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Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead

May 20, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge(12) reacts after missing a shot as Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) gestures during the first half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals on Saturday, May 20, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Ronald Cortes) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kevin Durant had 33 points and [&hellip...

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Celtics’ Thomas out for rest of playoffs with hip injury

May 20, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas will miss the rest of the playoffs because of a hip injury, further damaging — if not outright dooming — the team’s chances in the Eastern Conference finals against Cleveland. The Celtics made the...

NBA player Kanter heading to US after detained in Romania

May 20, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

In this April 11, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma City Thunder’s Enes Kanter, of Turkey, looks on during a break in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Minneapolis. Kanter is returning to the United States after...

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, 130-86, lead series 2-0

May 19, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives between Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise...

Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans

May 19, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

San Antonio Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (35) work for position under the basket during the second half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif....

McKillop, Raftery, Burke to get Lapchick Award

May 19, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob McKillop, about to start his 29th season as coach at Davidson, and TV analysts Bill Raftery and Doris Burke have been chosen for the 2017 Lapchick Character Award. The three will be honored on Oct. 6 at a luncheon in New York to...

Former Texas star T.J. Ford graduates 14 years after leaving

May 19, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas star T.J. Ford has graduated 14 years after leading the Longhorns to the Final Four and turning pro. Ford received his bachelor’s degree in youth and community studies, with a minor in educational psychology. He...

LeBron, Cavs have reeling Celtics in must-win for Game 2

May 18, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James leaves the court after Game 1 of the team’s NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Boston. The Cavaliers won 117-104. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP)...

Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge

May 18, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

San Antonio Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge (12) is defended by Golden State Warriors’ Patrick McCaw, right, and David West (3) during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP...

Kentucky men’s hoops signs 3 prospects during spring period

May 18, 2017 • AP BasketballComments (0)

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has announced the signings of guard Jemarl Baker and forwards Kevin Knox and Jarred Vanderbilt. Kentucky’s signings come as guard Hamidou Diallo faces Wednesday’s deadline on whether he’ll stay in the NBA...