INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana spent the entire season perfecting its defense.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- On the best playoff run in their short history, the Memphis Grizzlies refuse to be satisfied with just reaching their first Western Conference final.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Pacers guard George Hill has been cleared to play Saturday night against the New York Knicks in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- - The Indiana Pacers won't know until Saturday night whether point guard George Hill will start in Game 6 against New York.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Half-moon hoops, double rims, chain-linked fences for out-of-bounds lines and no net that anyone can recall.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) -- Serbian police say Predrag Danilovic, who played for the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks, is seriously injured after being stabbed in a fight.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Rookie forward Draymond Green walked out of Golden State's practice facility Friday holding a yellow ''We Are Warriors'' shirt, taking home the small souvenir to savor the team's captivating playoff run.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Danny Green failed to step up quickly enough on a pick, allowing Golden State's Stephen Curry to hit an open 3-pointer. The roar of the Oracle Arena crowd Thursday night was nothing compared to Tony Parker's tirade at Green over the defensive lapse.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Pacers guard George Hill will have another concussion test before Saturday's home playoff game.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Victor Oladipo mentions the late nights at the gym, the wear and tear on his key card, and he's quick to point out he's just a tad unusual, too.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson announced to screaming throngs of Kings fans Friday that the deal to sell the NBA franchise to a group led by software tycoon Vivek Ranadive has been signed.
MIAMI (AP) -- It was an hour or so after the Miami Heat punched their ticket back to the Eastern Conference finals, and a question was asked about the perceived demise of Dwyane Wade's abilities.
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The next time he suits up for a game, there's a good chance Derrick Rose will actually be in a uniform and not in a jacket and slacks.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The way Kevin Martin describes it, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost the ''vision'' of a potential championship run the morning they learned All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook would be out for the rest of the postseason.
CHICAGO (AP) -- A telling fact about this year's NBA draft class might be that the potential No. 1 pick will be unavailable to start the 2013-14 season while recovering from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.
Ousted NBA players' association executive director Billy Hunter alleges in a lawsuit that president Derek Fisher had a secret deal with owners during the 2011 lockout that benefited himself, his publicist and certain players.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Miami Heat have LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. The Spurs have dominated for years with the trio of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Slow at the start of the series and strong at the end, the San Antonio Spurs wore out the Golden State Warriors the way they have so many other opponents.
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the New York Knicks, it was about playing harder, even if not really much better.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The Grizzlies are enjoying a day off after wrapping up the franchise's first berth in the Western Conference finals. Good thing, too, because they can use a little rest after all that hard work.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year.
The Sacramento Kings' unsteady future finally seems to be settled.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors rookie forward Harrison Barnes left a playoff game against San Antonio on Thursday night because of headaches after a hard fall to the court.
DALLAS (AP) -- Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson flashed a few smiles when his bid to save the city's NBA franchise finally succeeded. Just not too many.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Forgive the San Antonio Spurs if they aren't that excited about holding a 3-2 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Indiana Pacers were without starting guard George Hill in Game 5 against the New York Knicks because of a concussion.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Pablo Prigioni could return to the starting lineup. Jason Kidd will remain in the rotation.
PHOENIX (AP) -- A trial date has been set for a former NBA All-Star accused of squatting in a Paradise Valley home and then trying to list the place for rent on Craigslist.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- With their trademark grit-and-grind mentality, the Memphis Grizzlies are making history for a franchise with little prior postseason success.
CLEVELAND (AP) -- For the second straight year, the Cavaliers have the NBA's top rookie class.