- Donovan says goodbye, Florida moves on with coaching search Updated: May-04-15 3:00 pm
GAINESVILLE, Florida - Florida's search to replace basketball coach Billy Donovan began weeks - really months- ago.
- Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard receives college degree Updated: May-01-15 5:54 pm
OGDEN, Utah - Gina Johnson was rooting hard for the Portland Trail Blazers to upset the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the NBA playoffs. Damian Lillard is her son, so she didn't have much of a choice.
- Oklahoma City Thunder hire Florida's Billy Donovan as coach Updated: Apr-30-15 10:49 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Thunder hired Florida's Billy Donovan as their coach Thursday, hoping he will help the franchise win an NBA championship in Oklahoma City.
- Blazers head home after season marked by injuries Updated: Apr-30-15 7:47 pm
- Rookie of the year Wiggins on MN: 'I hope I'm here forever' Updated: Apr-30-15 7:09 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins sat down on a black leather couch, his navy blue tuxedo jacket and bow tie bunching up at the neck as his 6-foot-8 frame plopped down for a break.
- Grizzlies advance, beating Trail Blazers 99-93 in Game 5 Updated: Apr-30-15 1:50 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State Warriors.
- AP Source: Timberwolves' Wiggins named NBA's top rookie Updated: Apr-29-15 7:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Andrew Wiggins started his NBA career at the front of his rookie class. He finished his first season there, too.
- Portland's Lillard breaks out of his playoff slump Updated: Apr-29-15 2:17 am
PORTLAND, Oregon - Damian Lillard doesn't want to hear that no team has ever come back from a 0-3 start in an NBA playoff series.
- Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis Updated: Apr-28-15 2:35 am
- Portland's Afflalo probable for Game 3 vs. Grizzlies Updated: Apr-24-15 5:15 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Portland guard Arron Afflalo is expected to play Saturday when the Trail Blazers host the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 3 of their playoff series.
- Blazers G Damian Lillard says adversity part of the game Updated: Apr-24-15 2:14 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - Last season Damian Lillard became part of the highlight reel for the playoffs with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that catapulted the Trail Blazers out of the opening round for the first time in 14 years.
- Oklahoma City Thunder fire coach Scott Brooks after 7 years Updated: Apr-22-15 10:05 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Scott Brooks did everything but win a championship.
- Trail Blazers without Kaman, Afflalo vs. Grizzlies in Game 2 Updated: Apr-22-15 7:05 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Portland guard Arron Afflalo will miss his fifth straight game with a strained right shoulder, and the Trail Blazers also will be without center Chris Kaman on Wednesday night in Game 2 against the Memphis Grizzlies.
- Thunder C Kanter undergoes knee surgery Updated: Apr-22-15 11:05 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder center Enes Kanter has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and will return to normal offseason work in 4-6 weeks.
- Saunders: 'I'm the coach until I say I'm not' Updated: Apr-20-15 7:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - As president, coach and part owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Flip Saunders holds as much influence with the franchise as any coach in the NBA.
- Love, Irving, Davis ready for the NBA playoff debuts Updated: Apr-18-15 2:45 am
- Pacers win tiebreaker with Jazz for better draft odds Updated: Apr-17-15 6:27 pm
- Durant: Teammate Russell Westbrook's season 'amazing' Updated: Apr-17-15 2:14 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant used the word "amazing" several times as he described watching teammate Russell Westbrook elevate his game to an MVP-caliber level.
- Playoffs now a goal for Jazz after exceeding expectations Updated: Apr-16-15 8:35 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - The Utah Jazz are ahead of schedule and now general manager Dennis Lindsey has a decision to make.
- Grizzlies trying to get healthy for series vs. Trail Blazers Updated: Apr-16-15 7:56 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger insists he's not protecting or hiding Mike Conley or Tony Allen.
- Nuggets vow to speed up tempo next season Updated: Apr-16-15 7:29 pm
DENVER - The job requirement for the next head coach of the Denver Nuggets is pretty simple and straightforward: Must let the team play at an uptempo pace.
- KG's return was a highlight, his finish a bummer for Wolves Updated: Apr-16-15 7:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - February was winding down and the Minnesota Timberwolves were slogging through another terrible season, their worn out fan base's eyes glazing over as player after player was lost to injury.
- Thunder coach Scott Brooks feels secure about his job Updated: Apr-16-15 5:03 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder coach Scott Brooks plans to return as coach next season, despite talk that his job is in jeopardy.
- In the NBA playoffs, No. 8 seeds always have a chance Updated: Apr-16-15 3:18 pm
OAKLAND, California - The Golden State Warriors know all about playoff upsets. After all, the franchise pulled off one of the biggest stunners in NBA history just eight years ago.
- Warriors wrap up regular season with 133-126 win over Denver Updated: Apr-16-15 2:02 am
OAKLAND, California - Not hoots or hollers were heard in Golden State's locker room. No hugs or high-fives were seen, and no major celebrations were in the works.