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Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 3:45pm

Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his staff.

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie 1st-teamers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 12:44pm

With Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young leading the way, the top five NBA draft picks from 2018 have been selected as the top five NBA rookies this season.

Renaissance man: Beilein ready to breathe new life into Cavs

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 11:22am

High on a wall and across the courts from where John Beilein was sitting, the Cavaliers' basketball history stared the new coach in the face.

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 10:05pm

Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland Trail Blazers.

Golden State's Iguodala out for Game 4 with left calf injury

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 5:56pm

Andre Iguodala will not play for the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night because of a sore left calf.

Leonard, Raptors hope to shake off fatigue for Game 4

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 4:44pm

For Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors, Monday was all about rest and recovery.

Vogel introduction caught up in ongoing Lakers drama

Joe Reedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 3:28pm

Frank Vogel's determination to build "organizational togetherness" within the Los Angeles Lakers met the reality of the team's current dysfunction Monday.

Timberwolves retain Ryan Saunders, 33, as head coach

Dave Campbell, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 12:48pm

The Minnesota Timberwolves have chosen Ryan Saunders as their full-fledged head coach — and the first millennial to hold the job in the NBA.

Sister of ex-NBA player charged with threatening witness

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 12:31pm

The sister of former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was accused on Monday of threatening a woman who testified against him at his New York City gun-possession trial.

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece

Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 12:02pm

Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year.

Cavs hire former Grizzlies coach JB Bickerstaff

Tom Withers, Associated Press  |  Posted May 20th - 9:20am

The Cavaliers have given new coach John Beilein a seasoned right-hand man.

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

Ian Harrison, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 8:23pm

Pascal Siakam felt guilty about a pair of missed free throws and the extra minutes they added to his teammates' night.

Green shows a more mature side for the Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 5:39pm

Draymond Green would rather do more playing than complaining these days.

CSKA Moscow beats Efes Istanbul 91-83 in Euroleague final

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 4:24pm

Americans Will Clyburn and Cory Higgins scored 20 points each to lead CSKA Moscow to the Euroleague title in a 91-83 win over Efes Istanbul in Sunday's final.

Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 2:29pm

Portland's Damian Lillard sustained separated ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 9:59pm

With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State.

Blazers head home for Game 3, down 2-0 to Golden State

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 12:18am

Damian Lillard says Golden State did its job and protected home court. Now it's time for the Trail Blazers to do the same.

Halfway: Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 9:08pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk.

Giannis, George finalists for NBA MVP and defensive award

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 17th - 6:39pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to be both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year.