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CNBCIn welcome news for LGBT business owners across the U.S., the National Basketball Association (NBA) has partnered with the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), a Washington, D.C.-based advocacy group founded in 2002, to create … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

CBSSports.comThe Toronto Raptors eliminated the Milwaukee Bucks with a 92-89 win in Game 6 of their first-round series Thursday, behind DeMar DeRozan’s 32 points, four rebounds, three assists and five steals in 40 minutes. Milwaukee got 34 points, nine rebounds, …Raptors advance to 2nd round of NBA Playoffs while nearly blowing a 25-point leadSB NationBucks...

CBSSports.comJaVale McGee, Warriors: One of the best stories in the NBA right now, McGee was productive in a limited role for the Warriors during the regular season and ignited runs almost every time he hit the court against the Portland Trail Blazers in the playoffs. …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

NBA.com (blog)That family lost one of its most influential members on Wednesday with the passing of Annie Mae Smith, mother of studio analyst and former NBA player Kenny Smith. The intellectual counter to Charles Barkley’s bluntness and Shaquille O’Neal’s humor … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

CBSSports.comMarkelle Fultz is No. 1, followed by Kansas’ Josh Jackson and there are some new names in the rankings. Howard Megdal mugshot; by Howard Megdal; 6m ago • 9 min read. We’ve reached the moment where practically everyone maintains hope. …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

Sports IllustratedBrooks played for six NBA franchises in the 90210 era, and whenever he walked into a new locker room, he sensed what his teammates were thinking: blond hair, blue eyes, from California, went to UC Irvine. Had it easy. He never bothered to correct the … …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

USA TODAYThe Thunder are going fishing, but it wasn’t without a fight. Russell Westbrook had 47 points … on 34 shots in the elimination game. Rockets guard Patrick Beverley had some words for the Thunder superstar, who may or may not have been listening.The roller-coaster season ends, but the work is just beginning for OKCESPNNBA playoff scores 2017:...

ESPN (blog)NEW YORK — The NBA and Take-Two Interactive Software will name Brendan Donohue as managing director of the new NBA 2K esports league on Tuesday. Donohue will oversee the league, which was formed between the NBA and Take-Two and is set to … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

The Players TribuneI mean, I’m in the NBA. In my mind, I’m in already good shape. But do I eat a Philly steak every now and then when I’m home? You know I do. So Pat’s looking at me like, “Give us a season, and you’ll see. World-class.” Even the way this man pronounces … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google...

CBSSports.comThe Warriors were without Kevin Durant for over a month at the end of the regular season, but thankfully, his latest absence will not be anywhere near as long. After sitting out Games 2 and 3 of their first-round series against the Trail Blazers …Nobody’s fool: How JaVale McGee became essential to the NBA’s best teamYahoo SportsNBA...

Indianapolis StarINDIANAPOLIS — One of the first major pieces to the puzzle that is the future of Paul George and the Indiana Pacers is expected to come sooner than originally planned. The NBA, according to a report from The Washington Post, will announce its All-NBA …Here’s why the NBA will announce the All-NBA teams before its new awards showCBSSports.comAll-NBA...

Bleacher ReportThe Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, knocking off the Indiana Pacers 106-102. In the process, Cleveland became the first team in the 2016-17 NBA playoffs to advance to Round 2. The Golden State Warriors, who lead the Portland Trail …NBA playoffs 2017: First-round series predictions, bracket, picks, championship winnersCBSSports.comJames...

CBSSports.comThe Clippers are without one of their biggest pieces, Blake Griffin, for the rest of the playoffs. But the team reportedly will receive a boost to its backcourt for Game 5 against the Utah Jazz. According to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the …‘Iso’ Joe Johnson turns back clock for Utah JazzNBA.comNBA Playoffs 2017: Updated...

CBSSports.comYou express your frustration. You leak your desire to either win now or go to a major market, but never have it attached directly to you. You talk about just wanting to win. You never make commitments when prompted. This is how you formulate an exit … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

NBA.comNo. 1: Durant still questionable for Game 4 — Given their druthers, the Golden State Warriors would always prefer to have All-Star forward and former NBA MVP Kevin Durant in their lineup. That wasn’t the case on Saturday, as Durant sat out a Game 3 …Brown steps up as an evolved coach in place of KerrESPNChronic pain may sideline Warriors...

NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2017: Top Award Candidates, Announcement DateBleacher ReportThe 2016-17 NBA Defensive Player of the Year race hasn’t garnered as much attention as the heated MVP battle that ensued between Russell Westbrook and James Harden, but it will also feature a wicked one-two finish that should be decided by a slim … and more …read more From:: NBA News By Google News ...

CBSSports.comWhen Fred Hoiberg tied Brad Stevens in playoff wins, it seemed like the whole world had been flipped upside down. Hoiberg has looked largely lost in his two seasons with the Bulls. They have no cohesive message they spout or plan, they don’t really …NBA playoffs 2017: Fred Hoiberg says officials allow Isaiah Thomas to ‘discontinue...

Tar Heel Blog (blog)Despite only coming off the bench during his first season at Carolina, Tony Bradley will test the NBA waters initially without an agent. The freshman out of Bartow, Florida, could return to Carolina if he doesn’t receive the feedback he seeks at the …Source: Tony Bradley declares for the NBA DraftScoutUNC Basketball: Tony Bradley...

ESPNThe 111 points allowed to the Pacers per 100 possessions was more than 12 points worse than what the average NBA Finals team fared when it played in the first round, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. All of this is evidence, supposedly …Cavaliers Sweep the Pacers as LeBron James Breaks NBA RecordsBleacher ReportA familiar, frustrating...

Los Angeles TimesLeBron James made a three-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana. James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds as he became the first player under the current playoff …Rajon Rondo fined by NBA for trying to trip Celtics’ Jae Crowder from benchFOXSports.comNBA...