Basketball

With new arena near, Bucks seek elusive playoff series win

The Milwaukee Bucks have reached another key juncture as their new downtown arena nears completion _ they're trying to win a playoff series for the first time since 2001

Justise Winslow: We lost our focus, intensity for…

Miami Heat forward Justise Winslow says the team lost its focus and intensity for a couple of minutes at a critical time in the Game 3 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning…

Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing of Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin

Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead…

Nikola Mirotic scored a career-playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a…

Wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich dies at 67, and tributes echo across NBA

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State basketball head banned over conduct at daughter's game

The head of a state basketball association in Australia has been banned from attending games for eight weeks after confronting a referee supervisor at his daughter's under-12 game

Dwyane Wade says Heat couldn't keep it going…

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade discusses the Game 3 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, saying the team struggled to keep things going on the offensive end late in the game.

The Latest: Warriors beat Spurs 110-97

The latest on the San Antonio Spurs and coach Greg Popovich, whose wife died at 67

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1…

Embiid scores 23 points in his postseason debut, leading Philadelphia past Miami 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

76ers' Joel Embiid in startling lineup for Game 3…

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid goes from doubtful to starting in a span of a few hours before Game 3 against Miami

Celtics' Terry Rozier making name for himself against Bucks

Point guard Terry Rozier is making a name for himself in the Boston Celtics' first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks

Goran Dragic says Heat can't get into shootouts…

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic says the team can't afford to get into shootouts against the 76ers and that they have to play their style.

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Holiday, Pelicans have Portland on the brink in NBA playoffs

Jrue Holiday, Pelicans have Portland on the brink in NBA playoffs after two road wins

Celtics have been successful on the road this season

Erik Spoelstra: You have to play 48 minutes…

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra breaks down the Game 3 loss to the 76ers, saying the team struggled with execution in the fourth quarter and Philadelphia was able to get the looks they wanted.

Paul, Green help Rockets rout Timberwolves 102-82…

Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to take the lead and cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series

Jason Whitlock explains why he'd rather build his…

Jason Whitlock offers up his opinion on Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell. Find out why Whitlock would rather build around Mitchell than Simmons.

Mitchell lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even…

Mitchell's big fourth quarter lifts Jazz past Thunder 102-95 to even series

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Colin Cowherd reveals a little secret between…

Colin Cowherd talks Cleveland Cavaliers and their title chances in the 2018 NBA Playoffs. Is this roster good enough to win another title?

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King's lair: LeBron scores 46, Cav even series…

LeBron scores 46, Cavs hold off Pacers 100-97 to even series at 1-1

Skip Bayless reacts to the OKC Big 3 falling to…

Skip Bayless reacts to Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony going 0-14 in the 4th quarter in Game 2 loss to Utah. Did the OKC Big 3 prove they aren't built for playoff success after Game 2 loss?