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  • Yogi Ferrell will return to Indiana for his senior year

    Yogi Ferrell will aim for one final tournament run with Indiana. The Hoosiers' point guard announced through a press release Sunday afternoon that he will return for his senior year, likely making Indiana a top 15 team when the season begins in...
  • Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

    LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a physical game that left two players with potentially serious injuries...
  • San Antonio's shooting is full of holes in playoff losses

    San Antonio's shooting is full of holes in playoff losses
    The game of basketball can be so simple at times and so maddening at times. Sunday, the game was maddening for the defending NBA champion San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio has been betrayed by its shooting in both losses to the Clippers in the Western...
  • Takeaways from Clippers' 114-105 victory over Spurs in Game 4

    It was a potentially franchise-altering moment, the Clippers pulling together to beat the defending NBA champions in a playoff game on the road. Their 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Sunday at...
  • Paul, Clippers even series with 114-105 win over Spurs

    The Los Angeles Clippers answered their worst loss in playoff history with one of their most uplifting victories. Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-...
  • Ellis, Barea keep Mavs alive with 121-109 win over Rockets

    J.J. Barea last started a playoff game when he helped boost Dallas' run to a championship four years ago. Al-Farouq Aminu had never been on the floor for the opening tip in a postseason game. They helped give the Mavericks at least one more game in a...
  • Hawks hang on for Game 2 victory over Nets

    ATLANTA Those injuries to Al Horford and Paul Millsap? It turns out there was no reason for concern. The Hawks' big men propelled their team to a narrow 96-91 victory over the Nets in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Wednesday...
  • Pau Gasol wins the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award

    Pau Gasol wins the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award
    Lakers fans will not be surprised by this news: Bulls forward Pau Gasol is the winner of the 2014-15 Magic Johnson Award, which is given annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Assn. to the player who excels on the court and in showing dignity...
  • Girls track: Lincoln-Way East's Julia Junkroski vaults into leadership role

    Girls track: Lincoln-Way East's Julia Junkroski vaults into leadership role
    Lincoln-Way East senior Julia Junkroski has set out to raise the bar this season, but her enhanced leadership role will be tested as much as her athletic abilities. After helping the Griffins win back-to-back Class 3A state championships by scoring...
  • Clippers get mad at themselves, then get good and get even with Spurs

    Clippers get mad at themselves, then get good and get even with Spurs
    They were widely dismissed as the same old Clippers, too mentally fragile to fight back from consecutive losses in the playoffs against a supposedly deeper, savvier team. Their shortcomings were spelled out in painful detail for each of them to see...
  • Mavericks beat Rockets to avoid sweep, keep playoff hopes alive

    DALLAS Monta Ellis scored 31 points and J.J. Barea added 17 points and 13 assists to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 121-109 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night at the American Airlines Center. Houston leads the first-round series 3-1. Game 5...