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May 22, 2019 - 8:17 PM

Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard draw solid bench support as the Raptors thump the Bucks to level the East finals

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Stotts, Trail Blazers agree to contract extension

May 22, 2019 - 5:22 PM

At the wake of Portland's playoff exit to the Golden State Warriors, Terry Stotts gets extended as Trail Blazers coach

BREAKTHROUGH. Coach Terry Stotts says it has been his ‘most enjoyable year’ after the Trail Blazers reached the Western Conference finals appearance for the first time in 19 years. Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images/AFP

Savage Raptors stomp Bucks to tie series at 2-2

May 22, 2019 - 11:24 AM

The Raptors send the series against the Bucks back to square one as Kawhi Leonard and Kyle Lowry team up for a big night

ALL EVEN. Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors recover from a 0-2 hole against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks. Photo from NBA Twitter

Doncic, Young head NBA rookie team of the year

May 22, 2019 - 10:11 AM

This season's top 5 NBA draft picks make it to the All-Rookie First Team – a first since 1985

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May 21, 2019 - 9:27 PM

The Warriors march to a historic fifth straight NBA Finals behind the triple-double performances of Stephen Curry and Draymond Green

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Warriors still the comeback kids: 'We find a way'

May 21, 2019 - 3:46 PM

‘We know we can cover 17 points in a matter of 3 or 4 minutes,’ says Draymond Green after the Warriors rallied from a double-digit deficit for the third straight game

WEST KINGS. The Golden State Warriors rule the Western Conference to a advance to the NBA Finals for a historic fifth straight time. Photo from Golden State Warriors Twitter

'I hope it doesn't go unnoticed,' Kerr on Warriors' historic romp

May 21, 2019 - 2:08 PM

The Warriors become the only other team to reach 5 straight NBA Finals since the Celtics in the '60s

TWIN TRIPLE-DOUBLE. Stephen Curry high fives Draymond Green after both dropped historic triple-doubles to lead the Warriors past the Trail Blazers. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP

West champs: Warriors punch 5th straight NBA Finals ticket

May 21, 2019 - 12:04 PM

The Warriors rally yet again from 17 points down to sweep the Trail Blazers and advance to the NBA championship series

New Lakers coach Frank Vogel calls for 'togetherness'

May 21, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Amid an alleged team culture of ‘backstabbing,’ new Lakers coach Frank Vogel plans to unify the franchise – from the front office to the coaching and playing staff

NEW CHALLENGE. Coach Frank Vogel hopes the Lakers will pull in the same direction. Photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

Magic Johnson blasts Lakers GM after shock exit

May 21, 2019 - 9:34 AM

Allegations of backstabbing involving team executives Magic Johnson and Rob Pelinka surface as the latest Lakers drama

SEVERED TIES. Rob Pelinka (right) denies the whispering campaign that Magic Johnson alleged the Lakers general manager orchestrated. Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Jr NBA Philippines names 10 All-Stars

May 21, 2019 - 7:05 AM

The 5 boys and 5 girls will represent the country in the Jr NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Selection Camp

FUTURE IS BRIGHT. Five boys and 5 girls have made their mark in the Jr NBA Philippines 2019. Photo from Jr NBA


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May 20, 2019 - 10:38 PM

Kawhi Leonard takes over in second overtime to catapult the Raptors to a big Game 3 win over the Bucks

THE KLAW. Kawhi Leonard delivers the win for the Toronto Raptors. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Blazers star Lillard playing with separated ribs against Warriors

May 20, 2019 - 3:12 PM

The star guard will need to buck off the injury anew as Portland looks to fend off elimination from Golden State in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals

PLAYING THROUGH PAIN. Damian Lillard has been playing through the injury since Game 2. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Former NBA star Odom used 'fake penis' to cheat drug testers in 2004

May 20, 2019 - 12:58 PM

The two-time NBA champion says he panicked after being named to the US Olympic team for the 2004 Games in Athens, fearing he would fail a drug test

PUTTING IT BLUNTLY. Lamar Odom says he would have never passed the drug test considering he had been smoking weed regularly back then. File photo


Warriors' Iguodala 'questionable' for Game 4 with calf injury

May 20, 2019 - 12:30 PM

Golden State will go for the sweep in Portland to book its ticket to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year

STEP UP. Andre Iguodala has played a key role for the Golden State Warriors, especially after Kevin Durant went down with an injury. File photo by J Pat Carter/Getty Images/AFP


Leonard stars as Raptors claw back with win over Bucks

May 20, 2019 - 11:48 AM

Toronto survives Milwaukee in double overtime to trim its deficit in the Eastern Conference finals to 1-2

THE KLAW. Kawhi Leonard continues to show the way for the Toronto Raptors. Photo from Toronto Raptors' Twitter account (@Raptors)


WATCH: Kerr says Draymond 'like a wrecking ball' after triple-double

May 19, 2019 - 11:18 PM

The Golden State Warriors move one win away from the NBA Finals after gaining a commanding 3-0 lead over the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to their do-it-all forward

ACROSS THE BOARD. Draymond Green notches his seventh career playoff triple-double. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


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May 19, 2019 - 11:00 PM

The Golden State Warriors bury the Portland Trail Blazers in a 3-0 series hole, a deficit no team in NBA playoff history has ever come back from

WEST GIANTS. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors are one win away from another trip to the NBA Finals. Photo from NBA Stats' Twitter account (@nbastats)


Warriors push Blazers to brink, inch closer to NBA Finals

May 19, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Still without Kevin Durant, Golden State banks on Steph Curry, Draymond Green, and Klay Thompson to gain a commanding 3-0 lead over Portland

TOP DOGS. Steph Curry outduels Damian Lillard as the Warriors turn back the Trail Blazers anew. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


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May 18, 2019 - 7:36 PM

MVP bet Giannis Antetokounmpo sets the tone early as the Bucks crush the Raptors for a 2-0 East finals lead

UNSTOPPABLE. Giannis Antetokounmpo drops a huge double-double in the Bucks' blowout win. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks Twitter

Enes Kanter's NBA dream could trigger diplomatic crisis

May 18, 2019 - 3:40 PM

The towering Turkish star may be frozen out of the biggest game of his life for geopolitical reason

CRITIC. Enes Kanter may be detained if he leaves the United States on charges of insulting Turkish President Erdogan. Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images/AFP

Bucks slaughter Raptors for 2-0 East lead

May 18, 2019 - 11:02 AM

An unforgiving Milwaukee Bucks side rip the Toronto Raptors right from the get-go

BUCKS BLOWOUT. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks cruise to a wire-to-wire win over the Raptors. Photo from Milwaukee Bucks Twitter

Giannis, Harden, George named NBA MVP finalists

May 18, 2019 - 9:46 AM

Bucks hotshot Giannis Antetokounmpo has been tipped as favorite to win the top individual plum

Pacers' Evans banned from NBA for at least 2 years

May 18, 2019 - 9:24 AM

The league dismisses Tyreke Evans, the 2010 Rookie of the Year, for drug violation

OUT. After serving the ban, Pacers guard Tyreke Evans can apply for reinstatement in the league. Photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

Warriors weather Blazers storm, take 2-0 series lead

May 17, 2019 - 12:23 PM

The defending champions gut it out in the endgame against the Trail Blazers to come back from 17 points down

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - MAY 16: Seth Curry #31 of the Portland Trail Blazers takes a shot against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors in game two of the NBA Western Conference Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 16, 2019 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Magic and Bird to get joint NBA lifetime honor

May 16, 2019 - 12:55 PM

The league puts the spotlight on the epic rivalry that helped drive the success of the modern NBA

File photo by Andy Lyons/AFP

Giannis gets huge lift from Lopez as Bucks escape Raptors

May 16, 2019 - 11:35 AM

The Bucks rally from a double-digit deficit against the Raptors as Giannis Antetokounmpo draws help from Brook Lopez’s career-high performance

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - MAY 15: Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks dribbles the ball while being guarded by Serge Ibaka #9 of the Toronto Raptors in the third quarter in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Fiserv Forum on May 15, 2019 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

LIVE UPDATES: Bucks vs Raptors – 2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals

May 16, 2019 - 12:21 AM

Top MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks take on Kawhi Leonard's stacked Raptors side for the Eastern Conference crown

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May 15, 2019 - 11:52 PM

Steph Curry pumps in 9 triples in a 36-point outburst as the Warriors rip the Trail Blazers in Game 1 of the West finals

WEST SIDE. Steph Curry's Warriors draw first blood against Damian Lillard's Trail Blazers. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Curry, Warriors torch Blazers in West finals opener

May 15, 2019 - 11:41 AM

(UPDATED) Still playing minus Kevin Durant, the Warriors cruise past the Blazers behind the hot shooting of Steph Curry

SIZZLING. Steph Curry gets off to a hot start to keep the Warriors in full control against the Trail Blazers. Photo from Golden State Warriors Twitter

NBA draft lottery: Pelicans land No. 1 overall pick

May 15, 2019 - 9:54 AM

The Pelicans get a shot at picking Duke University superstar Zion Williamson in the June 20 league draft

FRESHMAN SENSATION. Duke University star Zion Williamson is widely predicted to be picked first in the NBA Draft. Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

HIGHLIGHTS: Warriors vs Blazers – 2019 NBA Western Conference Finals

May 14, 2019 - 9:00 PM

The West may have been the Golden State Warriors' playground in the last 4 seasons, but the Portland Trail Blazers look to shake things up

Curry brother rivalry adds spice to NBA West finals

May 14, 2019 - 3:03 PM

Warriors star Steph Curry and younger brother Seth of the Trail Blazers become the first siblings to play against each other in the NBA conference finals

CURRY CLASH. Portland’s Seth Curry (left) and champion brother Steph of Golden State see the showdown as a win-win situation. File photo

GAME SCHEDULE: NBA Western and Eastern Conference finals 2019

May 14, 2019 - 12:48 PM

Mark your calendars! Here's the 2019 NBA conference finals schedule, Philippine time

Cavs name veteran college coach Beilein new head coach

May 14, 2019 - 12:00 PM

After a pitiful 19-63 win-loss season, the Cleveland Cavaliers hope to get a reboot with former University of Michigan coach John Beilein at the helm

SAVVY. The Cavs see John Beilein, who mentored the Michigan Wolverines in the NCAA,  as a 'brilliant' and 'tireless worker' who can bring back their winning culture. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers sign Frank Vogel to multi-year coaching contract

May 14, 2019 - 11:22 AM

'I look forward to coaching such phenomenal talent and bringing my strategic vision to the team,' says new Lakers coach Frank Vogel

FRESH START. The Lakers management says Frank Vogel 'reflects the core qualities' the team is looking for in a coach. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Injured Durant to miss Warriors' series opener vs Blazers

May 14, 2019 - 9:05 AM

'We've tried to remain somewhat vague because the injury is open-ended in terms of how much time he will need to recover,' coach Steve Kerr on Warriors star Kevin Durant

REHAB. Kevin Durant continue to recover from a right calf strain injury. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

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May 13, 2019 - 10:58 PM

Kawhi Leonard hits a shot for the ages by lifting the Raptors past the Sixers with a buzzer-beater in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinals duel

SPECTACULAR SHOT. The often emotionless Kawhi Leonard lets out a roar after sending the Toronto Raptors to the next round of the NBA playoffs with a buzzer-beater. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


NBA star Porzingis 'attacked' in Latvian hometown

May 13, 2019 - 8:49 PM

The Mavericks big man figured in a fistfight with Russian-speaking fans who were reportedly disgruntled he left the Knicks

SKIRMISH. It has been a rough start for Kristaps Porzingis in his stint with the Dallas Mavericks. Photo from Porzingis' Instagram account (@kporzee)


Raptors hero Kawhi sinks first Game 7 buzzer-beater in NBA history

May 13, 2019 - 12:42 PM

'I got a fortuitous bounce,' says Kawhi Leonard. 'I just shot it as hard as I could'

LEGENDARY. Kawhi Leonard celebrates with the Raptors celebrates after sinking the series-clincher. Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Heartbroken Joel Embiid cries as Sixers crash out of playoffs

May 13, 2019 - 12:18 PM

Embiid and the Sixers get the boot in the Eastern Conference semifinals anew following a heart-wrenching Game 7 loss to the Raptors

STUNNED. Joel Embiid is left griefing as Kawhi Leonard hits the game-winning buzzer-beater over him. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Kawhi hits game-winner as Raptors claw Sixers in Game 7

May 13, 2019 - 10:10 AM

The often emotionless Leonard drains a shot so spectacular that he lets out a roar as teammates hug him

VACATION POSTPONED. Kawhi Leonard and the Toronto Raptors are through to the next round of the NBA playoffs. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


Trail Blazers rally to stun Nuggets, reach NBA West finals

May 13, 2019 - 7:29 AM

CJ McCollum drains a cold-blooded jumper in the dwindling seconds as the Trail Blazers pull off a shocker over the No. 2 Nuggets

CLUTCH. CJ McCollum and the Trail Balzers reach the conference finals for the first time in 19years. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Lakers hire Frank Vogel as new coach, Jason Kidd as deputy

May 12, 2019 - 8:07 AM

LeBron James and the Lakers look to turn their fortunes around with ex-Pacers coach Frank Vogel and former NBA star guard Jason Kidd

MAJOR CHALLENGE. Frank Vogel takes on the high pressure and much scrutiny that comes with the Lakers coaching post. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Warriors hardly surprised as floodgates open for Curry

May 11, 2019 - 4:14 PM

'A night like tonight doesn't happen without belief in myself and the people around me pouring in positivity,' says Steph Curry

SAME OLD STEPH. Two-time MVP Steph Curry again comes through when it matters. Photo from NBA Twitter

Durant-less Warriors oust Rockets, return to West finals

May 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

(UPDATED) Steph Curry and Klay Thompson take charge as the Warriors advance to the NBA Western Conference finals for the fifth straight season

SPLASH BROTHERS. Klay Thompson and Steph Curry wrap it up for the Warriors on the road. Photo from NBA Twitter

Bucks lose Pau Gasol for rest of NBA playoffs

May 11, 2019 - 10:20 AM

The six-time All-Star has undergone surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot

BACK SOON. Paul Gasol is expected to make full recovery by training camp. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

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May 10, 2019 - 9:13 PM

The Trail Blazers and the Sixers topple the Nuggets and the Raptors, respectively, to forge Game 7s

DAME TIME. Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers stay alive. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)


NBA boss Silver suggests knockout-style tournament

May 10, 2019 - 4:28 PM

'As a league we may need to revisit the number of games we play,' commissioner Adam Silver says of the NBA's 82-game schedule

INNOVATION. As NBA superstars like LeBron James and James Harden turn the All-Star game into a mere highlight show, league commissioner Adam Silver says it may be time to try other concepts. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Game 7 awaits as Blazers stay alive vs No. 2 Nuggets

May 10, 2019 - 1:47 PM

Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Rodney Hood team up for 87 points as the Blazers drag the Nuggets to a winner-take-all

NOT TODAY. CJ McCollum and the Trail Blazers make sure the series-clincher won't be within Gary Harris and the Nuggets' reach. Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP