American Basketball News for 25 Apr 2018
After missing six weeks, the Celtics' resident pest returned to make things miserable for the Bucks and cheer up his ailing mother.
Condoleezza Rice and her commission have ideas for fixing college basketball. Will the N.C.A.A. listen?
The Celtics appeared to get away with a shot clock violation late in Game 5, to the annoyance of the Bucks.
Celtics 92, Bucks 87 (Celtics lead 3-2) This wasn’t the cleanest game of the playoffs, which usually works in Boston’s favor, but it managed to stay a close one to the end of regulation. The... Celtics were the aggressors early on, holding Milwaukee to 15 first quarter points and leading by 11 at the half. […] The post Post Up: 76ers And Warriors Advance, Celtics Sneak Past Bucks appeared first on SLAMonline.
Giannis Antetokounmpo was limited to 10 shots from the field in Tuesday's Game 5 loss in Boston, and afterward, he said he has "got to be more aggressive, make more plays" in Game 6.
Dwyane Wade wasn't about to 'break any news' regarding his future in Philadelphia. "Of course, y'all know I've given it thought," Wade said. "This is Philly and I love Philly, …
Philadelphia, bolstered by Meek Mill's appearance, rolled to an easy victory over the Miami Heat. The Celtics lead their series against Milwaukee, 3-2.
Heat center Hassan Whiteside finished an immensely disappointing first-round playoff series doing something he has done multiple times in recent months: voicing displeasure about his playing time.... Whiteside played only …
The Philadelphia 76ers didn't wait around until the fourth quarter to stick it to the Miami Heat this time. They did it in the third quarter and now the Heat …
Five takeaways from the Heat's season-ending 104-91 Game 5 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers: 1. Not good enough. That's the resounding conclusion to be drawn from this Heat season, Miami …
Thunder star Russell Westbrook was given a postgame technical foul and fined $10,000 for confronting the Jazz's Rudy Gobert in Monday's Game 4.
All eyes were on Meek Mill at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Tuesday.
There was some speculation that Russell Westbrook would be suspended for Game 5 of the Thunder’s first round series with the Jazz following a scuffle he got into with Rudy Gobert following a hard... foul. However, the NBA has announced he’ll be fined $10,000 and retroactively assessed a technical foul — initially, Gobert and Raymond […] The post Russell Westbrook Fined For Game 4 Altercation With Rudy Gobert, Won’t Be Suspended appeared first on SLAMonline.
"You feel like he just keeps getting better," says an opposing coach. But the Cavaliers and Pacers are still tied 2-2 in the playoffs' first round.
About 2,500 playoff tickets sold for their second-round series have been voided by the Pelicans as the tickets were purchased using presale codes that were improperly shared with people not eligible... for the promotion, the team said Tuesday.
FINAL: Philadelphia 104, Miami 91 The series -- and the Heat's season -- has come to an end. Despite a last-ditch effort to spark any sort of momentum midway through …
Who needs coaching experience? Kenny Smith believes his lengthy time on television makes him qualified to lead the Knicks.
The Philadelphia Supreme Court ordered Tuesday that rapper Meek Mill be released from prison. His next stop: The Wells Fargo Center, where he could potentially see the Philadelphia 76ers clinch …