Cleveland's Kyrie Irving scored 31 points in his first playoff game since being injured last year in the NBA Finals and the Cavaliers beat Detroit 106-101 on Sunday in the opening game of their NBA first-round playoff series.
Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their NBA playoff opener.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that a North Carolina law branded discriminatory against transgender people is "problematic," but the league hasn't made plans to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte.
The National Basketball Association published a letter of gratitude to Kobe Bryant on Thursday after the Los Angeles Lakers legend said farewell to the sport with a fairytale 60-point performance.
The Sacramento Kings fired coach George Karl on Thursday after his first full season with the team, setting the stage for them to hire their ninth coach since last making the NBA playoffs in 2006.
They came to pay tribute, the rich and famous in their courtside seats and the less affluent up high in the rafters of Staples Center.
Kobe Bryant scored 60 incredible points. He carried a miserable Los Angeles Lakers team to an improbable comeback victory.
Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it -- for 73.
Kobe Bryant by the numbers after the Los Angeles Lakers superstar brought down the curtain on his 20-year NBA career on Wednesday:
The San Antonio Spurs got an unexpected push in their final home game of the season Tuesday but still found a way to win, just as they have in all but one game this season.