Western Conference

Retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant feels the love in record-setting All-Star Game

Bryant scored a modest 10 points in his 18th and final turn as an All-Star before he retires at the end of the season.

Feb 15, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

Marc Gasol helps carry Memphis Grizzlies past Portland Trail Blazers

Centre Marc Gasol scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 Wednesday to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series.

Apr 30, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Dallas Mavericks down Houston Rockets to stay alive in playoffs

The Dallas Mavericks stayed alive in the NBA playoffs on Sunday with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets.

Apr 27, 2015, 11:36 AM IST

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.

Apr 26, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

Kawhi Leonard nets career-high 32 in Spurs' win over Clippers

Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday.

Apr 25, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

San Antonio Spurs deal Oklahoma City Thunder`s hopes a blow

The San Antonio Spurs, hitting their stride as the playoffs arrive, dealt Oklahoma City a crushing 113-88 defeat on Tuesday in another blow to the Thunder`s post-season hopes

Apr 08, 2015, 10:10 AM IST

Memphis Grizzlies topple Thunder to grab share of first

Jeff Green tallied 22 points and the Memphis Grizzlies moved into a tie for first place on Friday with a 100-92 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Apr 04, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

DeMar DeRozan scores 42 as Raptors bring down Houston Rockets

DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and matched a career best with 11 rebounds as Toronto beat Houston 99-96 Monday in a battle of NBA division leaders.

Mar 31, 2015, 09:37 AM IST

Dallas Mavericks sign Amare Stoudemire to boost playoff bid

Amare Stoudemire signed with the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, giving the NBA club a front-line boost with a six-time All-Star as it fights for a playoff berth.

Feb 19, 2015, 11:06 AM IST

DeMarcus Cousins replaces Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference squad for next month`s 64th NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.

Jan 31, 2015, 02:32 AM IST

LA Lakers beat Hawks as Kobe Bryant hits career milestone

Kobe Bryant scored 28 points and passed the 32,000-point mark for his NBA career Tuesday to spark the Los Angeles Lakers over the host Atlanta Hawks 114-109.

Nov 19, 2014, 15:26 PM IST

All-Star Game ballot to feature all player names

The NBA All-Star Game ballot will feature the names of every league player for the first time in league history, NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn announced Thursday.

Nov 14, 2014, 09:55 AM IST

Kings reach Stanley Cup finals with OT win over Hawks

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime on Sunday to book a Stanley Cup finals showdown with the New York Rangers.

Jun 02, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

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.

May 22, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

Parker leads Spurs in rout of Trail Blazers

Tony Parker poured in 33 points and the San Antonio Spurs romped to a 116-92 victory over Portland on Tuesday in game one of their NBA second-round playoff series.

May 07, 2014, 14:11 PM IST

Warriors fire coach after first-round playoff exit

Mark Jackson was fired Tuesday as coach of the Golden State Warriors, three days after the team was ousted by the Los Angeles Clippers in the first round of the NBA playoffs.

May 07, 2014, 12:19 PM IST

Paul helps Clippers silence Thunder in opener

Chris Paul missed just two shots in a stunning 32-point display as the Los Angeles Clippers blasted Oklahoma City Thunder 122-105 on Monday to seize a Game One victory in their Western Conference semi-final series.

May 06, 2014, 14:05 PM IST

Mavericks beat mistake-prone Spurs to level series

Monta Ellis tallied 21 points and Shawn Marion scored 20 as the Dallas Mavericks routed the error-prone San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to level their opening round NBA playoff series at 1-1 on Wednesday.

Apr 24, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Grizzlies hold off Thunder to even playoff series

Zach Randolph scored eight of his 25 points in overtime to spark the Memphis Grizzlies over Oklahoma City 111-105 Monday, equalizing their NBA playoff series at one win each.

Apr 22, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

Blackhawks` Seabrook banned three games

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook was banned for three games on Sunday for a hit that levelled St. Louis forward David Backes the night before.

Apr 21, 2014, 10:17 AM IST