South Carolina made an unexpected run to this year’s Final Four. The onus now is on coach Frank Martin to prove it wasn’t a one-time occurrence.
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer danced on the rim and dropped with less than a second left and Boston, blown out in the first two games of the Eastern Conference finals and playing without star Isaiah Thomas, stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108 on Sunday night in Game 3 to end the champions’ 13-game postseason winning streak.
The Spurs were injured, but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions. The Warriors’ depth and talent settled things early.
An NBA playoff-record, 41-point halftime lead. A franchise record for total points. A 13th consecutive playoff win, tying another league record. And LeBron James says the Cleveland Cavaliers can still do better.
James and Harden headlined the All-NBA first team that was unveiled Thursday.
A record 24 teams will participate in the NBA Summer League, which is expected to draw some top names. Teams with the first five picks in the draft will play.
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies said he wasn’t concerned about the playing status for forward Dwayne Morgan. Instead, Menzies said he was trying to help Morgan get his life in order.
LeBron James embarrassed every defender Boston threw at him and Cleveland picked up where it left off following a long layoff, rolling to a 117-104 victory Wednesday night in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Despite the Celtics having home-court advantage in the conference finals against the Cavaliers, defending NBA champion Cleveland is heavily favored to win the series and is a 4-point favorite in Game 1 on Wednesday in Boston.
Stephen Curry had 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors trounced the short-handed San Antonio Spurs in a 136-100 rout Tuesday night.