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.
Sometimes, a young team needs to learn from failure to get better. Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd hopes his players build on the lessons learned from a stinker of a Game 5 in their opening-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors. The…GENARO C. ARMAS (AP Sports Writer)