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  • In 1st conference final, Atlanta Hawks to face LeBron's Cavs

    As far as Jeff Teague and the rest of the Atlanta Hawks are concerned, bring on LeBron. Atlanta managed to make it to its first Eastern Conference final without the sort of transcendent, game-changing player that upcoming opponent Cleveland features with...
  • B&B Elite/HCT! has become a serious player in AAU basketball

    B&B Elite/HCT! has become a serious player in AAU basketball
    A couple weeks back, an excited Dwayne Springs took to social media to share the news about a string of successes that the B&B Elite/HCT! youth basketball club had while competing in various tournaments on the same weekend. The Waukegan-based program...
  • Warriors advance to Western final, beating Memphis 108-95

    Stephen Curry practices tough shots every day. The MVP came up with a third-quarter buzzer-beater his coach calls the play of the game. For Golden State, rank it among the Warriors' best shots in decades and it helped put them in their first Western...
  • Ira Winderman: Riley was right and wrong about LeBron

    Ira Winderman: Riley was right and wrong about LeBron
    We are a month shy of a year since Pat Riley issued his challenge to the best basketball player on the planet: Stay and make the Miami Heat into "a generational team." A month after Riley attempted to sell legacy, LeBron James was gone. In the...
  • Clippers need a Doc who can shrink the Game 7 task ahead

    Clippers need a Doc who can shrink the Game 7 task ahead
    Doc Rivers may informally add another line to his job description in the next 48 hours. In addition to being the Clippers' coach and president of basketball operations, Rivers could become chief psychologist for a team in need of emotional support after...
  • Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead

    Houston's strategy of intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooter DeAndre Jordan backfired in a big way. Jordan scored 26 points, making 14 of 34 free throws after attempting an NBA playoff-record 28 in the first half, and the Los Angeles Clippers...
  • Pierce's shot too late, Hawks hold on to beat Wizards 94-91

    Kyle Korver was the Atlanta Hawks' closest defender as Paul Pierce shimmied to his left and launched a 3-point try, hoping to extend the Washington Wizards' season by forcing overtime in Game 6 of the teams' second-round series. The shot swished,...
  • Warriors move on to conference finals with 108-95 win over Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Golden State Warriors advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1976 with a bang. Stephen Curry sealed the semifinal series against Memphis with a 32-point performance in 108-95 win in Game 6 on Friday,...
  • Curry carries Warriors to conference finals with 108-95 win over Grizzlies

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. The Golden State Warriors advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1976 with a bang. Stephen Curry sealed the series against Memphis with a 32-point performance in 108-95 win in Game 6 on Friday, shooting down the...
  • Hawks hold off Wizards, advance to conference finals for first time

    WASHINGTON History. The Hawks' record-setting season has reached new heights. For the first time in franchise history, the team has advanced to the Eastern Conference finals. Up next: the Cavaliers. The Hawks disposed of the Wizards, 94-91, on Friday...
  • Stagg graduate Melissa Kopinski named All-Big Ten again for Illinois

    Stagg graduate Melissa Kopinski named All-Big Ten again for Illinois
    When she began taking tennis seriously at the age of 9, Illinois' Melissa Kopinski could not have imagined that her final year of collegiate competition would be as fruitful as it was. Not only was the Palos Hills resident chosen the co-MVP of the...