Warriors guard Stephen Curry shoots around San Antonio's Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili in overtime of Golden State's win that evened the series.
OAKLAND, Calif. - His spirits down, his left ankle limp and his team's season hanging in the balance, Stephen Curry wondered whether he could recover for the biggest game of his career until a text message popped up on his phone around 2 a.m. Saturday.
Nate Robinson, with a bloody lip, gets sympathy from Bulls teammate Marco Belinelli.
MIAMI - Nate Robinson was spitting blood in the first half, then delivered the deepest cuts of the night in the final moments. And the Chicago Bulls reminded the Miami Heat that no one in the NBA plays them any tougher.
Toronto Raptors' Damon Stoudamire (20) passes off the ball against Dallas Mavericks' Greg Dreiling (50) and Khalid Reeves (6) during the first quarter in Dallas, Saturday, Feb. 22, 1997. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Copyright 1996 The Arizona Daily Star PLS:Basketball; People: Damon Stoudamire, Khali…
Led Stanford to 1998 Final Four
WASHINGTON - With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. pro sports leagues to come out as gay.
LOS ANGELES - Caron Butler scored 18 of his 22 points in the third quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers routed Portland 93-77 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory.
Arizona Wildcats forward Grant Jerrett (33) started in two games and averaged 17.8 minutes.
UA's Grant Jerrett, tying up Colorado's Spencer Dinwiddie at the Pac-12 tournament, is not currently projected as a first-round NBA draft pick, which warrants a guaranteed contract.
Arizona freshman forward Grant Jerrett is considering an early jump to the professional basketball this spring, but his decision may still take a while.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
NEW ORLEANS - Geno Auriemma and Connecticut are back on top. With freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way, it might be a while before they relinquish that spot.
UConn players celebrate their 33-point victory, the most lopsided in a women's championship game.
UConn's Breanna Stewart chases a loose ball over Louisville's Jude Schimmel during the second half of Tuesday's championship game. Stewart was voted Most Outstanding Player.
LOS ANGELES - Kobe Bryant had 24 points and nine assists, Pau Gasol added 19 points, and Los Angeles stayed in the final playoff position in the West with an 86-84 victory over Memphis.
Arizona kept quiet Monday after reports said the Pac-12 has investigated conference officials' coordinator Ed Rush for "inappropriate comments" about Wildcats basketball coach Sean Miller in meetings with officials during the Pac-12 tournament.
UA coach Sean Miller, assessed a technical foul in a game against UCLA at the Pac-12 tournament, was later fined $25,000 for protesting the call.
Jude Garcia, 10, draws a couple of defenders toward him before passing the ball as members of Jeremy Daniels' Arizona Playaz prepare at the Christ Presbyterian Church for an upcoming game.