Atlanta advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 104-92 Game 6 victory over Boston on Thursday, beating the Celtics in a playoff series for the first time since 1958.
The Golden State Warriors brushed off the unsettling absence of injured star Stephen Curry on Wednesday to demolish the Houston Rockets and advance to the next round of the NBA playoffs.
DeMar DeRozan finally turned in the effort Toronto has been waiting for in the playoffs, scoring 34 points as the Raptors survived a late scare and beat Indiana 102-99 on Tuesday to take a 3-2 lead in their NBA first-round series.
Dirk Nowitzki is not retiring and almost certainly will spend a 19th season with the Mavericks.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was voted the NBA's 2015-2016 Coach of the Year on Tuesday for his role in the team's record-breaking season.
Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists as Oklahoma City beat Dallas 118-104 on Monday night to win their first-round playoff series 4-1 and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.
Klay Thompson scored 23 points as the Golden State Warriors set an NBA playoff record with 21 3-pointers to overcome another injury to Stephen Curry and beat the Houston Rockets 121-94 on Sunday for a 3-1 series lead.
The Los Angeles Lakers have decided to part ways with head coach Byron Scott, who led the NBA club to a franchise worst 17-65 record in Kobe Bryant's farewell season.
Jeremy Lin scored 18 points and Kemba Walker had 17 as Charlotte beat Miami 96-80 on Saturday to snap a 12-game playoff losing streak and earn its first postseason victory in 14 years.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 66 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 stranglehold lead over the Detroit Pistons with a 101-91 playoff win on Friday.