New Orleans Pelicans rookie Bryce Dejean-Jones was fatally shot after breaking down the door to a Dallas apartment, authorities said Saturday. DeMarquis Black said in a statement. Dejean-Jones was taken to a hospital where he died.
The Thunder won't say they have to win Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday to win the Western Conference finals. Win at home on Saturday and Oklahoma City will advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2012. The defending…CLIFF BRUNT (AP Sports Writer)
Maybe this one will end Cleveland's long wait for a championship. James scored 33 points, Kevin Love had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cavaliers advanced to their second straight finals by beating the Toronto Raptors 113-87 in Game 6 of the…IAN HARRISON (Associated Press)
Mike D'Antoni is taking his ''Seven Seconds or Less'' offense to Houston, where James Harden is waiting to give his new coach the kind of weapon that could be a perfect fit for his system. D'Antoni reached agreement with the Rockets on a four-year…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)
A person familiar with the situation says Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was detained at Philadelphia International Airport and then released. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday because Morris…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)