Bostons Bill Walton (5) heads off the court with his arms raised following the Celtics 111-98 victory over Milwaukee for the National Basketball Association Eastern Conference title, Sunday, May 18, 1986, Milwaukee, Wisc. (AP Photo/Steve Pyle)
Atlanta Hawks cheerleaders perform in the first half of their NBA basketball game with the Houston Rockets on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves' five starters have logged more minutes than any other starting group in the NBA this year, in part because former No. 2 overall draft pick Derrick Williams couldn't gain the trust of coach Rick Adelman.
NBA cheerleaders get the 2013-14 professional basketball season off to a rousing success.
The Warriors hope the signing of Andre Iguodala is another positive step by general manager Bob Myers, right, to change the team's reputation.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Golden State Warriors are a team that the biggest free agents have avoided for most of the last two decades, nothing more than loveable losers with a faithful following and an ambiguous name on the NBA map.
BOSTON - The Green are getting greener.
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Drafted: 1988, Second Round, No. 34 overall by the Charlotte Hornets
Teams: Charlotte (1988), Golden State (1989-1992), Orlando (1992-93), Los Angeles Clippers (1993-94), Charlotte (1994-95)
Notable: Was one of three Cats named to an NCAA Tournament All-Regional Team (1987-88…
LOS ANGELES - After weeks of negotiations and intrigue, Doc Rivers has officially left the Boston Celtics for the Los Angeles Clippers.
From the arrival of festive fans to the presentation of the Larry O'Brien Championship trophy to the back-to-back NBA title-winning Miami Heat, relive the moments of the final game in the final series of the 2012-2013 NBA season.
The Spurs' Tony Parker's strained right hamstring may be feeling better, but he concedes it "can tear anytime now." Because it's the NBA Finals, he says he will play anyway.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker's hamstring, not Dwyane Wade's knee, is the current chief injury concern.
San Antonio's Manu Ginobili has shot a career-worst 38 percent in the playoffs. Only one of his last 11 three-point attempts has connected.
SAN ANTONIO - What's the matter with Manu?
Miami's Dwyane Wade goes to the basket against San Antonio's Tim Duncan. Wade scored 32 points, 11 more than his previous high this postseason.
LeBron James, who blamed himself for the Heat's Game 3 blowout loss, scored 33 points after failing to break 20 in any of the first three games.
SAN ANTONIO - Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
Miami's LeBron James shot 7-for-21 with no free throws in the 36-point loss in Game 3 Tuesday. "As dark as it was last night, can't get no darker than that, especially for me," he said.
SAN ANTONIO - Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could.