Isaiah Thomas, Celtics outlast Cavaliers in back-and-forth thriller – USA TODAY

Isaiah Thomas, Celtics outlast Cavaliers in back-and-forth thriller – USA TODAY

CLOSE x Embed x Share HoopsHype writer Alex Kennedy discusses the impact of Durant’s injury. USA TODAY Sports Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas, left, is tripped up by Cavaliers forward Channing Frye, right, during the third quarter at TD Garden in Boston.(Photo: Greg M. Cooper, USA TODAY Sports) BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 31 […]

Cavaliers vs. Celtics – Newsday

Cavaliers vs. Celtics – Newsday

BasketballSports (Credit: Getty Images / Maddie Meyer) BOSTON, MA – MARCH 1: Isaiah Thomas #4 of the Boston Celtics takes a shot against Channing Frye #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the third quarter at TD Garden on March 1, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Updated March 1, 2017 11:56 PM By The Associated Press […]

Warriors: Durant out indefinitely with left knee injury – USA TODAY

FILE – In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, file photo, Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. The Warriors say n Durant will be out indefinitely after he sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and bruised a […]

DeMarcus Cousins: ‘Not sour … not mad’ about Kings-to-Pelicans trade – ESPN

4:34 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment METAIRIE, La. — DeMarcus Cousins officially began the next chapter of his career with the New Orleans Pelicans, but he admitted disappointment in “the dishonesty” displayed by the Sacramento Kings leading up to the departure from the only franchise he’s ever played for in […]

Glenn Robinson III tops Derrick Jones Jr. to win slam dunk contest – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW ORLEANS — Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist from Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic two-handed reverse […]

Adam Silver Defuses NBA’s Serious And Silly Controversies At All-Star Weekend – Sports Illustrated

NEW ORLEANS — With a new labor deal already in place, Adam Silver’s heaviest lifting Saturday came as he defused a pair of controversies—one serious and one silly—that have dominated the conversation at All-Star Weekend. Speaking at his annual All-Star address, the NBA commissioner extended an olive branch to ex-Knicks forward Charles Oakley, […]

Michigan State’s Eron Harris set for follow-up tests on knee sprain – ESPN

6:48 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Michigan State guard Eron Harris left Saturday’s 80-63 loss at Purdue on a stretcher after suffering what the team later called a right knee sprain. Midway through the second half, Harris drove the baseline, going for a reverse layup, when he landed awkwardly on […]

Rollie Massimino, Chris Webber among finalists for Basketball Hall of Fame – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW ORLEANS — Chris Webber and Rollie Massimino are one step from the Hall of Fame. The career 20-point-per-game NBA scorer and the coach who led Villanova to a stunning upset of Georgetown in the 1985 NCAA championship game were among the 14 finalists unveiled Saturday for […]