- Pelicans' Dejean-Jones dies from gunshot wound
- DeRozan refutes LA buzz, eyes return to Raptors
- LeBron: 6th straight Finals 'means everything'
- Sources: Extension talks on tap for Raps' Casey
The young fan who is dressed up like Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is back for Game 6 complete with a shirt with his picture on it.
Russell Westbrook smirked at the idea that Steph Curry's defense is underrated. Could Russ be wrong? Kevin Pelton has the facts on whether the two-time MVP really is a strong defender -- or not.
Pelicans guard Bryce Dejean-Jones has died at 23 of a gunshot wound to the abdomen after police said he broke down the door to a Dallas apartment.
Despite the promise of at least a seventh game, Game 6 in Oklahoma City on Saturday night carries a must-win feel for the Thunder.
Cleveland's transcendent star savored the moment as the Cavaliers eliminated the Raptors in six games, earning their second straight trip to the NBA Finals.
DeMar DeRozan expressed a desire to stay with the Toronto Raptors one day after his team was eliminated from the playoffs.
LeBron James' voice cracked as he addressed making his sixth straight trip to the NBA Finals, and he said he didn't fully appreciate last year's journey to the Finals in his return to Cleveland.
Raptors coach Dwane Casey will begin talks soon with the team on a contract extension, sources say.
The 76ers will explore trades involving young big men Jahlil Okafor, Nerlens Noel as the NBA draft approaches, sources told ESPN.
The Wizards are reportedly expected to offer a maximum contract to Bradley Beal when negotiations begin July 1.
From Anthony Davis to Jae Crowder and everyone in between, the former No. 35 overall pick remembers them all.
Returning to a league that increasingly values the 3-point shot and big men who can stretch the floor, new Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni finds a home in the NBA landscape he helped shape.
With James Harden dominating the ball and Houston needing help on defense, how good a match is Mike D'Antoni and the Rockets? Kevin Pelton looks at the pros and cons.
Golden State abandoned a tricky defensive plan it used in falling into a 3-1 hole against Oklahoma City. The result? A series-saving Game 5 win.
The Thunder had a chance to dethrone the champs, but the Warriors overcame Kevin Durant's 40 to make it 3-2 in the West finals. Now it's back to OKC.
An encouraging text from Kobe Bryant lifted Draymond Green's spirits ahead Game 5 against the Thunder, but Green isn't feeling much relief after a big win at home.
The Warriors staved off elimination against the Thunder in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, but finding the winning touch in OKC may require an extra dose of Warriors-style fun.
Tom Haberstroh uses SportVU data to show that even if Steph Curry is playing hurt, he isn't playing slower -- he's actually going faster.
Penny Hardaway's post-professional journey began with a promise he made to a longtime friend.
A win away from eliminating the record-busting defending champion Warriors, the Oklahoma City Thunder just keep shocking the basketball world.
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OKC rookie coach Billy Donovan has been pushing all the right buttons in the playoffs, but the process has been a long, often uncomfortable road.
Kevin Love didn't play a minute in the fourth quarter -- again. That's because he had the game of his life in just three quarters on Wednesday night to help the Cavaliers re-establish their dominance in the Eastern Conference finals. ...
Despite its pivotal nature, Game 5 wasn't one LeBron James said he approached with trepidation, and his calm translated to the Cavs' winning effort.
Should the Raptors max out DeMar DeRozan or let him go? Is it time for big moves to get Toronto to the next level? Our NBA Insiders go 5-on-5 on the future of the Raptors.
Raptors center Bismack Biyombo faces a potential one-game suspension after being handed a flagrant foul 1 on Friday night in the East finals' Game 6 against the Cavaliers.
The Rockets are finalizing a four-year deal to make Mike D'Antoni their new head coach, sources said, and now will look to lure a defensive specialist to the staff.
Long before the Warriors, Bill Russell's San Francisco Dons thrilled Bay Area fans. Today, those USF players see themselves in Steph Curry & Co., writes Baxter Holmes.
What do you really know about Russell Westbrook? Royce Young has 39 little-known facts on the most interesting man in the NBA.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, 17 of Kevin Durant's 19 shots in the first half were contested. He went 5-for-17 on those and 0-for-6 on 3s
Harrison Barnes get benched to start the second half of what might his last game in a Golden State uniform.
After this playoffs, even if the Thunder don't win a title, where does Billy Donovan rank among coaches? Pretty high?
Just a hunch: Don't see Durant shooting 0 for 6 from deep in the second half.
Which MVP gets rolling first could decide this game. Steph Curry: 9 points, 2-7 FG. Kevin Durant: 16 points, 6-19 FG
Thunder lead 53-48 at half, but the Warriors have to feel pretty decent to only be down five. Klay Thompson's 16 points kept them in it, as well as an off half for Kevin Durant who hit just 6-of-19, including 0-of-6 from 3.
Golden State shooting 36.4 percent from the floor and has made 10 turnovers to the Thunder's three. The home team can't be satisfied up five
53-48 at the half. Warriors clawed their way back from disaster
The Warriors survive the second quarter. Golden State is well within striking distance at halftime despite only two buckets by Steph Curry.
Sign of the apocalypse: Steph Curry misses two free throws.
Did Billy Donovan just adopt the icing timeout between FTs from Steve Kerr?
How good does Billy Donovan look right now?
Draymond Green didn't let Steven Adams get another highlight dunk on his head. Denied the alley-oop.
Has Russell Westbrook had one drive since that fall? Think that ankle might be worse than he's leading on
When was the last playoff dunk as spectacular as Steven Adams' on Draymond Green with such a sensational storyline leading up to it?
After that Adams dunk the James Harden trade became a victory for OKC
Klay with 2 straight 3s to stave off what feels like an oncoming blowout