Thursday, April 9, 2015
The National Basketball Association co-hosts a development camp in Cuba this month, becoming the first U.S. pro sports league to visit the Caribbean country since America announced plans to restore ties with its longtime adversary.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Duke outscored Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes to grit out a 68-63 victory for its fifth national college basketball title on Monday.
African-born NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo and fellow NBA all-stars Spencer Haywood and Jo Jo White were among six people announced Monday as 2015 inductees to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Brook Lopez dominated twin brother Robin with 32 points and nine rebounds as the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 106-96 on Monday in the only game on the NBA schedule.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Kawhi Leonard matched his career-high with 26 points and set a career-high with seven steals as the San Antonio Spurs rolled past Golden State 107-92 on Sunday, ending the Warriors' 12-game winning streak while extending their own to seven straight.
Monday, April 6, 2015
Al Horford and DeMarre Carroll scored 20 points each to help the Atlanta Hawks match a franchise record with their 57th win, beating the Brooklyn Nets 131-99 on Saturday night.
Two-time All-Star Paul George is coming back to the NBA sooner than expected from a broken leg, having been cleared to play on Sunday for the Indiana Pacers against the Miami Heat.
Wisconsin ended Kentucky's bid to become the first college basketball team to remain undefeated in nearly 40 years, beating the Wildcats 71-64 behind 20 points and 11 rebounds from Frank Kaminsky.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Memphis moved into a tie for the second seed in the NBA's Southwest Division with a 100-92 win over Oklahoma City on Friday, with the Grizzlies defense shutting down Thunder star Russell Westbrook.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Harrison Barnes hit a running shot in the lane with less than a second remaining, lifting the Golden State Warriors to a wild 107-106 win over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.