Basketball

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for…

These (under)dogs are ready to hunt: Cavaliers insist they're ready for Warriors in Finals

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need…

Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says hip swelling must go down before he decides on surgery

Bob Myers' care for people goes long way as Warriors GM

Bob Myers has blended a hands-on, hands-off approach with the Warriors to become one of the best general managers in sports

Warriors coach Steve Kerr not yet ready to return…

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is not yet ready to return to the bench as the franchise prepares for its third straight trip to the NBA Finals

LeBron: Jordan chase is about motivation, not…

LeBron James says his chase of Michael Jordan's list of accomplishments is simply personal motivation

Cavs-Warriors Part III joins past championship trilogies

The upcoming meeting between LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Stephen Curry's Golden State Warriors marks the first time NBA teams have met in the Finals for three straight years

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Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4…

Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue says that guard Kyrie Irving's left ankle is feeling good in advance of Cleveland's Game 5 matchup with the Celtics

NBA announces 2019 All-Star game will held in…

The NBA announces the 2019 All-Star game will be held in Charlotte at Spectrum Center, home of Hornets.

Now Warriors All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice

Golden State's former coach didn't think the Warriors needed Kevin Durant before the 2007 draft; now they're back in NBA Finals with him

Magic hire Weltman, who hours later names Hammond…

Jeff Weltman didn't wait long to make his first move as the Orlando Magic's president of basketball operations

Celtics G Isaiah Thomas visits specialist…

Celtics All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas has visited one hip specialist and will see others before it's decided whether he needs surgery

Hawks hire Warriors' Travis Schlenk as general manager

Hawks hire Travis Schlenk as general manager; Warriors assistant GM spent 12 years with Golden State

LeBron locked in for Game 4 after being locked…

LeBron wonders what he was doing in Game 3, and is ready to go for Game 4 against Celtics

Warriors ready for third straight NBA Finals…

Kevin Durant does not need to be told that Golden State should have a muted celebration after winning the Western Conference Finals

Trust Colangelo: 76ers president holds reins on the Process

Trust Colangelo: 76ers president takes reins on the Process for struggling team

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Curry's 36 points leads Warriors to sweep Spurs…

Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0

'He's human': Cavs coach defends LeBron after…

'We're all to blame': Cavs coach says LeBron was bound to have a bad game at some point

AP Source: Bucks opening up GM search after Hammond exit

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks are opening up their search for a new general manager after John Hammond left to join the Orlando Magic

Death threats may prompt NBA's Kanter to become…

NBA center Enes Kanter says death threats follow his criticism of Turkish government

Celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson hired by Lakers

Celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson has a new job with the Los Angeles Lakers

Prince hits game-winner with 4.5 seconds left for Liberty

Epiphanny Prince hit a go-ahead jumper with 4.5 seconds left and the New York Liberty held off the Phoenix Mercury 69-67

Ginobili's uncertain future has Spurs fans feeling anxious

Spurs star Manu Ginobili was swept away by the emotions of a sold-out crowd serenading him with chants of "Manu, Manu" and rising as one for a standing ovation in the closing minutes of the Western Conference Finals

Defending champion Sparks lead AP Power poll, Lynx second

Los Angeles and Minnesota still sit in top two spots in The Associated Press WNBA power poll

Celtics boss Danny Ainge's son to run for Congress in Utah

The son of Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge is running for Congress in a Utah special election to fill the seat of resigning U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz

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Column: NBA short on drama, but long on conspiracy theories

How did Celtics beat Cavs in Game 3? Let us count the ways (non-conspiracy edition).