DeRozan stars as Raptors level series, Hawks hammer Wizards
The visiting Raptors pulled level with the Bucks at 2-2 in the best-of-7 Eastern Conference first-round series, while the Hawks cut the Wizards’ series lead to 2-1 BOUNCE BACK. DeMar DeRozan bounces back from a dismal performance last game to lead Toronto in a win over Milwaukee. File photo... Read more
Clippers’ Blake Griffin out for rest of playoffs with toe injury
Griffin suffers a right big toe injury during the second quarter of the Clippers’ Game 3 win AGAIN. For the second straight season, Blake Griffin has suffered an injury that interrupts the Clippers’ playoff run. File photo by Bob Frid/EPA LOS ANGELES, USA – Los Angeles Clippers star forward... Read more
NBA ‘super friend’ Chris Paul quietly creates a legacy amid hatred
Chris Paul has been criticized for not making it deep into the playoffs, but his numbers have shown him to be a pillar of consistency UNSUNG GREAT. Despite avoiding the negative publicity off the court, Chris Paul has not gotten away from criticism. File photo by Mike Brown/EPA Today’s... Read more
San Miguel rises to 5-0 after trouncing Rain or Shine
The Beermen maintain their sparkling 5-0 record, while the Painters find themselves with a 4-3 record Jane Bracher FOUL TROUBLE. Though in foul trouble, Charles Rhodes (R) manages to pull through for the Beermen with 26 points and 6 rebounds. Photo from PBA Images MANILA, Philippines – Charles Rhodes... Read more
Star pounces as Blackwater falters in the fourth
Star outscores Blackwater, 31-20, in the final frame as the Elite cool off coming off a 28-17 third period run and are unable to sustain their effort Jane Bracher 5-2. Paul Lee and the Star Hotshots defeat the Blackwater Elite for a 5-2 record in the 2017 PBA Commissioner’s... Read more
Thunder climb back into Rockets series, win Game 3
The Thunder survive James Harden’s 44 points to take a close win STAYING ALIVE. Russell Westbrook registers his second straight triple-double in the win. File photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP LOS ANGELES, USA – Russell Westbrook’s latest triple-double translated to a 115-113 victory for the Oklahoma City Thunder on... Read more
Durant practices with Warriors, but still uncertain for Game 3
Durant suffered a left calf straight in Golden State’s Game 1 victory INJURY CONCERNS. The Warriors can afford to be cautious with Kevin Durant as they lead 2-0 over the Portland Trail Blazers. File photo by Lachlan Cunningham / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP SAN FRANCISCO, USA –... Read more
Thomas and Boston Celtics bounce back against Bulls, win Game 3
The top-seeded Celtics turn the tables on Chicago to take a win on the road BOUNCE BACK. Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points to end a hard week with a win. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP CHICAGO, USA – The top-seeded Boston Celtics turned the tables on the Chicago... Read more
Russell Westbrook fined $15,000 for dropping F-bomb
Westbrook gives live television viewers an earful after the Thunder dropped to 0-2 in the first round series BOMBED. Russell Westbrook lets us know in no uncertain terms that he doesn’t care about his stats when his team loses. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP NEW YORK, USA... Read more
Bulls’ guard Rajon Rondo out indefinitely with broken right thumb
Surgery won’t be required but no timetable has been given for his return INJURED. Rajon Rondo was a big part of Chicago’s 2-0 series lead against the top seed Boston Celtics. File photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP CHICAGO, USA – Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has suffered a broken right... Read more