Stephen Curry lifts Golden State Warriors over Cleveland Cavaliers to brink of repeat crown

Stephen Curry lifts Golden State Warriors over Cleveland Cavaliers to brink of repeat crown

NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry snapped out of a slump with 38 points and the Golden State Warriors reached the brink of back-to-back NBA Finals titles Friday by defeating Cleveland 108-97.

LeBron James meets match in quest to deliver title to Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James meets match in quest to deliver title to Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James carried his Cleveland Cavaliers on a thrilling playoff run but in the end, the weight of a city and an undermanned team on his shoulders proved too much to handle even for the game`s best player.

No experience necessary for Golden State Warriors to win title

No experience necessary for Golden State Warriors to win title

With a first-year coach in Steve Kerr and a team lacking any player with NBA Finals experience, the Golden State Warriors began the season as unlikely NBA title candidates.

Houston Rockets shoot down Dallas Mavericks to advance in playoffs

Houston Rockets shoot down Dallas Mavericks to advance in playoffs

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.

Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse

Former MVP Josh Hamilton escapes sanction for drug relapse

Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton can`t be sanctioned by Major League Baseball for a relapse into drug abuse, an arbitrator ruled on Friday.

Oklahoma City Thunder`s Kevin Durant undergoes successful foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder`s Kevin Durant undergoes successful foot surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant underwent season-ending bone graft surgery Tuesday on his right foot, a procedure that could see him resume playing in four to six months.

Pau Gasol`s 46 points lift Chicago Bulls over Milwaukee Bucks

Pau Gasol`s 46 points lift Chicago Bulls over Milwaukee Bucks

Spain`s Pau Gasol scored a career-high 46 points on Saturday to help the Chicago Bulls overcome the absence of Derrick Rose in a 95-87 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks.

LeBron James sets pace with voters for NBA All-Star Game

LeBron James sets pace with voters for NBA All-Star Game

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James led updated fan voting totals announced Thursday that will eventually decide starters for next month`s 64th NBA All-Star Game.

Toronto Raptors match top record as Cleveland Cavaliers lose again

Toronto Raptors match top record as Cleveland Cavaliers lose again

Lou Williams scored 36 points to spark Toronto over Cleveland 110-93 Saturday as the Raptors matched the NBA`s best record while stretching the Cavaliers` losing streak to four games.

LeBron James frustrated as struggling Cleveland Cavaliers fall

LeBron James frustrated as struggling Cleveland Cavaliers fall

Struggling to come together with consistent teamwork around superstar LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers suffered their third consecutive NBA defeat Friday, falling to the Washington Wizards 91-78.

Mary Kom named MVP of India's Asiad campaign

Mary Kom named MVP of India's Asiad campaign

 Olympic bronze medallist M C Mary Kom was on Monday chosen as the Most Valuable Player of India's Incheon Asian Games campaign at a felicitation of the medal winners by contingent sponsors here.

MVP Kevin Durant out indefinitely with broken foot

MVP Kevin Durant out indefinitely with broken foot

Four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant, last season`s NBA Most Valuable Player, has been sidelined indefinitely with a broken right foot, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced Sunday.

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino named MVP of Incheon Asiad

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino named MVP of Incheon Asiad

Japanese swimmer Kosuke Hagino was named the MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the 17th Asian Games here Saturday.

Former MVP Nowitzki re-signs with Mavericks

German star forward Dirk Nowitzki, who helped spark Dallas to the 2011 NBA title, has re-signed with the Mavericks, the team announced Tuesday.

Wade says he will stay with Heat

Dwyane Wade will stay with the Miami Heat to aid the club he helped to three NBA titles in rebuilding after the loss of superstar LeBron James, he said on Tuesday.

LeBron James to rejoin Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James announced Friday that he will rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, leaving Miami after sparking the Heat to two NBA titles for the hometown club he spurned in 2010.

Pacers` Stephenson, Hibbert fined for flopping

Indiana guard Lance Stephenson was fined $10,000 and center Roy Hibbert docked $5,000 by the NBA on Thursday for flopping in the Pacers` 93-90 playoff win over Miami the night before.

Durant named NBA Most Valuable Player

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant, the NBA`s top scorer for the fourth time in five seasons, was named the league`s Most Valuable Player for the 2013-14 campaign Tuesday.

MVP Ortiz signs extension with Red Sox

Reigning World Series MVP David Ortiz has agreed to a one-year contract extension for the 2015 season, the Boston Red Sox announced on Sunday night.

Cavs stretch Thunder losing streak to three

NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Kyrie Irving scored 31 points to carry the Cleveland Cavaliers over Oklahoma City 114-104 Wednesday, stretching the Thunder`s losing streak to three games.