NBA NEWS ARCHIVE

» Saturday, May 27, 2017

NBA Note - Boston Celtics Thomas, Isaiah

3:53 AM

G Isaiah Thomas said Friday that surgery is not currently the top option for his injured right hip. Thomas told reporters Friday that he must wait until the swelling subsides in his hip before determining his rehabilitation plan. "(Surgery is) not the number one option right now, but it could be once the swelling goes down," Thomas said. Thomas, who averaged 28.9 points per game during the regular season and 23.3 during the postseason, scored 19 total points in the first two games against the Cavaliers.

» Friday, May 26, 2017

NBA notebook: Turkey has arrest warrant out for Thunder’s Kanter

7:42 PM

The Turkish government has issued an arrest warrant for Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, accusing him of being a member of a "terror group," according to pro-government newspaper Daily Sabah.

Turkish government issues warrant for Thunder’s Kanter

7:22 PM

The Turkish government has issued an arrest warrant for Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, accusing him of being a member of a "terror group", according to pro-government newspaper Daily Sabah.

Celtics’ Thomas: Hip surgery ’not the number one option’

5:33 PM

Boston Celtics All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas said surgery is not currently the top option for his injured right hip.

Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

12:44 PM

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the underdog against the Golden State Warriors as the NBA Finals get underway next week.

Warriors open as favorite over Cavs in NBA Finals

11:17 AM

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the underdog against the Golden State Warriors as the NBA Finals get underway next week.

» Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ball turns down Celtics’ workout request

2:06 PM

Lonzo Ball does not appear to be interested in being the Boston Celtics' No. 1 overall pick.

» Wednesday, May 24, 2017

NBA notebook: Bosh, Heat part ways

8:43 PM

The Miami Heat and 11-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh have agreed to part ways.

Warriors’ Schlenk expected to be Hawks’ GM

5:51 PM

The Atlanta Hawks are in the process of finalizing a deal that would make Travis Schlenk, the Golden State Warriors' vice president of basketball operations, their general manager, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday.

Bosh, Heat agree to part ways after resolution

2:17 PM

The Miami Heat and 11-time All-Star forward Chris Bosh have agreed to part ways.

NBA awards 2019 All-Star Game to Charlotte

12:30 PM

The NBA announced Wednesday that Charlotte will host the 2019 All-Star Game after this year's midseason event was moved to New Orleans because of a North Carolina state law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

» Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Celtics’ F Johnson will not start

8:23 PM

Boston Celtics forward Amir Johnson will not start in Game 4 against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night due to a right shoulder sprain, coach Brad Stevens said prior to the game.

NBA notebook: Magic hire Weltman, Hammond to front-office positions

7:26 PM

The Orlando Magic revamped their organization by hiring Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations and John Hammond as general manager, the club announced Tuesday.

Magic hire Hammond, Weltman to key front-office positions

4:28 PM

The Orlando Magic revamped their organization by hiring Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations and John Hammond as general manager, the club announced Tuesday.

Magic hire Weltman as president of basketball ops

1:41 PM

The Orlando Magic hired Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations, the club announced Tuesday.

Spurs’ Ginobili mulls retirement after sweep by Warriors

12:20 PM

Manu Ginobili's storied NBA career hangs in limbo after the San Antonio Spurs were swept by the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals on Monday night.

Warriors coach Kerr uncertain for NBA Finals return

11:00 AM

Steve Kerr's status for the NBA Finals remains an uncertainty.

» Monday, May 22, 2017

Spurs’ Leonard (ankle) out for Game 4

8:53 PM

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard was ruled out for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in San Antonio, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich announced pregame Monday.

Durant tries to tone down remarks on tuning out playoffs

7:09 PM

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant did his best to clarify his comments on Monday, one day after telling viewers to turn the dial if they don't like what they see in the NBA playoffs.

NBA notebook: Celtics F Johnson iffy for Game 4

6:42 PM

The short-handed Boston Celtics could be without another player for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Millsap opts out of Hawks’ deal, becomes free agent

4:25 PM

Atlanta Hawks All-Star forward Paul Millsap has opted out of his contract for next season to become a free agent this summer, according to multiple reports Monday.

Celtics F Johnson questionable for Game 4 vs. Cavs

3:59 PM

The short-handed Boston Celtics could be without another player for Game 4 of their Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Thunder’s Kanter wants to be U.S. citizen, getting death threats

1:29 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was detained in Romania over the weekend after his passport was revoked apparently stemming from his political views regarding his native Turkey, said he wants to become an American citizen and revealed he is receiving death threats.

Thunder’s Kanter wants to be U.S. citizen, getting death threats

12:44 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was detained in Romania over the weekend after his passport was revoked apparently stemming from his political views regarding his native Turkey, said he wants to become an American citizen.

» Sunday, May 21, 2017

NBA notebook: Spurs’ Leonard likely out for Game 4

8:04 PM

The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard on Monday night for Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

Popovich: Leonard ’likely out’ for Spurs in Game 4

4:11 PM

The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

Kanter back in U.S. after being detained in Romania

2:59 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was detained at a Romanian airport on Saturday when he said his passport was revoked by his home country of Turkey because of his political views, is back in the United States after landing in New York on Sunday morning.

Popovich: Leonard ’likely out’ for Spurs in Game 4

2:23 PM

The San Antonio Spurs, on the brink of elimination down 3-0, likely will be without star forward Kawhi Leonard for Monday night's Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

Cavs’ James wins NBA citizenship award

12:20 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James has been named the winner of the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award for community service.

» Saturday, May 20, 2017

Celtics lose Thomas for rest of playoffs

6:28 PM

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the remainder of the playoffs after aggravating a hip injury during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final, the team announced on Saturday.

Thunder’s Kanter released after being detained in Romania

4:11 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter was released Saturday after being detained at a Romanian airport when he said his passport was canceled by his home country of Turkey because of his political views.

Spurs’ Leonard (ankle) ruled out for Game 3 vs. Warriors

12:33 PM

The San Antonio Spurs ruled out star forward Kawhi Leonard for Saturday night's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors because of his left ankle injury.

Thunder’s Kanter detained in Romania

12:14 PM

Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter was detained at a Romanian airport Saturday morning and he said his passport was revoked by the Turkish embassy because of his political views.

» Friday, May 19, 2017

Celtics’ Thomas leaves with hip strain

10:18 PM

BOSTON -- Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas left Friday night's second game of the Eastern Conference finals with a right hip strain.

James odd man out as NBA announces MVP finalists

9:05 PM

The NBA announced the finalists for six major individual awards on Friday, and one name was noticeably missing from the group of Most Valuable Player finalists.

Spurs star Leonard questionable for Game 3

1:28 PM

The San Antonio Spurs officially listed star forward Kawhi Leonard as questionable because of his ankle injury for Saturday night's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.

» Thursday, May 18, 2017

Spurs’ Leonard questionable for Game 3

8:04 PM

San Antonio Spurs star forward Kawhi Leonard did not participate in Thursday's practice, and his status for Saturday's Game 3 in San Antonio against the Golden State Warriors remains in question because of an ankle injury.

Harden, James headline All-NBA first team

3:33 PM

Houston Rockets point guard James Harden was the only unanimous choice on the All-NBA first team in balloting announced by the league on Thursday.

» Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Spurs fans file lawsuit against Pachulia, Warriors

9:31 PM

A group of San Antonio Spurs fans filed a lawsuit naming Golden State center Zaza Pachulia and the Warriors as defendants.

NBA notebook: Kerr to travel with Warriors for Game 3

6:46 PM

The Golden State Warriors are two wins away from a third straight Western Conference title and ailing head coach Steve Kerr will make the trip to San Antonio for Game 3.

Kerr to travel with Warriors for Game 3 vs. Spurs

5:56 PM

The Golden State Warriors are two wins away from a third straight Western Conference title and ailing head coach Steve Kerr will make the trip to San Antonio for Game 3.

LaVar Ball: Lonzo to work out for Lakers only

3:03 PM

There is only one team for UCLA point guard Lonzo Ball. At least that's the take from his opinionated father, LaVar Ball, who said his son will only agree to a private workout for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Cuban: Mavericks tanked after playoff elimination

2:17 PM

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says his team went into tank mode after being eliminated from NBA postseason contention this season.

Hornets PG Walker undergoes arthroscopic surgery on knee

1:25 PM

Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, the team announced Wednesday.

Bulls G Valentine undergoes ankle surgery

12:17 PM

Chicago Bulls guard Denzel Valentine underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle, according to multiple reports.

» Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

10:41 PM

Four years ago, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett played their final games for the Celtics. A month later, they were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a massive deal that involved multiple first-round picks going to Boston.

Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

9:56 PM

Four years ago, Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett played their final games for the Celtics. A month later, they were traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a massive deal that involved multiple first-round picks going to Boston.

Magic have sights on hiring Cavaliers GM Griffin

8:58 PM

The Orlando Magic, who fired general manager Rob Hennigan a few weeks ago, recently asked for permission to talk to Cleveland general manager David Griffin regarding Orlando's president of basketball operations opening, but Cavs owner Dan Gilbert has not responded, according to The Vertical.

NBA notebook: Harden sued by Malone Jr. for alleged involvement in beating

6:38 PM

Houston star James Harden is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Moses Malone Jr. that alleges the Rockets' guard orchestrated a beating and robbery last summer after he was angered by a Facebook post from Malone.

Magic have sights on hiring Cavaliers GM Griffin

5:24 PM

The Orlando Magic, who fired general manager Rob Hennigan a few weeks ago, recently asked for permission to talk to Cleveland general manager David Griffin regarding Orlando's president of basketball operations opening, but Cavs owner Dan Gilbert has not responded, according to The Vertical.

Harden sued by Malone Jr. for alleged assault, robbery

1:24 PM

Houston star James Harden is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Moses Malone Jr. that alleges the Rockets' guard orchestrated a beating and robbery last summer after he was angered by a Facebook post from Malone.

Celtics hold pole position for NBA draft lottery

12:42 PM

Breaking up The Big Three might hand the Boston Celtics the top pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.

Warriors F Iguodala has no structural damage in knee

10:37 AM

Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala remains questionable for Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals against the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night despite an MRI exam on his left knee revealing no structural damage.

» Monday, May 15, 2017

Coach Gentry, GM Demps to remain with Pelicans

10:16 PM

New Orleans Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry and general manager Dell Demps are not in danger of being fired before the 2017-18 season begins, the team announced Monday afternoon.

Leonard out for Game 2; Popovich irate at Pachulia

9:13 PM

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday at Golden State, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.

NBA notebook: Spurs’ Leonard out for Game 2

6:01 PM

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at the Golden State Warriors, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.

Leonard out for Game 2; Popovich irate at Pachulia

6:00 PM

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at the Golden State Warriors, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.

Leonard out for Game 2; Popovich irate at Pachulia

3:51 PM

San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at the Golden State Warriors, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.

Cavs, Goodyear strike deal for Wingfoot patch on jerseys

1:39 PM

The Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a multiyear sponsorship deal to wear Goodyear's iconic Wingfoot logo on their jerseys beginning with the 2017-18 season.

Cavs, Goodyear strike deal for Wingfoot patch on jerseys

11:38 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed a multiyear deal to wear Goodyear's Wingfoot patch on their jerseys starting with the 2017-18 season.

» Sunday, May 14, 2017

Spurs SF Leonard departs after reinjuring ankle

5:57 PM

OAKLAND, Calif. -- San Antonio Spurs standout Kawhi Leonard reinjured his left ankle in the third quarter of Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.

» Saturday, May 13, 2017

Celtics cheated out of second in Friday’s loss

10:17 PM

The NBA acknowledged in its "Last Two Minute Report" on Saturday that the Boston Celtics should have had an extra second on the clock to run a final play in their Game 6 loss to the Washington Wizards.

NBA notebook: Spurs’ Leonard ready for Game 1 vs. Warriors

7:15 PM

San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.

Warriors’ Kerr attends first home practice since taking leave

6:50 PM

Golden State coach Steve Kerr was involved in practice on Saturday for the first time since early in the postseason as the Warriors worked out in preparation for the Western Conference finals.

Spurs F Leonard ready for Game 1 vs. Warriors

5:00 PM

San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday.

Jackson says Knicks want to deal Anthony to a contender

1:20 PM

President Phil Jackson of the New York Knicks reiterated his desire to trade All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony to a team in position to contend for an NBA title.

» Friday, May 12, 2017

D’Antoni: Harden may need more rest next season

6:00 PM

James Harden was adamant all season that he doesn't need any rest during the NBA season.

Spurs star Leonard expected to play in Game 1 vs. Warriors

1:09 PM

San Antonio Spurs All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, still nursing a sore left ankle, is expected to return against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

» Thursday, May 11, 2017

Spurs SF Leonard out for Game 6

7:07 PM

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Thursday's Game 6 of the Western Conference second-round series versus the host Houston Rockets, coach Gregg Popovich said.

Spurs SF Leonard is game-time decision for Game 6

1:49 PM

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard will be a game-time decision for Thursday's Game 6 of the Western Conference second-round series versus the host Houston Rockets, coach Gregg Popovich said.

Warriors’ Durant tells top prospects to skip combine

12:21 PM

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has some advice for the top prospects that are planning to attend the NBA combine.

Warriors’ Durant tells top prospects to skip combine

11:58 AM

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant has some advice for the top prospects that are planning to attend the NBA combine.

» Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Spurs’ Leonard (ankle) questionable for Game 6

7:42 PM

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard said he expects to play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night despite a left ankle injury.

Celtics’ Thomas fined $25,000 for comment to fan

5:49 PM

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas was fined $25,000 by the NBA for "directing inappropriate language" toward a fan during Game 4 against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on Sunday.

Spurs’ Leonard (ankle) expects to play in Game 6

2:08 PM

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard expects to play in Game 6 against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night despite a left ankle injury.

» Tuesday, May 9, 2017

NBA notebook: Raptors president says team needs "culture reset"

7:41 PM

The Toronto Raptors are about to head in a different direction after a disappointing playoff showing.

Former Pacers, Pistons coach George Irvine dies

7:21 PM

George Irvine, who played six seasons in the ABA and went on to coach the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons for five seasons in the NBA, passed away at the age of 69, the Pacers announced Tuesday.

Ujiri says Raptors need offseason ’culture reset’

2:10 PM

The Toronto Raptors are about to head in a different direction after a disappointing playoff showing.

Perkins: Durant, Westbrook back on speaking terms

1:25 PM

It appears the frayed relationship between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook may not be irreparable after all.

Former Pacers, Pistons coach George Irvine dies

12:36 PM

George Irvine, who played six seasons in the ABA and went on to coach the Indiana Pacers and Detroit Pistons for five seasons in the NBA, passed away at the age of 69, the Pacers announced Tuesday.

Howard pulled over before Hawks’ Game 6 loss

11:16 AM

Atlanta Hawks star Dwight Howard was pulled over for speeding and ticketed for driving without insurance hours before his team was eliminated by the Washington Wizards in Game 6 of their first-round playoff series.

» Monday, May 8, 2017

NBA notebook: Rockets C Nene out for playoffs

6:25 PM

The Houston Rockets announced Monday that reserve center Nene will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs with a torn left adductor.

Agent: Injured Gay to opt out of Kings’ contract

4:13 PM

Rudy Gay will opt out of the final year of his contract with the Sacramento Kings, according to a report Monday.

Rockets C Nene out for rest of playoffs with groin injury

3:37 PM

The Houston Rockets announced Monday that reserve center Nene will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs with a torn left adductor.

Raptors PG Lowry to opt out of contract

2:24 PM

Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry confirmed Monday he will opt out of the final year of his contract and test free agency this summer.

Rockets C Nene out for rest of playoffs with groin injury

12:49 PM

The Houston Rockets announced Monday that reserve center Nene will miss the remainder of the NBA playoffs with a torn left adductor.

» Sunday, May 7, 2017

NBA roundup: Cavs sweep; Wizards pull even with Celtics

11:44 PM

TORONTO -- LeBron James had 35 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 109-102 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

NBA roundup: Cavs sweep; Wizards pull even with Celtics

9:34 PM

TORONTO -- LeBron James had 35 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a four-game sweep of their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 109-102 win over the Toronto Raptors on Sunday.

Raptors PG Lowry declared out for Game 4

4:07 PM

TORONTO -- Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry was declared out for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday afternoon with a sprained left ankle.

D’Antoni, Spoelstra share inaugural NBCA award

1:17 PM

Mike D'Antoni of the Houston Rockets and Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat are the co-recipients of the inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced Sunday.

Warriors coach Kerr undergoes spinal cord leak procedure

11:08 AM

The Golden State Warriors are one win from advancing to the Western Conference finals and if they finish off the Utah Jazz, coach Steve Kerr might not be on the sidelines.

» Saturday, May 6, 2017

Jazz PG Hill to miss Game 3 vs. Warriors

9:16 PM

Utah Jazz point guard George Hill missed his second straight contest on Saturday when he sits out Game 3 of the Western Conference second-round series versus the visiting Golden State Warriors.

Raptors PG Lowry doubtful for Game 4 vs. Cavs

3:29 PM

Point guard Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors, still dealing with a sprained left ankle, said he is doubtful to play Sunday in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Wizards F Oubre suspeneded for one game

1:38 PM

Forward Kelly Oubre Jr. of the Washington Wizards has been suspended for Sunday's Game 4 against the Boston Celtics after being ejected for knocking a player to the floor, the NBA announced on Saturday.

NBA roundup: Cavaliers take commanding 3-0 lead

12:31 AM

TORONTO -- LeBron James scored 35 points and added eight rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Toronto Raptors 115-94 Friday night to take a commanding 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal playoff series.

» Friday, May 5, 2017

Warriors coach Kerr expected to miss entire series with Jazz

7:25 PM

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, sidelined with symptoms from complications following two back surgeries two years ago, is not expected to return during the second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz.

NBA notebook: Kerr expected to miss series vs. Jazz

7:21 PM

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, sidelined with symptoms from complications following two back surgeries two years ago, is not expected to return during the second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz.

Spurs PG Parker undergoes quad surgery

1:49 PM

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker underwent surgery on Friday to repair his ruptured left quadriceps tendon, the team announced.

Raptors PG Lowry remains game-time decision

1:38 PM

Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry missed the team's morning shootaround due to his ankle injury and is a game-time decision for Friday night's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.

Warriors coach Kerr expected to miss entire season with Jazz

1:16 PM

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, sidelined with symptoms from complications following two back surgeries two years ago, is not expected to return during the second-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz.

Hawks’ reorganizaton affects Budenholzer, Wilcox

1:12 PM

Mike Budenholzer resigned as the Atlanta Hawks' president of basketball operations on Friday but will remain as coach.

NBA roundup: Wizards rout Celtics in chippy affair

1:48 AM

WASHINGTON -- John Wall scored 24 points and the Washington Wizards took control with a 22-0 run in the first quarter for a 116-89 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

» Thursday, May 4, 2017

Raptors PG Lowry questionable for Game 3

3:44 PM

Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry sat out Thursday's practice with a sprained left ankle and is questionable to play in Friday's Game 3 of the Eastern Conference second-round series, the team announced.

Jazz G Hill ruled out for Game 2 vs. Warriors

3:10 PM

Utah Jazz point guard George Hill will miss Thursday night's game against the Golden State Warriors due to soreness in his left big toe, the team announced.

Spurs PG Parker ruptures quad tendon, out for playoffs

12:57 PM

SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Spurs veteran point guard Tony Parker has been ruled out for the remainder of the playoffs with a ruptured quadriceps tendon, the team announced on Thursday.

Spurs plan playoff life without Parker

11:52 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich, known more for his scowl and scathing responses to media, summarized the status of San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker in three words on Wednesday night.

Spurs plan playoff life without Parker

9:57 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich, known more for his scowl and scathing responses to media, summarized the status of San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker in three words on Wednesday night.

Spurs’ Parker leaves Game 2 with apparent knee injury

3:07 AM

San Antonio guard Tony Parker was carried off the floor by teammates with 8:43 remaining in the Spurs' 121-96 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series.

NBA roundup: Spurs even series with Rockets; Parker injured

1:04 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard recorded 34 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 121-96 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff series.

Spurs’ Parker leaves Game 2 with apparent knee injury

12:34 AM

San Antonio guard Tony Parker was carried off the floor by teammates with 8:43 remaining in the Spurs' 121-96 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series.

» Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Lakers’ Deng has pectoral surgery

8:43 PM

Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol Deng had successful surgery to repair his injured right pectoral muscle, the team announced Wednesday.

Rockets’ Nene fined $15K for Game 1 altercation

2:25 PM

Houston Rockets reserve center Nene was fined $15,000 for "escalating an altercation" by pushing San Antonio Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon above the shoulders, the NBA announced Wednesday.

Ex-Trail Blazers All-Star Roy wounded in shooting

10:41 AM

Former NBA All-Star guard Brandon Roy was wounded in a shooting over the weekend in the Los Angeles area but is expected to recover.

NBA roundup: Thomas scores 53 in Celtics’ OT win

1:41 AM

BOSTON -- Isaiah Thomas capped a career-high 53-point performance on what would have been his late sister's 23rd birthday with nine points in overtime as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 129-119 on Tuesday.

» Tuesday, May 2, 2017

NBA notebook: Garnett rejected Cavaliers’ offer to return

7:11 PM

Kevin Garnett rebuffed Tyronn Lue when the current coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers attempted to lure "KG" out of retirement for the playoffs.

Lue: Cavs’ attempt to lure Garnett out of retirement failed

5:20 PM

Kevin Garnett rebuffed Tyronn Lue when the current coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers attempted to lure "KG" out of retirement for the playoffs.

Former top pick Bennett cut by Turkish team

2:59 PM

The basketball fortunes of former No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Anthony Bennett continue to slide in the wrong direction.

Green says Warriors prepared to play without Kerr

2:33 PM

Draymond Green said the Golden State Warriors are prepared to play the rest of the playoffs without head coach Steve Kerr, who is out indefinitely with lingering complications from two prior back surgeries.

NBA roundup: Rockets, Cavs cruise to opening wins

12:41 AM

SAN ANTONIO -- Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, and James Harden added 20 points and 14 assists as the Houston Rockets jumped on the San Antonio Spurs in the opening minutes and rolled to a 126-99 victory on Monday night in Game 1 of a Western Conference semifinal series.

» Monday, May 1, 2017

Clippers’ Griffin undergoes toe surgery

9:54 PM

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin underwent surgery on Monday to repair the plantar plate of his right big toe, the team announced.

Bird officially steps down as president of Pacers

11:41 AM

The Indiana Pacers officially announced Monday that Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations.