NBA Finals shift to Miami, but the Heat hasn't won two straight in more than a month. LeBron James says he 'looks forward to the challenge,' and San Antonio's Tim Duncan looks to enhance his legacy. Thousands upon thousands of fans took to the San Antonio streets for more than two hours after Game 5 on Sunday, clogging downtown lanes, waving flags from truck beds, hanging out of car windows, honki
Home court, James too much
Milwaukee Bucks guard Monta Ellis informed the team that he plans to opt out of his contract, ESPN reported Monday.
The Clippers and Boston Celtics resumed talks Monday on a mega-deal that would send Coach Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to L.A., said several NBA executives who were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
First, it was Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra making a power move.
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Phil Jackson coached Shaquille O'Neal with the Lakers. In his playing days, Jackson was occasionally charged with guarding Wilt Chamberlain.
The Clippers and Celtics had more discussions Saturday about a deal involving Boston Coach Doc Rivers and power forward Kevin Garnett both coming to Los Angeles, but the Clippers feel as if the current asking price is too high, said NBA executives who asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the matter.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker told reporters after Saturday's shootaround his injured hamstring is at risk of getting much worse but he will try to play through it.
Boston's Danny Ainge turned down the Clippers' request to talk with the Celtics coach, say NBA executives. Portland's Nate McMillan may enter Clippers' picture too. The Clippers' coaching carousel took many turns this week, as the team interviewed three candidates for their opening, while a fourth coach — Doc Rivers — popped up high on their wish list, said several NBA executives who were not auth
Basketball legend suing Dominick's over use of nameA federal judge who labeled Michael Jordan's $5 million lawsuit against Dominick's food stores "greedy" ordered the former NBA star to appear in court this week for an off-the-record settlement conference in a locked courtroom.
The Heat got productive games from all three All-Stars to defeat the San Antonio Spurs 109-93 Thursday in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Chris Bosh appreciates that he could be the fall guy, even if he's not the fail guy.
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SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is expected to play in Thursday night's Game 4 of the NBA Finals against Miami despite suffering from a Grade 1 right hamstring strain.
Newly retired guard Jason Kidd was hired as the Brooklyn Nets' head coach, the team announced Wednesday night.
Taj Gibson will be spending his second straight summer in the USA Basketball pipeline.
Krzyzewski praises Bulls coach's defensive work, preparationBulls coach Tom Thibodeau's ardent film viewing will take on a more international flair.
Fiammetta signed to take spot of 2012 fourth-round pick, sent packing after DUI arrestThe Bears let Evan Rodriguez stick around after his DUI arrest May 31 but only long enough to find a replacement.
Thunder assistant coach Maurice Cheeks was named the head coach of the Pistons, the team announced Monday.
The Chicago Bulls finally are getting healthy. Unfortunately, their next game isn't until preseason for the 2013-14 season.
The talent on both sides is undeniable. Yet it might not make the ultimate difference in these NBA Finals.
Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau will be part of the United States' next bid for Olympic basketball glory.
Consider it one of the most extreme cases of role reversal this season.
James block spurs 33-5 run in 2nd half MIAMI — Dwyane Wade’s knee seemed fine for now. So did Chris Bosh’s game and LeBron James’ legacy.
Point guard recently retiredJason Kidd, who recently announced his retirement as a player, is pushing to become the Brooklyn Nets head coach, Yahoo! Sports reported.
Projected picks in the June 27 NBA draft
ESPN.com reports: Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant is parting ways with agent Rob Pelinka and will align himself with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, a source confirmed.
The Denver Nuggets have fired NBA Coach of the Year George Karl after he led them to a 57-win season.
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