NCAA Men's basketball
Atlanta Hawks (41-31, fifth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (49-23, first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season)
The dunk heard across the NBA began Monday with two dribbles and violent intentions.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Hawks turned this back into a series.
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LeBron James will continue to chase Michael Jordan’s legacy next season, but he’ll do it without the iconic No. 23 on his chest and back.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Georgia guard K.D. Johnson is transferring to Southeastern Conference rival Auburn.
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DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic was ejected for a flagrant foul in the third quarter of Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton finally are getting a little more help, while Kevin Durant keeps seeing his superstar cohorts get hurt.
A lot has been made of the No. 5 seed Hawks missing two of their best defenders — De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish — for the Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against the top-seeded 76ers, and rightly so.
ATLANTA — The 76ers have been here before.
(Voting is on a 10-7-5-3-1 basis)
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Suddenly, the Nets are in trouble.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The heir apparent as Kentucky point guard described his approach to basketball as aggressive, assertive, unflinching and unyielding.
Back in 2015, when Miami Heat President Pat Riley was a young, impetuous 69-year-old, still living on the edge, he tossed an unprotected first-round pick the Phoenix Suns’ way as part of a package to acquire Goran Dragic.
PHILADELPHIA — This was 20 years ago, at the fabled ABCD Camp. Sonny Vaccaro, the basketball visionary who seemed capable of seeing around a whole lot of corners, had just told a camp coach to make that big sophomore on his team the point guard since somehow nobody was passing the kid the ball.
LOS ANGELES — Ringing Staples Center’s bowl on a videoboard, and projected dozens of feet high in the corners of the arena’s highest reaches, the Los Angeles Clippers’ marketing campaign has been impossible to miss this postseason.
Antjuan Lambert, the 35-year-old bodyguard who shoved Bucks forward P.J. Tucker in Milwaukee on Thursday night, is suspended from court duty for the rest of the series. As Nets star Kevin Durant and Tucker got into it in the third quarter of Game 3, Lambert unnecessarily rushed the court and…
MILWAUKEE — James Harden will not play in Game 4 of the Nets’ second-round series against the Bucks on Sunday, but veteran forward Jeff Green might be available.
NEW YORK — Shortly after ESPN’s NBA pregame show began Thursday evening, panelist Jay Williams looked into the camera and said: “I’m not a liar.” Kevin Durant, warming up in Milwaukee for Nets-Bucks Game No. 3, would not agree.
Four NHL teams have overcome 3-0 deficits in a best-of-seven playoff series, including the 1942 Stanley Cup champion Toronto Maple Leafs. The Boston Red Sox pulled off MLB's only such comeback against the New York Yankees in 2004.
DENVER (AP) — Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns spoiled Nikola Jokic’s MVP celebration with a 116-102 victory over Denver on Friday night in Game 3 that put “The Joker” and the rest of the reeling Nuggets on the brink of a quick second-round exit.
DENVER (AP) — Devin Booker and the Phoenix Suns spoiled Nikola Jokic's MVP celebration with a 116-102 victory over Denver on Friday night in Game 3 that put “The Joker” and the rest of the reeling Nuggets on the brink of a quick second-round exit.