- Nets end disappointing season without clear way to improve Updated: May-02-15 3:08 pm
NEW YORK - Mikhail Prokhorov arrived from Russia as Nets owner in 2010, vowing a championship in five years or he would get married.
- Hawks beat Nets 111-87 to wrap up series in Game 6 Updated: May-01-15 11:51 pm
NEW YORK - Being tied after four games of the first round brought out the best in the Atlanta Hawks.
- Ainge wants to build on Celtics' surprising playoff berth Updated: Apr-30-15 7:48 pm
- Horford, Teague help Hawks hold off Nets 107-97 for 3-2 lead Updated: Apr-29-15 11:21 pm
ATLANTA - Al Horford banged his dislocated finger and spent much of the game fiddling with it. Jeff Teague twisted his right ankle and hobbled to the locker room for a quick tape job.
- Cavs' Love likely done for season with shoulder injury Updated: Apr-28-15 3:42 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - Kevin Love spent all those long, losing seasons in Minnesota aching for a chance to be part of the NBA playoffs.
- Cavaliers move on without Love, out with dislocated shoulder Updated: Apr-27-15 8:02 pm
CLEVELAND - The Cavaliers will move forward in the NBA playoffs without Kevin Love and with their title hopes shaken.
- Cavs guard J.R. Smith, Celtics center Kelly Olynyk suspended Updated: Apr-27-15 7:29 pm
- Raptors disappoint again in playoffs Updated: Apr-27-15 6:53 pm
TORONTO - For the sixth time in seven playoff appearances, the Raptors are finished after the first round.
- Celtics have reason for optimism despite sweep by Cavs Updated: Apr-27-15 5:39 pm
BOSTON - The reconstruction of the Boston Celtics is ahead of schedule. Being swept in the first round can't brush away that reality.
- After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake Updated: Apr-27-15 2:38 am
- Wall, Beal lead Wiz past Raptors 125-94 in Game 4 for sweep Updated: Apr-26-15 10:59 pm
WASHINGTON - John Wall twirled a red towel overhead, Paul Pierce motioned to the fans to make more noise, and the sellout crowd of 20,356 chanted "Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!"
- Cavs' Kevin Love out after hurting shoulder in first quarter Updated: Apr-26-15 6:17 pm
BOSTON - Kevin Love dislocated his left shoulder Sunday on what he said was a "bush-league" play.
- Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory Updated: Apr-26-15 5:53 pm
BOSTON - LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics.
- Cleveland's J.R. Smith ejected for foul against Jae Crowder Updated: Apr-26-15 2:57 pm
- 'Junkyard Dog' Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks Updated: Apr-24-15 7:27 pm
ATLANTA - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.
- Dismal season takes toll on Maple Leafs' brand Updated: Apr-24-15 1:59 pm
TORONTO - The blue-chip Toronto Maple Leafs brand survived bad seasons in the past. But this season took its toll.
- NBA to play exhibition game in South Africa Updated: Apr-22-15 6:20 pm
JOHANNESBURG - The NBA will play an exhibition game Aug. 1 in South Africa.
- Wall has 26 points, 17 assists, Wizards rout Raptors 117-106 Updated: Apr-22-15 12:51 am
TORONTO - The Washington Wizards are winning big at both talking and playing.
- LeBron scores 30, Cavaliers hold off Celtics 99-91 in Game 2 Updated: Apr-21-15 11:12 pm
CLEVELAND - The Celtics wouldn't go away, and then LeBron James showed them the door.
- Brooklyn says Teletovic 'probable' for Game 2 vs Hawks Updated: Apr-21-15 6:38 pm
- Showtime to air documentary on Allen Iverson Updated: Apr-21-15 5:21 pm
- Miserable winter over, Jackson focused on Knicks' key summer Updated: Apr-21-15 2:02 pm
GREENBURGH, New York - Phil Jackson oversaw the worst season in Knicks history, though he knows the franchise's future won't be determined by what happened during one miserable winter.
- Hawks C Horford now says he's definitely playing Game 2 Updated: Apr-21-15 1:06 pm
- Raptors Lou Williams wins NBA Sixth Man Award Updated: Apr-20-15 9:02 pm
TORONTO - What started as a song has become reality for Raptors guard Lou Williams.
- Little 9: Cavaliers bench players boosting team's "Big 3" Updated: Apr-20-15 7:33 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - For all their talent and celebrity, the Cavaliers' "Big 3" can't win an NBA title by themselves.