BOSTON - The Green are getting greener.
LOS ANGELES - After weeks of negotiations and intrigue, Doc Rivers has officially left the Boston Celtics for the Los Angeles Clippers.
PHOENIX — Ryan McDonough measured the questions, addressed each reporter by name, then delivered concise, thoughtful answers about his vision for the Phoenix Suns.
MIAMI - LeBron James has no idea what he will do for an encore. He offered a simple vow instead.
BOSTON - LeBron James pushed away elimination, right along with any defender who tried to stop him.
Boston point guard Rajon Rondo collides with his Miami counterpart, Mario Chalmers, in the second quarter.
MIAMI - A week ago, the Boston Celtics were too old.
BOSTON - The foul was hard and sudden, and it left Boston center Kevin Garnett flat on his back. He flipped over, put his knuckles to the floor and pressed hard for eight push-ups, the din at TD Garden growing louder with each one.
Although Miami guard Dwyane Wade missed this shot, he drew a sixth foul on Boston's Paul Pierce, who had to sit for the rest of the game.
MIAMI - The biggest postseason comeback in Miami Heat franchise history wasn't enough.
LeBron James, shooting over Boston's Paul Pierce, engineered Miami's Game 1 runaway with 32 points, but he thanked his teammates for a 48-33 rebounding edge and 11 blocks. "They do everything to help us win," he said.
MIAMI - The way LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are rolling right now, one bad quarter is hardly too much for the Miami Heat to overcome.
BOSTON - To Doug Collins, Boston's Big Three is already a memory.
Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala, a UA alum, dunks in the third quarter.
PHILADELPHIA - The buzz at the start was for Allen Iverson's ceremonial return.
Andre Iguodala, a former UA standout, watches his three-pointer during the second half of the 76ers win over Boston that tied the series at 2.
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant made 18 free throws without a miss and scored 14 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied late for a 99-96 victory over Oklahoma City in Game 3 on Friday night, cutting the Thunder's second-round series lead to 2-1.
OKLAHOMA CITY - Kevin Durant scored 22 points and rattled in the go-ahead basket on a baseline runner with 18 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final nine points to rally for a 77-75 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals Wedne…
LOS ANGELES - Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Lakers outlasted the Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.