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Spurs beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to win NBA title

The San Antonio Spurs finished off a dominant run to their fifth NBA championship Sunday, ending the Miami Heat's two-year title reign with a 104-87 victory that wrapped up the series in five games.

Sterling's lifetime ban leads to uncertain future

2014-05-01 07:31

While Donald Sterling's lifetime ban from the Los Angeles Clippers was greeted with widespread acclaim on Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver's decision raised a host of new questions for the owner's long-troubled franchise.

Geffen interested in buying L.A. Clippers

2014-04-30 09:57

Billionaire media executive David Geffen is interested in buying Clippers, following a decision to ban the Los Angeles team's owner Donald Sterling for life.

NBA bans Clippers owner from game for life over racist comment

2014-04-30 02:54

Los Angeles Clippers owner Sterling, the longest-tenured owner of any of the 30 NBA teams, will not be allowed any role in the operations of his team or be able to serve as one of the league's governors.

NBA announcement coming on Sterling amid fallout

2014-04-29 10:22

Outrage over racist comments purportedly made by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling hit a crescendo Monday, with corporations pulling their sponsorship deals with the team and coach Doc Rivers saying he believes "a very strong message" is coming from the NBA in response to the scandal.

MJ 'disgusted' by recording

2014-04-29 09:02

Michael Jordan says he's both disgusted and outraged by the racist comments allegedly made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.

Silver's 1st crisis as commissioner has arrived

2014-04-28 10:25

Adam Silver's first crisis of his short tenure as NBA commissioner has arrived, a race-tinged scandal leaving those associated with the game wondering how strongly and swiftly the league will respond.

Mike Conley wins NBA sportsmanship award

2014-04-25 17:59

Mike Conley of the Memphis Grizzlies is the recipient of the Joe Dumars Trophy presented to the 2013-14 NBA Sportsmanship Award winner, the NBA announced today. Conley becomes the first Grizzlies player to receive the honor.

NBA stars to visit Yao School summer camps

2014-04-25 17:41

The NBA Yao School will launch summer camps in Beijing providing basketball training and fitness programs for boys and girls at all skill levels, NBA China and Yao Ming said on Friday.

Knicks hope Anthony will be a bargain

2014-04-25 07:00

Potential free agent Carmelo Anthony will be asked to give the New York Knicks a discount on his next contract in order to help build a title contender, team president Phil Jackson said on Wednesday.

Suns' Dragic wins Most Improved Player award

2014-04-24 17:10

Phoenix's Goran Dragic, who helped lead the Suns to a 23-win improvement while establishing career highs in scoring and field goal percentage, is the winner of the 2013-14 Kia NBA Most Improved Player Award, the NBA announced today. The annual award is presented to a player who has made a significant improvement from the previous season.

Houston Rockets soar in China this year

2014-04-23 10:56

The Houston Rockets continued to soar in China this year as the viewership of Rocket's first playoffs game on Sunday was more than double the number of viewers who tuned in on average to live regular season action on Guangdong TV this season, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Tuesday.

Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

2014-04-23 10:12

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich Tuesday was named NBA coach of the year for the third time.

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