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Rose's happy return

In his first playoff game in three years, Derrick Rose looked like the Rose of old, scoring 23 points with seven assists in the Bulls' 103-91 Game win over the Bucks.
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It's all good

Coach Jason Kidd may be the biggest reason for the Bucks' turnaround this year.

A confident man

James Harden shares with Ahmad what it means to take it to the 'next gear.'

A run like no other

In 1995, the Rockets took a path to the title none had before (or have done since).

Ready to deliver

DeAndre Jordan is prepared to face being fouled by San Antonio.

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Pelicans can't recover from slow start in opener

Apr 19, 2015 2:35 AM

It took a hot streak to get to 41 percent shooting from the field. Anthony Davis had one rebound in 21 minutes, point guard Tyreke Evans was in the locker room getting his left knee checked and his backup, Jrue Holiday was still being nursed along. Read Full Article

Second chances help Wizards take Game 1

Apr 19, 2015 2:35 AM

The Raptors and Wizards combined to shoot 26-for-103 (25 percent) from outside the paint on Saturday in a campaign to both ban early start times and change the playoff format to keep two floundering Eastern Conference teams from playing each other in the first round. Read Full Article

Raptors GM uses expletive before playoff opener

Apr 18, 2015 8:06 PM

Toronto general manager Masai Ujiri used an expletive Saturday talking about Washington forward Paul Pierce when addressing fans before the Raptors playoff opener. Read Full Article

Fixes to playoffs, Draft lottery and schedule aired at BOG

Apr 17, 2015 9:10 PM

The NBA's S.S. Postseason embarks on its eight-week, 2015 journey Saturday with two sub-.500 stowaway teams aboard, even as a winning franchise with properly packed bags gets left behind on the dock. Read Full Article

NBA may cut down on back-to-back games next season

Apr 17, 2015 6:40 PM

The NBA could extend the season by a week in 2015-16 to build in more rest for players, but there will be no changes to the playoff or Draft lottery format. Read Full Article

Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery

Apr 17, 2015 8:26 PM

Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is recovering after undergoing quadruple coronary bypass surgery. Read Full Article

DeRozan and Westbrook named Kia Players of the Month

Apr 17, 2015 10:59 PM

The Toronto Raptors' DeMar DeRozan and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Russell Westbrook today were named the Kia NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Month, respectively, for games played in April. Read Full Article

Former NBA player Hoibert has open-heart surgery

Apr 18, 2015 2:36 PM

Iowa State says coach Fred Hoiberg has undergone open-heart surgery to replace aortic valve. Read Full Article

Suns' Knight undergoes successful surgery on ankle

Apr 18, 2015 5:18 PM

Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Friday. Read Full Article

Hawks' Sefolosha undergoes surgery for injured right leg

Apr 17, 2015 10:30 PM

Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha is recovering from surgery on his right leg, which he says was injured during his arrest by New York police last week. Read Full Article

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