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MVP Curry takes nasty fall, leaves but returns

May 25, 2015 10:32 PM ET

MVP Stephen Curry was able to return to Game 4 of the Western Conference finals after a nasty spill where he flipped over in the air and his head crashed to the court against Houston on Monday night. Read Full Article

Bangs, bruises all part of playoff basketball for James

May 25, 2015 6:30 PM ET

LeBron James is trying to beat the Atlanta Hawks one more time in their best-of-seven series. But he's also trying to win some physical and mental battles with his own body and his reactions to them. Read Full Article

Cavs' Irving (knee) sits out again vs. Hawks

May 24, 2015 1:04 PM ET

Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving took part in the team's shootaround and remains questionable for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals with an injured left knee. Read Full Article

Hawks' Bazemore to start Game 3 vs. Cavs

May 24, 2015 12:01 PM ET

There is no replacing Kyle Korver, but Kent Bazemore will be the new man in the Atlanta Hawks' starting lineup for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Sunday (8:30 p.m. ET, TNT). Read Full Article

Cavs' Irving wears brace on knee, questionable for Game 3

May 23, 2015 4:25 PM ET

Cavaliers All-Star guard Kyrie Irving played one-on-one while wearing a brace on his left knee, but remains questionable for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals. Read Full Article

Raptors' Ross has ankle surgery to remove bone spurs

May 23, 2015 12:57 PM ET

Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross has had ankle surgery to remove bone spurs. Read Full Article

Liberty president Thomas doesn't rule out NBA return

May 22, 2015 2:42 PM ET

Isiah Thomas said he hasn't spoken with New York Knicks President Phil Jackson since joining the Liberty as a consultant in February. Read Full Article

Rockets encouraged by Howard's play in Game 2

May 22, 2015 7:45 PM ET

The return of Dwight Howard on Thursday night at Oracle Arena was actually the return within the return. Read Full Article

Frustrated All-Star Irving 'just don't have it right now'

May 21, 2015 8:40 PM ET

If DeMarre Carroll is feeling friskier than Kyrie Irving today and tomorrow and thereafter, that says plenty about the amazing recuperative powers of Carroll (honestly, didn't you fear the worst after seeing that spill and crash in Game 1?) and lots about the ongoing suspicions about Irving's condition. Read Full Article

Warriors' assistant coach Gentry interviews with Pelicans

May 21, 2015 8:15 PM ET

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has acknowledged that top assistant Alvin Gentry interviewed for the vacant New Orleans Pelicans' job. Read Full Article

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