Olynyk, Thomas drive Celtics into Eastern Conference Finals

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics Kelly Olynyk scored 12 of his career-playoff-high 26 points to help the “C’s” return to the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2012 as they defeated the Washington Wizards in Game 7, 115-105. Isaiah Thomas had another sensational performance as he finished with 29 points and 12 assists….

Curry, Durant lift Warriors to 113-111 victory over Spurs

OAKLAND, California – The Golden State State Warriors managed to capitalize from on a Kawhi Leonard ( 26 points) injury in the third period to capture a 113-111 victory on the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night in the Western Conference Finals. The Warriors who trailed by as many as 25 points, outscored the Spurs…

Avery Bradley nets career-high in Celtics Game 5 Win

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics Avery Bradley finished with a career playoff scoring 29 points as they took a 3-2 series lead with a 123-101 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night. Former Florida Gators standout, Al Horford finished with 19 points on 8-of-9 shooting with seven assists, six rebounds and three blocks. Isaiah…

Chef Curry cooks up recipe in Warriors sweeping of Jazz

OAKLAND – The Golden State Warriors two-time NBA Most Valuable Player, Steph Curry scored 30 points as they sent the Utah Jazz packing with a 121-95 victory Monday night in the Western Conference Semifinals. The Warriors who are currently 8-0 in the playoffs await the winner of the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs series….

Beal scores 29 points as Wizards even series 2-2 against Celtics

WASHINGTON – After battling down to the wire in two close road games, the Washington Wizards used a 26-0 third-quarter run to beat the Boston Celtics 121-102 on Sunday night to tie the second-round series at two games apiece. Former Florida Gators scoring guard Bradley Beal poured in 29 points to lead the Wizards while…

Mike D’Antoni and Erik Spoelstra named NBCA Coach of the Year Award

New York — Houston Rockets Head Coach Mike D’Antoni and Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra are the co-recipients of the inaugural Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award, the National Basketball Coaches Association announced this week. The Michael H. Goldberg NBCA Coach of the Year Award recognizes the dedication and hard work…

Cavs Sweep Toronto Raptors 4-0; Advance to Eastern Conference Finals

TORONTO – Head Coach Tyron Lue and the Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second consecutive season under his tutelage after completing a successful sweep of the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. Lebron James continued to be the steady driving force in the Cavs Game 4 109-102 victory – for his seventh…

Durant scores 38 points; Warriors take 3-0 lead over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY – The Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Semifinals following a 102 -91 victory over the Uta Jazz on Saturday night. Kevin Durant scored a game-high 38 points while pulling down 13 rebounds. Steph Curry added 23 points and Andre Iguodala chipped in with 11. 💦 by…

Tony Parker has successful surgery

NEW YORK – Spurs guard Tony Parker underwent a successful surgery to repair a ruptured left quadriceps tendon. The procedure was performed in San Antonio by Spurs team physician Dr. David R. Schmidt. The injury occurred at the 8:52 mark of the fourth quarter of the Spurs-Rockets game on May 3. A timeline for Parker’s…

James scores 35 points as Cavs take 3-0 lead over Raptors

TORONTO – King James finished with 35 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-94 on Friday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Former UCLA standout, Kevin Love (13 rebounds) and Kyrie Irving each added 16…