NBA Draft: Timberwolves take Towns with top pick, Russell goes second
NBA Draft: Timberwolves take Towns with top pick, Russell goes second

Kentucky`s versatile big man Karl-Anthony Towns was the expected first overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2015 NBA Draft but surprises followed at Barclays Center on Thursday.

NBA: Cavaliers, Clippers cruise to series opening wins
NBA: Cavaliers, Clippers cruise to series opening wins

Kyrie Irving made the most of his playoff debut Sunday, scoring 30 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 113-100 in the opening game of their first round series.

NBA player Chris Copeland, wife stabbed outside New York City club
NBA player Chris Copeland, wife stabbed outside New York City club

NBA player Chris Copeland of the Indiana Pacers and his wife were stabbed during a dispute outside a New York City nightclub early on Wednesday and hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and media reports.

Cavs bounce back while Hawks grounded by Sixers
Cavs bounce back while Hawks grounded by Sixers

The Atlanta Hawks, fresh off a victory over LeBron James and Cleveland, saw their six-game win streak snapped Saturday by the NBA`s second-worst team, Philadelphia, while the Cavaliers ripped Phoenix.

We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA
We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA

Basketball is predominantly a growing sport in India but the United States-based National Basketball Association (NBA) has plans to make the game the "second most dominant" sport in the country besides cricket.

Warriors work overtime to keep streak alive
Warriors work overtime to keep streak alive

The Golden State Warriors rallied from a late fourth-quarter deficit, beating New Orleans 128-122 in overtime on Sunday to extend their NBA winning streak to 16 games.

Hapless Philadelphia 76ers drop to 0-17
Hapless Philadelphia 76ers drop to 0-17

Kawhi Leonard tallied 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 109-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, who moved one step closer to infamy on Monday.

Memphis Grizzlies` growl is stronger than Houston Rockets` lift off
Memphis Grizzlies` growl is stronger than Houston Rockets` lift off

Something had to give when the first place Memphis Grizzlies and Houston Rockets squared off for NBA bragging rights Monday night.

NBA: Durant has surgery on broken foot
NBA: Durant has surgery on broken foot

NBA Oklahoma City Thunder's basketball star Kevin Durant has had surgery on his broken right foot.

Charlotte to bid for NBA All-Star game

The Charlotte Hornets and the Charlotte Sports Foundation will bid for hosting the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Weekend in 2017 or 2018.

NBA suspends P.J. Tucker for three games

The National Basket Association (NBA) has suspended Phoenix Suns forward P.J. Tucker for illegal driving.

Donald Sterling sued over alleged sexual harassment of former aide

A lawsuit filed on Monday against Donald Sterling accuses the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner of repeatedly subjecting a woman who worked for him to sexual demands and racist comments and says he ultimately fired her when she protested.

NBA to proceed with Sterling vote despite Clippers sale agreement

The NBA said on Friday it plans to go ahead with a vote on terminating Donald Sterling`s ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, although it signaled that an agreement struck by Sterling`s wife to sell the franchise was its preferred course.

Pacers cool Heat to stave off playoff elimination

The Indiana Pacers, with Paul George spectacularly leading the way, staved off playoff elimination with a pulsating 93-90 victory over the NBA champion Miami Heat in Game Five of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday.

Miami Heat a win away from NBA finals

The Miami Heat are one win away from advancing to the NBA finals for a fourth straight year after a comprehensive win against the Indiana Pacers.

Cuban comments on bigotry stir debate

With the NBA in turmoil over racially charged remarks by Donald Sterling, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was finding Thursday just how tricky even discussion of bigotry can be.

Nets` Williams to have surgery on both ankles

Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams is scheduled to have surgery on both of his troublesome ankles, the NBA team said in a statement on Thursday.

Spurs rout Thunder to take 2-0 series lead

The San Antonio Spurs put the Oklahoma City Thunder to the sword with a spectacular exhibition of shooting in the second half to tighten their grip on the Western Conference finals with a 112-77 win in Game Two on Wednesday.

LeBron James lifts Heat in win over Nets

LeBron James scored 49 points to carry the Miami Heat to a 102-96 victory over Brooklyn on Monday and within one win of advancing in the NBA playoffs.

Pacers rally to put Wizards on brink of elimination

Paul George and Roy Hibbert combined for 43 second half points as the Indiana Pacers put the Washington Wizards on the brink of elimination with a 95-92 win Sunday.