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Celtics seeking validation against Cavaliers in East finals

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Ever since the Boston Celtics broke up their Big Three in 2013, they've sat idly this time of year...

Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105

BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas said he didn't feel any pressure entering the first Game 7 of his career. His play backed up...

Cavaliers to wear Goodyear logo on jerseys next season

BY TOM WITHERS CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers will roll with Goodyear next season. The defending NBA champions on Monday announced a multiyear corporate sponsorship deal...

Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Leonard

BY JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry started the rally in the third to get Golden State going, then Kevin Durant was determined...

Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines

  BY JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Leave it to Gregg Popovich to play mind games ahead of the Western Conference finals. So, what will he...

Wall’s late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

  BY HOWARD FENDRICH WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall stood atop the scorer's table, popping his jersey, yelling and celebrating his 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left...

WNBA finding new ways to try and grow off the court

  BY DOUG FEINBERG NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off one of the most successful seasons in WNBA history on and off the court, the league...

Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards, 123-101

  BY KYLE HIGHTOWER BOSTON (AP) — Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics' best basketball this postseason. Wednesday night it was home to...

Cavs keeping eye on Warriors on collision course to Finals

  BY TOM WITHERS INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — As the sports world salivates while awaiting a seemingly inevitable NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is keeping...

Warriors’ smothering defense overlooked during win streak

BY KAREEM COPELAND SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' offense — led by former MVPs Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant — has...

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