Wednesday, April 15, 2015
New Orleans and Oklahoma City both won critical games on Monday to stay alive in the battle for the Western Conference's final playoff spot, while Brooklyn hurt its postseason chances with a loss to Chicago in the East.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Lou Williams scored 29 points, DeMar DeRozan added 24 and the Toronto Raptors put the Miami Heat on the brink of playoff elimination with a 107-104 victory Saturday night.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Stephen Curry eclipsed his own NBA record for most 3-pointers in a season, scoring 45 points to rally the Golden State Warriors to a 116-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday night.
Friday, April 10, 2015
San Antonio stretched its streak of double-digit victories to nine with a 110-98 win against Houston on Wednesday, leaving the top three teams in the NBA's Southwest Division separated by just half a game as the regular season enters its last week.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Kawhi Leonard matched a career high with 26 points, and the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the Oklahoma City Thunder 113-88 on Tuesday night for their eighth straight victory.
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.