Which team will win each of the four Western Conference playoff series? Kevin Pelton examines.
Cavaliers forward Kevin Love suffered a dislocated left shoulder on a "bush-league play" against the Celtics on Sunday, while Boston center Kelly Olynyk says there wasn't any intent to injure.
Monta Ellis scored 31 points, J.J. Barea had 17 points and 13 assists in his first playoff start since boosting Dallas' run to the 2011 championship and the Mavericks avoided elimination with a 1
The Washington Wizards emphatically completed the first sweep of a seven-game series in club history, beating the Toronto Raptors 125-94 Sunday night.
Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley will not play Monday night in Game 4 of the series with the Portland Trail Blazers because of a facial injury.
The Cavaliers' J.R. Smith was called for a flagrant-2 foul for striking the Celtics' Jae Crowder in the face and subsequently ejected.
With star forward Anthony Davis eligible for a contract extension this summer, Pelicans officials plan to present him with a maximum five-year deal that could exceed $140 million, sources said.
The Celtics moved Jae Crowder into the starting lineup and rookie Marcus Smart to the bench for Game 4 against the Cavaliers.
Brian Windhorst reports the latest on Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, who is expected to miss at least two weeks with a dislocated left shoulder.
J.J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu went from bench afterthoughts to center stage, helping Dallas avoid the sweep by Houston, Tim MacMahon writes.
Jason Terry finding Dwight Howard for the ferocious one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
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The Wizards' veteran and vocal leader got creative when he added insult to injury Sunday night.
With its sharp 3-point shooting, Washington swept Toronto and served notice to its East foes, Ohm Youngmisuk writes.
The Rockets missed 17 consecutive shots in critical stretch of Game 4, opening the door for Dallas to extend the series.
"You turn it over 28 times, there are some pretty amazing ways to do it," Mike Dunleavy said after Sunday's film session.
While the Cavs play the waiting game, Kevin Love's injury and J.R. Smith's status are setbacks, Dave McMenamin writes.
After a first-round sweep by the Wizards, the Raptors have some difficult offseason choices to make in the wake of a disappointing finish
The All-Star forward faces unrestricted free agency once Portland's season comes to an end.
After the Pelicans' early exit from the playoffs, Marc Stein identifies the key questions surrounding Anthony Davis & Co.
Can Carmelo Anthony become the vocal leader the Knicks need? His former teammate says New York's star just isn't wired that way.
Sam Day, a 13-year-old Rockets fan battling a rare form of bone cancer, paid a visit to his favorite team Sunday in Dallas.
Having Pelicans star Anthony Davis pursue Stephen Curry all over the court had benefits for the Warriors en route to a first-round sweep, Ethan Sherwood Strauss writes.
Check out the past four NBA playoff game-winning buzzer-beaters, including ones from LeBron James when he was a member of the Miami Heat and Bucks' Jerryd Bayless' winner against the Bulls.
Washington's Bradley Beal is ready to live up to his sky-high potential. But when will it happen?