No more East vs. West as NBA revamps All-Star Game format

NEW YORK — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced today a new All-Star Game format for NBA All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles.  This will mark the NBA’s first All-Star Game without a matchup between the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Under the revamped format, two captains will draft the 2018 All-Star…

Dwyane Wade signs one-year, $2.3M deal with Cavaliers

After clearing NBA waivers at 5 p.m. ET, 12-time All-Star guard Dwyane Wade has signed a one-year contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. The deal is worth $2.3 million, league sources told ESPN. Wade reported to the Cavaliers’ evening practice session Wednesday. Wade’s relationship with LeBron James, cemented during four seasons and two NBA titles together with the Heat, pushed the…

Warriors beat Cavaliers to clinch NBA title

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday to win their second NBA championship in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the playoffs. The Warriors, who beat Cleveland in the 2015 Finals only to lose to them last year after squandering a 3-1 series lead, went a record-setting 15-1 in…

NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Golden State Warriors took a 3-0 lead over defending champions Cleveland Cavaliers with a 118-113 victory in the best-of-seven NBA Finals. Kevin Durant scored 31 points for the Warriors, who have the opportunity on Friday to become the first team to go unbeaten en route to a title. Cleveland led by six points with three…

NBA Finals: Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers in game two

Golden State Warriors took a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals with a dominant 132-113 victory over Cleveland Cavaliers. Kevin Durant hit a game-high 33 points, while Stephen Curry recorded his first play-off triple-double, with 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. LeBron James made a record-equalling eighth play-off triple-double. The Warriors, who welcomed back…

NBA roundup: Pacers top Mavericks in OT

INDIANAPOLIS — Myles Turner scored 30 points, tied his career high with 16 rebounds and made a 3-pointer with 1:18 left in overtime to start an 8-0 run that allowed the Indiana Pacers to close out a 130-121 victory Wednesday night over the Dallas Mavericks. Three-time All-Star Paul George added 25 points, including another 3…

Blogs: The NBA Is Back! Ten Opening Night Lessons

The Warriors were destroyed by the Spurs, the Cavs got their rings and dominated the Knicks, Damian Lillard looked like an MVP in Portland, and basketball’s officially back. What did we learn on opening night? Here are 10 takeaways. 1. The Warriors have some questions to answer. Well hey, that was a pretty horrendous start!…