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  • With a chance to seize control of series, Clippers seize up in Game 5

    With a chance to seize control of series, Clippers seize up in Game 5
    Thousands of Staples Center fans began the game by wildly waving towels that read, “Relentless.” Three hours later, the Clippers relentlessly wanted to hide under them. There was a giant flame that shot out over the basket during pregame...
  • Spurs edge Clippers 111-107 in pivotal Game 5 on late call

    The ball bounced around the rim, and the pivotal fifth game of a thrilling first-round series teetered along with it. DeAndre Jordan leaped up and tapped it in — an instant too early. The San Antonio Spurs got the biggest bounce in a game full...
  • Bulls stress playing quicker and simpler offensively in Game 6

    Bulls stress playing quicker and simpler offensively in Game 6
    Unless the Bulls make NBA history for the wrong reasons and lose four straight to the Bucks, Derrick Rose's assessment won't matter as much moving forward, particularly because the Cavaliers don't guard as aggressively or efficiently. But in nine words,...
  • Clippers could get tipped over by San Antonio Spurs

    Clippers could get tipped over by San Antonio Spurs
    Doc Rivers told the Clippers after a stirring road victory that they had not accomplished anything in their first-round series. His team then went out and backed up its coach's words on its home court. The Clippers could not make the plays they needed...
  • Texas prospects Holmes, Mulkey take different paths to top tier

    Texas prospects Holmes, Mulkey take different paths to top tier
    HAMPTON — Texas teammates Joyner Holmes and Nancy Mulkey traveled different paths to the same destination: elite status, recognition and their choice of colleges. Holmes is a marvelous 6-foot-3 athlete whose skills are rapidly catching up to her...
  • Bayless' layup at buzzer gives Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls

    Jerryd Bayless cut right along the baseline, leaving Derrick Rose a couple of steps behind. It was just the sliver of an opening Bayless needed to put up a game-winning layup at the buzzer. Bayless' basket gave Milwaukee a rousing 92-90 victory over the...
  • Nikola Mirotic returns for Bulls after missing one game with leg injury

    Nikola Mirotic returns for Bulls after missing one game with leg injury
    MILWAUKEE — Ninety minutes before tipoff Saturday, as he did leg exercises outside the Bulls' locker room, Nikola Mirotic smiled when asked if he'd play in Game 4 against the Bucks. "Ask the coach," Mirotic said. Minutes later, Tom Thibodeau...
  • Decades before the IronPigs and Phantoms, the Lehigh Valley enjoyed a 'Jets Age'

    With the 2008 arrival of the Triple-A Lehigh Valley IronPigs baseball team and, this past year, the AHL Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team, Allentown has become revitalized as a hotbed for top-notch minor league sports. Before those two teams, the...
  • Leonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Clippers and 2-1 lead

    Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player. So, a day after earning NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors, Leonard's offensive outburst helped San Antonio...
  • Ira Winderman: Draft still just kid stuff for Heat?

    Ira Winderman: Draft still just kid stuff for Heat?
    They sweated the final hours of the regular season just to make sure they would have the chance. Now they sweat out these intervening weeks before standing at the mercy of the bouncing balls at the May 19 lottery. Because finally getting back into the...
  • D'Angelo Russell reportedly coveted by 76ers

    The thought around the NBA is that the 76ers hope to select D'Angelo Russell in the NBA draft, according to a league executive. "He's the guy they want," the executive, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Saturday. "That's the word around the...