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  • Warriors’ Stephen Curry voted NBA’s MVP over Harden, James

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — His voice cracked first. Then, his eyes got red. Finally, Stephen Curry cried. He had felt like this in the past. When he barely received any scholarship offers out of high…

  • LeBron lifts media blackout to call Chris Paul

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James lifted his personal media boycott during the playoffs to phone a friend. Cleveland’s superstar does everything he can to block out distractions during the postseason: turning off his cellphone,…

  • NBA Most Valuable Player Voting

    (Voting is on a 10-7-5-3-1 basis) Player, Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total Stephen Curry, GS 100 26 3 - 1 1,198 James Harden, Hou 25 87 13 4 - 936 LeBron James, Cle…

  • NBA Most Valuable Players

    2015 — Stephen Curry, Golden State 2014 — Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City 2013 — LeBron James, Miami 2012 — LeBron James, Miami 2011 — Derrick Rose, Chicago 2010 — LeBron James, Cleveland 2009 — LeBron…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -160 Miami +150 at Atlanta -150 Philadelphia +140 Los Angeles -185 at Milwaukee +175 at St. Louis -150 Chicago +140 at Colorado -125 Arizona +115 at San Francisco -140…

  • NBA Calendar

    May 12-17 — NBA draft combine. May 19 — Draft lottery. June 4 — NBA Finals begin. June 15 — Draft early entry withdrawal deadline (5 p.m. EDT). June 25 — NBA draft.

  • Clippers-Rockets Playoff Capsule

    WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS No. 2 HOUSTON ROCKETS (56-26, 4-1) VS. No. 3 LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS (56-26, 4-3) Season Series: Split, 2-2. Each team won once at home and once on the road, with the Clippers…

  • AP Source: Warriors star Stephen Curry to be named NBA MVP

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some called him too small. Others too fragile. Stephen Curry has another label now: NBA MVP. The Golden State point guard has won the league’s most coveted individual award, a person…

  • Warriors roll past Grizzlies 101-86 in Game 1 of West semis

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr joked before Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals that reporters should have two stories ready: One if his team looked well-rested and won, another…

  • Paul questionable as Clippers and Rockets begin series

    HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Rockets open their second-round Western Conference playoff series against the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday night, it will have been six days since they last played. The Clippers are…

  • LeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper. He’s about to face another daunting one. Actually, a dozen of them.…

  • Grizzlies-Warriors, Box

    MEMPHIS (86) Allen 6-11 3-4 15, Randolph 9-15 2-2 20, Gasol 5-10 11-12 21, Calathes 0-4 0-2 0, C.Lee 4-9 0-0 9, Je.Green 4-9 1-2 9, Udrih 3-7 0-0 7, Carter 1-7 0-0 2, Koufos…

  • Grizzlies-Warriors, Box

    MEMPHIS (86) Allen 6-11 3-4 15, Randolph 9-15 2-2 20, Gasol 5-10 11-12 21, Calathes 0-4 0-2 0, C.Lee 4-9 0-0 9, Je.Green 4-9 1-2 9, Udrih 3-7 0-0 7, Carter 1-7 0-0 2, Koufos…

  • Beal leads well-rested Wizards past Hawks 104-98 in Game 1

    ATLANTA (AP) — After resting up for the past week, the Washington Wizards merely had to withstand Atlanta’s early pace. Once the Hawks ran out of gas, Bradley Beal and the Wizards took control. Just…

  • Major League Baseball

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Washington -150 Miami +140 at Atlanta -145 Philadelphia +135 Los Angeles -180 at Milwaukee +170 at St. Louis -160 Chicago +150 at Colorado -125 Arizona +115 at San Francisco -160…