Stephen Curry scored 39 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 109-98 victory at New Orleans — and a sweep of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
James Harden scored a playoff career-high 42 points, Dwight Howard had his postseason best with 26 rebounds and the Rockets beat the Mavericks 130-128 for a 3-0 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series.
Stephen Curry scored 40 points, including a three-pointer in the final seconds of regulation to complete a 20-point, fourth-quarter comeback, and the Golden State Warriors beat New Orleans 123-119 in overtime Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Adam Silver said Thursday that NBA expansion or relocation is unlikely for at least 2 or 3 years, making an NHL-first scenario more likely for Seattle.
Scott Brooks did everything but win a championship. It wasn’t enough.
Steve Gordon, who worked for the Sonics and several other NBA teams and longtime friend of Steve Ballmer, enters guilty plea in U.S. District Court.
John Wall had 26 points and 17 assists, Bradley Beal scored 28 points and the Washington Wizards beat the host Toronto Raptors 117-106 to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.
Jimmy Butler scored 31 points to lead host Chicago to a 91-82 victory over Milwaukee. The Bulls have a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
Steve Gordon has been charged with federal wire fraud for initiating at least $4 million in business deals under false pretenses, including his claim that billionaire Steve Ballmer was his partner.
Kyrie Irving, competing in his first playoff game, scored 30 points to help the host Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston 113-100.
Stephen Curry scored 34 points to lead the host Golden State Warriors to a 106-99 victory over New Orleans in the opener of their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round playoff series.
Seattle Times sports letters to the editor for April 19.
The margin for error seemingly will be slim when the Western Conference playoffs start Saturday. Of the eight playoff teams in the West, seven won at least 50 regular-season games.
Russell Westbrook did everything in his power to drag the banged-up Oklahoma City Thunder to the playoffs for a sixth straight season.
Atlanta Hawks swingman Thabo Sefolosha said police are responsible for the injury he suffered while being arrested in New York City last week. He will not be able to compete in the playoffs.
Oklahoma City and New Orleans won games Monday, meaning their final games will decide which team advances to the Western Conference playoffs. Both are 44-37, but New Orleans owns the tiebreaker.
Russell Westbrook scored a career-high 54 points, but Oklahoma City lost 116-104 at Indiana in a matchup of teams competing for playoff berths in different conferences.
The Orlando Magic and New York Knicks set a league record for fewest points in a quarter when they combined for 15 in the second quarter of Saturday’s 80-79 Knicks victory. The teams shot a combined 6 of 39 from the field in the quarter.
Haywood finally gets elected to Basketball Hall of Fame, decades after his career ended. He was Seattle’s first spro sports phenom.