Atlanta advanced to the NBA semi-finals for the first time in 45 years with a thrilling 94-91 victory over Washington in game six Friday after officials waved off Paul Pierce’s three-pointer at the buzzer.
LeBron James got plenty of help from his supporting cast on Thursday as the Cleveland Cavaliers punched their ticket to the NBA’s Eastern Conference finals with a 94-73 victory over the Chicago Bulls.
Al Horford’s putback layup with 1.9 seconds left lifted the Atlanta Hawks to an 82-81 victory over Washington on Wednesday and within one win of advancing in the NBA playoffs.
LeBron James didn’t let a sprained ankle slow him down as he played his best game of the postseason, scoring 38 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Chicago 106-101 in game five of their playoff series.
LeBron James made a baseline jumper as time expired to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 86-84 win over the Chicago Bulls in game four of the NBA playoff quarter-finals on Sunday.
Paul Pierce banked in the game-winner on Saturday to lift the short-handed Washington Wizards to a 103-101 NBA playoff victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Washington point guard John Wall has five fractures in his left wrist and hand that could sideline him for the rest of the Wizards’ second-round NBA playoff series against Atlanta.
Cleveland superstar LeBron James scored 33 points on Wednesday to lead the Cavaliers to a 106-91 victory over Chicago that knotted their NBA playoff series at one game apiece.
The Los Angeles Clippers rose to the challenge of playing without Chris Paul as they wasted no time wrestling away home-court advantage from Houston with a 117-101 win on Monday.
Sharpshooting guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, who set a single-season record for three-pointers made, won the NBA Most Valuable Player award for the 2014-15 campaign, the league said on Monday.
The top-seeded Atlanta Hawks romped past the Brooklyn Nets 111-87 to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs.
Mike Dunleavy scored a team-high 20 points as the Chicago Bulls cruised to a 120-66 drubbing of the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs.
NBA legend Tim Duncan says he is determined to extract the maximum enjoyment from the twilight of his career as he attempts to extend the San Antonio Spurs post-season charge.
Centre Marc Gasol scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 Wednesday to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
The Houston Rockets, led by James Harden’s 28 points, punched their NBA playoffs second-round ticket on Tuesday with a 103-94 victory over the Dallas Mavericks.
Milwaukee’s Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the fourth quarter as the Bucks again fended off elimination with a 94-88 NBA playoff win over the Chicago Bulls.
Cleveland big man Kevin Love will miss the second round of the NBA playoffs with a dislocated left shoulder, the Cavaliers said Monday. Love was hurt in the first quarter of Sunday’s first-round series-clinching win over Boston when he tangled with Celtics forward Kelly Olynyk as the two players battled for a loose ball.
The Dallas Mavericks stayed alive in the NBA playoffs with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets.
Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs.
LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers moved to within one win of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday.