LeBron James drove for a game-winning layup as time expired to give the Miami Heat a thrilling 103-102 overtime win over the Indiana Pacers in game one of the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
The San Antonio Spurs held off the late-charging Memphis Grizzlies to triumph 93-89 in overtime and stretch their lead in the NBA Western Conference finals to 2-0.
The Cleveland Cavaliers nabbed the number one selection in next month's NBA draft, winning the draft lottery for the second time in three years.
The Los Angeles Clippers, ousted in the first round of the NBA playoffs, said they won't bring back head coach Vinny Del Negro.
NBA great Michael Jordan wants to get Charlotte buzzing again, applying to the NBA to re-name his Charlotte Bobcats the Hornets.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant pledged $1 million through his charitable foundation toward Tornado relief efforts on Tuesday, as the NBA team also vowed to aid its stricken city.
Reigning NBA champion Miami is on the verge of a third consecutive NBA Finals berth, but the Indiana Pacers plan to spoil the repeat bid in the Eastern Conference final that starts in Miami on Wednesday.
The San Antonio Spurs drained 14 three-pointers in a convincing 105-83 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies in Sunday's opening game of the NBA's Western Conference finals.
Lance Stephenson scored a career playoff-high 25 points to lead the Indianapolis Pacers to a 106-99 victory over the New York Knicks and into the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Serbian former basketball star Predrag Danilovic was fighting for his life on Saturday after being stabbed in a Belgrade cafe overnight, police and medical sources said.
Carmelo Anthony had a game-high 28 points and the New York Knicks staved off elimination Thursday with a wire-to-wire 85-75 victory over Indiana in game five of their second round NBA playoff series.
The San Antonio Spurs booked a return trip to the NBA Western Conference finals on Thursday, holding off the Golden State Warriors 94-82 to win their second-round playoff series.
LeBron James finished with 23 points and eight assists as the Miami Heat held on after blowing an 18-point lead to beat the Chicago Bulls 94-91 and advance to the NBA semi-finals.
The Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the NBA semi-finals for the first time in franchise history by beating the top seeded Oklahoma City Thunder 88-84 to take their playoff series in five games.
Tim Duncan had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Tony Parker carried the load in a dominant second half as San Antonio beat Golden State 109-91 in game five of their NBA playoff series.
The Indiana Pacers are on the brink of advancing to the NBA semi-finals after beating New York 93-82, behind 26 points from George Hill and a dominant team rebounding performance.
LeBron James had 27 points, eight assists and seven rebounds as the Miami Heat routed Chicago 88-65 to seize a commanding 3-1 series lead in their second round Eastern Conference series.
The Golden State Warriors delivered a dominant performance in overtime to complete a 97-87 come from behind win over San Antonio Sunday and level their NBA playoff series.
The Golden State Warriors delivered a dominant performance in overtime to complete a 97-87 come from behind victory over San Antonio Sunday and level their NBA playoff series.
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