Raptors believe this year’s team is better equipped to handle Cavs

By Lori Ewing The Raptors open the Eastern Conference semis on Monday against the Cavaliers, and they believe they're a better team...

Clippers survive furious rally from Jazz to force Game 7

By Kareem Copeland Chris Paul scored 29 points and the Los Angeles Clippers forced a Game 7 in their first-round series with...

Top-seeded Celtics blow out Bulls, advance to 2nd round

By Andrew Seligman Avery Bradley scored 23 points, and the hot-shooting Boston Celtics pounded the Chicago Bulls 105-83 to win their first-round...

Wizards cast off Hawks to advance to Eastern semifinals

By Paul Newberry John Wall scored 42 points, Bradley Beal added 31 and the Washington Wizards withstood a furious Atlanta comeback to...

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas to attend sister’s funeral after Game 6 vs....

By The Associated Press Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas plans to attend his sister's funeral on Saturday without missing any games in...

Raptors get much-needed rest before rematch with Cavaliers

By Lori Ewing The Toronto Raptors got the three-day break they were hoping for. They're going to need it. The team ended...

NBA legend Larry Bird steps down as Pacers president

By Jon Krawczynski Larry Bird is stepping down as president of basketball operations for the Indiana Pacers, a stunningly abrupt move by...

Spurs continue playoff dominance over Grizzlies

By Teresa M. Walker Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating...

Bruno Caboclo leads Raptors 905 to D-League crown

By The Canadian Press Raptors 905 are the NBA D-League champions. Forward Bruno Caboclo led the way with a game-high 31 points...

Celtics within striking distance after win at home over Bulls

By The Associated Press Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls...