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Wiggins, Warriors limit Luka in Game 1 victory

The Warriors, with Andrew Wiggins as the primary defender, held Luka Doncic in check Wednesday night to take the opener of the Western Conference finals against the Mavericks. ... Continue Reading

Silver: NBA working with WNBA for Griner release

Commissioner Adam Silver said the NBA has been in touch with "every level of government" as well as the private sector in pursuing Brittney Griner's release from Russia, while the State Department said it is still pushing for regular contact with her. ... Continue Reading

ESPN study finds NBA owners' investments in China exceed $10 billion

An ESPN examination found that 40 principal NBA owners hold a collective $10 billion-plus worth of investments in China, giving them ample reason to avoid upsetting the nation's authoritarian rulers. ... Continue Reading

Wiggins, Warriors limit Luka for Game 1 win

The Warriors, with Andrew Wiggins as the primary defender, held Luka Doncic in check Wednesday night to take the opener of the Western Conference finals against the Mavericks. ... Continue Reading

C's Smart probable, Horford doubtful for Game 2

Marcus Smart (midfoot sprain) is listed as probable for Thursday's Game 2 against the Heat, while center Al Horford (health and safety protocols) is doubtful. ... Continue Reading

C's Smart probable, Horford doubtful for Thu.

Marcus Smart (midfoot sprain) is listed as probable for Thursday's Game 2 against the Heat, while center Al Horford (health and safety protocols) is doubtful. ... Continue Reading

Butler-led Heat ride 39-14 third quarter to G1 win

Led by another stellar outing from Jimmy Butler, the Heat outscored the Celtics 39-14 in the third quarter to take a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. ... Continue Reading

Mosley, 'feeling lucky,' sees Magic secure top pick

The Magic won the NBA draft lottery and the right to pick No. 1 in the 2022 draft. They were followed by the Thunder and Rockets, with the Kings jumping into the top four. ... Continue Reading

Mavs again fined for bench-decorum violations

The NBA fined the Mavericks $50,000 for violating rules regarding bench decorum, the second time the team has been fined for such an infraction this postseason. ... Continue Reading

Woman alleges Rondo threatened her with gun

Rajon Rondo allegedly threatened a woman with a gun at her home last week. The woman was given an emergency protective order against the veteran point guard. The NBA said it's gathering more information on what allegedly happened. ... Continue Reading

Betting tips: Warriors-Mavericks Game 1

Our betting experts break down the Western Conference finals matchup between the Mavericks and Warriors. ... Continue Reading

Celtics without Horford, Smart for G1 vs. Heat

Al Horford is in the league's health and safety protocols and Marcus Smart has a midfoot sprain, as Boston was minus two starters for Game 1 -- and potentially longer -- against the Heat. ... Continue Reading

Luka all smiles after Mavericks demolish Suns

Mavericks star Luka Doncic authored a dominant performance on Sunday night, in leading Dallas to a Game 7 victory over the defending Western Conference-champion Phoenix Suns, setting up a date with the resurgent Golden State Warriors in the next round. ... Continue Reading

DJ Strawberry has never lived in his famous father's shadow

DJ Strawberry is very, very used to people seeing his full name, Darryl Strawberry Jr., and doing a double take. "Not the real Darryl Strawberry?!" they'll say, as if the 36-year-old basketballer could conceivably be a 60-year-old baseball legend. ... Continue Reading

'Jimmy had his fingerprints on that': How Butler took over Game 1

The veteran is known to drive up his coach's blood pressure, but his Game 1 performance made it all worth it. ... Continue Reading