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Duke’s Brandon Ingram and L.S.U.’s Ben Simmons are considered to be franchise-shaping players, coveted for different reasons.
Like one of his 3-pointers, Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has fallen for Cleveland.
Losing Game 1 at home in a seven-game series is not ideal, but also not the end of the world for Golden State.
Russell Westbrook's refusal to bow down to league darling Stephen Curry helped Oklahoma City to stand tall and send a strong opening message in their Western Conference finals clash.
LeBron James is fond of saying that today's NBA is driven by point guards.
Coach Terry Stotts has agreed with the Portland Trail Blazers on a contract extension, according to multiple reports on Monday.
Oklahoma center Steven Adams converted an errant pass by team mate Russell Westbrook into two critical free throws with 1:01 left on Monday to short-circuit a Golden State rally and help the Thunder to a 108-102 Game 1 victory in the Western Conference finals.
Russell Westbrook leads a second-half flurry, scoring 24 of his 27 points after halftime, and Oklahoma City is unexpectedly ahead in the Western Conference finals.
Kevin Durant scored 26 points, including a key 17-foot jumper with 30.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 108-102 on their home floor in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals Monday night.
Terry Stotts, who coached the Portland Trail Blazers to the second round of the playoffs, has agreed to a three-year contract extension, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.
Before Atkinson was an assistant with the Knicks, the Rockets and the Hawks, he played for nearly 20 international basketball franchises.
LeBron James once stood in Kyle Lowry's sneakers.
The Philadelphia 76ers lost plenty the previous two seasons, though never managed to lose the most.
A look at the Eastern Conference finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors (with regular-season and playoff records):
Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns is the unanimous winner of the NBA Rookie of the Year award.
The team, which is aiming to win the title this season, beat the Dallas Stars.
Donovan, used to do-or-die N.C.A.A. tournament games, took advantage of a longer N.B.A. playoff series, with his adjustments helping produce a win over the Spurs.
LeBron James watched the final seconds turns to zeroes in Toronto, walked onto the practice floor and got real serious.
Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and added nine assists and seven rebounds as the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 on Sunday in the seventh game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, DeMar DeRozan had 28 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 on Sunday in Game 7 to reach the conference finals for the first time in franchise history.