Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. After the road team won each of the first four games, the…JIMMY GOLEN (AP Sports Writer)
John Wall figured the credit went to the down-the-stretch defense displayed by his Washington Wizards. Neither Dennis Schroder nor coach Mike Budenholzer found any flaws with the way their Atlanta Hawks handled things late. Back at home, and back…HOWARD FENDRICH (AP Sports Writer)
Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to the bench without being forced out of coaching altogether because of complications from two back surgeries.…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Sports Writer)
Russell Westbrook made it perfectly clear in his record-setting season that he can do pretty much anything on a basketball court. Westbrook's jaw-dropping effort this year included the NBA record for triple-doubles in a season with 42, breaking the…CLIFF BRUNT (AP Sports Writer)
NEW YORK (AP) -- Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander has been fined $100,000 by the NBA for confronting a referee during live game action.