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Nets upset over laughing apology from Embiid, Simmons
The Brooklyn Nets made it clear: they were big fans of how postgame treatment Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons gave to Embiid's elbow of Jarrett Allen in Game 2 of their playoff series.
Sixers, Nets have issues to address as Game 3 approaches
The first round series between the Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets has been the best offensive series of the postseason so far, with the two teams having combined to score 118 points per 100 possessions.
Rockets playing with an edge, but Jazz have yet to challenge them
HOUSTON -- Given their most recent playoff history, the Houston Rockets would be the first to attest to the folly of peeking ahead at what���s to come before finishing the business at hand.
Bucks use second-half defense, discipline to throttle Pistons in Game 2
MILWAUKEE -- Coaches look for teachable moments. Players look for blowouts and laughers and games they can win with a few quarters to spare.
Clippers putting on showcase for franchise-changing free agents
LOS ANGELES -- There���s a word in the NBA dictionary for when a player is showcased before the rest of the league to inflate his value and make him tempting for a new team, and that word is ��� well, showcased.
About Last Night: Celtics streak past Pacers
The Boston Celtics needed not one, but two big runs to put away the Pacers 99-91 on Wednesday night.
Griffin misses Game 2 against Bucks due to sore knee
MILWAUKEE -- Detroit Pistons star Blake Griffin sat out the second game of the team's first round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks due to left knee soreness.
Memphis Grizzlies name Rich Cho vice president of basketball strategy, Glen Grunwald senior advisor
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday named Rich Cho as Vice President of Basketball Strategy and Glen Grunwald as Senior Advisor within the franchise���s basketball operations department.
Cousins won't need surgery, but unlikely to return this postseason
Center DeMarcus Cousins is unlikely to return this postseason for the Golden State Warriors yet won't require surgery on his torn left quadriceps muscle.
Pelicans' Griffin hopeful Davis will want to stay put
The Pelicans newly hired top basketball executive is keeping coach Alvin Gentry will be retained and won't rule out the possibility of talking six-time All-Star Anthony Davis into rescinding his trade request and committing to New Orleans long-term.