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  • 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...
  • Preview: Clippers vs. Rockets Game 5

    Preview: Clippers vs. Rockets Game 5
    The Clippers have a chance to advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time in their 45-year franchise history when they play the Houston Rockets on Tuesday evening at Houston's Toyota Center in Game 5 of their second-round playoff series....
  • 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...
  • Fenwick's Mackowiaks snub Southeast Missouri, land at Indiana State

     Fenwick's Mackowiaks snub Southeast Missouri, land at Indiana State
    With one phone call about two months before graduating from Fenwick, senior Jennifer Mackowiak learned that her college plans had been turned upside down. Mackowiak and her twin sister Jessica, senior guards for the Friars girls basketball team,...
  • A look at how the Clippers have fared in Game 7s since 2012

    A look at how the Clippers have fared in Game 7s since 2012
    The Clippers will play the Houston Rockets in a winner-take-all Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Sunday at Houston's Toyota Center. The odds are stacked against the Clippers considering home teams win Game 7s in NBA series nearly 80% of...