- Raptors reach second round for first time 15 years Updated: May-02-16 2:23 am
TORONTO - After a decade and a half of playoff disappointment, the Toronto Raptors finally got to enjoy a celebratory night of hugs, kisses and happy families.
- Walton has unfinished work with Warriors before Lakers job Updated: Apr-30-16 6:36 pm
OAKLAND, California - Luke Walton was in no rush to leave his job as an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors.
- Warriors grant Lakers permission to interview Luke Walton Updated: Apr-27-16 9:52 pm
OAKLAND, California - The Los Angeles Lakers received permission from the Warriors to interview top assistant Luke Walton for their coaching vacancy.
- Lakers GM Kupchak hopes his coaching search isn't lengthy Updated: Apr-25-16 9:14 pm
EL SEGUNDO, California - Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak doesn't think his search for a new coach will take a long time.
- Byron Scott won't return to coach Lakers next season Updated: Apr-25-16 12:37 am
LOS ANGELES - Byron Scott will not return to coach the Los Angeles Lakers next season, the team announced late Sunday night.
- Lakers begin life after Kobe with uncertainty everywhere Updated: Apr-15-16 7:19 pm
EL SEGUNDO, California - Mitch Kupchak writes the Los Angeles Lakers' roster with a marker on a white board in his office. On Friday morning, the general manager decided it was time to formally erase Kobe Bryant.
- Thunder star Russell Westbrook rolling as playoffs arrive Updated: Apr-15-16 2:04 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook's triple-double against the Los Angeles Clippers reminded Kevin Durant of someone playing the NBA 2K game on rookie mode.
- After Kobe's big night, Lakers begin life without the star Updated: Apr-14-16 9:48 pm
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant spent the first morning of his life after the Los Angeles Lakers in his office, working on his unspecified ambitions outside basketball.
- Big deal! Rams grab No. 1 overall draft pick from Titans Updated: Apr-14-16 7:03 pm
OXNARD, California - The Rams are tired of waiting to get a franchise quarterback, and they want to make a splash in their return to Los Angeles.
- Nuggets miss postseason for a 3rd straight year Updated: Apr-14-16 6:48 pm
DENVER - A little quirky trivia: The Denver Nuggets were the only team this season to beat both Golden State and San Antonio.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: As Zika fears grow, DC points fingers Updated: Apr-14-16 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON - When it comes to Zika funding, President Barack Obama and Republicans agree on one point: It's the other guy's fault.
- 'Kobe means LA': Lakers fans lament on Bryant's last game Updated: Apr-14-16 2:25 pm
LOS ANGELES - After one, last, unforgettable, 60-point night, the fans of Los Angeles will have to get used to life without Kobe Bryant. It's something many of them have never known.
- What a night! Golden State wins 73, Kobe scores 60 in finale Updated: Apr-14-16 3:52 am
The stars did not disappoint.
- Kobe scores 60 points in unbelievable farewell victory Updated: Apr-14-16 3:35 am
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant scored 60 incredible points. He carried a miserable Los Angeles Lakers team to an improbable comeback victory.
- Polarizing in his prime, Kobe enjoys some love in the end Updated: Apr-14-16 2:34 am
They came to pay tribute, the rich and famous in their courtside seats and the less affluent up high in the rafters of Staples Center.
- The Latest: Kobe and the Warriors delivered in finales Updated: Apr-14-16 1:37 am
The Latest on the Golden State Warriors' chase of the best regular-season record in NBA history on Wednesday and Kobe Bryant's final game with the Los Angeles Lakers (all times local):
- Spurs sit 4 starters, top Mavs; game ultimately meaningless Updated: Apr-14-16 1:09 am
DALLAS - The Spurs left four starters and two key reserves in San Antonio for their meaningless regular-season finale in Dallas.
- Rockets get last NBA playoff spot, Heat take No. 3 in East Updated: Apr-13-16 11:44 pm
A season-long climb from an early hole landed the Houston Rockets in the NBA playoffs.
- Shoemaker, Angels beat Athletics for 4th straight win Updated: Apr-13-16 8:00 pm
OAKLAND, California - All it took was a different mindset for Matt Shoemaker's dramatic turnaround from his last start. Now he's looking to continue the trend.
- 'Other' Curry has big night in Kings' victory over Suns Updated: Apr-12-16 1:28 am
PHOENIX - That "other" Curry is on quite a roll down the stretch.
- Durant leads Thunder past Lakers in Bryant's last road game Updated: Apr-12-16 12:06 am
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder fans flocked to Chesapeake Energy Arena to see Kobe Bryant one last time.
- Thunder G Westbrook clinches triple-double before halftime Updated: Apr-11-16 9:36 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Thunder guard Russell Westbrook had a triple-double by halftime of Monday night's game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
- Around the NBA: Picks for NBA awards - and league champion Updated: Apr-11-16 2:24 am
Combing over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters.
- Harden scores 40 to help Rockets beat Lakers 130-110 Updated: Apr-10-16 7:39 pm
- Gay's free throws lift Kings over Thunder in arena finale Updated: Apr-10-16 3:01 am
SACRAMENTO, California - A raucous sellout crowd was rewarded with a victory on a night when they bid an emotional goodbye to an aging 28-year-old arena that housed one last game for the Sacramento Kings.