Kyle Lowry is relishing the prospect of taking on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers after leading the Toronto Raptors into the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in franchise history.
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside will not play Sunday in Toronto in a one-game showdown to see which team advances to face Cleveland in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.
Goran Dragic scored 30 points as the Miami Heat roared back to level their Eastern Conference semi-final series with a 103-91 victory over the Toronto Raptors here Friday.
Kyle Lowry scored 33 points to help the Toronto Raptors overcome the loss of center Jonas Valanciunas and beat the Heat 95-91 in Miami for the lead in their NBA playoff series.
Damian Lillard scored a career playoff-high 40 points and handed out 10 assists Saturday as the Portland Trail Blazers beat reigningNBA champions Golden State 120-108 to narrow the gap in their playoff series.
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving took over in the fourth quarter as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 stranglehold lead over Atlanta on Friday to move within one win of advancing to the NBA semi-finals.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored a season-high 38 points in just three quarters on Saturday as the San Antonio Spurs stormed to a 124-92 victory over Oklahoma City in game one of their NBA playoffs second-round series.
The Portland Trail Blazers closed out the shorthanded Los Angeles Clippers in six games on Friday night, while the Indiana Pacers and Miami Heat both lived to fight another day.
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry said Friday he’s confident he’ll be back from a sprained right knee within the two-week time frame originally given by doctors.
Jeremy Lin scored 18 points to lead a balanced Charlotte attack on Saturday as the Hornets beat the Miami Heat 96-80 for their first NBA playoff victory in 14 years.
Golden State star guard Stephen Curry, sidelined by an ankle injury as his Warriors fell to the Houston Rockets, expects to be back for game four of their NBA playoff series on Sunday.
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love combined for 66 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 stranglehold lead over the Detroit Pistons with a 101-91 playoff win on Friday.
The streaking Golden State Warriors shook off an ankle injury to superstar Stephen Curry to thrash the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday in their NBA Western Conference playoff opener.
The Golden State Warriors etched their name in the NBA’s record book with an epic 73-win regular-season and head into the playoffs seeking a championship repeat to cement their status among the greatest teams in league history.
The Golden State Warriors kept their bid for an historic 73 NBA regular-season victories in 2015-16 alive on Saturday with a dramatic 100-99 triumph over the Grizzlies in Memphis.
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr said he is yet to decide whether the team will seek to chase down the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ regular season record after clinching home-court advantage for the NBA playoffs.
A late points spree by Kawhi Leonard saw the San Antonio Spurs preserve their remarkable unbeaten home record on Saturday with a 102-95 victory over the Toronto Raptors.
The Sri Lankan Women’s Basketball team was able to record their second consecutive win when they beat Bhutan 112-31 in the first South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Women’s basketball championship, held at Kathmandu, Nepal on Wednesday (30).
Kevin Durant tallied 31 points, Russell Westbrook scored 29 as the Oklahoma City Thunder extended their winning streak to seven with a 111-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday.
LeBron James scored 30 points but got little assistance from his supporting cast as the first place Cleveland Cavaliers slumped to a 104-95 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday.