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Wed May 1706:27G Stephen Curry scored 15 of game-high 29 points in 33-16 first-...Stephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
G Stephen Curry scored 15 of his game-high 29 points in a 33-16 first-quarter run-away, and the Warriors routed the Spurs in Game 2 on Tuesday.
Tue May 1617:12Harden sued by Malone Jr. for alleged assault, robberyJames HardenSGRocketsFree Agent
Houston star James Harden is the subject of a civil lawsuit filed by Moses Malone Jr. that alleges the Rockets' guard orchestrated a beating and robbery last summer after he was angered by a Facebook post from Malone.Malone alleges that Harden paid $20,000 to have him beaten.Harden was allegedly peeved at Malone's comments on June 24, 2016 that sharply criticized him for charging $249 for his basketball camp.On the night of June 25, Malone arrived at a strip club called V Live that he and Harden frequently attended. Court documents say the bouncer, Darian Blount, refused to allow entry to Malone and called over three other men.One of the men allegedly flashed a gun while Blount said Malone had "disrespected James Harden and that he needs to be punished after that."Malone told police he was repeatedly punched and kicked and robbed of $50,000 in jewelry.The following month, Blount was charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon as were three others: Kavon Boutte, Deavon Lewis an... [More]
Tue May 1601:15F/G Andre Iguodala's status for Game 2 remained up in air Monday...Andre IguodalaSFWarriorsFree Agent
F/G Andre Iguodala's status for Game 2 remained up in the air Monday after he underwent an MRI on his sore left knee. Iguodala sat out the second half on Sunday, although coach Mike Brown insisted afterward it was more of a coach's decision than a necessity.
Tue May 1601:15G John Wall had 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds Monday,...John WallPGWizardsFree Agent
G John Wall had 18 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds Monday, but he shot just 8 of 23 from the floor, 1 of 8 from 3-point range. He missed his last 11 shots.
Tue May 1601:15G Bradley Beal led Wizards with 38 points, 18 in final 16:06, on...Bradley BealSGWizardsFree Agent
G Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 38 points, 18 in the final 16:06, on Monday. "I hate losing, especially (because) we felt like we were the better team," Beal said. "You credit them because they played their tails off."
Tue May 1601:15G Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and 12 rebounds Monday, making him...Isaiah ThomasPGCelticsFree Agent
G Isaiah Thomas had 29 points and 12 rebounds Monday, making him the first player to put up those numbers in a Game 7 since 2007.
Tue May 1601:15F Kelly Olynyk, who averaging 8.3 points per game in playoffs, e...Kelly OlynykCHeatFree Agent
F Kelly Olynyk, who was averaging 8.3 points per game in the playoffs, exploded for 14 of his career-playoff-high 26 points in the first 8:34 of the fourth quarter Monday, making five consecutive shots and playing solid defense to help the Celtics put away the Wizards.
Tue May 1601:15F Kawhi Leonard (left ankle) will miss Game 2 at Golden State, l...Kawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
F Kawhi Leonard (left ankle) will miss Game 2 at Golden State, leaving coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.Popovich lashed out at Warriors C Zaza Pachulia for his defense on Leonard, telling reporters Monday that the play was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" and citing a past pattern of such play by Pachulia. Leonard aggravated his left ankle injury on Sunday in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series when he landed on Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter.
Mon May 1517:59Leonard out for Game 2; Popovich irate at PachuliaKawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at the Golden State Warriors, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.Popovich lashed out at Warriors center Zaza Pachulia for his defense on Leonard, telling reporters Monday that the play was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" and citing a past pattern of such play by Pachulia.Leonard aggravated his left ankle injury on Sunday in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series when he landed on Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter.San Antonio held a 23-point lead at the time of the injury but couldn't hold of a furious comeback without its best player and dropped a 113-111 decision."Lead with your foot close-out is not appropriate. It's dangerous, it's unsportsmanlike, it's just not what anybody does to anybody else," Popovich fumed. "And this particular individual has a history with that kind of action. ... A totally unn... [More]
Mon May 1516:00Leonard out for Game 2; Popovich irate at PachuliaKawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
San Antonio star forward Kawhi Leonard will miss Tuesday night's Game 2 of the Western Conference finals at the Golden State Warriors, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich irate over what he felt was an avoidable injury.Popovich lashed out at Warriors center Zaza Pachulia for his defense on Leonard, telling reporters Monday that the play was "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" and citing a past pattern of such play by Pachulia. Leonard aggravated his left ankle injury on Sunday in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series when he landed on Pachulia's foot after taking a jump shot early in the third quarter.San Antonio held a 23-point lead at the time of the injury but couldn't hold of a furious comeback without its best player and dropped a 113-111 decision."Lead with your foot close-out is not appropriate. It's dangerous, it's unsportsmanlike, it's just not what anybody does to anybody else," Popovich fumed. "And this particular individual has a history with that kind of action. ... A totally un... [More]
Mon May 1514:24Cavs, Goodyear strike deal for Wingfoot patch on jerseysLeBron JamesSFCavaliersFree Agent
The Cleveland Cavaliers agreed to a multiyear sponsorship deal to wear Goodyear's iconic Wingfoot logo on their jerseys beginning with the 2017-18 season.The Cavs and the tire company, founded and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, announced the partnership on Monday at Quicken Loans Arena, home of the defending NBA champions.Cavaliers star LeBron James is Akron's favorite son and the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is the city's cornerstone company, founded in 1898."Every Akron kid grew up seeing the Wingfoot in the sky on the blimp and feeling pride in our community," James said in a statement. "There is something special for me personally about having that logo on the Cavs uniform. Goodyear is also very supportive of the LeBron James Family Foundation. I can't imagine a better situation with our new Cavs jersey than bringing together Nike and Goodyear, two companies that mean a lot to me and my family."The NBA announced a year ago the approval of a three-year pilot program to sell ads o... [More]
Mon May 1502:12SF Andre Iguodala sat out second half Sunday due to sore left kn...Andre IguodalaSFWarriorsFree Agent
SF Andre Iguodala sat out the second half Sunday due to a sore left knee. Coach Mike Brown said afterward the injury is not serious.
Mon May 1502:12C Zaza Pachulia called for foul Sunday on play that resulted in ...Zaza PachuliaCWarriorsFree Agent
C Zaza Pachulia was called for a foul Sunday on the play that resulted in Spurs F Kawhi Leonard re-injuring his ankle. Leonard said he thought Pachulia's play -- he stepped under Leonard on a long jump shot -- was not intentional. Warriors F Kevin Durant agreed. "Zaza's not a dirty player," Durant said. "We're not that type of team. I wish it didn't happen. Hopefully (Leonard) plays next game and his ankle gets better."
Mon May 1502:12G Manu Ginobili finished with 17 for Spurs, connecting on seven ...Manu GinobiliSGSpursFree Agent
G Manu Ginobili finished with 17 for the Spurs, connecting on seven of his 10 shots in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
Mon May 1502:12F LaMarcus Aldridge, Spurs' leading scorer with 28 points, had c...LaMarcus AldridgePFSpursFree Agent
F LaMarcus Aldridge, the Spurs' leading scorer with 28 points, had a chance to tie the score but misfired on a 3-pointer from the left corner in the closing seconds Sunday. The Warriors went on to win Game 1 of the Western Conference finals 113-111.
Mon May 1502:12G Stephen Curry scored game-high 40 points as Golden State ralli...Stephen CurryPGWarriorsFree Agent
G Stephen Curry scored a game-high 40 points as Golden State rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit Sunday, the third-biggest comeback in NBA playoff history. Curry shot 7 of 16 on 3-point attempts.
Mon May 1502:12F Kevin Durant scored 34 points Sunday, helping Warriors rally f...Kevin DurantSFWarriorsFree Agent
F Kevin Durant scored 34 points Sunday, helping the Warriors rally for a win over the Spurs in the Western Conference finals opener.
Mon May 1502:12F Kawhi Leonard re-injured left ankle, forcing him out of Game 1Kawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
F Kawhi Leonard re-injured his left ankle, forcing him out of Game 1 vs. the Warriors on Sunday. His status for Game 2 is uncertain.Before exiting, Leonard torched Golden State for 26 points in 24 minutes. Once he left, the Warriors went on an 18-0 run, ultimately recovering from a 25-point deficit to win the opener of the Western Conference finals. "Just very painful because I tweaked it before," Leonard said of the injury. "It's hard to tell (about Tuesday). I definitely couldn't go (the rest of Sunday's game). But we'll see how I get better each day."
Sun May 1419:02Spurs SF Leonard departs after reinjuring ankleKawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
OAKLAND, Calif. -- San Antonio Spurs standout Kawhi Leonard reinjured his left ankle in the third quarter of Sunday's Game 1 of the Western Conference finals and was ruled out for the remainder of the game.Leonard, who injured the same ankle in Game 5 of the Western semifinals on Tuesday and sat out Game 6 against the Houston Rockets on Thursday, had 26 points and eight rebounds in just 24 minutes of action.The All-Star small forward scored a game-high 18 points in the first half as the Spurs shocked the top-seeded Golden State Warriors with a 62-42 start.But Leonard tweaked the ankle when he stepped back into the Spurs' bench while attempting a 3-pointer early in the third period. Then after a brief stint on the bench, he returned and landed on Warriors center Zaza Pachulia's foot on a jumper, which sent Leonard limping to the bench for good.The Spurs were leading 78-55 when Leonard left the game with 7:54 remaining in the third quarter. The Warriors immediately responded with an 18-0 run to get back into the game.
Sun May 1402:16F Kawhi Leonard cleared to play in Game 1 of Western Conference ...Kawhi LeonardSFSpursFree Agent
F Kawhi Leonard has been cleared to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Leonard was a full participant in practice on Saturday and confirmed he will be in the starting lineup for the afternoon game in Oakland. Leonard, who injured his ankle Tuesday, missed the Spurs' semifinals-clinching 114-75 win in Game 6 over the Houston Rockets on Thursday night.
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