- Mutombo: Biyombo doesn't need OK to finger wag
- Fizdale-to-Grizzlies gaining steam, sources say
- TNT's Sager to receive Jimmy V award at ESPYS
- Love hurt stepping on ref's foot, sits again in 4th
Bismack Biyombo may not have gotten permission from Dikembe Mutombo to use his signature finger-wag celebration, but Mutombo says the Raptors center "really doesn't need it."
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Miami Heat assistant David Fizdale's candidacy for the Grizzlies' coaching job is gaining steam, league sources told ESPN.com.
Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager has been selected to receive the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the ESPYS in July.
The Warriors worry that their emotional leader has no margin for error, but Draymond Green, after escaping suspension for his low blow, plans to feed off boos in Game 4 in Oklahoma City.
For the first time as Cavaliers head coach, Tyronn Lue looked like a rookie. But don't expect those miscues to follow him into a critical Game 5.
After looking unstoppable in the first two rounds of the playoffs, the Cavs' weak links on defense have been exposed by Toronto.
Kevin Love did not play in the fourth quarter for the Cavaliers for the second straight game during Monday's loss to the Raptors, in which he was hurt when he stepped on a referee's foot.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
The Raptors are headed to Cleveland, where they lost Games 1 and 2 by a combined 50 points, and they know they must improve in order to win Game 5.
Left for dead like his team, Kyle Lowry put the Raptors on his back on Monday, scoring 35 points to help them even their series with the Cavaliers.
The mission was to find black folks who spend time -- any amount of time -- talking about sports in terms of advanced analytics, and the mission failed. Why are blacks not feeling the sports metrics movement?
After letting Cleveland erase an 18-point deficit on Monday night, Toronto won its second straight game at home to tie the Eastern Conference finals 2-2. Kyle Lowry (35 points) and DeMar DeRozan (32 points) led the way for the Raptors.
The Cavaliers overcame an 18-point deficit with a second-half surge, but they ran out of gas late in the fourth quarter as Toronto tied the series.
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LeBron James says he'll pay Cleveland teammate Dahntay Jones' $80 fine, which was part of Jones' punishment for punching Toronto's Bismack Biyombo in the groin.
'From this point on, we have to treat every game like a Game 7'.
The Cavs are going home tied 2-2 with the Raptors, and Drake implies Kyrie Irving is to blame.
Should the NBA have suspended Draymond Green, or do you agree with the league's leniency?
Golden State's 133-105 loss to Oklahoma City in Game 3 tied for the 14th-worst defeat of a conference No. 1 seed in NBA playoff history.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook have formed a partnership on the offensive end of the court that may be hard for KD to give up this summer.
Should the Lakers focus on Dragan Bender, not Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram? Is Bender the next Kristaps Porzingis or Draymond Green? Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton debate Bender's upside.
Former NBA player Kermit Washington has been arrested by federal agents in Los Angeles.
Former NBA player Etan Thomas has called out a woman he says denied him a seat next to her on a crowded train only to offer it to another passenger.
What's with all the shots to the groin in the NBA? Tom Haberstroh digs into the NBA's long history of the most underhanded of moves.
Oklahoma City was able to respond to its Game 2 loss with an emphatic 28-point win, and it now believes it has the pieces to upset the Warriors.
The Orlando Magic formally introduced Frank Vogel as the franchise's new coach on Monday, three days after announcing his hiring.
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Celtics executive Danny Ainge laid out a roadmap for the future that avoids shortcuts that are not in the best long-term interest of the club.
The Warriors completely unraveled as the Thunder relentlessly and repeatedly destroyed them in transition. Not even the "Death Lineup" could stop OKC.
Brian Shaw will join Luke Walton's staff in Los Angeles as associate head coach, sources told ESPN.
Maybe Draymond Green shoulda called out another dude. Russell Westbrook has 36, 10 and 11 after his dagger corner 3.
The first losing streak of the Warriors' season is upon us. Tipping all the hats to this OKC swarm ...
Mississippi State guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA Draft tomorrow, his father told ESPN.
Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA Draft tomorrow and return to Mississippi State, his father told ESPN.
Steph Curry and Draymond Green are combined 6-of-25 from floor and have 6 turnovers each. They're melting while OKC MVP candidates shine.
That should about do it. Curry with another missed layup, followed by a Roberson dunk. 107-89 OKC at the half point of the 4th
Stephen Curry and Draymond Green: 6/25 FG, 13 turnovers. Absolute bloodbath.
Here comes Steph Curry. The Warriors need him to rediscover that Game 2 third quarter groove.
The refs' whistles apparently only had three quarters worth of battery power.
Steph Curry sits to start the fourth quarter. He's 4-of-17 from the floor with five turnovers.
Klay Thompson got loose for 19 in the third, keeping the Warriors within striking distance headed to the fourth, 94-82. Westbrook willed the Thunder to maintain the lead -- 31-9-10, a rebound away from his fifth postseason triple-double of his career.
For the second straight game, Russell Westbrook comes up just short of a three-quarter triple-double: 31 points, 9 rebounds, 10 assists.
Acabo el tercer cuarto y el Thunder sigue arriba 94-82... Russell Westbrook tiene 31 puntos
Warriors trail by 12 entering the 4th. They'd be in a much better spot if Steph Curry (4-of-17) was anywhere near his old form
Russell Westbrook apparently learned how to flop overnight.
3rd Quarter Points: Klay Thompson 19 Andre Iguodala 3 Shaun Livingston 2 Harrison Barnes 2 Andrew Bogut 2 Festus Ezeli 1 Stephen Curry 0
Did the Warriors just set an NBA record for most uncalled walks during a playoff possession?