Golden State Warriors sweep into second round of playoffs
Golden State Warriors sweep into second round of playoffs

The Golden State Warriors became the first team to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday with a 109-98 victory over New Orleans.

Golden State Warriors hold off New Orleans Pelicans to launch playoff race
Golden State Warriors hold off New Orleans Pelicans to launch playoff race

The Golden State Warriors powered to a big lead Saturday, but had to battle late to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in the first game of the NBA Western Conference playoffs.

Warriors secure top seed in west with win over Milwaukee Bucks
Warriors secure top seed in west with win over Milwaukee Bucks

The Golden State Warriors secured the top seed in the NBA`s Western Conference on Saturday with a record-setting victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Warriors deal Spurs second straight defeat
Warriors deal Spurs second straight defeat

The Golden State Warriors burnished their NBA-leading record on Friday, roughing up defending champions San Antonio 110-99.

NBA: `King` LeBron James still rules jersey sales
NBA: `King` LeBron James still rules jersey sales

LeBron James` Number 23 Cleveland Cavaliers jersey is once again the NBA`s top seller among US fans.

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.

Thunder`s Kevin Durant exits early with sprained ankle
Thunder`s Kevin Durant exits early with sprained ankle

Kevin Durant`s hot start was cold comfort when the Oklahoma City star limped out at halftime Thursday of the Thunder`s 114-109 NBA loss to Golden State.

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.

US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final
US breeze past Lithuania into Basketball World Cup final

The United States moved a step closer to retaining basketball`s World Cup on Thursday as they beat Lithuania 96-68 in Barcelona to reach the final.

Curry passes Paul in voting for All-Star starting spot

Golden State guard Stephen Curry moved ahead of Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul in NBA All-Star vote totals released on Thursday, the final update before balloting closes January 20.

Houston Rockets suffer worst loss of season

Stephen Curry scored 29 points, Klay Thompson had 26 with six three-pointers, as the Golden State Warriors kept their Western Conference standings in the NBA with a 108-78 win over the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center.