WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it's too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip.
Marcus Smart stepped into the starting lineup, and rookie Jaylen Brown helped out from the bench. The Boston Celtics showed this postseason that they have players who could fill in for Isaiah Thomas when the star point guard was injured. Bradley…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a…KYLE HIGHTOWER (AP Sports Writer)
Steve Kerr is involved in just about everything but the actual game-day coaching for the Golden State Warriors - film session, coaches meetings, game-planning and practice. General manager Bob Myers made the announcement Thursday , though he didn't…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Sports Writer)
John Thomas grew up in Minneapolis, becoming a prep star at Roosevelt High School before playing at the University of Minnesota and bouncing around the NBA for five seasons. One of those seasons toward the end of his career was with his hometown…JON KRAWCZYNSKI (AP Basketball Writer)