.

LA Clippers, Doc Rivers bracing for wild offseason

PLAYA VISTA, California -- The Los Angeles Clippers and coach Doc Rivers are settling in for what could be a wild offseason.

Isaiah Thomas has captured the attention of another undersized player: Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue

CLEVELAND – Tyronn Lue lasted 11 seasons in the NBA as a 6-foot, 185-pound point guard, mostly as a backup on seven different teams. The size disadvantage he faced almost every night, in almost every encounter, qualified him like few others to comment on Boston Celtics playoff marvel Isaiah Thomas.

Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas getting tips about his game from Kobe Bryant

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Boston Celtics star Isaiah Thomas is getting some assists from Kobe Bryant.

Chicago Bulls noncommittal on Jimmy Butler's future with the team

CHICAGO (AP) -- There were no bold proclamations or promises for sweeping changes from Chicago Bulls management on Wednesday for a team that barely made the playoffs.

Report: Atlanta Hawks parts ways with GM Wes Wilcox

The Atlanta Hawks have parted ways with their GM Wes Wilcox, according to a report from ESPN's Jeff Goodman and Marc Spears.

Houston Rockets' Nene fined $15,000 for pushing San Antonio Spurs' Dewayne Dedmon

NEW YORK -- Houston Rockets center Nene has been fined $15,000 for escalating an altercation by pushing San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon above the shoulders, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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