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  • With 4 picks in draft, Celtics have to cast wide net

    WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Boston Celtics are working out potential draft picks this week at the team’s training facility. The team has four picks in next month’s draft. They have two in the first…

  • Glantz-Culver Line Update

    FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG LINE at Cincinnati -155 Colorado +145 at Pittsburgh -220 Miami +200 at New York -170 Philadelphia +160 at Milwaukee -125 San Francisco +115 Washington -110 at Chicago +100 at St. Louis -165…

  • Better than ever, LeBron leads Cavaliers into NBA Finals

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Escorted by family members and friends, LeBron James walked out of Quicken Loans Arena cradling his sleepy youngest son with his left arm while clutching an expensive bottle of champagne in his…

  • LeBron, Cavaliers earn NBA Finals spot by sweeping Hawks

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James knew what he left behind when he bolted to Miami five years ago. He broke hearts at home, where generations of Cleveland fans only know championships through stories told by…

  • Hawks’ season crashes with sweep by Cavaliers

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A season unlike any other for Atlanta ended suddenly, stunningly, painfully. The Hawks weren’t quite ready for this. Unable to slow LeBron James at all, the Hawks were swept in the Eastern…

  • NBA Eastern Finals Composite Box

    (Cleveland wins series 4-0) CLEVELAND CAVALIERS FG FT Reb Avg G M-A M-A O-T A Pts James 4 46-105 24-33 10-44 37 30.3 Smith 4 26-52 4-5 2-30 8 18.0 Irving 2 10-21 2-4 2-7…

  • Hawks-Cavaliers, Box

    ATLANTA (88) Carroll 3-9 0-2 7, Millsap 5-13 6-8 16, Horford 1-6 0-0 2, Teague 8-13 0-0 17, Bazemore 4-11 4-6 12, Mack 4-11 1-2 10, Scott 1-5 0-0 2, Schroder 2-7 0-0 4, Muscala…

  • Hawks-Cavaliers, Box

    ATLANTA (88) Carroll 3-9 0-2 7, Millsap 5-13 6-8 16, Horford 1-6 0-0 2, Teague 8-13 0-0 17, Bazemore 4-11 4-6 12, Mack 4-11 1-2 10, Scott 1-5 0-0 2, Schroder 2-7 0-0 4, Muscala…

  • Rockets’ Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1…

  • Kyrie Irving back for Cavs, will start Game 4

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving will start Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals after missing two games with a sore left knee. Irving sat out Cleveland’s wins in Game 2…

  • Lopez twins to co-host NBA blooper show on Disney XD

    NEW YORK (AP) — Twin brothers Brook and Robin Lopez will co-host three specials featuring funny moments involving NBA players on and off the court. “NBA Slam Funk!” will run Monday, June 1 through Wednesday,…

  • Warriors try again to close out Rockets, reach NBA Finals

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One play. One fall. One bad break. That’s all it takes to shift a series and derail a dream season. Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors found out how fragile…

  • Hawks guard Kyle Korver to have surgery on ankle

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver will have surgery on the right ankle he injured in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. Korver went to New York on Tuesday to get a…

  • WNBA’s Mystics, Lynx participate in analytic scrimmage

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ted Leonsis has turned to analytics in his search for ways to broaden the appeal of the WNBA. Analytics are a growing trend that has had an impact on the NBA, look…

  • Seattle arena investor says no hockey-first plan yet

    SEATTLE (AP) — Throughout the process, Seattle arena investor Chris Hansen has remained open to the idea of a hockey team being the first tenant for a proposed facility in the city’s stadium district even…