Basketball

Giannis, Bucks beat Celtics 97-86 to force Game 7

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 14 rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks pulled away late to beat the Boston Celtics 97-86 night to force a Game 7 in the first-round series

You be the Portland Trail Blazers GM returns Friday

Colin Cowherd reacts after Lebron James hit the…

Colin Cowherd talks LeBron James after he hit the game-winning shot against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of their series.

Stephen Curry back in full practice mode for…

Stephen Curry has resumed full practice with contact and could play for the defending champion Golden State Warriors as soon as Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against New Orleans

Close-knit Pacers' bond gets tested with season…

Close-knit Pacers have been winning together, losing together and fighting together all season, bond gets tested vs. Cavaliers

NBA says referees missed LeBron goaltending call…

The NBA says referees missed a goaltending violation by Cavaliers star LeBron James in the closing seconds of Cleveland's Game 5 win over Indiana

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Game 6s on tap: LeBron, Raptors, Jazz look to advance

Game 6s all await in Cavaliers-Pacers, Raptors-Wizards and Thunder-Jazz series

Skip Bayless on Westbrook in comeback Game 5 win…

Skip Bayless talks OKC Thunder's comeback win. Russell Westbrook scored 20 of his 45 points in the 3rd quarter and Paul George added 34 points to fuel the Thunder's Game 5 win in round one of the 2018 Western Conference playoffs.

Budenholzer's 'harmonious' exit starts Hawks…

Hawks GM Schlenk describes Budenholzer's exit as 'harmonious' and 'as mutual as parting can be'

Ball brothers, slowed by injuries, leaving…

Ball brothers, bothered by injuries, leaving Lithuania by mutual agreement with team

Wizards' Lawson among late pickups helping NBA playoff teams

Washington Wizards guard Ty Lawson is one of several players who are helping teams in the NBA playoffs after being recent roster additions

Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger…

Rockets advance to 2nd round with eyes on bigger goals

Skip Bayless reveals how Victor Oladipo and the…

In his discussion on Game 5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers-Indiana Pacers playoff series, Skip Bayless reveals how LeBron James' block on Victor Oladipo at the end of Game 5 should have been called a goaltend.

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Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Jazz to avoid…

Westbrook scores 45; Thunder beat Utah to avoid elimination

DeRozan scores 32 points, Raptors beat Wizards in…

DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 of the first-round series

LeBron's last-second shot gives Cavs 98-95 win in…

LeBron blocks shot, hits 3-pointer at buzzer to give Cavs 98-95 win over Pacers

Raptors honor victims of van attack before Game 5

Raptors honor victims of Monday's deadly van attack before Game 5 of first-round playoff series against Washington, teams and NBA pledge donation to fund

Area youth coaches on the Commission on College Basketball

Shannon Sharpe reacts to LeBron's clutch…

In his reaction to LeBron James hitting a buzzer-beater three to win Game 5 against the Indiana Pacers, Shannon Sharpe discuss LeBron's 44-point game and clutch game-winning 3-pointer to take a 3-2 lead over Indiana in the 2018 Eastern Conference playoffs.

Giannis, Bucks try to fend off elimination…

Antetokounmpo says he must do more in Game 6, with Milwaukee facing elimination against Boston

Warriors advance looking to build off strong…

The defending champions are back _ and Stephen Curry could return to Warriors soon

On Basketball: And now, Wade decides if this was the end

Retirement is a very real option for Miami star Dwyane Wade, and he isn't sure what his future holds

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Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to…

The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012

LeBron v Jordan - Playoff Performers

As LeBron James continued his NBA playoff heroics with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday, take a look at how he stacks up against one of the greatest of all time, Michael Jordan.